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Dirr's Tree and Shrub Finder

By Michael A. Dirr

This app brings [Dirr's] work to your fingertips.


Dirr's Tree and Shrub Finder is the most comprehensive, authoritative, and interactive directory for trees and shrubs. With extensive search criteria and detailed text by woody plant expert Dr. Michael A. Dirr, users can quickly and easily find the perfect plant for any situation. Ideal for landscape designers, horticulture professionals, students, and plant enthusiasts.

Based on Michael A. Dirr's classic work, The Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, the Tree and Shrub Finder is the most comprehensive tree and shrub directory available, covering over 9,400 woody plants, with 7,600 high-quality plant images. The plant database is searchable by 72 criteria, including hardiness zones, water and light requirements, growth characteristics, flowers, fruits, and fall colors. The app offers the latest and most reliable information on woody landscape plants for the landscape professional and the home gardener alike in an inexpensive and accessible format.

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Media reviews

"It's an even better deal than you think ... the information Dirr offers is gold."

—Jim McCausland, Fresh Dirt blog

"This app brings [Dirr's] work to your fingertips."


About the author

Michael A. Dirr

Michael A. Dirr, a professor of horticulture at the University of Georgia, is a legend in the horticultural world. He has received the highest honors from the American Horticultural Society, Garden Clubs of America, and the American Society for Horticultural Science, among many others. A professorship in his name has been established at the University of Georgia in recognition of his accomplishments.

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