According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for indoor plants and flowers were 11.71% lower in 2000 versus 2017.
Indoor plants experienced an average inflation rate of 0.74% per year between 2000 and 2017. In other words, indoor plants costing $20 in the year 2000 would cost $22.65 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase.
Pricing changed by 5.16% in 2000, significantly above the yearly average change for indoor plants during the 2000-2017 time period. Compared to overall inflation for all items in 2000 (3.27%), price inflation for indoor plants was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Indoor plants and flowers: