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What flowers to give for Valentine's Day: 6 indoor plants that will easily replace a bouquet and will stand for years

Anna OnishchenkoLife
Indoor plants

Flowers are traditionally given on Valentine's Day. But why not give something more practical and durable? Houseplants are a great alternative to a bouquet because they are not only beautiful but can stay fresh and decorate any interior for years.

A live plant is a more thoughtful and long-lasting gift. A selection of the best indoor flowers for Valentine's Day was shared by Martha Stewart.

Orchid

This exotic plant is a symbol of beauty and perfection. Its delicate and graceful flowers come in a variety of colors and shapes, so you can easily find the one that will perfectly suit your loved one.

What flowers to give for Valentine's Day: 6 indoor plants that will easily replace a bouquet and will stand for years

Orchids need careful maintenance. With proper watering and lighting, they can live for many years, constantly reminding you of your feelings.

Begonia

Instead of the usual green leaves, begonias have leaves that range from red to brown, orange, and purple. In addition, they bloom in February and March with masses of pink, red or white flowers.

What flowers to give for Valentine's Day: 6 indoor plants that will easily replace a bouquet and will stand for years

This unpretentious plant does not require much care and blooms for many months, so your loved one will enjoy their beauty for a long time.

Money tree

Money trees are extremely simple and practical.They have beautiful, shiny leaves and can take on many different shapes.

What flowers to give for Valentine's Day: 6 indoor plants that will easily replace a bouquet and will stand for years

The money tree is ideal for beginners in the world of houseplants as it does not require special care and can go without watering longer than most houseplants.

Anthurium

This plant is known for its bright red or pink leaves, which are shaped like a heart. Because of this feature, the flower becomes very popular before Valentine's Day.

What flowers to give for Valentine's Day: 6 indoor plants that will easily replace a bouquet and will stand for years

Anthuriums are fairly easy to care for and like moist, well-drained soil and medium light.

Philodendron

Philodendrons look especially good on bookshelves and furniture as most of them have long, hanging stems.

What flowers to give for Valentine's Day: 6 indoor plants that will easily replace a bouquet and will stand for years

The shape of their leaves also looks like a heart, so this unpretentious plant will be a great reminder for your loved one of your feelings.

Hoya

Succulents don't require a lot of maintenance, so they are suitable for people who don't have a lot of time or gardening experience. When gifting this houseplant for Valentine's Day, a heart-shaped hoya would be the best choice.

What flowers to give for Valentine's Day: 6 indoor plants that will easily replace a bouquet and will stand for years

Sometimes the plant can start to bloom, but mostly it is grown for its beautiful foliage.

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