Plus, they’ll still satisfy her green thumb.

Mother's Day Plants
Courtesy of various retailers

While flowers are always a foolproof gift for Mother’s Day, it might be fun to get a little creative this year and try something new. Enter the houseplant. You’re still getting mom (or the grandma/mother figure/special someone in your life) something that’s living and beautiful and botanical, but with a houseplant, you’re ensuring your gift lasts longer than a bouquet sitting in a vase. It’s a win-win for everyone involved because you’ll look like a great gift-giver and they’ll have something that will remind them of you for (hopefully) a long time to come.

The best part about this gift is that you can choose a plant based on mom’s plant-caring skill level. If she’s known to be a plant whisperer, you can get her one that’s a little bit more complex, a little bit needy. And if her green thumb is lacking, get her something that’s low-maintenance. Take a look at some options below.

The Best Mother’s Day Plant Gifts

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