The holiday season is full of traditions and living plants have played an important role in celebrations for centuries. While Christmas trees, poinsettias and mistletoe immediately come to mind, they are not alone. There are countless other plants that boast Yuletide.
Whether you’re looking to add a festive touch to your home decor or a living gift, our collection of Holiday Plants offers unique and colorful alternatives to the traditional poinsettia.
Selection may vary as some plants arrive later in the season. Please call or visit our stores to confirm availability.
Shooting StarTM Hydrangeas
A lace cap variety, the Shooting StarTM produces pure white star-shaped flowers that will last for weeks throughout the holiday season! Special and unique, Shooting Star is a strikingly beautiful holiday plant!
This hydrangea is hardy to Zone 7 and can be planted outside once the ground thaws in spring. We have Shooting Star Hydrangeas in 4.5″ and 6″ pots with decorative pot covers.
Another customer favorite, the Christmas Cactus, is a fun and colorful bloomer! Christmas Cactus come in a wide variety of colors, including white, yellow, salmon, as well as red.
Available in 4″, 6″, 8″ and 10″ pots or a hanging basket. Mini cactus in a 2 inch pot makes a great teacher or hostess gift -dress it up with a mini ceramic pot in holiday colors!
One of the most charming flowering plants available to indoor gardeners in winter, Cyclamen come in a variety of bright colors – red, pink and white – and make a unique alternative to the poinsettia or Christmas cactus. Given the right conditions, cyclamens brought in to bloom for the holiday season will continue to blossom for two to three months.
Lavender & Rosemary Trees
Enjoy the inviting smell of lavender or rosemary with a holiday twist! These unique mini ‘Christmas’ trees are pretty, practical and smell nice!.
Just prune periodically to maintain the Christmas tree-like shape. At a mature height of 12-16″ inches, they are the perfect size for any living space! Leave them au natural or decorate with miniature ornaments or garland.
Great as a living gift for friends, family or co-workers.
Coated in colorful wax, these jumbo amaryllis bulbs are self-sustaining: no watering or soil needed! All of the nutrients the Amaryllis needs to grow are packed into the bulb – no green thumb required!
The bulbs are freestanding and can be displayed anywhere, so just place in a well-lit spot and wait! Beautiful blooms will emerge from the stalks within a few weeks.
This one of a kind gift is great for friends, neighbors, co-workers, teachers or hostesses.
More Seasonal Selections
Aglaonema are less woody than the poinsettia and don’t have flowers; however, they are almost as colorful. Red aglaonema is a popular selecting during the Christmas season and its foliage lasts longer than the typical poinsettia. Both red and pink varieties are available.
Bromeliads make an exotic addition to your holiday decor! Bright and cheery, they add a pop of color! Available in red.
Ferns are great for purifying the air and an easy way to add texture, color, and fragrance to a room. Choose from several varieties including Selaginella, Boston, Button and more!
…and more! Visit our greenhouse today to see our wide variety of holiday living gifts!