The Best Places to Buy Flowers & Plants in Edinburgh!
With the arrival of spring, there’s no better way to decorate your home or brighten someone’s day than with a bunch of flowers or a beautiful plant. Fortunately, Edinburgh’s floristry scene has never been so lush, from stylish terrariums to terracotta-potted succulents to beautiful freshly cut flowers, there’s something for everyone’s tastes. We’ve selected a few of our favourite places to buy flowers & plants in Edinburgh!
1. Rose & Ammi
- Where: 2 Gillespie Crescent
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This delightful florist tucked away on East Market Street is fairly easy to miss if you’re walking up toward Bruntsfield, so be sure to look out for its white and grey exterior decorated with plants and vintage bike. Rose & Ammi opened in 2012 and as well as maintaining a gorgeous store they also decorate wedding venues with their beautiful flowers. So, if you’re in need of fresh cut flowers or are looking for a lovely plant to compliment your home, this is a must-visit!
- Where: 17 Roseneath Street
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Tucked away in Marchmont, Dahlia is a stylish new edition to Edinburgh’s independent scene! The store isn’t a florist but boasts a beautiful range of plants, ranging from small succulents to stylish Calatheas. We’re sure you’ll enjoy a browse around their plant selection as well as their beautifully curated range of homewares.
3. Rogue Flowers
- Where: 5A William Street
- The West End of Edinburgh is a wonderful area to stay in and we think you’ll love 29 Dewar Place Lane.
Situated on charming William Street, Rogue Flowers has an ever-changing selection of flowers, foliage, and plants. From decorating large venues, like the National Museum of Scotland, to more intimate weddings, Rogue Flowers are sure to deliver exactly what you’re looking for. They even have an online flower delivery service!
4. Harvest Garden (Chocolatier and Florist)
- Where: 58-60 Morningside Road
- Marchmont and Bruntsfield are wonderfully charming and a great place to stay when visiting is 14 GF2 Panmure Place
Opened in 1983, this enchanting florist and gift shop has become a well-loved Edinburgh institution. From the exterior it may look like just a lovely florist but once inside the Harvest Garden you’ll be surprised by the selection of quality melt-in-the-mouth chocolates! FlowersBuyDelivery.co.uk is the latest chapter in The Harvest Garden story. Now you’ll be able to choose from a wide range of their flower and chocolate products online!
5. Banks Florists
- Where: 30A Raeburn Place
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Stockbridge is one of those wonderful places in Edinburgh that has cultivated a wonderful village-like atmosphere. Forget heading to a generic supermarket, you’ll be able to head out and buy fresh fish from a fishmonger, artisan cheese from a cheesemonger, and, yes, beautiful flowers from Banks florist. Situated on Stockbridge’s diverse high street, Banks Florist is a family run florist who sells beautiful bouquets, plants, and flowers for any occasion.
6. Lily West Florist
- Where: 143 West Port
- Old Town is wonderfully charming and a great place to stay when visiting is 6/(3) King’s Stables Road.
Located in West Port, a few doors down from Edinburgh’s famous cake shop Lovecrumbs sits Lily West Florists! The store opened in 2003 and stocks beautiful fresh flowers, seasonal plants, and even runs regular flower workshops. So, why not pop in for a browse then treat yourself to a cuppa and a cake at Lovecrumbs!
- Where: 8 Inverleith Row
- Located in Stockbridge’s charming Colonies and a short walk from Edinburgh’s Botanic Gardens, we think you’ll love 5 Bell Place.
Arguably the quirkiest flower shop on our list is CornerCopia. The tiny flower stall (in a converted police box) sits right in the heart of Canonmills, and you can expect a range of beautiful blooms as well as lovely plants in quirky pots. If you fancy visiting this little hidden gem, be sure to check it’s Facebook page for weekly updates on opening times.
- Where: 87 Broughton Street
- Broughton Street has a lovely range of independent stores and places to eat, and it’s only a short walk to Princes Street, making it the perfect place to stay while you’re in Edinburgh: 41a Broughton Street.
Located on Edinburgh’s lively Broughton Street since 1997, Narcissus hosts a wonderful display of unusual, fresh flowers perfect for an array of bouquets as well as many unusual plants, unique vases, and one-off designs.
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If you’re planning a trip to Edinburgh, we’re sure you’ll love this charming home at 20 West Scotland Street! The apartment is tucked away at the end of a lane just off Scotland Street in Edinburgh’s Georgian New Town and comes with a private walled garden. As soon as you walk through the private gate, you’re in your own little world and it feels special.