Rare Plant Research


Welcome to Rare Plant Research

We're primarily a wholesale nursery, but we do sell to the public through our website and a select number of events. Please note: We have a minimum order of $35. Due country restrictions, when ordering from outside the US, please email us first before placing an order.


Harvest Garden Dinner Party

Sept 21st 5:30-8:30pm

A great way to close out the gardening season. Invite your fellow gardeners and join us for an evening of music, a dinner buffet and more, in the gardens of Rare Plant Research/Villa Catalana.
Paris musician John Eric Kaiser and friend, will perform French songs by Edith Piaf, Charles Aznavour, Jacques Brel and other French classics of the 40's and 50's.

Our Chef Dave Clark of Simply Elegant Food & Events will create a(optional) buffet featuring French cuisine for $25, payable after you arrive.
Bring your best French accent for a wonderful evening of music and food. Très bien.

A RSVP is required and there is a $13 cover charge*, payable online. More info to come.


*Cover charge fee allows us to cover the cost of entertainment and staffing. Food and beverage is not included in the cover charge.


Upcoming Events at Rare Plant Research/ Villa Catalana Cellars


Plan Your Own Event

Rare Plant Research rents Villa Catalana Gardens in the summer for a limited number of special events such as weddings, celebration dinners and receptions. To request more information, please e-mail us at rareplant@gmail.com

To view photos from some of our favorite gardens, visit our Photo Gallery of International Gardens  - Click Here

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