A plant package is disclosed which protects and maintains the plant during shipment, storage and display and which permits the marketing of plants through self-service outlets. The package has an outer light-transmissive plastic container which is generally prismatic-shaped with a polygonal cross section. The container has generally flat rectangular side panels connected by upright supporting seams. The container is hermetically sealed, and preferably inflated. Within the container, there is a flexible closed bag which contains the plant roots and soil. The soil bag has holes therein for the transmission of moisture from the bottom of the container to the plant roots.