First published in 1987 and providing a snapshot of British garden plants and trends for more than 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 more than 480 nurseries in the UK and Europe.

Order your 2019 copy

RHS Plant Finder 2019Identify 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 2019 edition contains more than 3,800 plants that have never been included before. Colour feature highlighting 25 of these new introductions as well as a feature on Plant Health Threats to our gardens.

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)
Order your 2019 copy


For further information about the RHS Plant Finder, or to request an entry for your nursery in the next edition, please contact Lindsay Durrant, RHS Plant Finder Compiler at plantfinder@rhs.org.uk.


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