You can look at our entire online list of plants by clicking on the "Browse all Plants" button at the bottom of the search pane. If you know the name of the plant you are looking for (or even part of its name) you can type it into the main seach box at the top to find it easily. This works for latin names or common names. Alternatively, by using the search fields, you can look for a particular plant or group of plants based on characteristics such as flower colour, aspect (plants for sun, shade etc) and season (if you're looking for plants of interest for spring or summer for example). Other options allow you to refine your searches or look for different lists of plants for particular situations. Choose as many options as you like to narrow your search and then click the grey "Go" button to see your results.
The Award of Garden Merit (AGM) is given by the Royal Horticultural Society to plants which it considers particularly garden worthy. We have indicated these plants in our list. To gain the award a plant
The normal flowering period for each plant is stated in abbreviated month format eg May to July as May-Jul. Ultimate height (H) and spread (S) are also abbreviated and measured in centimetres (cm).
Varieties that have Plant Breeders’ Rights (PBR) are also indicated in the plant list. These varieties may not be propagated without a licence.
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Macplants are central/southern Scotland's largest growers of herbaceous perennials, alpines, ferns and ornamental grasses. We have our plant centre open to the public in East Lothian, close to Edinburgh and we also supply a diverse range of trade clients both in the landscape and garden centre sectors.
We grow a large range of plants including many interesting and unusual varieties not usually seen for sale. Amongst the many plants we grow are our highly praised autumn Gentians bred here by Dr Ian McNaughton and probably the largest range of Meconopsis cultivars found anywhere.