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Plant Purchasing in Los Angeles
Stuck at home and feeling alone? It may be challenging to see loved ones right now, but people across the country are devoting their social time and energy to the care of plants! Plants have always been a popular way to elevate home design and bring life into a space. Since COVID-19 forced many of us to spend more time stuck inside, the houseplant business has been booming. More and more people are taking part in the therapeutic pastime of creating an indoor oasis. We have curated this list of some of our favorite Los Angeles plant shops for anyone looking to build the plant collection of their dreams.
Celebrating their grand opening in November 2020, Foliage LB is the new plant shop on the block! If you are in the LB neighborhood and want to fill your home with some new plant treasures and support small local business owners, Foliage LB is your spot. They even have a Plant Reservation process where their Instagram followers can select their perfect plant, schedule a pickup time, and pick it up at the door. So easy!
La Belle Plant is a great westside shop located right between Santa Monica and Venice. They have a wide selection of indoor plants, outdoor plants, homemade mini succulent arrangements, and eco-friendly eco-pochi.
If wandering through aisles of plants isn’t your thing, don’t worry online shopping exists in the plant world too. Called “the Postmates of plants”, Leon and George delivers high-quality plants directly to your door. They ship nationwide and offer special White Glove in-home delivery and installation service to the Los Angeles area.
Mickey Hargitay Plants has been a fixture of the West Hollywood neighborhood for 40 years since its beginning in1980. Mickey’s is a great place to find rare and exotic plants as well as common household plants. And if they don’t have what you want, they can order it for you from one of the growers they partner with. They offer free advice for taking care of your plants over the phone or email and even offer a service where they will come to your home and take care of your plants for you, so even those without a touch of green thumb can have peace of mind.
Located in West Hollywood, The Sill is a branch (pun intended) of one of the most popular New York plant boutiques. In order to make it easier for newer plant enthusiasts, plants are displayed according to lighting, water and pet needs and The Sill even offers low cost in-person and online plant workshops. You can even order plants online to be delivered to your door anywhere in the US.
Calling itself “A Creative Plant Shop”, Wyldbnch, located in Downtown LA’s Arts District, prides itself on providing custom plant arrangements for its clients. Along with their custom arrangement services, Wyldbynch also offers services diagnosing sad plants and transplanting them to new homes.They are currently only allowing shopping through private shop appointments booked 24 hours in advance so make sure to book an appointment early to make sure you get a chance to check out this one of a kind shop.
Sitting right around the corner from Dodger’s Stadium, The Cactus Store in the Echo Park neighborhood is simply one of a kind. Part nursery, part museum, The Cactus Store house hundreds of unique and rare cacti. Even if you aren’t in the market for new plants, browsing these exotic plants is a fun way to spend an afternoon, and something every Angelino should do at least once. (Shop is currently online-only due to COVID)
This sunny and charming shop is filled with plants, planters, and plant themed gifts. The owner has literally written the book on houseplants and their knowledgeable staff is ready to help the most novice to the most experienced plant parent. They even offer plant inspired interior design consulting services. (Currently operating through contactless pickup/ delivery or private in-shop appointments only)
In the South Bay? Stop by Long Beach’s go-to destination for modern plants. Along with luscious, modern plants, Peacock & Co. offers cute and trendy planters and home decor, so you can get everything you need to make your home perfectly Instagram-worthy all in one place.
The perfect spot for the Orchid fanatics. Although they also have an array of colorful and unusual tropical plants and flowers available, Orchid Fever specializes in, you guessed it, Orchids. They have rows and rows of rare and special varieties and all the specialized supplies to care for them.