First published in 1987 and providing a snapshot of British garden plants and trends for over 30 years the RHS Plant Finder is a horticultural bible. “For garden designers, Plant Finder offers an indispensable list of ingredients, while horticultural writers use it for reference.” - Janet Cubey, Plant Finder Editor-In-Chief.

Published once a year, it lists all the plants available from over 470 nurseries in the UK and Europe and the updated 2018 version is now available.

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Opens in new windowIdentify the plant you want and see its stockists nationwide alongside website, mail order information, opening times and contact details for each nursery.

First compiled by Chris Philip and his partner Denys Gueroult, who were looking for interesting plants to grow in their garden and recording which nursery was selling what, the original Plant Finder listed 22,000 plants. Since then the book has grown in the plant groups it covers, its comprehensiveness and the number of genera, species and cultivars that are included.

The 2018 edition contains over 3,000 plants that have never been included before. Colour articles highlight 25 of these new introductions to the book as well as focusing on Gardening and Climate Change with a list of weather-resistant plants.

Plant Finder helps you:

  • Find a specific plant and where you can buy it
  • Find a plant with a particular name, such as the name of your daughter
  • Look for specialist nurseries near you
  • Learn the correct name to use for a plant
  • Know which plants are good for pollinators
  • Select AGM fruit and vegetables from their descriptions
  • See the horticultural classification of genera with large numbers of cultivars (e.g. which tulips are Fringed, Lily-flowered, Triumph or Parrot cultivars)

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