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17 Of The Best Places To Buy Houseplants Online

With a growing number of retailers adding live plants to their online catalogues, bringing a bit of greenery into your home has never been easier.

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1. The Sill, a millennial succulent emporium with a booming Instagram presence.

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Why it's great: This six-year-old operation with a pint-size brick-and-mortar location in Lower Manhattan offers outstanding customer service (on- and offline) and understands that not everyone's window sills are big enough to accommodate the standard planters on the market. Anyone on the prowl for a miniature ceramic planter that *will* fit should look no further than The Sill's abundant selection. All plants are accompanied by an easy-to-understand care manual. Sets make excellent gifts, too!

Plants we like: Leafy assortment for $35, Aloe Vera for $50 (or $10 without planter), Calathea Freddie for $52 (or $12 without planter).

Shipping: Free standard shipping for $75+ purchases.

2. Teleflora, your new favorite spot for last-minute houseplant gift deliveries.

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Why it's great: You can add mylar balloons, chocolates, or a stuffed animal to any plant order. Each purchase earns you "reward points" toward discounts and free bouquets. The biggest perk of using Teleflora, though, is that they ship internationally and offer same-day delivery on all plants!

Plants we like: Good Luck Bamboo (left) for $42.95, Simply Elegant Spathiphyllum for $67.95 (top right), and Money Tree (bottom right) for $49.95.

Interested in flowers instead? Use code BUZZ20 to get 20% off of flowers site-wide.

Shipping: Same-day delivery available.

3. Terrain, Anthropologie’s trendy outdoor shop with everything from air plants to tropical stems, to complete your living room transformation into full greenhouse.

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Why it's great: The style-conscious brand offers trendy plants that make great accents in your living space.

Plants we like: Fresh Tropical Palmetto Stems for $38 (left), Pilea Peperomioides Barrel Pot for $58 (top right), Giant Tillandsia for $60 (bottom right).

Shipping: $6.95 for purchases up to $49.99; $9.95 for $50-$99.99.

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4. Urban Sprouts, the subscription service that delivers a box of low-maintenance succulents to your home every month.

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Why it's great: Urban Sprouts does the shopping for you and ships a monthly box of greenery right to your doorstep for a reasonable price. You get the choice of three monthly plans: the Succulent of the Month Club, Air Plant of the Month Club, or Little Plants Club. Succulent of the Month Club members get box of one to three succulents per month; Air Plant of the Month Club members get one air plant per month; Little Plants Club members get one little plant in a 2.5-inch plastic nursery pot per month. All plans include instruction/care cards and access to plant experts via social media and text message.

Sign up for $9.99/month.

5. ProFlowers, a flower (and plant!) retailer committed to fresh products and super-speedy delivery.

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Why it's great: Don't be thrown by its name — ProFlowers isn't all flowers and bouquets. There's actually a wide variety of houseplants to choose from, ranging from bonsais and tropicals to succulents to flowering plants. Basically, you're bound to find something that speaks to you. ProFlowers offers rotating seasonal plant assortments as well as a Plant of the Month Club, a three-tiered, monthly delivery program (both of which make great gifts, I might add).

Plants we like: Snake Plant for $39.99 (left), Lacy Leaf Philodendron for $59.99 (top right), and Tribal Money Tree (bottom right) for $34.99.

Get a 3-, 6-, or 12-month plant subscription for $129+ here.

Shipping: $4.99-$39.99 standard; same-day delivery available ($4.99 additional charge). 20%+ discount codes are offered regularly on the website.

6. Etsy shops like AirPlantGreenhouse, if you prefer to buy from independent, global gardeners directly.

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Why it's great: You'll support independent artists, collectors, and gardeners. By cutting out the middleman and buying from the seller directly, you might even score a much better deal, too.

Plants we like: Sedum Dasyphyllum "Minor" from Zensibility for $12 (left), Peanut Fuego Tillandsia from AirPlantGreenhouse for $6.95 (right), a variety pack of 50 airplants from AirPlantGreenhouse for $64.90, and a "Hanging String of Bananas" succulent plant from Cactus Limon for $21.45.

Shops we recommend: AirPlantGreenhouse, Zensability, Cactus Limon, TropicalFreshPlants, and Succulent Salon.

Shipping rates vary per seller.

7. Home Depot, the home improvement go-to with an underrated garden center that's about to become your new happy place.

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Why it's great: You can drop into your neighborhood Home Depot prior to ordering online to see if the plant is right for you. (Check details to see if plant is an online exclusive first!).

Plants we like: Cateracterum Palm (left) for $24.03, Ficus Pandurata for $29.97 (right), mass cane $20.71, and ZZ Plant $17.10.

Shipping: Free priority ground shipping for $45+ purchases.

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8. Hot Cactus, the cult-favorite cactus shop with an abundance of rare and unusual succulents.

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Why it's great: This cactus mecca in Echo Park, California, caters to both casual hobbyists and horticulture heads alike (just take a look at this endangered $250,000 cactus currently on offer). The shop's three cactus collectors Max Martin, Carlos Morera, and Jeff Kaplon challenge customers to think beyond just the ornamental value of each plant (i.e., how it'll look sitting on your bedside table). You might even find yourself thinking about plants in a new way after reading about some of these ancient creatures.

