Plant Library

/Plant Library
Plant Library - Port Kells Nurseries Plant Database Plant Library

Our online Plant Database currently includes more than 1500 listings. In time, we plan to add more and more plants into our online database. Until then you'll just have to visit Port Kells Nurseries to see what other plant treasures we have in store for you.

We do not ship plants. Plant purchases can only be made in person at the nursery.

*Please note that we cannot guarantee that all plants will be in stock at our nursery at all times.

Name Search:
(by Latin or Common Name)

Advanced Search: Use one or all of the fields below to find the best plant for your garden situation. Leave a field on "Select" to search all of that field's possibilities.

NOTE: Each plant type has its own color for quick and easy identification.

Plant type:
Bloom Color: Foilage Color:
Moisture: Exposure:
Flower Season: Wildlife:
Bloom Type:

Sort By:
Latin Name Common Name

102 results

Acalypha pendula

Chenille Plant

Acalypha pendula gets its common name from the fuzzy plumes of tiny red flowers that trail above a thick mound of small, serrated leaves.

[ more info ]

Ageratum houstonianum

Floss Flower

Ageratum are small plants grown as annuals with a dense growth habit. Flowers are rounded clusters from midsummer until first frost.

[ more info ]

Alternanthera ficoidea


Alternanthera ficoidea is grown for its multi-hued foliage and carpeting habit. Flowers are insignificant. Plant in full sun in well drained soil.

[ more info ]

Amaranthus Hypochondriacus 'Pygmy Torch'

Princess's Feather Pygmy Torch

A dwarf, bushy annual. It features dark green leaves and large upright spikes of burgundy red flowers

[ more info ]


Pimpernel, Skylover

Anagallis grown for their low, spreading habit and their small but colorful flowers.

[ more info ]

Angelonia angustifolia


Angelonia bears very fragrant snapdragon-like flowers. Colors range from shades of lavender, purple, pink and white.

[ more info ]

Antirrhinum majus


Antirrhinum majus is a clump-forming bedding plant with medium green, lance-shaped leaves.

[ more info ]

Antirrhinum majus pendula

Snapdragon - Trailing Snapdragon

Antirrhinum majus pendula produces abundant, large flowers on trailing plants. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds

[ more info ]

Argyranthemum frutescens

Daisy - Marguerite Daisy

Argyranthemum frutescens is erect, shrubby and clump-forming. The bright green, deeply lobed leaves are ferny

[ more info ]

Begonia hybrida Dragon Wing

Begonia - Dragon Wing Begonia

Begonia hybrida Dragon Wing is a compact hybrid begonia that features angel wing-like, shiny green leaves and large drooping scarlet flowers.

[ more info ]

Begonia semperflorens

Begonia - Wax Begonia

Begonia semperflorens is a compact and neat garden plant grown for their colorful foliage and flowers

[ more info ]

Begonia tuberhybrida

Begonia - Non Stop Begonia, Tuberous Begonia

Begonia tuber hybridia are summer-flowering plants featuring brightly colored waxy-petaled single and double flowers

[ more info ]

Bidens ferulifolia


Bidens ferulifolia is a compact, mounding plant with fine-textured lace-like leaves. Produces masses of small bright yellow flowers all season.

[ more info ]

Brachyscome iberidifolia

Swan River Daisy

Brachyscome produce masses of fragrant daisy-like flower heads in shades of purple, blue, and white, with yellow centers.

[ more info ]

Brassicaceae oleracea acephala

Flowering Kale

Prefers cool soil. Leaves vary in color, depending on the variety

[ more info ]

Browallia speciosa

Amethyst Flower

Browallia have an upright habit, produces lobelia like shaped flowers with a white throat and clean foliage in shades of deep or bright green.

[ more info ]


Lady's Purse

Calceolaria's outstanding characteristic is the unusual flowers..

[ more info ]

Calendula officinalis

Marigold - Pot Marigold

Calendula officinalis is a popular annual that is grown in beds and borders for its daisy or chrysanthemum-like bright yellow to deep orange flowers

[ more info ]

Calibrachoa (group)

Million Bells

Calibrachoa produces flowers that look like small petunias. These are compact, mounded plants which grow on mostly trailing stems.

[ more info ]

Callistephus chinensis

Aster - Pot n Patio Aster, China Aster

Callistephus chinensis is a dwarf aster ideally suited for beds, borders or patio containers.

[ more info ]

Celosia cristata

Celosia - Cockscomb Celosia

Celosia cristata large crested flower heads with each flower head somewhat resembling the comb of a rooster.

[ more info ]

Celosia plumosa

Celosia - Feather Celosia

Celosia pulumosa plant commonly called Feather cockscombs produce colorful feathery flower spikes.

