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6 Hip Houseplant Shops for Indoor Gardeners

Go wild at these jungle-like floral shops

By Eric Mutrie

Click on the name of any of the shops below to find out more about the store’s flora selection.

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DL-0616-FloralShops-CrownFloraStudio-sqCrown Flora Studio
1233 Queen St W
No hip Parkdale home is complete without a terrarium or fiddle-leaf fig tree. Thankfully, both are on offer at this neighbourhood boutique.
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DL-0616-FloralShops-Dynasty-sq2Dynasty
1086 ½ Queen St W
With Chinese evergreens and elephant ear plants galore, this exotic plant emporium effectively condenses the Allan Gardens Conservatory into a cozy Queen West storefront.
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364 King St E
No matter how green your thumbs are, the pros at this shrub shop have a sansevieria or watermelon peperomia suited to your skill level.
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DL-0616-FloralShops-Bonsai-sqKim’s Nature
10011 Hwy 48, Markham
While this family-run nursery boasts an extensive selection of tropical houseplants and succulents, Kim’s is perhaps best known for its bonsai.
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DL-0616-FloralShops-PlantWorld-sqPlant World
4000 Eglinton Ave W
Every day is Earth Day at Etobicoke’s sprawling garden centre, where popular offerings include weeping figs that improve air quality.
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DL-0616-FloralShops-UrbanGardener-sqUrban Gardener
1640 Dupont St
Filled with hanging air plants and eclectic, handmade pots, this blissful Junction store is a testament to the power of horticultural therapy.


Originally published in Issue 3, 2016 as Shop Here: Specialty Floral Shops.


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