Plants we like: Thelocephala duripulpa for $46, Mammillaria blossfeldiana for $25, and Miqueliopuntia miquelii for $50.

Shipping: $7.46+ via priority mail.

9. Horti, a brand-new subscription service that sends hand-painted pots with pet-friendly plants right to your home.

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Why it's great: Horti may be based in NYC but it isn't an NYC-exclusive subscription box company — it also offers three exciting monthly (and bimonthly) plans for plant lovers in other parts of the contiguous US. That includes a pet-friendly plan only containing plant species that have been cross-checked with the ASCPA's library of nontoxic plants. A hand-painted terra cotta pot or accessory comes with each shipment, and pots are shipped empty with a separate dehydrated soil pack to avoid additional shipping charges. You can skip deliveries or opt out of the program whenever you wish.

Plans to check out: Pet-Friendly for $35/month, Newbie for $35/every two months, and Hoarder for $35/month.

Shipping: Included in subscription cost.

10. Meta Flora, the status-y design studio that builds custom green arrangements filled with unique textures and shapes.

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Why it's great: This Chinatown, New York-based floral design studio has a host of hip clients including brunch hotspot Dimes, Creatures of the Wind, Nike, and Rachel Comey. Designer/owner Marisa Competello's creations are colorful, geometric, and inspire a deep feeling of plant envy. You know a Meta Flora arrangement when you see one.

Plants we like: This arrangement currently on display at Dimes.

Private inquires only.

11. Greenery NYC, the sustainability-first botanic arts company that's growing in popularity.

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Why it's great: All packing materials used by Greenery NYC are 100% degradable and post-consumer recycled. The company also demonstrates its commitment to the environment by participating in carbon offsetting (or, reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) by regularly donating funds to global charities. Refunds are available within 30 days of purchase if you're unhappy with your plant. Office installations are available and — it's worth mentioning — are becoming quite the trend amongst millennial businesses.

Plants we like: Large Bird of Paradise for $390 (left; available for NY delivery only), Pilea Peperomioides in a ceramic cube planter for $89 (top right), and the Austral Fern in a Light+Ladder planter for $82 (bottom right).

Shipping: $8 flat rate.

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12. Urban Outfitters, the clothing, lifestyle, home goods, vinyl — and now succulent retailer.

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Why it's great: Urban Outfitters announced that it would be selling live plants on its website back in October of last year. Still, many are unaware that the megabrand offers greenery beyond its extensive faux-plant (and planter) catalogue. That means good news for you: The site is very well stocked and you shouldn't bump into many issues getting exactly what you came for.

Plants we like: Set of 12 succulents for $69 (left), Set of 12 air plants for $35 (top right), set of four hardy plants for $20 (bottom right).

Shipping: Free standard shipping for $50+ purchases.

13. West Elm, the home decor shop with a hidden selection of live succulents that you'll be able to confidently keep alive.

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Why it's great: If you're already browsing the West Elm site for furniture, why not toss a trio of succulents into your cart? There are also several live plant options available for purchase through The Sill (featured in #1), if it makes more sense to consolidate your shopping experience.

Plants we like: Set of three succulents for $23-$32 (available in small or large).

Shipping: $4.95 for purchases up to $15; $6 for $15.01-$25; $8 for $25.01-$45.

14. Pistils Nursery, a botanical art mercantile that's changing the way we interact with nature.

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Why it's great: You get a work of handmade art that can be mounted on your wall or incorporated into unusual spaces in your home. Or, you can always opt for something more familiar under the "specimen plants" tab.

Plants we like: Jungle Cactus Kokedama for $36, Luck in a Bottle Marimo Moss Ball Set for $28, and Bromeliad Mount for $48.

Shipping: $12 standard shipping.

15. Amazon, the retail giant that owns your soul and the distribution rights to an impressive lot of plants, too.

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Why it's great: Didn't you hear? Amazon launched a live plant shop last December, which means you can get lightning-speed shipping, affordable prices, and the luxury of paying for all of the miscellaneous products in your cart in one go.

Plants we like: Zen Reflections Juniper Bonsai for $19.99 (left), Brussel's Money Tree Bonsai for $24.92 (top right), Aloe Vera in a 4-inch Grower Pot for $11.29 (bottom right).

Shipping: Prime-eligible; free two-day shipping.

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16. Sprout Home, a design-forward terrarium site to give your home a posh touch without a ton of upkeep.

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Why it's great: You get a one-of-a-kind piece of art from Sprout Home's resident designers — the same art that adorns many posh Chicago and New York City-area restaurants and hotels.

Plants we like: Bolsk Sphere Hanging Terrarium for $150 (left), Prism Terrarium for $50 (right), Bolsk Sphere Tabletop Terrarium for $130.

Shipping: Based on location and size of order; Sprout Home will provide you with a quote when they call to confirm your order.

17. World Market, the home furniture chain with a classic selection of online-only succulents to choose from.

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Why it's great: World Market has a ton of appealing planters to pair with your plants as soon as you throw them in your online cart. Have you checked out this dark turquoise ceramic planter with a wood stand for only $24.99? Hard to beat.

Plants we like: Set of three small assorted live potted cacti for $29.99 (left), set of three live kokedama hanging succulents for $84.99 (right), and small assorted live potted succulents for $17.99+ (available in set of three or six).

Shipping: Free shipping for $65+ purchases.