Native Plant Trust

Welcome to Garden Plant Finder!
Here you can discover plants native to New England that will thrive in your garden and meet your needs.

Search for plants by name using "quick search," or narrow your results based on plant type, flower color, New England Level 3 ecoregion, exposure, moisture, bloom season, and even cultivation status. Specify whether to show results that meet all or any of your search criteria by toggling the box at the bottom of the page.  You can also use our search tool to access information about the full range of plants sold at Garden in the Woods and Nasami Farm. 

Check out our Important Definitions page to learn more about ecoregions, cultivation status, and why certain plants are included in this database.

Note: This site is still under development, and is being regularly updated and improved to make it a more comprehensive resource. To alert us of site functionality problems, please contact .


Plant Type/Program:

Ctrl-click (Mac users ⌘-click) to select multiple types to include in the search.

Flower Color:

Ctrl-click (Mac users ⌘-click) to select multiple types to include in the search.




Check any box below to find only plants having the specific characteristic(s). Otherwise, leave all boxes unchecked to maximize your search results based on the criteria above.

Cultivation Status


Soil Moisture


Ornamental Interest

Attracts Wildlife


Additional Attributes

Landscape Use

Attractive Fall Foliage and/or Ornamental Fruit

Growth Habit