Top Ten Holiday House Plants What makes a holiday house plant great? It should be bright, colorful, and embody the spirit of the season. Here are our top ten favorite holiday house plants. Some continue to look good through much of winter! Top 10 Holiday House Plants Click here for more holiday house plant ideas beyond poinsettias. Click here to learn how to water house plants. Click here to learn how to pot house plants. Click here to learn how to manage the most common house plant pests.