5 Best Plants to Gift

Updated: Dec 8, 2021

The popular christmas song goes: "It's the most wonderful time to gift a plant"... or so I think. Well in any case that's how I feel about christmas gifts. Giving a plant as a gift is not just a one-time gift, it's the sort of gift that just keeps giving. So without further ado, I will now bless you merry reader with a glorious list of plants to give your loved ones this year for christmas.

Chinese Money Plant in a white Bluebell Handmade Basket

What makes this plant so fitting for gifting, is the symbolic meaning attached to it. Originally from Southeast China, this plant is a symbol of prosperity and good fortune. It is believed that the Chinese money plant will bring good luck, fortune and money to its owner. What a beautiful symbol to give someone at this time of the year.

Caring for this plant is also relatively easy.

  • The money plants likes a lot of indirect sunlight.

  • The plant does not enjoy overly wet soil.

  • Let the soil dry out a little in between waterings.

  • The Money plant does well in stable temperatures.

  • Repot your plant about every two years, in a well-draining all-purpose soil.

This beautiful Chinese money plant and white Bluebell handmade basket is available at Bluebell. Contact Us for more information.

Hydroponics Anthurium

A hydroponic Anthurium is the perfect plant for a novice plant enthusiast. It looks spectacular and is very low maintenance. It's like a bouquet that never wilts. The perfect flowers of an Anthurium are also used in bouquets. Not to mention that caring for this plant in a hydroponics system is the easiest thing you'll ever do.

Caring for your hydroponic Anthurium:

  • Replace the water once a month.

  • Top up the water if the roots becomes exposed.

  • Add a pinch of epsom salt or fertilizer to the water once a month.

  • Keep your plant in a well lighted area with no direct sunlight.

If you would like to give this beautiful flower plant to a loved one this year - or just spoil yourself a bit - contact us here at Bluebell.

Planted Birdcage

The planted birdcage is great for outdoor spaces like patios or porches. Although it would prefer an outdoor space, it still doesn't want to be in the scorching sun. This birdcage will spruce up any space, and maybe even spark up a conversation. In this birdcage you will find a string of pearls, and Sweet Alyssum. This combination of plants is not for the novice plant enthusiast however, so be sure to gift it to a friend who's had some experience in gardening.

Caring for this ensamble can be easy if you just follow these few instructions:

  • It prefers to be in a partially sun area.

  • Put your birdcage outside, rather than inside.

  • Water approximately once a week.

  • If the string of pearls becomes soggy, hold back the watering for a day or two.

This beautiful birdcage is available at Bluebell.

Polka Dot Begonia

Have you ever seen a more unique and special plant? I absolutely adore the Polka Dot Begonia, and it is one of my personal favorite plants to gift. Every time I give this plant to someone, or even when a customer comes in and buys one, I experience the joy that this plant gives them.

Taking care of your Polka Dot Begonia is moderate to easy:

  • This plant enjoys a lot of indirect sunlight.

  • Let the top layer of the soil dry out a bit in between waterings.

  • Mist regularly.

Contact us her at Bluebell if you are interested in giving this beautiful plant to a loved one this Christmas.

Monstera Deliciosa

One of the most popular plants in homes, on wallpapers, in paintings, as drawings et. This plant can grow as big as you allow it to. Its lavish green leafs lends to a homey feeling. The monstera is the type of plant that will never let you down.

Caring for your monstera is relatively easy:

  • The monstera thrives in indirect sunlight.

  • Water your plant 1-2 times a week, depending on the humidity in your area.

  • When repotting your plant, use a well-draining soil mix.

  • If you want your plant to grow big, then plant it in a bigger pot.

This beautiful monstera and cherub faced pot is available at Bluebell. For more information contact us.

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