The 3 Best Houseplants to Give as Gifts: The Green Guide from Paper Luxe

by Jennifer Luna

Handpicked favorites now in stock at both our Fircrest and Gig Harbor locations!

Houseplants make fabulous gifts. They're not just decor; they're companions that bring a breath of fresh air—quite literally—to any space. At Paper Luxe, we understand the joy that a well-placed plant can bring. That's why we're sharing our top three houseplants to give as gifts, all available at our Fircrest and Gig Harbor stores.

snake plants

1. Snake Plant: The Tough Survivor

If you're looking for a gift that says, "You can't mess this up," the Snake Plant is your go-to. Here's why:

  • Low Maintenance: Snake Plants are ideal for beginners or those with a forgetful nature. They can thrive on neglect!
  • Air Purifying: Known for their excellent air-cleaning properties, Snake Plants convert CO2 into oxygen at night.
  • Modern Flair: Their vertical, sword-like leaves make a striking statement in any interior setting.

pothos plant as a gift

2. Pothos: The Friendly Vine

For the friend who loves a lush, leafy aesthetic, Pothos plants are a dream come true. Here's why they make great gifts:

  • Fast Grower: Pothos plants are known for their rapid growth, which can be particularly rewarding for a new plant owner.
  • Variegated Leaves: The beautiful marbling or speckling on the leaves provides added visual interest.
  • Adaptable: Whether hanging from the ceiling or climbing a trellis, Pothos plants are versatile in their placement.

compact ZZ plant

3. ZZ Plant: The Glossy Gem

If you're shopping for someone who loves a stylish yet low-maintenance plant, the ZZ Plant is a great choice. Here’s why:

  • High Shine: The ZZ Plant’s waxy, glossy leaves reflect light, instantly brightening up any room.
  • Drought-Tolerant: It’s well-suited for those who might forget to water it regularly.
  • Pet-Friendly: Unlike many houseplants, the ZZ Plant is non-toxic to pets, making it a worry-free gift.

Why Choose a Houseplant from Paper Luxe?

  • Quality: We handpick our plants to ensure you're gifting something that's healthy and vibrant.
  • Variety: With a wide range of options at our Fircrest and Gig Harbor locations, you'll find the perfect plant for any occasion.
  • Expert Advice: Our team can provide care tips to include with your gift, ensuring a long and happy plant life.

Wrap it Up!

Next time you're stuck for a gift idea, consider the enduring appeal of a houseplant. Whether you opt for a Snake Plant, Pothos, or ZZ Plant, you're giving a gift that will grow over time, much like your friendship. Visit Paper Luxe in Fircrest or Gig Harbor today to pick the perfect plant for your loved one!