Top 10 Houseplants To Gift Mom This Mother's Day

Picture of a potted anthurium andraeanum with red blooms/spaths

Can't make it in person to see mom this Mother's day? No worries - send Mom a houseplant with a virtual gift message for a memorable gift that grows.

At Plant In The Box, we've curated a special selection of the top 10 houseplants that are perfect for expressing your gratitude and affection. From the exotic allure of the Monstera 'Thai Constellation' to the charming hues of the Philodendron Pink Princess, each plant has been chosen to bring joy and beauty into your mother's daily life. Explore our collection and find the ideal living gift to tell your mom just how much she means to you, all year round.

Monstera 'Thai Constellation'

Monstera Thai Constellation - a stunning and unique houseplant for Mother's Day

This variegated Monstera features spectacular leaf markings resembling a starry sky, making it a stunning and luxurious gift for Mother’s Day. Perfect for moms who adore unique and eye-catching foliage.

Anthurium Andraeanum 'Pink'

Anthurium - bright and cheerful, ideal for a Mother's Day gift

Known for its shiny pink heart-shaped spathes (which are often mistaken for flowers), the Anthurium symbolizes hospitality and love. It’s also incredibly easy to care for.


Calathea - known for its beautiful leaf patterns and movements

Known for their patterned leaves and unique movements (they fold up at night!), Calatheas are captivating and will surely intrigue any plant-loving mom. Even better, Calathea are safe for mom's furry friends as well. 🐱🐶

ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas Zamiifolia)

ZZ Plant - low maintenance and durable, suitable for any indoor setting

With its waxy, hearty leaves, the ZZ Plant is nearly indestructible and can thrive in low light, perfect for moms who appreciate low-maintenance plants.

Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum)

Peace Lily - an air-purifying plant for Mother's Day

The Peace Lily is not only beautiful with its white blooms, it also purifies the air. It’s a symbol of tranquility and rebirth, fitting themes for Mother’s Day.

Philodendron Pink Princess

Philodendron Pink Princess - vibrant and colorful, perfect for Mother's Day

The Philodendron Pink Princess is a rare and beautiful houseplant with dark green and vibrant pink leaves. It’s perfect for moms who love adding a splash of color to their indoor gardens.

Moonshine Snake Plant

Moonshine Snake Plant - known for its air-purifying abilities and striking appearance

Known for its resilience and striking leaves, the Snake Plant is another low-maintenance choice that’s great for air purification.

Monstera Deliciosa

Monstera Deliciosa - a trendy and stylish choice for modern homes

With its dramatic leaves and tropical vibes, the Monstera Deliciosa is a trendy choice. Its large, split leaves are iconic and ideal for a modern, stylish home.

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera - perfect for skincare and easy to care for

Aloe Vera isn't just for skincare—it's a wonderful plant for the home, too. It’s easy to care for and useful in the kitchen for minor burns.

Pothos (Epipremnum Aureum)

Pothos - ideal for beginners and highly adaptable

If your mom is a beginner, Pothos is the way to go. It’s hardy, grows quickly, and can thrive in a variety of lighting conditions.

Browse our full collection of premium individual houseplants along with our mystery houseplant subscription boxes at Plant In The Box - your ultimate destination for Mother's Day plant gifts.

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