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74 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
74

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Flower Power can be useful to help you monitor your plants' overall health, and point out when one of them might need extra attention. However, if you need the device to remind you that you actually have a plant, you'll likely be disappointed.

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Pros
  • Lets you know if your plants need water, fertilizer or sunlight
  • Durable
  • Easy to set up and use
Cons
  • Bluetooth notifications require you to be near your plant to get them
  • Alerts don't tell you how much water or fertilizer you need
  • On the pricey side
74 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
74

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

74
 

User Reviews

20
William
Parrot done gone killed my plant!I got the Parrot Flower Power to keep a watchful...read more
80
HansSandkuhl
Fantastic design and integration with my plants. Overall the functions it offers...read more
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Score Breakdown

 
73
Average Critic Score
 
80
New York Times
I have several plants in my apartment, all heading toward inevitable death because of my unskilled hands. The Parrot Flower Power sensor has been their savior.
 
70
Engadget
Flower Power can be useful to help you monitor your plants' overall health, and point out when one of them might need extra attention. However, if you need the device to remind you that you actually have a plant, you'll likely be disappointed.
 
80
TechHive
If you serially kill your plants, this will help you break the cycle. And if you've already got a green thumb, Flower Power will give you all the nerdy data your heart could desire about your...
 
60
CNET
For data lovers, the Flower Power tracks and charts well. For everybody else, the Flower Power lacks the convenience of the competition.