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Plants are an essential part of landscaping. When selecting plants for a garden it is important to take into account your climate and property conditions. Additionally, working with a local landscape designer or architect will make plant selection simple because they have experience with what has been successful in your area. Use the plant catalogs below to start browsing and making a list of what plants you would like to have growing in your garden.

Monrovia's Plant Catalog

  • Over 2,300 varieties
  • Search by plant name or
  • Browse by type, USDA or Sunset zone, light & water needs, size, color, garden style, landscape use and more
  • Excellent photos
  • Handy zip code feature that allows you to find the nearest retailer of a specific plant

Proven Winners Plant Search

  • Search by name, zone, exposure, water needs, maintenance and uses
  • Good photos, plus informational videos on select plants
  • A "Find Similar Plants" feature allows you to discover additional plants with the same characteristics or needs
  • Enter your zip code into the buy locally box to find a retailer near you

Sunset Plant Finder

  • Thousands of plants for the Western states
  • Search by Sunset climate zone
  • Advanced search: sun & water requirements, height & spread, flower & foliage color, plant type, special needs and problem solvers
  • Ability to add plants you like to a personal plant list
  • Few photos - some plants have drawings

National Gardening Association Plant Finder

  • A collection of 4,990 plants
  • Search by name, plant type, USDA zone, light & moisture requirements, height, flower color, foliage characteristics, season of bloom, special features, shape/form and soil type
  • Photos do not show in search results, you must click on a plant name to view
  • Most plants have multiple photos

Plant Native Directories

  • Regional plant lists organized by state
  • Native plant nurseries organized by state
  • Includes common & scientific name, sun & moisture requirements, height and brief comments
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