WildFlora is on a mission to bring forth geographically & environmentally inspired solutions, products, & cutting-edge designs that are ecologically responsible while being convenient and fresh.
We offer a curated assortment of services and products, including floral designs, garden /landscape designs, plants, terrariums, and environmentally friendly products, which all keep the ecology in mind.
WildFlora was formed as an ecological response to the mainstream event/wedding planning, landscape design, and retail industry.
Mike Scholtz Principal Landscape Designer + Contractor
Finding inspiration from the Hudson River School of Painters Transcendentalist Movement from his roots in the Hudson Valley of New York, Michael’s journey has led him to California, where the natural beauty of the state really appeals to him. Michael strives to bring forth nature in design, referencing the intrinsic, local beauty the earth provides in every design created. After obtaining his degree in Landscape Architecture and working for Landscape Architecture/Construction firms, Michael now dedicates his time fully to the WildFlora Landscape Design Studio as lead designer, focusing on using native drought tolerant plant materials.
Alexandra Scholtz Lead Floral Designer
Like mother like daughter-- Growing up with two family-owned flower shops, Alexandra has been surrounded by the beauty of flowers from a young age. Always turning to nature for inspiration, Alexandra takes the time to understand what each bloom brings to the table. The energy & love that's behind flower-giving is what's got her hooked. With a degree in Hospitality; Event Management and extensive experience in florals; events, Alexandra brings a fresh perspective to WildFlora's Floral Studio.
Danielle Yasuda Shop Manager + Floral Designer
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Danielle has always had a desire to explore what is beyond the city. She is most content amongst the trees and believes that nature in and of itself is more than enough of an inspiration to create. While receiving her degree in European Studies she fostered her passion for adventure and her desire to learn more about the world around her and all that is has to offer. Also an avid dancer Danielle appreciates the similarities between floral design and choreographing. She believes design is about highlighting each flower's unique look and figuring out how different flowers work best together.
Alex Manzano Landscape Architect
Born and raised in Barcelona, Spain, there is no question that Alex is a worldly man. Traveling over 40 countries, Alex has gained a lot of inspiration from gardens and architecture all over the world. Alex has his degree in Geography from the University of Barcelona and his Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. Alex is currently enjoying his time stateside living in Los Angeles and bringing a unique perspective to the WildFlora Landscape Design team.
Chloe Bradburn Manager + Floral Designer
Hailing from America's Heartland, Chloe joined the WildFlora team to build upon her floral background from her family's floral shop in Indiana. With her playful and witty demeanor, Chloe is always looking to crack a joke and put a smile on your face. She loves the flora and fauna of the world, especially her dog Gus.
JJ Obee Landscape + Graphic Designer
Every authentic L.A. business needs a resident actor, and JJ is ours. She hails from the land of Buckeyes, where she studied landscape architecture at The Ohio State University. After graduating, JJ moved to Houston, Texas, working in the commercial realm of landscape architecture. Her design credits include rooftop gardens, resorts, streetscapes, and plazas, with her heaviest concentration on public playscapes. Though she made the move to California to pursue acting and writing, she has joined us part time to keep design in her life. JJ only accepts payment in the form of Dippin' Dots or mochi ice cream.
Cynthia Castro Accounting Manager
Born and raised in the heart of Los Angeles, the hustle and bustle has always appealed to Cynthia. She was introduced to the accounting field at a young age and was hooked. For the past 4 years Cynthia has dedicated herself to the landscaping /horticulture business. For the better part of an era, she has been a part of the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation (neoromuscular disorder that affects the nervous system). They raise awareness and have yearly bake sales. On the weekends you can catch her hiking the Griffith Park with her dogs Oso and Athena. She enjoys traveling to national monuments and exploring the world around her.
Stay tuned to learn more about our new team members Valerie Noell, Nicole Amador, Hanna La Salvia, & Bailey Haack.