Wow, almost a thousand dollars to move a two cent plant around and it does not even water the poor thing.
Anyway, we should not give plants power over robots. Look what might happen: "The Little Shop of Horrors": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFx7kfHnKg8
Somewhere there is video of a gold fish driving itself around in it's bowl mounted on a robot...
Memory in C++ is a leaky abstraction .