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 (add $0.25 for drilled hole)

Plant Tags

Signs

$6.00 each (add $0.25 for drilled hole)

Plant Sign

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.
  • To only order our stakes and tree hardware sets please use this form.

Tree Mount Hardware Set

$1.50 each
Tree Hardware Collage

  • All components are stainless steel.
  • Set includes 2 washers, 1 spring, and 1 #10 deck screw
  • The #10 deck screw is 2.5″ long, 3/16″ diameter and has a T-25 star head
  • See Best Way to Attach An ID Sign.
  • To only order our stakes and tree hardware sets please use this form.

Quantity discounts and shipping & taxes

  • 5% discount on orders of $350 or more (subtotal before tax and shipping)
  • 10% discount on orders of $1200 or more (subtotal before tax and shipping)
  • Based on our orders over the past year, shipping and handling averages about $15 within the Contiguous United States. The My Tags order form summary uses this amount for the estimate.
  • We will provide a quote for the shipping cost for orders sent outside of the Contiguous United States
  • We charge sales tax for all orders where appropriate. The My Tags order form has a field to enter information for tax-exempt organizations and we’ll email you to get your certificate for our files. Only state-approved current exemption certificate forms are accepted.

Can I customize the tag or sign?

How do I begin an order?

  • Sign In to create a profile or add an organization profile.
  • Create your digital plant library using our My Plants Map tools.
  • Begin your order using our My Tags ordering process.

Need more help?

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!


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.

Would you like a sample interactive Plants Map tag? Cover the cost and we’ll drop one in the mail today!

Price: $4.50 (includes shipping)





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

The box includes:

  • 1 “Franklin Tree” Tag with Dual Lock strip
  • 1 “Dawn Redwood” Sign
  • 1 NFC sticker linked to Dawn Redwood
  • 1 Long Stake with VHB tape
  • 1 Short Stake with Dual Lock strip
  • 1 Tree Hardware Set
  • 1 Ski Tie.

Price: $25




Testimonials

We donated several plants to our local community center in honor or memory of club members whose contributions had been significant and we wished to recognize. We ordered plant signs from Plants Map and they were perfect. Just the right size, just the right information, just the right price. We will definitely be using this service again!

Pat Jessupp President, Oxford Garden Club June 5, 2017

The East Tennessee State University Arboretum recently worked with Plants Map on an order of 500 tree ID signs (the large signs, approximately 4 ¾ x 3 ¼ inches). This was a complex order, because our signs include common name, botanical name, plant family, and natural distribution for each species. We paid the extra set-up fee and included our University logo. The Plants Map signs also included the square Quick Response (QR) Code that link to our online plants pages. Throughout the order and production process, Bill Blevins and the other staff at Plants Map were quick to respond to all of our questions, requests, and concerns. The editing process went smoothly and we were able to review and approve the proofs before the signs were made. The production was done on an efficient time schedule. The signs are excellent. They were carefully packed and shipped. All were received in good condition. I am pleased with the high quality of the signs. They are neat, easily legible, and attractive. We used the long stakes from Plants Map and added one rivet to reinforce the adhesive provided with the stakes. I have recommended these signs to other Arboreta and would also recommend them to individual gardeners and tree lovers for their personal collections. Not only are they great quality in anodized aluminum signs, but they are also provided at a lower cost than offered by other sign companies.

Besides their excellent plant label signs, the other big advantage of the Plants Map system is their on-line plant lists which are posted on PlantsMap.com at no additional charge. For the ETSU Arboretum, we have posted photos of some 450 trees and shrubs in our campus plantings. We've added selected links with each tree species name and photos, which link to in-depth information on each species or cultivar provided by trusted botanical websites. The Plants Map web pages are designed to make it easy to upload photos and links, and their staff assisted us in bulk uploads to our online list.

Plants Map fills a unique niche in the sphere of botanical gardens, arboreta, and home gardens. They provide top-quality signs and incorporate these with excellent on-line plant species listings. Their signs are less expensive than others of this quality, and their service is first-rate. The option to include photos, stories and links at one's own Plants Map garden listing is tremendous. The direct QR code link from the signs to the online plant list is a key function. I recommend Plants Map to anyone who wishes to document, label and share information on their living botanical collections, gardens, or arboreta.

Dr. Tim McDowell Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN PlantsMap.com, Interactive Tags & Signs October 6, 2017

My garden has grown up with Plants Map. The trees and shrubs are all mapped on Plants Map. Each tags helps me quickly access information about that plant and its story. My backyard feels like a botanic garden with the durable tags from Plants Map!

Brad Grimm Gardener June 12, 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

"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 💜

Melody Van Ess Cave Creek, AZ May 24, 2017