21-year-old Tyler Brooks has been with his girlfriend Kai Hawkins for four years.
Rather than get his beloved a tried and tested bunch of flowers he tried something different instead.
Knowing that Kai was into skin and hair care he purchased her a huge aloe vera leaf so that she could grow her own plant.
Tyler tweeted a picture of his unique and creative gift and it soon went viral.
What’s better than getting your girl some flowers..... https://t.co/FD3EVkNcNl— Good Always Wins (@Good Always Wins) 1504459333
At first, people were very confused.
But once others began explaining what it was the internet couldn't get enough of his gift.
@adannaaa_k @2TacShakur Aloe Vera plant. You can use it as is for skin, hair, nails, even invest it. Easiest way to make everything healty— The Midnight Melanin Marauder (@The Midnight Melanin Marauder) 1504555438
It's possible that he has now set expectations for other men way too high.
Men are evolving https://t.co/P4n7ATPn5b— Rainbow Corn (@Rainbow Corn) 1504829801
It also sparked an informative thread on how to actually grow aloe vera plants.
Sensing an opportunity Tyler even took the chance to promote his work as a DJ. This man truly is a canny operator.
Product placement https://t.co/Cn5VOVjPRT— Good Always Wins (@Good Always Wins) 1504511397
As to whether Kai actually appreciated the leaf, Tyler told Buzzfeed:
She was so excited that she dropped a tear.