Where to Buy Plants in Ottawa

As the Ottawa winter drags on, and the snow remains on the ground, it is a perfect time to add a little life to your home.
It is true when they say plants make people happy! They improve air quality, can also ease stress, and improve attention and creativity. Different plants have their own specific benefits; lavender helps you relax, aloe vera can be used for first aid.
Plant shopping can be fun, but overwhelming if you’re inexperienced. The best solution? Shop local! Finding independent plant shops means finding passion and expertise. Visit any of the following Ottawa shops and ask the staff all your plant questions for the best experience. Get a kick start to spring!



Plant and Curio

Location: 173 Preston St

A quaint shop for the plant obsessed and a neighbourhood favourite. Countless plants available, as well as plant accessories. You’ll find a unique selection of plants and gifts. The owners are more than helpful and will even assist with a custom order if you want something specific.


The Stalk Market

Location: 246 Dalhousie St

Downtown Ottawa, next to the Byward Market, is a plant shop and florist. They have a vast selection of house plants, and accessories such as pots and wall décor. Describe the lighting in your home for personal suggestions toward the perfect plant. They are also a florist for all your needs whether it’s a bouquet for your loved one, a wedding or gala.


Terra Plants and Flowers

Location: 1142 Clapp Lane, Unit B

Offering same day flower delivery in the Ottawa area, locate fresh blooms and creative arrangements in the heart of Manotick. Beyond bouquets and festive florals, they sell varying sizes and types of house plants, classic pots and even balloons to add to an arrangement.


Scrims Florist

Location: 262 Elgin St

A bright, spacious plant shop that has been part of the Ottawa community for over one hundred years. Explore their many plants and flowers of all shapes and sizes. You’ll be able to find something to fit any corner of your home. Ask them about their flower subscription.


Alta Vista Flowers

Location: 1181 Bank St

They mainly offer arrangements for special occasions, and a now growing plant selection. Their Masterpiece Project Subscription is a unique partnership between local artists and creative businesses. You receive an exclusive art print with the inspired bouquet of the month. The subscription portion offers a new masterpiece each month, and is a great way to support local.


Bel Fiore Flowers

Location: 276 Elgin St

This earthy plant shop is full of succulents, leafy plants, and seasonal arrangements. You’ll instantly feel welcome and are sure to find something unique here. Come talk to the artistic and passionate owner about all your plant needs.


Wild Willy’s Plants

Location: 1252 Wellington St

Head to their online shop to order arrangements for special occasions. Free delivery for local orders, and a great attention to detail. In store, you’ll find a greater variety of house plants including ferns, air plants, orchids and much more. Wild Willy’s fits in perfectly with the artistic vibes of the Hintonburg neighbourhood.


Flowers Talk Tivoli

Location: 282 Richmond Rd

A green oasis, this Westboro shop has all the rainforest ambiance you need including trickling fountains and colourful birds. Tivoli is a modern plant shop with house plants of varying sizes. They specialize in fresh cut arrangements for events and weddings.

They are offering virtual workshops, supplies delivered the day before. Curb side pick up and delivery still available.



Location: 1395 Wellington St. W

Fresh flowers are received daily for personal arrangements; you can check out their virtual fridge online for inspiration. The shop itself is homey and full of a beautiful selection thanks to the owner’s talent and collaborations. Floral arrangements, and tropical plants big and small, are among the subtle décor and details.


Bloomfields Flowers West/Glebe

Location: 1280 Wellington St W / 783 Bank St

Their beautiful shops include fresh cut bouquets, local and seasonal potted plants and home décor. The floral shops are both professional and homey. Their slogan ‘beautiful living naturally’ goes beyond the plant options, including candles, throw blankets, and other décor with attention to detail.



Flower to the People

Location:  246 Dalhousie St

Friendly and knowledgeable staff selling a range of beautiful florals. You will discover fresh floral arrangements and eucalyptus bunches, in addition to house plants, pots, vases and even welcome mats. Shop their collection online and find the perfect plant for your home depending on your natural light available! 


Robert Plante Greenhouses

Location: 4228 Navan Rd

Just East of Ottawa is a one stop shop for all of your plant needs. Robert Plant Greenhouses is a full garden centre, carrying a variety of houseplants year-round. They really have it all; outdoor plants for your garden, succulents and tropicals, planters and accessories, seeds and bulbs, along with seasonal items like pumpkins in the fall and wooden reindeer at Christmas.



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