Crimson Horticultural Rarities in Temescal Alley has a delightfully wide array of unique-looking houseplants, including succulents. Everywhere you turn, you'll find beguiling flora, whether it's a hanging plant with delicate tendrils, a dark-green fern that looks like it belongs in a rain forest, or a potted shrub whose leaves are streaked with purple and pink. The store also stocks a wide array of containers to hold the greenery. Crimson's plants make great gifts because the store's owners have an eye for picking out unique and rare plants, but beware — you may be tempted to buy something for yourself. The store is full of other knickknacks that would make interesting gifts as well, including paper products. Stop by frequently because new plants arrive all the time.
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