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Top 5 Houseplants for Mom

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, we are looking at some unique gift ideas. Houseplants are not a gift commonly associated with Mother’s Day, but they can be an exceptional addition to your mom’s home decor.

  • Green Houseplant Peace lily5. Peace Lily

Always elegant and beautiful, whether it’s in bloom or not, the peace lily is one of the most popular houseplants. It does not require too much sun and is ideal for indoor living. The large, dark green leaves look beautiful with any decor.

Peace lilies are easy to care for, making them a great companion houseplant for anyone. The main concern when caring for a peace lily is watering, but it will let you know when it’s thirsty by its dropping leaves. 

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  • Heartleaf Philodendron4. Heart-leaf Philodendron

The heart-leaf Philodendron is another great houseplant for mom. Not only is it easy to take care of, the leaves are heart-shaped! What better symbol of love for your mom than a heart-shaped houseplant? This plant is so easy to grow, it will literally live in only water. The Heart-leaf philodendron is a vine that can hang happily from a basket, or be draped across a bookshelf.

The Heart-leaf Philodendron is a hardy plant that thrives in partial shade at moderate temperatures. It’s a native tropical plant and likes its soil to be moist, but not soggy.

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  • Sansevieria Houseplant3. Mother-In-Law’s Tongue (Sansevieria)

The name says it all — what better to give to your mom than Mother-In-Law Tongue?! (Especially if there are a few inside jokes between you two.) This is the plant to buy for the mother who’s thumbs are anything but green. You just can’t kill it (as the name suggests). It’s sleek appearance makes it perfect for modern living spaces.

Sansevieria is very tolerant of neglect, enjoy gritty and less fertile soil, do not require heavy light, and thrive without much water. They are very susceptible to over-watering, but are over-all a very hardy plant.

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  • Green Chinese Evergreen Houseplant2. Chinese Evergreen

The Chinese Evergreen is on this list because of it’s beautiful, dynamically colored leaves. These big, showy leaves can brighten any room. They tolerate a wide range of light, as well as neglect, and are relatively resistant to pests, making these among the easiest of houseplants to grow.

Chinese Evergreens thrive in humid locations and would be happiest in a kitchen, bathroom or other area of high humidity.

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  • English Ivy1. English Ivy

There’s something classy about ivy that transports our imagination to a dreamy, European cottage covered in ivy and beaming with flowers. No? Well maybe it’s just me. Nonetheless, English Ivy is a classy houseplant that any mom will appreciate. Additionally, this houseplant is one of the best for air purification which will make mom breath a little easier.

Care for English ivy is relatively simple. This plant can be trimmed up in a hanging basket or let it grow long to cascade down an empty wall.

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If you’re looking for great houseplants for Mother’s Day, take a trip to your local flower shop. You might be surprise what beautiful, living plants they have available.

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