What are interactive plant labels?

Plants Map makes it easy and affordable to order custom, interactive plant tags or signs. They also have something you won’t find on other tags – a QR code that directly connects your plants to a smartphone. You can scan the code to edit notes and add photos to the plant page. Visitors to your garden can scan to read the story of your plant and see photos of it in all seasons.

Now anyone can add attractive, long-lasting plant identification to any landscape or plant collection.

To get started, sign up and add a few plants and then you can order custom tags that link to those plant pages. Learn more: What is Plants Map?

Products and Prices

Tags

$4.00 each

Plant Tags

View TAG templates

Signs

$6.00 each

Plant Sign

  • Size: 4.75″ x 3.35″
  • 4 lines of text
  • Available with or without hole
  • We link the QR Code to your plant

View SIGN Templates

Stakes

12″ Short stake –  $4.50 each

20″ Long stake –  $6.25 each

Plant Tag Stake

  • Black anodized aluminum stake
  • Options: 3M VHB permanent adhesive strips or removable 3M Dual Lock™ strips.

Tree Mount Hardware Set

$1.50 each
Tree Hardware Collage

Quantity discounts and shipping

  • 10% discount on orders of $350 or more (subtotal before tax and shipping)
  • 15% discount on orders of $1200 or more (subtotal before tax and shipping)
  • $15 Shipping and Handling on all orders within the Contiguous United States
    • FedEx to commercial addresses
    • USPS to residential addresses
  • We will provide a quote for the shipping cost for orders sent outside of the Contiguous United States

If you’d like a free custom tag that links to one of your plant pages on Plants Map, click here and fill out this form and we’ll send it out right away.

We have an extensive ‘Help’ section with posts that answer questions about our tags and signs and many other Plants Map questions. When people ask a new question, we try to write a blog post to answer that questions because we know that if we haven’t made it clear, then others probably have the same question! Here’s a link to all of the articles about Tags & Signs.

Can I customize the tags or signs?

How does this work?

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We’ve completed our transition to having Goodwill Industries handle our inventory, printing and shipping. This is a great partnership and a win-win for both Plants Map as we continue to grow, and for the people participating in the job skills training program through Goodwill. Click to read more about our partnership.

I teach a Mountain Ecology course at a boarding school for high school boys in Virginia. Over the years the students in this course have built and developed an Interpretive Trail on campus. After discovering Plants Map, I quickly realized it was a great way to create a digital record of the numerous tree ID signs that have been created over the years. We have also utilized PlantsMap's ID tags for numerous trees on the school's Front Lawn. Plants Map is a great tool to help my students generate content and create a reference database for others. The database is also proving to be instrumental as we seek Arboretum status with ArbNet.

Cory Woods Assistant Director of Outdoor Programs; Blue Ridge School June 1, 2017

Working with Plants Map for the tree signs in the Linthicum Walks Arboretum has been very easy, the signs are great and the webpages are a big hit. We use Plants Map as part of our tree identification and signage. Sponsors of our trees love the ability to link from the tree sign to the website for more information. One tree was sponsored by the parents of a couple recently married under their favorite tree in the arboretum. They were thrilled to have the tree sign link to the Plants Map page with a picture of the wedding!

George Percivall Arboretum volunteer May 24, 2017

We have created almost 60 Plantsmap signs to describe the native plants we have recently installed at our organization's largest wetlands restoration site at Riverpoint Park in Norfolk, Virginia. The Plantsmap signs are very affordable yet are high quality and have held up extremely well over several years in and near the saline marsh environment. Our restoration site has become as much a teaching site as a restoration project, so the Plantsmap signs have been a wonderful addition because they can quickly and easily educate the public about the native plants. The QR code feature on each sign is fantastic, as it enables us to create a custom page describing each plant. These web pages can provide photos of the plants' flowers, fruits and foliage during several seasons, and detailed plant info if the visitor wants to learn more.

RUTH MARTIN Project Leader with Lafayette Wetlands Partnership June 6, 2017

When I order (usually at the last minute for some event) they are immediately there electronically to help with always good input and spirit! I really appreciate how fast the "proof" is reviewed by staff and how changes if needed are quickly communicated. Plantsmap cares about our mission of public education in the herb garden. More visitors commented or were seen with phones looking at the herb signs this year at the herb garden during the annual Louisa Heritage Day in April. With the QR codes it makes it so easy to add and edit each entry. Every year we add to the signs identifying herbs, plants, and trees and we can see that the public uses and enjoys them.

Deb Field Coordinator for the Louisa Herb Guild, Louisa County Historical Society June 22, 2017

"Best Present Ever!!" My husband's reaction to the Plants Map signs I gave him for Xmas. No one gets in our front door without a tour of his "signs." Best gift ever 💜

May 24, 2017

We have made up sample boxes with one of each of the items that we sell. Free shipping.

The box includes:

  • 2 “Franklin Tree” Tags – with and without a hole
  • 2 “Dawn Redwood” Signs – with and without a hole
  • 1 Long Stake
  • 1 Short Stake
  • 1 Tree Hardware Set
  • 1 Ski Tie.

Price: $25