We have used a common set of words to describe aspects of the plants we offer. These descriptive words apply to plant foliage color, growth rate, plant form, plant type, etc.

Below is a list of descriptive words that you may wish to type when using the “Plant Search” feature found on every page.

For more accurate results, refine your search by placing a search phrase inside of quotes, such as in this search string: conifer dwarf “bluish green” “zone 4”.

Plant types
Conifer
Garden Maple
Companion Tree
Companion Plant
Iseli Introduction

Plant size/growth rate
Large
Intermediate
Dwarf
Miniature

Form
Broad Upright
Narrow Upright
Globe Shaped
Spreading
Prostrate

Color feature
Green
Blue
Bluish Green
Yellow
White
Variegated

USDA hardiness zone
Zone 2
Zone 3
Zone 4
Zone 5
Zone 6
Zone 7
Zone 8