Succulents, cacti, and air plants have so much personality that they deserve to be showcased in the home. Check out this awesome list of lovely succulent gift ideas which includes some of the best plants, pots, and products you will find that celebrate these cute little florae. Throw in some unicorns, sloths, and llamas, funny mugs, and DIY projects and you’re sure to discover something that suits every kind of succulent fan.
Porcelain Dinosaur Succulent Planters
They’re not so much plant eaters as plant keepers, and these dinosaurs will keep succulents beautifully. Made from porcelain, each one of these planters will make an unusual addition to the home and is ideal for any small plant that doesn’t require drainage.
String of Succulents
If you thought succulents all had prickly spines, take a look at this trio. Incredibly easy to care for, these plants need only the occasional watering to keep them thriving, and as they grow they will trail prettily over the side of their planters while also cleverly cleansing the air.
Candles make wonderful gifts for the home, but when you pair them with plants they become even better. These hand poured soy wax candles feature either a poppy or a trio of cacti and are scented with the irresistible aroma of white tea and jasmine, or pine and vanilla.
Life Would Succ Without You Pot
Succulent plant gifts don’t come much more sentimental than this! The fully rooted plant comes planted in the cutest white ceramic square planter that reads ‘Life would succ without you’, and measures a sweet 4” tall (approx.) so it will fit pretty much anywhere.
Vintage Succulents Puzzle
If you want to give them a plant-themed gift that doesn’t need watering, this 1000 piece puzzle is perfect. Housed in a cute cardboard cylinder, this jigsaw builds into a beautiful vintage-style picture detailing cacti and other succulents, and makes a gorgeous display piece when it’s done.
Succulents Box Subscription
They’ll feel like it’s Christmas every month when you gift them this monthly subscription. With a choice of 1, 2, 3, or 4 succulents along with the same number of clay pots, they will be able to fill their home with beautiful greenery that is super simple to maintain.
Every home should have at least one unicorn in it, and what better way to include the magic than with this cute plant holder. Perfectly sized to sit on a desk or shelf, this pretty unicorn boasts an iridescent mane and horn, and carries an equally enchanting 3.5” plant in its back.
Brass Succulent Mister
Don’t dull a Dioscorea’s beauty by watering it with an ugly plastic watering can. This beautiful brass mister will deliver an even mist of water to beloved plants, and is so attractive that it will look stunning left out on display, especially as it will develop a unique patina over time.
Support Plant Parenthood Shirt
You’ve got dog moms and fish families, but what about plant parents? Cacti need as much love as any other family member, so show someone you recognize their status with this tee. With ‘Support Plant Parenthood’ on the front, along with several plants, it makes a fun gift for any plant lover.
Essential Succulents: The Beginner's Guide
Serious enthusiasts will make great use of this informative book, which details 50 easy-to-grow succulents, hints and tips on how to care for them, and 8 fabulous projects any plant lover can do to showcase their foliage, including building a terrarium, and making a beautiful wreath.
Llamas are adorable creatures, and this planter is no exception. With space for a small plant in its back, such as a cactus or a calla lily, this textured ceramic lamoid will add brightness and fun to any room, whether that’s at home or on a desk at work.
Succulent Gift Box
Brimming with cuttings for approx. 10 – 14 succulents, this box will fill someone’s home with color, charm, and nature. Each cutting can be planted up to 14 days after arrival, and they come in a variety of vibrant colors and types, along with planting and care instructions.
Plants Get Me Socks
When it seems like no-one understands a person, they can always turn to plants for sympathy. This funny pair of socks makes a great gift for any indoor or outdoor gardener, and will fit women’s shoe sizes 5 – 10. Plus, the picture is utterly adorable!
Sloth Succulent Pot
Just like a sloth, a succulent is pretty laid back and chilled; most of the time it’s happy just to hang around. This planter combines the two, as the cute little mammal hangs from the ceiling or hook and has space for an air plant or succulent between its paws.
Succulents in Reclaimed Wooden Planter
This planter is beautiful, and will make an excellent addition to any rustic home. Made from reclaimed wood, this hexagonal box will arrive pre-planted with 5 or 6 stunning succulents of all different colors, along with decorative moss which can be removed or kept in place to enhance the appearance.
Felt Succulents Kit
These might just be the longest-lasting plants ever, and they don’t need even an occasional watering. Ideal for those who love all-things nature, this kit comes with enough felt, chalks, adhesive and more to create 18 beautiful succulents that can ‘grow’ in the frame provided.
These teeny plants are adorable, and perfect for brightening up a windowsill. Supplied with ceramic planters in a choice of styles and colors – including pink and mint – this set will give you six beautiful succulents for the price of five, which is more than enough for a windowsill or two.
If you know someone who just can’t get enough of plants, surprise them with this cute mug. Hidden inside is a ceramic cactus in the classic shape we all know and love, which only comes into view as the tea or coffee (or tequila) is consumed.
Mini Terrariums Diy Kit
If they’re really not green fingered, or spend a lot of time away from home, they can still fill their home with beautiful ‘plants’. This kit contains everything they need to create three geometric shaped terrariums using felt succulents (18 in total), stones, and pretty faux moss.
