How To Add A Virtual Gift Message When Sending A Plant

Gifting a plant is more than just sending a beautiful living thing; it's about sharing a piece of nature that grows and flourishes, much like your relationship with the recipient. To make this gesture even more special, adding a virtual gift message can personalize your present, making it memorable. Whether it's your first time shopping with Plant In The Box or 1,000th, this guide walks you through the simple process of adding a free virtual gift message, ensuring your plant gift conveys the right sentiment at the right time.

Steps to Add a Gift Message

  1. Select Your Plant: Choose from our wide range of mystery houseplant subscription boxes and individual plants perfect for any occasion.
  2. Enable the Gift Message Option: On the product page, click "Add Gift Message"
  3. Complete the Gift Message Form: Provide the recipient's name, your name, and craft a heartfelt or cheerful message to accompany your plant gift. Select whether you'd like your messaged delivered by text (SMS) and/or email by providing the recipient's phone number or email address.
  4. Schedule Your Message: Decide when you want the message delivered - immediately, on a specific date, or align it with the plant's delivery.
  5. Click "Save message"

Need To Edit Your Message?: Simply click on "Edit Gift Message" from any product page.

Why Add a Virtual Gift Message?

  • Personalization: A virtual message adds a personal touch, making the gift more meaningful.
  • Convenience: Easily send your thoughts and wishes without the need for physical cards.
  • Flexibility: Choose when the recipient receives the message - immediately, on a specific date, or upon delivery.

Step-by-Step Video Tutorial

Our user-friendly video tutorial below guides you through the process of adding a virtual gift message to your plant order. Whether you’re tech-savvy or not, this brief screen recording makes adding your message a breeze.

Tips for Writing a Heartfelt Message

  • Be Genuine: Express your true feelings and thoughts.
  • Make it Personal: Tailor the message to the recipient, reflecting your relationship.
  • Keep it Simple: Sometimes, a few heartfelt words can mean more than a lengthy letter.


Adding a virtual gift message to your plant gift is an effortless yet impactful way to show your care and thoughtfulness. Whether you're celebrating a birthday, expressing gratitude, or just sending a eco-friendly surprise, our guide ensures your message is delivered perfectly alongside your plant gift.


Can I preview my message before sending? Yes, you can preview and edit your message before finalizing your order.

Is there a word limit for the gift message? Because your message is being sent by text and/or email, we cap the number of character to 210.

Can I send multiple plants under the same gift message? Absolutely! Our virtual gift messaging is on a per order basis so all plants in your order will be encompassed.