[ more info ]

Centradenia 'hybrid Cascade'

Centradenia - Cascade Centradenia

Centradenia 'hybrid Cascade' has dark bronze foliage with red stems and fuchsia-colored flowers.

[ more info ]

Cleome hassleriana

Spider Flower

Cleome hassleriana have fragrant foliage and colorful, highly fragrant flowers in mixed shades of pinks, purples, and white.

[ more info ]


Morning Glory - Morning Glory

Convolvulus bears funnel-shaped flowers.

[ more info ]

Coreopsis tinctoria

Tickseed - Golden Tickseed

Coreopsis tinctoria fine green leaves are long and thickest along its branched stiff stems.

[ more info ]

Cosmos bipinnatus


Cosmos tall, many-branched stems are lined with feathery very finely divided light to medium green foliage

[ more info ]

Cuphea hyssopifolia

Mexican False Heather

Cuphea hyssopifolia is a rounded, densely branched tropical sub-shrub. It produces small trumpet-shaped flowers with six spreading petals and green calyx tubes.

[ more info ]

Cuphea ignea

Cigar Plant

Cuphea ignea is noted for its long bloom of unusual cigar-shaped flowers

[ more info ]



Dahlias are easy plants to grow and yield beautiful fragrant blooms from mid-summer through fall.

[ more info ]

Dianthus barbatus

Sweet William

Dianthus barbatus features small flowers held in dense, flat-topped terminal clusters. Many cultivars are available including double-flowered

[ more info ]

Dianthus caryophyllus

Carnation - Annual Carnation

Dianthus caryophyllus are one of the most popular cut flowers. It provides a continuous display of fragrant blooms throughout the season.

[ more info ]

Diascia barberae


Diascia is mat-forming plant. The blooms appear on un-branched stems and may be borne on short loose or tall upright clusters.

[ more info ]

Dichondra argentea 'Silver Falls'

Silver Falls

Vigorous annual bedding plant with a trailing habit

[ more info ]

Dorotheanthus bellidiformis

Livingstone Daisy

Dorotheanthus bellidiformis has flat; fleshy, succulent, spatula-shaped leaves are held alternately on branching stems

[ more info ]

Dorotheanthus bellidiformis 'Mezoo Trailing Red'

Livingstone Daisy - Mezoo Trailing Red

Dorotheanthus bellidiformis 'Mezoo Trailing Red' produces succulent trailing foliage that fills in faster than vinca vine

[ more info ]

Dracaena Indivisa

Dracaena Spike

Dracaena Indivisa is a foliage plant that provides height and contrast. This plant can be grown at any light level.

[ more info ]

Euphorbia hypericifolia 'Diamond Frost'

Diamond Frost Euphorbia

Blooms continuously through the growing season producing fine lacy

[ more info ]

Felicia Amelloides

Blue Marguerite

Felicia Amelloides is a bushy aster-like woody-based sub shrub. It is primarily grown for its long and showy bloom of daisy-like flowers

[ more info ]



Common fuchsia is frost-tender, shade-loving and is most commonly sold as a container plant. It produces drooping, tubular flowers

[ more info ]

Fuchsia triphylla 'Gartenmeister Bonstedt'

Fushsia - Gartenmeister Bonstedt Fushsia

Fuchsia triphylla Gartenmeister Bonstedt has an upright stature producing orange-red tubular flowers.

[ more info ]



Gazania is a clump forming plant with bright daisy-like flowers with precise dark patterns that vary slightly from flower to flower and come in a variety of colors.

[ more info ]

Gerbera jamesonii

Daisy - Gerbera Daisy

Gerbera jamesonii produce large flowers on long, thick, sturdy stems. Flowers are single or semi-double a

[ more info ]

Glechoma hederacea 'Variegata'

Creeping Charlie

Glechoma hederacea Variegata is a vigorous trailer that is a great accent in hanging baskets and containers.

[ more info ]


Satin Flower, Clarkia

Godetia is a slender, upright plant that produces funnel or trumpet shaped flowers

[ more info ]

Helichrysum bracteatum


Helichrysum bracteatum produces unique daisy-like blooms with papery white, yellow, orange, red, maroon

[ more info ]

Helichrysum petiolare

Licorice Plant

Helichrysum petiolare is grown for its silvery felted foliage and trailing habit.

[ more info ]

Heliotropium arborescens


Heliotropium arborescens is an old garden favorite. Features sweetly fragrant, tiny flowers in large showy clusters which bloom summer to fall.

[ more info ]

Impatiens New Guinea

Impatiens - New Guinea Impatiens

New Guinea hybrids feature a shrubby habit and large flowers.

[ more info ]

Impatiens walleriana


Impatiens is one of the best known and most popular garden plants for its prolific flowers and ease in growing.

[ more info ]