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

Sep 29, 2023by 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!