Plant Search

The quick, convenient way to find the plants you want

Whether you know what plant species you're seeking, or just know what you want to achieve with your plants, our Plant Search feature is here to help you. Use our Plant Search to sort listed plants by type, physical characteristics, mature size, preferred site and seasonal color. Or sort by benefits including drought- or salt-tolerance and food for wildlife. Check out our for a list of species available in bare root format or trees approved for MSD (St. Louis Metro Sewer District) streambank stabilization projects. When you have the list sorted, just save and print! Forrest Keeling makes it easy to remember--and find!--the right plants for your project!

Advanced Plant Search

Looking for just the right plant or plants for your landscape? Use our Plant Picker to specify the kind of plant you are looking for. Use any or all of the fields below then click Begin Search to see a list of the plants that fit your selection criteria.

Plant Type:

Control-click (Mac users Command-click) to select multiple types to include in the search.

Flower Color:

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Height:

Spread:
You may leave one or both fields blank if you wish.

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.

Exposure

Full Sun
Partial Shade
Full Shade

Soil Moisture Preference

Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Inundated

Attracts Wildlife

Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Songbirds
Upland Birds and Game

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Squirrel Resistant

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter

Season of Interest (Foliage)

Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter

Attributes

Border or Bed
Climbing
Container
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Drought Tolerant
Edging
Erosion Control
Evergreen
Forage
Fragrant
Great Foliage
Ground Cover
Mass Planting
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Rock Garden
Salt Tolerant
Specimen
Sun-loving
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Interesting Bark

Foliage Color

Almost Black
Blue
Burgundy
Chartreuse
Gold
Green
Multi-color
Orange
Purple
Red
Silver
Variegated

Habit

Annual
Deciduous
Evergreen
Perennial
Semi-evergreen

Program

Grow Native!
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
Plants of Merit
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