Best Plants for Welcoming New Employee

Best Plants for Welcoming New Employee: Gift Ideas

Plants for Welcoming New Employee

Having some standard gifts that your employees might love is a good way to help them relax a little from day one. Plants can be an excellent way to spruce up warmth in between new workmates. Gifting your new employee a plant will show the care that you favour to instil for their experience and presence. It speaks for an exciting new welcome and shows appreciation on your part. Being surrounded by green hues will make your employees positive and mentally prepared for any work challenges for the day ahead. 

From flowers to houseplants, gifts like these can help you start a positive relationship between the company and employee thus boosting employee retention.

According to decades of research, nature helps increase positive emotions.

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Best Plant to Gift New Employee / Hires


1. Peace Lily

Best Plants for Welcoming New Employee - Peace Lily


Symbolising virtue and purity by the colour of its leaves. If you plan on displaying healing hope and prosperity, peace lilies can be the way to go! Known as a representation of calmness, order, harmony it is a perfect gift, adding a feeling and an aesthetic charm.  

Pro tip: Keep Peace lilies in direct sunlight.


Gift a air purifying, long lasting peace lily plant to your employees. It symbolises peace and tranquility, making them a heartfelt gift.



2. Aglaonema 

Best Plants for Welcoming New Employee - Aglaonema


For all the Feng Shui fanatics, this Chinese evergreen charm radiates positivity and certitude. If that is where you would like to take your bond forward to, we have got you covered— these plants are easy to maintain. Aglaonema is known to purify the surrounding air, as it breathes. 

Add it to your booth for a little touch of good luck. 

Check these wall art frames to add in a touch of divinity. 

Pro tip: Keep the plant in filtered light to see its gorgeous coloured leaves thriving. 


Buy our best selling colorful plant Aglaonema pink anjamani for your home.



3. Oxycardium

Best Plants for Welcoming New Employee - Oxycardium

Oxycardium Brasil, also known as the Heartleaf Philodendron, is a pretty little plant known for its exotic heart-shaped leaves. The many shades of green on the leaves and the lively variegations make this plant an eye-grabber, it helps to create a calming effect by lightning the atmosphere.  

Pro tip: The leaves are gentle and prone to get scorched when the plant is exposed to direct sunlight. 

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Beautiful heart shaped plant that can tolerate low light conditions and easy to care.



4. Peperomia

Best Plants for Welcoming New Employee - Peperomia

Relationships are all about everlasting joy and support and there is no other marker better than the Baby Rubber Plant Red Edge. This plant is known to bring in good luck and adds a relaxed aesthetic charm by creating an effect of lightness and dilution in spaces. 

Pro tip: Keep the plant in low to medium direct sunlight.


Gift this stunning plant with glossy leaves which is very easy to care and can live for decades



5. Anthuriums

Best Plants for Welcoming New Employee - Anthuriums

Looking to add a splash of colour to your room? Then the Anthuriums are a perfect choice. Dark green foliage, vibrant blooms - everything about this plant makes it a lively addition to any room. 

The word Anthurium comes from two Greek words - “anthos”  and “oura” combining which literally translates into the term “tail flower”.


Gift this longest-lasting floral plant to your loved ones. It symbolizes love and harmony.


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6. Chamaedorea Palm

Best Plants for Welcoming New Employee - Chamaedorea Palm

Chamaedorea Palm is also popularly known as Parlor Palm and Chamaedorea Elegans, loves high humidity to moderate humidity conditions. Just remember to give them an occasional mist of water when the air starts getting dry and they will make your booth beautiful.

Given its fuss-free care requirements and ease of maintenance, Chamaedorea Palm can be placed indoors or even in shaded to partially shaded outdoor areas. 


Buy this easy to care plant that can be placed indoor as well as shaded outdoors. Its easy to care and one of the best air purifiers.



7. Snake Plant

Best Plants for Welcoming New Employee - Snake Plant

The snake plant is known to have a swathed aura of good luck and positivity around it. Snake plants are undemanding and are easy to upkeep. For anyone who does not have any plant caring experience previously, adding a Snake plant might be a good place to start. 

Pro Tip: Occasionally, wipe off the large flat leaves of your Snake plant to prevent dust accumulation.


Gift a air purifying snake plant to your employees that amplifies the energy and aesthetic of any space. 



8. ZZ Plant 

Best Plants for Welcoming New Employee - ZZ Plant

The ZZ Plant is a graceful addition, as it requires minimal care while exuding timelessness. Their compact growth makes them a versatile choice for any corner of your home.


Pro tip: Grow your ZZ in low light.


Buy this aesthetic indoor plant with unique foliage. A air purifying and low maintenance worthy addition to your space.                                                          [/product]

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Benefits of plant gifting to new Employees 


1. Think about the look and feel:


Plants add a touch of greenery and bring in a pop of colour to any workspace. They can transform the everyday office monotony into something more inviting, aesthetically pleasing and exuberant 



2. Demonstrating Environmental Awareness:


Gifting plants reinstates your positive commitment to environmental responsibility, as with each day passing, corporate sustainability is becoming a growing concern. Plants as a gift will help in aligning companies’ cores with the values of employees and clients.



3. The Symbolism of Growth:


It is a fact that plants symbolise growth, and prosperity.  Gifting plants brings about positivity and certitude in messaging to the employees. 



4. Accounting Well-being and Productivity:


Plants are excellent stress reductors, improve air quality, and are known to  support overall well being.  By giving plants to employees, you can contribute to a healthier, and positive working place. 



5. Relying on Strong Relationships:


There is no better way to show that you value the efforts and contributions of your teammates, than gifting. Gifting helps in  building and strengthening relationships with employees and clients. 




That wraps up our list of plants to welcome new employees. 

Gifting boosts the receiver's morale and will in turn increase the employee's job satisfaction. 

Get ready to get your new employee their favourite plant, and get thriving as a workspace. 

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