RightPlants - Plant encyclopaedia

- Over 4.000 plants
- Over 11.000 pictures
- Over 240 beautiful time-lapses
- Planting, Pruning, Feeding advice and more
- Plant description, height, spread, aspect, Latin name, Latin name explanation, genus and more
- Browse by different categories or the entire databases
- Search by name, flower color, period of interest, hight, aspect, soil type, plant type, RHS plants, and more
- Add plants to your list
- iPhone X compatible

Story behind the app

I was filming for the BBC Private Life of Plants when a friend visited my garden. She said. "You have a beautiful garden. How do you know which plants will grow in your garden so you get a beautiful and colourful garden throughout the year? She said "I have a tree but do’t know what will grow under it. I have a garage and I’d like to climb plants up it, but I don’t know what to plants. I have lots of books but it takes too long to look through them and they often don’t have the information I want".

That gave me the seed of an idea to make and quick and easy to use, interactive plant database. I wanted to to allow people of all levels of experience to find the right plants to suit every condition of a garden to produce colour and interest throughout the year. I could take all the photographs but I needed Authors to write about the plants. I wanted authors with mud under their fingernails who would write about the plants with descriptions rather than just basic information which you get on labels.

I then needed to find programmers to make the plant database come to life. Plant database has been growing ever since.

What's New

Version 1.3.4

In this version we introduced new Attributes tab. In there you can find:

- flower and foliage primary colour
- moisture level
- leaf type
- preferred ph
- hardiness
- growth rate
- fragrance type
- preferred soil type
- plant features and more!

We also added many additional search options:

- search by Common Name
- search by Latin Name
- search by Genus
- plants with time-lapses
- RHS plants
- plant types
- soil types
- plant features like "Attracts Butterflies", "Culinary Use", "Flowers for Cutting", "Spring Colours"

and included a few more categories in the Browse tab, including plants with Time-Lapses!


30.4 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.