The Best Places to Buy Flowers & Plants in Edinburgh
Is there a better way to decorate your home or brighten someone’s day than with a beautiful bunch of flowers or a gorgeous plant? Fortunately, Edinburgh’s floristry scene has never been so lush – from stylish terrariums and terracotta-potted succulents to fresh cut flowers and beautiful bouquets, there’s something for everyone’s tastes. So keep reading to discover a few of our favourite places to buy flowers & plants in Edinburgh!
1. Rose & Ammi
Rose & Ammi | 2 Gillespie Crescent
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 a 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!
Dahlia | 17 Roseneath Street
Tucked away in Marchmont, Dahlia is a stylish addition to Edinburgh’s independent scene. This store boasts a beautiful range of plants, ranging from small succulents to stylish Calatheas, as well as many plant-and-flower-related gifts, like beautiful gardening books and their lovely collection of greetings cards. We’re sure you’ll enjoy a browse around their plant selection as well as their curated range of homewares!
3. Rogue Flowers
Dahlia | 5A William Street
Situated on charming William Street in the West End, Rogue Flowers is a quaint little shop that is sure to inspire as soon as you walk through the door. They have an ever-changing selection of flowers, foliage, and plants, keeping things seasonal and fresh. Rogue Flowers have some impressive clients on their books – like the National Museum of Scotland and the Edinburgh International Film Festival – but have also done flower arrangements for more intimate events, like weddings. They’re sure to bring exactly what you’re looking for! They also offer a local flower delivery service.
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4. Harvest Garden
Harvest Garden | 58-60 Morningside Road
This family-run business has been going strong in Morningside since 1983 and claims to be the first chocolate and flower combination shop in the UK. They’re specialists in both fresh-cut flowers and artisan chocolates, as well being the only Edinburgh stockists of many popular German sweets, like marzipan. You can even customise your own box of chocolates, choosing from an impressive selection in their five-metre long chocolate counter. They also offer UK-wide delivery on their website FlowersBuyDelivery.co.uk. Harvest Garden is the ultimate destination for finding the perfect chocolate & flower combo gift!
5. Banks Florists
Banks Florists | 30A Raeburn Place
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 business selling beautiful bouquets, plants, and flowers for any occasion.
We love Stockbridge! If you’re interested in exploring this area of Edinburgh, take a look at our Stockbridge guide here.
6. Lily West Florist
Lily West Florist | 143 West Port
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 cut flowers and seasonal plants. They also host regular flower workshops and deliver from their impressive online shop. Why not pop in for a browse before you treat yourself to a cuppa and a cake nearby at Lovecrumbs?!
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CornerCopia | 8 Inverleith Row
Arguably the smallest flower shop on our list is CornerCopia. This tiny flower stall sits in a converted police box and is located right in the heart of Canonmills. 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 their Facebook page for weekly updates and opening times.
8. Grow Urban
Grow Urban | 92 Grove Street
Located in Fountainbridge, Grow Urban is a new concept store with a focus on plants. Designed with urban gardening in mind, think of them as a mini garden centre in the middle of the city. In a welcoming and friendly space, knowledgable staff provide simple and straight-forward advice on how to choose and care for your greenery. They have a range of unusual plants on offer and their in-house ‘potting shed’ is stocked with gardening tools, composts, plant-feed, and pots in all shapes and sizes. With locally-roasted coffee and homemade cakes on offer, you can relax and enjoy the lush atmosphere while you plan your urban garden. Their stock changes weekly, so pop in regularly to discover something new!
Narcissus | 87 Broughton Street
Located on Edinburgh’s lively Broughton Street since 1997, Narcissus hosts a wonderful display of unusual flowers perfect for an array of bouquets as well as many unusual plants and unique vases. They also run a flower school with hands-on workshops aimed at teaching the traditional craft of floristry in a modern setting.
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10. Mud Urban
Mud Urban | Online only
Last but not least on our list is Mud Urban, an online flower-delivery service unique to Edinburgh and Glasgow. This hugely successful business was started by Creative Director Chloe Milligan and now has over 20k followers on Instagram @mudurbanflowers where devoted followers check in daily for floral inspiration. They offer a range of floral products, from bespoke bouquets paired with scented candles to daily designs and flower subscriptions, all sold from their website and delivered to your door.
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