Beyond Poinsettias: Great Houseplants for the Holidays (and Beyond)

Hello, green thumbs and plant aficionados!

As the holiday season rolls in, it’s the perfect opportunity to enliven your home with more than just the traditional poinsettia. Cole Gardens brings you an array of outstanding houseplants that will not only enhance your holiday decor but also inject life into your living space well into the new year. Feast your eyes on these exceptional selections:

  1. Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera): These festive plants burst into a spectacle of pink or white blooms just in time for the season’s celebrations. Ideal for brightening spots with indirect light, they’re sure to be a holiday hit.
  2. Amaryllis: With their grand, trumpet-like flowers, amaryllis stand proud and add a touch of elegance. Available in hues of red, pink, white, and more, they perfectly complement any holiday palette.
  3. Norfolk Island Pine: Tiny yet mighty, the Norfolk Island Pine offers the quintessential Christmas tree feel without taking up much space, making it a year-round favorite for small indoor areas.
  4. Cyclamen: Noted for its unique heart-shaped leaves and striking flowers, cyclamen thrives in cooler temperatures, bringing a splash of color to the winter months.
  5. African Violet: These charming plants add a warm, vibrant touch to your decor with their soft, colorful blossoms and lush leaves.
  6. Ivy Topiaries: Elegant and versatile, ivy topiaries are a sophisticated addition to holiday decor, easily dressed up with festive lights or baubles.
  7. Red Anthuriums: The bright red, waxy flowers of the anthurium, shaped like hearts, infuse a tropical vibe into your holiday setup, offering a lively contrast to the traditional reds and greens.
  8. Mini Holly Plants with Berries: Invoke the classic spirit of the season with mini holly plants. Their glossy, deep green foliage and cheerful red berries are synonymous with holiday joy.
  9. Paperwhites: Beloved for their delicate beauty and sweet scent, paperwhites are a timeless choice for winter, creating an elegant and fragrant display in any setting.
  10. Forced Caladiums: These plants are known for their stunning, heart-shaped leaves, which come in a variety of patterns and hues, providing an unexpected and refreshing twist to your holiday decorations.

Pro Tip: When gifting plants this season, add a personal touch with decorative pots or festive wrappings that make the present even more special.

Conclusion: Dare to be different this holiday by adding these exquisite plant options to your collection. Visit Cole Gardens for these beauties and many more surprises.

Here’s to a festively green and joyous holiday season!