Plant Wedding Favors that Grow & Last

Want to give memorable, useful, eco-friendly gifts to your wedding guests? Plant wedding favors might be the answer you’re looking for. While other gifted trinkets and plastic-wrapped candies may end up in the trash after the reception, blooms and seeds grow on and on.

These plant wedding favors are perfect for nature lovers that want to share a sustainable low-waste gift with guests

Some may even help guests start a garden, such as seed paper cards! If this sounds like something you’ll love, keep reading.

Here are some plant wedding favors that you can order or DIY:

1. Potted Succulents


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Cute and affordable, these small 2-inch gifts are easy to care for, even for beginner plant parents. To DIY these, grab some small succulents from your local garden center, along with some tiny pots. For the labels, all you need is a toothpick or popsicle stick glued to a paper tag.

2. Air Plants


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These little wonders live on minimal light and no soil, making them welcome low-maintenance additions to home decor. They’ll also fit into creative pots including urchin shells or wine corks!

3. Tree Seedlings


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Growing trees feels good to do and helps the environment too. Make your own with a seedling, burlap sack or muslin bag, and printed tag. Try these personalized seed paper favor tags to add even more planting fun!

4. Seed Paper Favors

Add your message of love to these sweet mini slot cards with plantable seed paper shape attached, or to these fun unfoldable petalled gift card holders. Seed paper favors from Botanical PaperWorks come in a variety of designs and styles and they can be customized with your own message to make them personalized. Shop all seed paper wedding favors to find the perfect option for your event.

5. Floral Tea Tins


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There’s nothing like a hot cup of tea to relax after a night of dancing at the reception. To make these, simply buy bulk floral tea from your nearest tea shop and pop a few scoops in metal tins or jars.

6. Seed Packs

Add to their gardening prep collection with packets of non-GMO, non-invasive seeds. With some soil, water, sun and TLC, they’ll have a blooming bed of wildflowers, or a kitchen-ready pot of fresh herbs!

7. Pressed Flower Frames


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This option is an art project as much as it is a favor. Pick or buy some wildflowers, press them at home, then arrange unique displays that double as gifts and table numbers.

8. Handmade Soap Favors

Keep their hands nourished and engage their senses with these zero waste soap favors that are handcrafted with natural ingredients including coconut oil, shea butter, and olive oil. They come wrapped in eco-friendly seed paper so the labels can be planted instead of being tossed away.

9. Lavender Satchets or Potpourri


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Here’s an air freshener that’s 100% natural and vintage-inspired. Your grandma will love these. Use mason jars, twine and free templates to make your tags. Try printing on seed paper to be extra eco-friendly!

10. Grow Kits

Grow kits are the all-in-one plant wedding favor that gives them the tools they need to grow tomorrow. This is the perfect gift for beginner planters who might not have a pot or soil ready to use at home.


We hope these ideas inspired you to go down-to-earth with your wedding favors. Nature will thank you for it!


Learn more about this special paper made by Botanical PaperWorks that uses post-consumer materials and is embedded with seeds so that it will grow when planted!

You can buy seed paper sheets for eco-friendly papercraft projects from Botanical PaperWorks. We have a variety of seed options, including wildflower, herb and veggie, and over 25 seed paper colors. Join our mailing list to receive emails with freebies, projects, coupons, green living tips, and decor ideas and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest

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