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8 great plants to give as gifts

By: Networx Systems on Dec. 21, 2011, 2:47 p.m.
Christmas fern planted in the ground

Photo: Cranbrook Science/flickr

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Christmas fern

Many ferns are used as natural indoor air filters. The Christmas fern is native to North America and stays green all year round. It makes an attractive house plant and can easily be planted outdoors. Its defining feature is of course its verdant leaves, since ferns don't flower.