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Los Angeles Flower District

There are two large warehouses packed with wholesale florists. It's located on Maple Avenue and Wall Street, between 7th and 8th Streets. This is a great place to get discount prices on flowers, and save money for a special party or a wedding.

The Flower District of Downtown Los Angeles is a six block floral marketplace, consisting of nearly 200 wholesale flower dealers, located within the LA Fashion District. What started almost 100 years ago as a small flower mart near Santa Monica, California, has grown into the United States' largest wholesale flower district in its current downtown location. The Market is open very early in the morning, Monday - Saturday, and closes in the early afternoon. Every commercially available cut flower can be purchased there.

The markets are open to the public from 8 to noon. Flowers come from a wide variety of countries, including

    * California – sunflowers, & Lilies
    * Canary Island – chrysanthemums & roses
    * Chile – carnations & roses
    * Colombia – carnations & roses
    * Costa Rica – chrysanthemum
    * Ecuador – carnations & roses
    * India – roses
    * Italy – carnations & chrysanthemums
    * Kenya – roses,carnations & statice
    * Mexico – gladiolas
    * Morocco – spray carnations
    * South Africa – proteas,roses & exotics
    * Thailand – orchids
    * Turkey – spray carnations
    * Venezuela – carnations & roses
    * Zimbabwe – roses, proteas, aster & solidago

A prominent area to check out here is the California Flower Mall. The California Flower Mall is in the heart of the Los Angeles, Flower District. Inside you will find more than 45,000 square feet (4,200 m2) of gorgeous fresh cut flowers and potted plants. More than 50 vendors provide floral industry professionals and the general public with exotic blooms from all corners of the earth.