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Plant Gift Guide: The Perfect Plants for Any Occasion

Looking for the perfect gift? Plants have become increasingly popular over the last few years, especially for gifting. Their aesthetic and air purifying qualities make them great gifts for any occasion. There are plenty of options to choose from, so here are our top picks for some common gifting occasions. 🌱


Whether they’ve moved into a new house, apartment or college dorm, a housewarming plant makes a great new home gift and is sure to liven up a space. What’s better than beautiful, living décor?

Devil’s Ivy

Devils Ivy in Granite, Domain container
Nothing compares to the trailing green & yellow, heart-shaped foliage of the Devil’s Ivy (Marble Queen Pothos.) Its white marble variegation is beautiful and unique. Devil’s Ivy can tolerate lower light, making it the perfect plant for any new home!

Snake Plant

Snake Plant in Snowcap, Domain container
Looking for an eye-catching houseplant? The Snake Plant (Sansevieria) is known for its tall, green blade-like leaves. It is available in multiple sizes, with a variety of planter options. It is drought tolerant, requiring water only when the soil is dry to the touch. It is a great plant for someone with a busy lifestyle.

Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant

Fiddle Leaf Fig in Sandstone container
Looking for something large? The Fiddle Leaf Fig grows relatively fast and can reach heights of 10 feet. The big, dark green leaves and narrow stem does not just look great, they purify the air and manage humidity too!

Wood Succulent Garden

Succulent Garden in reclaimed wood container
Check out our Reclaimed Wood Succulent Garden if you are looking for something a little different! It is a mix of succulent plants in individual 2” grow pots, all inside of a weathered, wood container. This is a great choice for someone with a busy lifestyle since succulents are very neglect tolerant.

Celebrate another year greener & wiser with one of these birthday plants… they’re perfect for gifting coworkers, friends, family (and even yourself!).

Safari Succulent Animals

Safari themed ceramic planters with succulents inside
Do you know someone who loves animals? The Safari Succulent Animals are cute ceramic planters shaped like popular wild animals, each containing a mini succulent inside. You can choose an elephant, rhino, or giraffe; and they are available individually or in bundles of two or three. This is a great gift if you are looking for something on the smaller side!

Lula’s Garden Succulents

Lula's Garden Succulents in gift box/container
Looking for something pretty and easy to care for? Lula’s Garden Succulents are the perfect addition to any windowsill. Succulents are thick and durable, only needing indirect sunlight and 2 oz. of water every two weeks. They arrive in a beautifully crafted gift box that doubles as a planter, making it perfect as a birthday gift. Shop and send a succulent today.

Pink Calla Lily

Pink Calla Lily in slate textured pot with copper rim, next to a copper mister
The Pink Calla Lily (Zantedeschia rehmannii) is the perfect if you would like to gift someone a plant with colorful blooms. It arrives blooming in our slate textured pot with copper rim. It needs ample amounts of light, so be sure to keep it somewhere like a bright windowsill. If you want to make your gift even more special, you can bundle this plant with our “Love Ya” candle!

Gardenia Plant

Gardenia plant in slate textured pot with copper rim, next to a copper mister
The white blooms of the Gardenia Plant are bright and elegant. It is available in our slate textured pot with copper rim, with an optional add-on, our aluminum mister with copper plating. It lets out a fine spray, making it easier than ever for your giftee to water their plants.

Express yourself in times of grief with one of our sympathy plants. Our selection of sympathy plants will continue to be a tribute and remind us of the gift of life. The Prayer Plant, Peace Lily, and White Orchid below are also available with a wildflower seed kit, packaged in a lovely kraft gift box featuring a heartfelt sentiment.

Succulent Heart Garden

Succulents in a heart shaped cement container
Sending a Loving Memory Succulent Heart Garden is a great way to show someone you love and care about them. It includes a variety of succulent species in various colors, contained in a modern, textured-cement heart. Just like the other succulents in this list, it is resilient, and requires little maintenance.

Sympathy Peace Lily Plant

Peace Lily Plant in a sandstone container, next to a box of wildflower seeds
Gorgeous and easy to care for, the Peace Lily Plant (Spathiphyllum) is an air purifier and a classic sympathy gift. Its broad, dark green leaves, tall stem and white bracts create a calming presence in any space, while serving as a warm reminder that even though someone may be gone, their memory lives on.

Sympathy Prayer Plant

Prayer Plant in a sandstone container, next to a box of wildflower seeds
The Calathea Maranta, also known as the Prayer Plant, gently folds up each night to resemble praying hands. Let this easy-care plant create a lasting tribute, while reminding family and friends that brighter days are ahead. Watch for tiny light purple flowers on thin stalks in the summertime!

White Orchid

Phalaenopsis Orchid in ceramic container, next to a box of wildflower seeds
The Phalaenopsis orchid, with its slender stem and pure white blooms, brings a peaceful beauty to any space, while helping you offer comfort and support when words alone aren’t enough. It arrives in a white, simple-gloss ceramic planter. They are easy to care for, requiring soft indirect sunlight and just 3 ice cubes a week!

We hope that this guide helps you find the perfect plant for someone you care about! There are plenty of options to choose from, so be sure to browse through our gifting collections on plants.com. If you are looking for even more great plants for gifting, check out our blog post, 7 Low Maintenance Indoor Plants (7 Plants for Beginners.)

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