A California woman, Caelie Wilkes, was so proud that she had successfully cared for her succulent for about two years, she had previously accidentally killed a similar plant.
When receiving this plant she looked up online the proper way to care for it and regularly watered the succulent.

In late February, she decided it was time to re-pot it, and that’s when she made the discovery that her plant, was plastic.

I put so much love into this plant! I washed it’s leaves. Tried my hardest to keep it looking it’s best, and it’s completely plastic! How did I not know this?” said Wilkes.
Check out her Facebook post below!

Story time. I’ve had this beautiful succulent for about 2 years now. I was so proud of this plant. It was full,...

Posted by Caelie Wilkes on Friday, February 28, 2020

Read more from her interview with Today here.