What's New

Support for iOS 6

App Description

100 Best Plants provides the ultimate selection of plants for your garden, with recommendations to suit every season. This fully interactive app features stunning images of every plant, many with additional variety galleries and detailed information on each and every one. Plus, tap to buy any of the 100 Best Plants (launches in Safari).

Brought to you by the team behind BBC Gardeners' World Magazine, this beautiful App is packed with information to help you choose and grow the best plants (simply swipe to browse or tap on the hot-spots and pop-ups to delve into the detail). Discover dozens of striking new plants, including many winners of the Royal Horticultural Society's prestigious 'Award of Garden Merit'.


This App is divided into four sections covering:
1. Border flowers
2. Climbers
3. Trees & shrubs
4. Bulbs

Discover popular plant groups including roses, clematis, fuchsias, lilies, dahlias, tulips, and many more.

Information on each plant includes:
* Ultimate height and spread
* What aspect it prefers, from full sun to shade
* Soil preferences, from dry and free-draining to wet and heavy clay
* Flowering time/season
* Optimum planting time
* Plus ideas on planting companions to create stunning displays.

Many of the plants featured are perfect for growing in pots and baskets, making them suitable for even the smallest of gardens. Others are of value to wildlife, helping attract bees, butterflies and birds into your garden.

Choosing varieties from '100 Best Plants' will help you create a garden with colour and interest throughout the year, while picture galleries illustrate creative planting combinations to provide inspiration.

Web links from many varieties take you to more ideas at the magazines award-winning website at gardenersworld.com.

A useful search facility has been built into this App to help you find suitable plants for every site and situation, plus plants for different uses and with different merits.
Other apps from the team at Gardeners’ World Magazine
Grow Your Own: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/gardeners-world-grow-your/id503552725?mt=8
Gardeners’ World Magazine – buy this month’s issue or subscribe: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/gardeners-world-magazine/id487737555?mt=8

iPad Screenshots

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Gardeners’ World Magazine - 100 Best Plants screenshot 1 Gardeners’ World Magazine - 100 Best Plants screenshot 2 Gardeners’ World Magazine - 100 Best Plants screenshot 3 Gardeners’ World Magazine - 100 Best Plants screenshot 4 Gardeners’ World Magazine - 100 Best Plants screenshot 5

App Changes

  • June 11, 2014 Initial release