Owl Succulent Pots
Anyone who’s short on space in their home will love the way this owl planter allows for three plants to be displayed vertically. Taking up much less room, this sweet bamboo stand comes with three ceramic pots that are the perfect size for succulents and air plants, or even pretty candles.
Coconut Fiber Hedgehog Planter
Handmade by artisans in the Philippines, this coconut coir hedgehog makes a delightful alternative to a ceramic planter. Measuring just 6.25” high, this little chap is ready and waiting to be filled with one or more small plants, and would look equally stunning whether sporting a Flaming Katy or a fern.
What's up Succa Mug
A great alternative to yet another cactus, this mug makes a great succulent plant gift. Printed both sides with a terrarium and the words ‘What’s up Succa?’ this mug is colorful and cheerful, and will add a touch of humor to any hot drink, even on a Monday morning.
Such a fun gift to give to any glasses-wearing plant lover, this pot is practical, fun, and looks great. Equipped with ears and a nose, it can hold spectacles firmly in place, while features can be drawn on with a pen. A ferny plant would add ‘hair’ as a finishing touch.
20 Succulent Plant Assortment
Succulents are the perfect way to brighten up any room and fill those spaces that are too small for anything else. This pack of 20 plants will add color and nature to kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms and more, and because they need very little looking after, they’re virtually fool proof to raise.
Car Hanging Succulent Pot
Macramé pot holders add a beautiful hippy vibe to any home, but they tend to be made for bigger plants. This set includes two miniature versions that come supplied with a pair of faux succulents in clay pots, and at just 10.5 inches long, they can decorate a car or RV, too.
Succulent & Cactus Growing Kit
What better gift to give to a succulent plant lover than the means to grow their own? This kit contains everything they will need – seeds, pots, soil, and labels – to raise a mix of both cacti and succulents, and of course, it comes with instructions so they can’t go wrong.
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Diy Dinosaur Planter
Homemade gifts can mean the most, so put your skills to the test with this super cool succulent planter idea. Using a plastic dinosaur toy, spray paint, soil, and a plant, you can turn a plain plastic toy into a one-off, unique gift that will look awesome in any room.
Diy Coffee Pot Planter
How utterly adorable is this DIY terrarium? Made in an old coffee pot, the terrarium is super simple to create, and uses air plants so it doesn’t even really need looking after apart from an occasional mist of water – which is perfect for those who haven’t been blessed with green fingers!
Crystals are imbued with healing properties while plants purify the air, so when you put them together you get a powerhouse of good things for the home. There are three different ways to make use of them in this post, and each one is stunning and perfect for a boho home.
Polymer clay is a great medium for making planters, and this tutorial is so simple that you can make them with kids as great birthday or Christmas gifts. Shaped by pinching the sides until you get the desired shape, these cute pots are the perfect thing for displaying tiny plants.
Diy Packing Paper Sack Planters
These paper sack planters are totally adorable, and will lend a rustic but surprisingly pretty air to the décor. With a little folding and gluing, you can create any size planter you like, and because succulents and air plants don’t need much watering, they’ll only need to be taken out occasionally.
Diy Bunny Pot
Almost too cute for words, this little bunny planter will make a fabulous gift for Easter, or just for anyone who loves bunnies. Made from air-dry clay, this tiny pot is molded around a cardboard tube to get a perfect circle, then allowed to dry before adding the final touches.
Diy Nest Egg Planters
A steady hand and patience will go a long way towards making these delightful nest egg planters. Created using real egg shells, these planters are just right for tiny plants and can be painted in whatever color you think they’ll like, before being finished with 24K spray.
Wine Cork Magnet Planters
Even the tiniest of kitchens can have an abundance of greenery thanks to this sweet DIY project. Using wine corks and a craft knife, the corks are turned into miniscule planters that can be filled with soil and plants, and affixed to the fridge door with inexpensive magnets.
Diy Handmade Clay Pots
If you’ve ever built a gingerbread house at Christmas, this project will be a piece of cake. Using oven-bake clay and a template, you can cut out all the pieces, before assembling and baking them to create this pristine, sweet little planter that proves that home is where the heart is.
Diy Balsa Wood Planters
You can create these wooden planters in any size you like, and the world is your oyster when it comes to decorating them. Balsa wood is super simple to work with and can be cut with scissors, which makes it the ideal wood to make beautiful homes for succulents.
Diy Colored Plaster Planters
How sleek and clean do these mini pots look? Made from plaster of Paris, these tiny planters can be tinted to any shade using powdered tempera paint and molded using silicone shot glass molds. Perfect for succulent cuttings, why not make a set in different colors to suit their décor?
Geometric Cement Planter
If they like their home accessories to be higgledy-piggledy, this cement planter will make a fun gift. Using a thick paper bag as a mold, you can create an abstract shaped pot that will be suitable for a tiny air plant or cacti, and can be decorated any way you like.
Metallic Geometric Planters
These metallic planters might look expensive, but all you will need to make them is some cardboard and copper contact paper. Made to measure for any plastic pot you have, these ‘cover ups’ can hide the ugly plastic while eliminating the need to repot the plant.