About Us

Miami Tropical Plants is an international wholesale plant brokerage firm. With locations in Florida and Europe and representatives in Canada, we provide a turn-key service assisting you with selecting, locating, and shipping your tropical plants. We serve landscape designers, greenhouses, garden centers, botanical gardens, interiorscapers and private clients with quality tropical plants from one of the leading tropical plant markets in the world.

Miami Tropical Plants offers you a wide tropical plant variety to help you create a unique landscape design or differentiate your plant product offerings.  We share our knowledge and expertise with you and walk you through the process of “buying direct”, particularly for our international clients.  Our service includes guidance on PHYTO inspections, import permits, customs and shipping. We customize every order and shipment to meet your needs.

Suzanne Mulvehill, is the Managing Director of Miami Tropical Plants. She combines her international trade and business management expertise with her experience being raised in the horticultural industry.  As a teenager, Suzanne began working with her father,  Joe Mulvehill, Sr., when he launched a tropical plant nursery back in 1976.

Continuing the family tradition, Suzanne’s son, Chris McKeown, is the Retail Managing Director for the US Market and Suzanne’s daughter, Melissa McKeown, is the Managing Director for the European Market.

Mona St. Pierre is our representative in Quebec who specializes in serving customers in the French language. Tradewinds International is our distributor in Ontario who specializes in serving landscape companies and government agencies with tropical plants from Florida.

Miami Tropical Plants serves you with quality service, beautiful plants and experience you can trust.

To begin serving you please email us at or call +1 561 270-7352 for our US office or +39 331 955 8234  for our European office.


Suzanne Mulvehill preparing Ficus cuttings in her father’s mist house in 1977-1978.

Suzanne Mulvehill working preparing Ficus cuttings in her father's mist house in 1977-1978.


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