With recent new additions to Edinburgh’s growing houseplant shop scene in the form of Green Meadows and Moss & Fern, we did a round up of some of the best plant shops to be found in the Capital.
With winter on the way, houseplants present a fun and healthy way of bringing the outdoors in – check out some of the best plant shops in Edinburgh where you can pick up some of the leafiest, loveliest specimens available.
1. Lily West
Lily West, tucked away in Edinburgh's Old Town, was opened in 2003 has been providing locals with a bright and colourful range of plants and flowers ever since. With friendly staff always on offer to advise you on any houseplant purchases, the shop run by Susan McManus always has an abundance of orchids, succulents and houseplants like the much-loved monstera available to purchase. 143 West Port, Edinburgh EH3 9DP Photo: Google Maps
Snapdragon is a beloved local plant shop bursting with a variety of houseplants, flowers and accessories for green-fingered folks. With its affordable range of easy to care for plants such as parlour palms, string of hearts, chinese money plants and peace lilies, it has provides the essentials for starting your own indoor garden. The shop tucked away on Bruntsfield Place also offers plant enthusiasts an essential range of tools, with everything from watering cans and misters to organic fertiliser available to purchase. 146 Bruntsfield Pl, Edinburgh EH10 4ER Photo: Snapdragon
This large shop is filled to the brim with blooming houseplants of every variety and has unsurprisingly gone down a storm with locals in Marchmont. Its affordable plants have offered many a student in the area the chance to brighten up crumbling tenement flats with hanging jungle cacti, aesthetic ferns and small succulents. 17 Roseneath St, Edinburgh EH9 1JH Photo: Dahlia
4. Lorraine Graham Flowers
While specialising in floristry, with plenty of beautiful bouquets to be found in this cosy shop, owner Lorraine has been providing houseplants for locals in Newington for several years. At Lorraine Graham Flowers you'll be sure to find an interesting array of houseplants including aloes, echeverias, ivy and more that will surely survive even the coldest of Edinburgh flats. Staff are always on hand to help you pick the best possible plant to suit the conditions of your home. 45 Causewayside, Newington, Edinburgh EH9 1QF Photo: Lorraine Graham