Houseplants are popping up all over people’s homes these days. For some people, life under quarantine may stoke a craving to bring more greenery indoors.
Caring for a plant and watching it grow is a calming experience in uncertain times. Add Mother’s Day to the mix, and it’s no wonder plants are selling like hotcakes.
“We have sold many plants during this crisis; I think people are interested in trying plants during quarantine,” says Ji Crowley, owner of Gotham Florist in New York, NY.
“They are also excited to send flowers for Mother’s Day. It seems to bring a lot of joy and happiness during this depressing time.”
“Plants are definitely being embraced as one of the newest wellness trends,” agrees Rhoda Paurus, a floral designer on BloomNation and owner of St. Cloud Floral in St. Cloud, MN.
“Consumers are really craving the colors and textures that come