Illinois' Best Plants


Search for a Plant
Select a Plant by Name Select a Plant by Characteristics
Enter a full or partial name, using either the Scientific name or the Common name. 


e.g.  Abies concolor or Abies or white pine or pine.

Select the characteristics that match your gardening conditions and requirements.  Remember that the more characteristics you select, the smaller the results list.  If you find few or no plants returned from your query, broaden the search by removing some of the characteristics you requested.

Plant Type:
Zone: See Map
Size:
Shape:
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Soil:
Flower Bloom Color: (check all you are interested in)
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Pink
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Red
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Orange
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Salmon
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Yellow
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White
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Green
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Blue
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Lavender
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Purple

You can use the Advanced Search to refine your list of plant requirements.  The characteristics you choose in this simple query will be added to the advanced query characteristics you select.

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With the support of the North Suburban Library System and the Illinois State Library,

funded by the Library Services and Technology Act, 1998.


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