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8 great plants to give as gifts

By: Networx Systems on Dec. 21, 2011, 2:47 p.m.
A Christmas cactus in bloom

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Christmas cactus

So named because they bloom at this time of year, the Christmas cactus is a great gift for the succulent lover in your life. Their blooms are red and they prefer a cool, sunny location.