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.

Open Nursery & Garden Event

16th , 23rd or June 20th 10am to 4pm - By Appointment Only

Event subject to change based on statewide COVID-19 guidelines

Join us Sunday May 16th, 23rd or June 20th for a modified version of our Annual Open Nursery & Garden from 10a until 4pm. To avoid overcrowding ALL Sunday sales will now* be by Appointment Only
*updated 5/10/21



PLEASE NOTE: A confirmation will be sent, we ask for your patience as we are processing appointments by hand. Thank you

Tour the greenhouses for those must-haves for your garden or stroll through our gardens for inspiration. In following the CDC and Governor's mandate, we ask that you practice social distancing and if not vaccinated please wear a mask at all times. (updated 5/14)

Chef Dave, of Simply Elegant Foods will be serving up sandwiches for purchase near the greenhouses.


Garden and art glass maker Mariusz Rynkiewicz from Seattle will be at our sale again this year to display and sell his incredible garden glass art May 23rd only.



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

 Looking for Container Ideas?
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