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.


Wine Tasting & Wood Fired Pizza

June 20th 1pm to 4pm


This Saturday June 20th during our regular tasting hours (1-4pm) we'll have wood fired pizzas available for (optional) purchase.

Garden Dinner Party

July 6th 5:30pm to 9pm

Invite your fellow gardeners and join us for an evening of music, a delicious Dinner Buffet and more, in the gardens of Villa Catalana. Jared Goodman will have his gourmet ice creams available and the Janie Henderson jazz quartet will provide music throughout the evening. A garden tour will be given at 7:30p. The gates open at 5:30pm. Dinner is optional and payable online for $25. Dinner can also be purchased upon arrival.
An RSVP is required and there is a $13 cover charge*, payable online. Please print your receipt for admittance to the Garden Party.


*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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