Costa Farms Shares Tips for Decorating with Stylish Indoor Plants This Holiday Season

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Indoor Plants Brighten Homes And Make Perfect Gifts

Norfolk Island Pine, Costa Farms

String lights and add ornaments to the Norfolk Island Pine for a personal touch

Known to many as a miniature Christmas tree, the Norfolk Island Pine is a perfect gift or decoration for any room in the house.

Add a fresh touch to this year’s holiday festivities with indoor plants from Costa Farms. Adding houseplants is an easy and affordable way to bring long-lasting style and cheer to any space.

Holiday plants are more than just festive decorations. These “green heroes” also provide oxygen, clean the air and keep on giving all year long.

“Holiday plants make a room come alive,” says Justin Hancock, garden expert at Costa Farms. “They brighten your home, enliven a mantle and bring a sense of freshness with an impact.”

Norfolk Island Pine

“Known to many as a miniature Christmas tree, the Norfolk Island Pine is a perfect gift or decoration for any room in the house,” says Hancock.

Norfolk Island Pine ranges from 14 to 44 inches tall and comes natural or fully decorated. String lights and add ornaments for a personal touch. Remove decorations after the holidays for an easy-care houseplant that will thrive all year.

Christmas Cactus

A Christmas cactus is a great tradition handed down through generations. This tropical plant is easy-to-grow and comes in shades of pink, red, yellow, orange and white. Put it in a medium-bright spot, give plenty of humidity and consistent moisture and it will continue to bring joy long after the holiday season.

“A Christmas cactus looks great during the holidays and is beautiful blooming machine,” adds Hancock. “With just minimal attention, it will bloom profusely every year around the holidays for years to come.”


A Beautiful MothOrchid is so easy-to-grow, making it the gift people love to receive. Brilliant flowers last for months in rich shades of pink, purple, yellow, orange and white.

Moth orchid instantly changes the atmosphere of any room. The color and shape of plant grabs attention as a focal point or be an understated accent.

Enjoy months of blooms after the holidays with little effort. Put in a bright spot but not in direct light. Indoors, moth orchid loves east- or west-facing windows. Water about once a week and let the pot drain well.

Joy Globe

Put a plant on your Christmas tree! Joy globe is a gorgeous holiday ornament that holds a living air plant inside. It’s a fun, chic way to incorporate plants into holiday décor.

“Joy Globes add a whimsical touch to any space. They’re especially fun because you can hang them in places where you can’t grow other types of plants,” adds Hancock.


The most popular holiday plant is Poinsettia. It packs a big punch with a great big pop of color, ranging from vivid red, to pink and pure white and even striped like a candy cane. This joyful plant is the perfect gift for a bright location and out of the way of cold drafts.

Red Aglaonema

One of the easiest of all houseplants to grow, Red Aglaonema is an especially stylish choice for the holidays thanks to its red-edged leaves. Use it as a long-lived accent to poinsettias, Christmas cactus and other holiday favorites.

After the holidays, red Aglaonema retains its good looks to add drama and interest to interior décor in homes and offices all year long.

For more information on these holiday plants or to find a retailer near you, visit

About Costa Farms: Costa Farms is one of the nation’s largest growers of ornamental plants. Founded in 1961 by Jose Costa, Costa Farms is a third-generation, family-owned business that globally stretches over 3,500 acres and employs 4,000 people. Along with thriving indoor and bedding plant divisions, Costa Farms operates merchandising and young-plant production divisions as part of its infrastructure, with operations domestically in South Florida and North and South Carolina, and abroad in the Dominican Republic and Far East.

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