8 Plant Gifts to Give Instead of Candy This Valentine’s Day

Candy may be sweet, but a heart-shaped bouquet is even sweeter.

Chocolates and candy are a classic Valentine’s Day gift, but to say I love you in an even more romantic way, unique and lasting, plants are the way to go. Whether it’s a potted succulent, miniature house plant or array of wild flowers in a vibrant bouquet, a cute plant gift is a piece of you for someone you love, something for them to take care of, nurture and make a home for.

Up the romance and your gift-giving game this year with an adorable plant; read on for 8 of our picks that are sweeter than candy.

1. Plant Parent Set

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Make your indoor space a mini jungle with this set of 3, 5, or 7 house plants to get you started. Low-maintenance and adorable, they come in nursery pots and are seamless elevation pieces to any interior space.

Shop the Plant Parent Set for $60 at TheSill.com.

2. Tough Stuff Collection

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In basalt or terracotta planters, these three easy, versatile houseplants are lovely and sweet—one for them, one for you, one to share.

Shop the Tough Stuff Collection for $65 at Bloomscape.com.

3. So Sweet Hoya Heart Succulent

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When it comes to someone you love, nothing beats a heart-shaped succulent. A constant reminder of your devotion in a baby pink planter, this is the perfect Valentine’s Day plant.

Shop the So Sweet Hoya Heart Succulent for $35 at ProFlowers.com.

4. The Rex

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If you want to take a unique gift one step further, this prehistoric gold dino planter is a gift they’ll love and cherish forever. With an air plant on his back, this little guy certainly has yours.

Shop The Rex for $55 at UrbanStems.com.

5. Classic Ceramic Planter + Wood Stand

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If your special someone already has a plant they adore and needs a cute stand to put it in, you’ll be the hero of their dreams with this modern planter made of ceramic and hardwood.

Shop the Ceramic Planter + Wood Stand for $95 at PeachandPebble.com.

6. Shelby Tiered Plant Stand

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For a plant stand as bold and unique as the person you love, the Shelby is the way to go. An edgy household accessory and compact, modern plant display, this tri-tiered pedestal is a plant shrine and testament to your relationship.

Shop the Shelby Tiered Plant Stand for $99 at UrbanOutfitters.com.

7. The Juneau Bouquet

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Bouquets of flowers are a Valentine’s Day classic, but Urban Stems adds a vibrant twist. Trust us—your partner won’t be forgetting this rich array of regal hand-dyed stems anytime soon.

Shop The Juneau for $95 at UrbanStems.com.

8. Jolie Le Coeur

Jolie Le Coeur
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For a unique plant gift that’s still very on-theme for Valentine’s Day, what works better than an array of red and pink blooms in the shape of a heart? Surrounded by moss in a handcrafted wooden box, this plant is the epitome of romance.

Shop the Jolie Le Coeur for $138 at OliveandCocoa.com.

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