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10 of the best online shops to buy houseplants

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WordsMegan Lambert


The ease of online shopping cannot be overstated, especially when it comes to buying plants (if you’ve ever tried to transport half the Amazon home on the bus, you’ll know what we mean). From subscription services to sustainable sourcing, we’re sharing our favourite online places to buy houseplants. Because a home is not complete, without a few plant pets.

Patch Plants

With their helpful plant care tutorials, easy-to-remember names (hey there Sharon), and a useful quiz to help decide which plant is best for your space, Patch Plants is changing the game when it comes to buying plants online.

Patch plants
Image credit: Patch Plants

Bloom Box Club 

Founded therapist and psychology lecturer, Dr Katie Cooper, Bloombox Club focuses on the well-being and mental health benefits of plants. In addition to its popular subscription service, it has a great range of indoor plants categorised by their mental and physical benefits. So, whether you’re looking for immunity boosting or air-purifying, there’s a pot plant for you at Bloom Box Club. 

The Stem 

Currently only delivering in London, we foresee The Stem growing faster than a bamboo shoot. Aiming to “connect people to nature through plants and gardening” they’re big on sustainability with no plastic used in their packaging and all deliveries are made in electric vans.

beards & daises

Just committed house plant murder? Need a last-minute gift? Beards & daisies offer next-day delivery for all your indoor plant emergencies. In fact, their easy-to navigate-website and wide range of house plants is everything we’ve ever wanted from an online nursery.

Beards & daisies
Image credit: Beards & daisies


A plant shop after our own heart, all of foli8’s plants come in coconut fibre pots meaning a healthier plant and a healthier planet. From flowering to hanging, palms to cacti, you can find the perfect pot to match too. Starting from just £5, they’re 100% recyclable.

Canopy Plants

From ‘rare and unusual’ to ‘perfect for beginners’ there’s something for everyone at Canopy Plants plus their pot offering is superior to most. There’s even a plant subscription if you want a little leafy treat delivered to your food each month.

Conservatory Archives 

Up there with the best places in London to buy house plants, if it’s too far to travel, Conservatory Archives online shop is every bit as good. From plants to pots, tropicals to trailing plants, you’ll find everything you need to transform your home into an oasis on their website.