A pot of hyacinths
A variegated ivy, such as "Goldheart".
cyclamen are good option as they like out doors better and they will come up every year.
You could try T & M 'Xmas' stuff - they have been pestering me for months cos I last year bought something for my mum!:
Haven't done it this year cos it's pricey and she mangaged to kill it in weeks!
What a fantastic choice from T & M. No need for more suggestions!
smada_1, have a what Christmas? Is this a nautical term? Anyway, assuming it is of a generous nature, you have one too!! Meantime, a very happy Christmas and joyful new year to all our friends here on the forum.
A properly potted Christmas tree