Category: Plant Encyclopedia

Providing an invaluable resource for new and experienced gardeners around the world, our Plant Encyclopedia category allows you to search for care tips by plant type and other important characteristics for over 3000 plants.

Take advantage of our plant encyclopedia to find inspiration for new landscape designs, planters, and containers, raised garden beds, and more. Access details on classic favorite plants such as hydrangeas, orchids, and ornamental grasses, and more unusual varieties for you to try out.

You can find your plants in the Plants Encyclopedia section A-Z the easy way, by their common and scientific or botanical names.


  • The Rising Sun Eastern Redbud Tree (Cercis Canadensis)

    The Rising Sun Eastern Redbud Tree (Cercis Canadensis)

    The Rising Sun Redbud, scientifically known as Cercis Canadensis ‘JN2’, is…

  • Willow Hybrid Tree (Salix x matsudana x alba)

    Willow Hybrid Tree (Salix x matsudana x alba)

    The Austree hybrid willow, a remarkable blend of the corkscrew willow…

  • Wintergreen Boxwood (Shrub Buxus sinica var. insularis ‘Wintergreen’)

    Wintergreen Boxwood (Shrub Buxus sinica var. insularis ‘Wintergreen’)

    The Wintergreen Boxwood, scientifically known as Buxus sinica var. Insularis ‘Wintergreen’,…

  • Royal Poinciana Tree (Delonix regia)

    Royal Poinciana Tree (Delonix regia)

    Delonix regia, commonly called “flamboyant” or Royal Poinciana, is a species…

  • Royal Empress Tree (Paulownia tomentosa)

    Royal Empress Tree (Paulownia tomentosa)

    Royal Empress Tree (Paulownia tomentosa), commonly known as the princess tree,…

  • Benjamina Ficus Tree (Ficus benjamina)

    Benjamina Ficus Tree (Ficus benjamina)

    The Benjamin Ficus tree is one of the most popular indoor…

  • Wisteria Tree (Wisteria sinensis)

    Wisteria Tree (Wisteria sinensis)

    Wisteria, also called Chinese Wisteria, is a flowering vine known for…

  • Fragrant Tea Olive Tree (Osmanthus fragrans)

    Fragrant Tea Olive Tree (Osmanthus fragrans)

    The Fragrant Tea Olive tree (Osmanthus fragrans), also called the Sweet…

  • Coconut Palm Tree ‘Green Malayan’

    Coconut Palm Tree ‘Green Malayan’

    Malayan Coconut Palm (Cocos nucifera, Green Malayan Coconut, Coconut Palm) is…