Top 100 Most Searched-For Plants Of 2023

Compiled: 4 January 2024

The NetPS Plant Finder tool is used by over 250 garden centers from across North America to put their plants onto their websites and make them searchable by their customers. Collectively, this tool was searched more than 23 million times in 2023, which means that we've been able to accumulate a lot of good data about the plants that people are searching for. This is a list of the plants from those search results that were viewed the most times by end users - typically gardeners and home landscapers, as well as landscape designers and contractors.

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Rank Common Name Botanical Name
1 Red Creeping Thyme Thymus praecox 'Coccineus'
2 Red Sentinel Astilbe Astilbe x arendsii 'Red Sentinel'
3 Sunburst Honeylocust Gleditsia triacanthos 'Suncole'
4 Raspberry Splash Lungwort Pulmonaria 'Raspberry Splash'
5 Sester Dwarf Blue Spruce Picea pungens 'Sester Dwarf'
6 Green Giant Arborvitae Thuja 'Green Giant'
7 Amur Maple Acer ginnala
8 Variegated Bishop's Goutweed' Aegopodium podagraria 'Variegata'
9 Bloodgood Japanese Maple Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood'
10 Tricolor Willow (tree form) Salix integra 'Hakuro Nishiki'
11 Karl Foerster Reed Grass Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster'
12 Dwarf Arctic Willow Salix purpurea 'Nana'
13 Emerald Green Arborvitae Thuja occidentalis 'Smaragd'
14 Calypso Rose Rosa 'BAIypso'
15 Spring Snow Flowering Crab Malus 'Spring Snow'
16 Weeping White Spruce Picea glauca 'Pendula'
17 Weeping Peashrub Caragana arborescens 'Pendula'
18 Extra Blue Limber Pine Pinus flexilis 'Extra Blue'
19 Frans Fontaine Hornbeam Carpinus betulus 'Frans Fontaine'
20 Brandon Arborvitae Thuja occidentalis 'Brandon'
21 Wildfire Black Gum Nyssa sylvatica 'Wildfire'
22 Skybound Arborvitae Thuja occidentalis 'Skybound'
23 Pyramidal European Hornbeam Carpinus betulus 'Fastigiata'
24 Eastern Redbud Cercis canadensis
25 Purple Spire Columnar Crabapple Malus 'Jefspire'
26 Royal Red Norway Maple Acer platanoides 'Royal Red'
27 Dwarf Korean Lilac (tree form) Syringa meyeri 'Palibin'
28 Endless Summer Hydrangea Hydrangea macrophylla 'Bailmer'
29 Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Autumn Brilliance'
30 Blue Ice Bog Rosemary Andromeda polifolia 'Blue Ice'
31 Cherokee Princess Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida 'Cherokee Princess'
32 Cavatine Dwarf Japanese Pieris Pieris japonica 'Cavatine'
33 Baby Blue Blue Spruce Picea pungens 'Baby Blue'
34 Purple Passion Flower Passiflora incarnata
35 Kindred Spirit Oak Quercus x warei 'Nadler'
36 Blue Totem Spruce Picea pungens 'Blue Totem'
37 Ivory Silk Japanese Tree Lilac Syringa reticulata 'Ivory Silk'
38 Autumn Blaze Maple Acer x freemanii 'Jeffersred'
39 Moonglow Juniper Juniperus scopulorum 'Moonglow'
40 Snowbelle Mockorange Philadelphus 'Snowbelle'
41 Blue Arrows Rush Juncus inflexus 'Blue Arrows'
42 Silver Dust Dusty Miller Senecio cineraria 'Silver Dust'
43 Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry (tree form) Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Autumn Brilliance'
44 Satomi Chinese Dogwood Cornus kousa 'Satomi'
45 Flame Grass Miscanthus sinensis 'Purpurascens'
46 Blue Arrow Juniper Juniperus scopulorum 'Blue Arrow'
47 Muckle Plum (tree form) Prunus x nigrella 'Muckle'
48 Dwarf Korean Lilac Syringa meyeri 'Palibin'
49 Weeping Pussy Willow Salix caprea 'Pendula'
50 Scotch Pine Pinus sylvestris
51 Schipka Cherry Laurel Prunus laurocerasus 'Schipkaensis'
52 Columnar White Pine Pinus strobus 'Fastigiata'
53 Mr. Bowling Ball Arborvitae Thuja occidentalis 'Bobazam'
54 Robin Hill Serviceberry Amelanchier x grandiflora 'Robin Hill'
55 Purple Fountain Grass Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum'
56 Climbing Jasmine Jasminum polyanthum
57 Upright Colorado Spruce Picea pungens 'Fastigiata'
58 Honeycrisp Apple Malus 'Honeycrisp'
59 River Birch (clump) Betula nigra
60 Princeton Gold Maple Acer platanoides 'Princeton Gold'
61 Norway Spruce Picea abies
62 Variegated Norway Maple Acer platanoides 'Variegatum'
63 Limelight Hydrangea (tree form) Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight'
64 Purple Carpet Creeping Thyme Thymus praecox 'Purple Carpet'
65 Quick Fire Hydrangea (tree form) Hydrangea paniculata 'Bulk'
66 North Star Spruce Picea glauca 'North Star'
67 Victoria Blue Salvia Salvia farinacea 'Victoria Blue'
68 Cherokee Brave Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida 'Cherokee Brave'
69 Red Rocket Red Maple Acer rubrum 'Red Rocket'
70 Little Ruby Alternanthera Alternanthera dentata 'Little Ruby'
71 Globe Blue Spruce (tree form) Picea pungens 'Globosa'
72 Minnesota Strain Redbud Cercis canadensis 'Minnesota Strain'
73 Red Maple Acer rubrum
74 Common Lilac Syringa vulgaris
75 Ostrich Fern Matteuccia struthiopteris
76 Duchess of Edinburgh Clematis Clematis 'Duchess of Edinburgh'
77 Purple Queen Devil's Trumpet Datura metel 'Purple Queen'
78 Hot Wings Tatarian Maple Acer tataricum 'GarAnn'
79 White Pine Pinus strobus
80 Green Velvet Boxwood Buxus 'Green Velvet'
81 Vancouver Centennial Geranium Pelargonium 'Vancouver Centennial'
82 Hicks Yew Taxus x media 'Hicksii'
83 Toba Hawthorn Crataegus x mordenensis 'Toba'
84 Dakota Pinnacle Japanese White Birch Betula platyphylla 'Fargo'
85 Starlight Chinese Dogwood Cornus kousa 'Starlight'
86 Tannenbaum Mugo Pine Pinus mugo 'Tannenbaum'
87 Japanese Tree Lilac Syringa reticulata
88 Kwanzan Flowering Cherry Prunus serrulata 'Kwanzan'
89 Orange Marmalade Firecracker Plant Crossandra infundibuliformis 'Orange Marmalade'
90 Annabelle Hydrangea Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'
91 Double Flowering Plum Prunus triloba 'Multiplex'
92 Irish Moss Sagina subulata
93 Fine Line Fern Leaf Buckthorn Rhamnus frangula 'Ron Williams'
94 Tricolor Beech Fagus sylvatica 'Roseomarginata'
95 Japanese Maple Acer palmatum
96 Schubert Chokecherry Prunus virginiana 'Schubert'
97 Green Mountain Boxwood Buxus 'Green Mountain'
98 Wandering Jew Tradescantia zebrina
99 Degroot's Spire Arborvitae Thuja occidentalis 'Degroot's Spire'
100 Compact Winged Burning Bush Euonymus alatus 'Compactus'


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