Perhaps you are looking to add seasonal plants to your garden for Halloween. Or maybe you want to create a garden theme that leaves a haunting impression throughout the year. 

Selected below are plants that can be incorporated into your planters or landscape to conjure up a little wicked fun based on their name, color or appearance. And some may have a little folklore to them as well.  

Each year we enjoy gathering together the best of the best plants to share with you that have received designation as a “plant of the year” by various entities.  

Plants included here have received a botanical award of merit or recognition based on varying criteria and from different organizations and sources.

2019 Plants of the Year

We are excited to share this years annual Plants of the Year winners. The plants listed here have received a botanical award of merit or recognition based on varying criteria from different entities.

It’s that time of the year again to start making plans for your 2019 growing season. We’ve pulled together a number of different gardening trends from around the internet, social media and on Plantsmap.com that we’ve been keeping an eye on to share with you.

Plants that bring home the bronze, silver and gold to your landscape.    BRONZE Bronze is an interesting element of color in the garden. This color can most often be achieved through foliage but there are a few flowers in the list below too. Bronze is most often described botanically as a brownish orange. I […]

As the growing season begins, let’s take a virtual look ahead at gardening trends on the horizon for 2018. Have a great gardening year and we hope to see whatever works for you in your landscape on Plants Map. Tracy Blevins Plantsmap.com: Connecting People With Plants Featured in the cover photo: Viburnum prunifolium (Blackhaw viburnum)  […]

We are happy to share in this journal a collection of plants that have received the status of ‘Plant of the Year’ as recognized by various entities based on their botanical merits.  We have also included links to some of the plants as documented by members of our community.   We hope this list inspires […]

Take a futuristic journey with us as we look ahead at some of the predicted 2017 gardening and growing trends from around the web.   Greenery 2017 Color of the Year – PANTONE To every landscape designers joy, PANTONE announced that Greenery (PANTONE 15-0343) would be the 2017 Color of the Year. Described as a […]