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8 great plants to give as gifts

By: Networx Systems on Dec. 21, 2011, 2:47 p.m.
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Let your love grow

It's the middle of December again and grocery stores and gift shops are overflowing with those ubiquitous and cheery red poinsettias. As far as plants go, they make for festive holiday gifts but why not give a plant that someone will want to keep around for more than one or two months?

The following is a list of eight plants which are not complicated to take care of and have other outstanding qualities which make them great to give as gifts during the holiday season. (Jordan Laio originally wrote this story for It is reprinted with permission here.)