Plants are trending. Succulents crowd social media feeds and greenery dominates open-plan offices. The obsession with flora extends to America’s restaurant designers, who display plants not just in pots, but on the walls too.
The designers behind some the country’s most beautiful restaurants are using botanical wallpaper to transform their dining rooms. At these restaurants, bright tropical greenery, soft blooms, and, yes, succulents give wallpaper a good name. According to designers, plant-covered walls can make a bold statement, as in Hello Sailor’s cactus-filled entryway, or create transportive oases, as with ’50s-themed Leo’s Oyster Bar or Frenchie’s floral atrium.
Here are six restaurants across the country making good on the botanical wallpaper trend — and what to buy to bring the look home.