Giving a plant as a gift is a great idea when you want to a gift that is a little different. Plants are a lasting gift that can give the recipient a reminder of you each and every time they lay eyes upon the item. It's a thoughtful and wonderful to way to show you care or to show your appreciation to your recipient as it's a gift that will last a long time.
Plants are not only fresh and beautiful, but they are also versatile. They can be the perfect option when looking for a gift for a male, be it friend, husband, brother, work colleague. They also make a great gift for the green thumb, if they are an avid gardener or if they live in a smaller space, such as an apartment where the plant could help bring the outdoor freshness inside.
It's handy to remember that plants, just like flowers, are also very seasonal. So do be flexible when choosing a specific plant for your gift and make your selection based on the season and freshness. If you are intending to send a plant as a gift to a hospital, it's important to remember that plants are usually potted and sitting in soil, this can be a problem for some hospital situations particularly if hygiene is important in the ward. It's best to check with the hospital first before choosing to send a patient a potted plant.