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1-800-Flowers-Com Adds More Plants

The online retailer is expanding plants that it sells.

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1-800-Flowers has added aloe vera among others, now providing 150 plants in its online plant shop.

Photo by: Courtesy of has expanded its plant offerings, introducing what it calls some of the “most sought-after plants for home décor enthusiasts, gift-givers and plant lovers alike."

The company that already added a wide range of gifts has expanded its selection of plants to nearly 150,including houseplantsblooming plantssucculentsbonsaibamboo and others.

"Plants are truly having a moment,” Alfred Palomares,  vice president,  of merchandising, said in a written statement. “Not only are they experiencing growth as a category, but they are enjoying increased popularity among new audiences.”

The online retailer's plant store now offers the aloe vera shelf plant, monstera floor plant, majesty palm floor plant, fiddle leaf fig floor plant, money tree floor plant and many others. also introduced a Plant Gift Guide, to help customers select and care for plants.