As we enter the season of thanks, there’s one item we know will make it to your gratitude list this year: your orchid. Sure, some people may think it’s “just a plant,” but as an orchid owner, you know the truth. From the serious to the silly, there are plenty of reasons to give thanks for your favorite bloom.
We came up with six of our own reasons to be thankful for your orchid, but feel free to add your own in the comments below.
I’m thankful for orchids because…
… they’re beautiful.
No one can deny the natural beauty of orchids. With the many color variations, the delicate stems and the countless options for decorative pots, an orchid can add beauty to just about any spot.
… they promote a calming environment.
There’s a reason orchids are popular plants in spas or salons. Not only do they provide an exotic décor element, but they also promote a sense of calm and act as a stress reliever.
… they require minimal care.
You don’t have to be well-versed in horticulture to raise a healthy, thriving orchid. With the easy watering method and minimal additional needs of your plant, the simple care is a point of thanks for any gardening novice.
… they rebloom each season.
Unlike traditional flower stems that only last a few days in a vase, a potted orchid can produce new blooms each season when given the proper care. Seeing your orchid sprout new blooms is one of the most rewarding parts of being an orchid owner.
… they make great gifts.
No matter the occasion, an orchid makes the perfect go-to present. By gifting a beautiful plant, you’ll also be passing along your love of orchids—something you and the recipient can share for years to come.
… they’re perfect for decorating.
Whether you just want to add a pop of color to a room or you’re decorating for a big event, orchids are ideal for creating quick and easy décor that feels exotic and unique. You can even customize your orchid pot to fit with the season.
Now it’s your turn: Tell us why you’re thankful to be an orchid owner so we can keep the gratitude list growing.
And don’t forget that the best way to show your thanks for your orchid is by taking good care of it for years to come. Download our free complete care guide to learn how to care for your orchid at every stage of orchid life.