The six best online stores to buy houseplants

Looking to spruce up your home decor? These are the best online stores to buy houseplants in the UK!

Houseplant Trio, £45, M&S

It’s a well-known fact that houseplants can do wonders for our health. Not only do they improve the air quality around us, but studies have shown that simply looking at them can lower our cortisol levels and, in turn, reduce feelings of stress or depression.

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As if that wasn’t enough, a new houseplant is guaranteed to give your décor a little lift – and a gloomy winter is the perfect time to bring a vibrant touch of life into your home.

Where to buy houseplants online in the UK

Crocus

Wax flower, £29.99, Crocus
Wax flower, £29.99, Crocus

Whether you’re looking for a super-sized foliage plant or an easy to grow succulent, Crocus is definitely a good place to start. Launched in 2000, the brand hosts the UK’s biggest gardening website and stocks over 4000 different plant varieties – all of which can be delivered to your door!

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M&S

Houseplant Trio, £45, M&S
Houseplant Trio, £45, M&S

We’ve always relied on trusty M&S for décor staples from bedding to vases, but did you know that you can order houseplants from them online? Take a look at the ‘Flowers & Plants’ section on their website and you’ll find a collection of potted plants, orchids and quirky foliage, many of which make perfect gifts for those loved ones who you might not be able to see at the moment. Prices start from £20.

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John Lewis & Partners

The Little Botanical Monstera Ceramic, £25, John Lewis & Partners
The Little Botanical Monstera Ceramic, £25, John Lewis & Partners

John Lewis have a whole section devoted to live houseplants on their website, with everything from palms and yuccas to large fiddle leaf fig plants. All of their options, including the smaller succulents and cacti, come in stylish ceramic planters or seagrass baskets, and they even have changing seasonal options, too.

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B&Q

Japanese elm bonsai in 15cm Pot, £16, B&Q
Japanese elm bonsai in 15cm Pot, £16, B&Q

If you can’t manage to get to your local B&Q for a spot of houseplant shopping (hello, lockdown) don’t fret – you’ll find a huge range of options on their website, one of the most budget-friendly sources for plants. With over 80 different species to chose from you’ll almost definitely find something that suits your home, but we particularly love their hanging plants and extremely reasonable fruit trees.

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Etsy

Calathea Blue Grass Prayer Plant, £14.99, Etsy
Calathea Blue Grass Prayer Plant, £14.99, Etsy

Etsy is a verified treasure trove for all things unusual, and this applies is you’re shopping for houseplants, too. If you’re a seasoned houseplant lover and know exactly what you’re after, Scotland-based Gardeners Dream Store to find a huge range of high-quality, unique indoor plants, or browse through PlantRoomLondon for some rare but affordable gems.

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Not on the High Street

Exotic Indoor Pineapple Plant, £45, Not on the Highstreet
Exotic Indoor Pineapple Plant, £45, Not on the Highstreet

If you’re shopping for the person who has everything, it’s worth checking out some of the independent brands on Not on the High Street. London-based The Gluttonous Gardener, for example, sells everything from indoor pineapple plants to trees to mark special occasions in personalised packaging, whilst Stupid Egg Interiors stocks some impressive indoor coffee plants (yes, really!) along with some interesting ferns.

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