Searching for Plants
To search for a plant:
Click the Add Plant button found near the top of the screen under the
Click the image of the default plant that appears to the right of the
Click the Search button. The following dialog will appear.
Within the Common name field, part or all of the common name of the
plant(s) you want to search for can be entered. If you do not want to search by
common name, then just leave the Common name field blank. The field is not case
sensitive, meaning that searching for “rose” is the same as searching for
Within the Botanical name field, part or all of the botanical name
of the plant(s) you want to search for can be entered. If you do not want to
search by botanical name, then just leave the Botanical name field blank. The
field is not case sensitive, meaning that searching for “rosa” is the same as
searching for “Rosa”.
Types checkboxes can be selected to indicate which plants should be
The Planting zones checkboxes can be selected to indicate which
planting zones should be included in the search. For example, if you want to use
only plants that thrive in zone 10, then uncheck all Planting zones checkboxes
except for “10”.
To display a map showing planting zones, click the
Plant Hardiness Zones button. This map can help you to
determine which plants will grow in your region.
to check all types and zones.
to uncheck all types and zones.
Click the OK button. The plants matching your search will be displayed.
Adding a Plant