Tired of the same old Mother's Day gift routine? Boring bouquets of flowers that only last a few days before wilting away? Shake things up this year with houseplants! Not only are they longer-lasting, but they also have a variety of benefits that go beyond the obvious aesthetics.
Without further ado, here are some of our houseplant picks to gift your mum this Mother's Day:
Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum)
The peace lily is a classic houseplant that's sure to bring a smile to your mum's face. With its glossy green leaves and white flowers, it's both beautiful and easy to care for. It does well in low to medium light and doesn't need to be watered frequently. Plus, it's an air-purifying powerhouse that'll keep your mum's home fresh and clean.
Pothos is a popular houseplant that's great for hanging baskets or for trailing along a bookshelf or windowsill. It does well in a variety of lighting conditions and can tolerate infrequent watering. Pothos is also known for its air-purifying properties and can help remove toxins from the air too.
If your mum is new to plant parenthood, the spider plant is an excellent place to start. It's easy to care for and can tolerate a range of lighting conditions. Plus, it produces "spiderettes" that can be potted and grown into new plants. It's like a never-ending gift!
The Aglaonema, also known as the Chinese Evergreen, is a beautiful and easy-to-care-for plant that's perfect for mums who love a touch of elegance. With its bold, variegated leaves, it's sure to add a pop of color to any room. The Aglaonema does well in low to medium light and doesn't require frequent watering, making it a great option for busy mums who don't have a lot of time to devote to plant care.
Check out Key-Lime and Kiwi for zesty pastels that again are perfect for the Spring season.
Looking for a way to show your mum some love this Mother's Day that's not too cheesy? Consider the Philodendron Scandens Brasil. With its heart-shaped leaves, this charming little plant is the perfect reminder of your affection. Plus, its trailing vines and rapid growth make it a lively addition to any space.
The String of Hearts is a delicate and charming plant that's perfect for mums who appreciate unique and unconventional gifts. Its trailing vines are covered in tiny heart-shaped leaves, making it an ideal way to show your love. This plant does well in bright, indirect light and doesn't require frequent watering, making it a low-maintenance addition to any home.
A stunning houseplant with its striking pink variegation that will add a touch of glamour to any space. It is a low-maintenance plant that can tolerate low to bright indirect light, making it a versatile addition to your mum's collection. It's an excellent choice for mums who love a little bit of edge and want to make a statement with their houseplants.
Houseplants are so incredibly diverse, the above list is just to get you started. Explore all our houseplants to find something to suit your mum's unique sense of style. And let's not forget about the plant pots! With hundreds to choose from, you're bound to find the perfect match for your mum this Mother's Day.
This Mother's Day, show your appreciation for all the love and care your mum has given you by giving her the gift of greenery.