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.


Kisses & Fools Shakespearean Dinner Event - July 21

July 21st 5:30pm to 9pm Menu

Join us in the Medieval inspired gardens for vignettes of kissing scenes from Shakespeare plays performed by drama department actors of Lewis & Clark under the direction of Stepan Simack.

French actor Jean-Luc Boucherot and Italian Ciro Fusco will perform in the early Italian drama style known as Commedia del Arte. The Oregon Renaissance Band of the Early Music Guild will accompany the drama and also perform a concert of Renaissance Music. Tickets for the event are $20.
The gates open at 5 pm and Dinner Buffet is available anytime from 5:30p to 7:30p.
Dinner is $22 and payable after you arrive.
*Please help support our chef and do not bring outside food or drinks on this date.* Thank you!

**PLEASE Print your your Paypal receipt and bring it with you to the event.



Upcoming Events at Rare Plant Research/ Villa Catalana Cellars


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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

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