Give the gift of Houseplants this Valentine's

Flowers have dominated the Valentine's market for years. Lets help shake things up in 2022 and give the gift of houseplants to your loved ones instead. 
Whether it is to your dearly beloved, your galentines or just to show someone you care, here's Pretty Cactus Plants run down of the top houseplants that will add a bit of romance to Valentine's Day 2022. 

Heart Leaf Fern

Great for lovers of terrariums, this heart fern (Hemionitis arifolia) will thrive in a glass container. It is a dwarf plant with glossy heart-shaped leaves. If you're not a fan of planting in glass, it will also be great with a steamy bathroom. 

You could even pair with with Pretty Cactus Plants' Make Your Own Terrarium Kit. 

Heart Leaf Fern / Hemionitis arifolia - houseplant in 8.5cm pot. Perfect for Terrariums.

String of Hearts 

One of our best sellers, the String of Hearts (Ceropegia Woodii) has been a popular houseplant for several years now. Despite the delicate appearance, this plant with its heart-shaped leaves on vines is a tough houseplant that will persist in many spots in the home.

String of Hearts / Ceropegia Woodii - Trailing succulent house in 8cm Pot. Pet safe.

Marimo Moss Ball 

These little aquatic plants are already taking 2022 by storm. 
But did you know there is a little love-story behind these small plants. Legend has it that long ago the daughter of a chief from a tribe living near Lake Akan in Japan fell in love with a commoner. When her parents opposed the union, the couple ran away but fell into the lake and sunk to the bottom. According to the myth, it was here that they turned into marimo moss balls and lived together for 200 years!
Because of this legend, these little plants are now known as a token of love, affection and good luck.

Marimo Moss Ball Bottle - get 2 x moss balls in a bottle - makes a unique gift

Philodendron Scandens

This heartleaf philodendron is also known as the sweetheart plant. It has big, heart-shaped leaves and is fast-growing philodendron plant is super simple to grow in a variety of conditions. It is a houseplant that will offer oodles of foliage with very little effort. 

Large Hanging Sweetheart Vine / Philodendron Scandens  - hanging houseplant in 20cm pot.

 

Ficus Ginseng Bonsai 

The bonsai tree is said to symbolise love and devotion. A bonsai will bring years of joy and will act as a special reminder of Valentines Day 2022. 


Ficus Bonsai / Ficus microcarpa 'Ginseng'  -  houseplant in 11cm pot