Landscape Design Software by Idea Spectrum
Realtime Landscaping Pro Landscape Design Software

Contents  Index  Previous  Next 

Plant Properties

Plant Options and Plant Information

Property

Description

Plant

Plant model or picture. Click to select a different plant.

Plant options

When a plant model is selected, click the options button to edit the plant's materials. When a plant picture is selected, click the options button to edit the color and brightness.

 

You will also have the option of editing the picture using the Realtime Picture Editor.

Elevation

Height of the plant off the ground.  Use this to raise or lower the plant off the ground. To lower the plant into the ground, you can manually enter a negative elevation.

Tilt angle

Adjusts the vertical angle of the plant.

Flip horizontal

Mirrors the plant in the horizontal direction. This option is only available for plant pictures, not models.

Flip vertical

Mirrors the plant in the vertical direction. This option is only available for plant pictures, not models.

Rotate to face viewer

When a plant picture is selected, this causes the plant to automatically rotate to face you while in perspective and realtime walkthrough views.

Ignore growth limits

Check this option if you want to make the plant larger than it normally would be. Uncheck this option to restrict the size of the plant based on its mature height.

(names)

The plant's common name appears on the first line. The botanical name appears on the second line in italics.

Starting age

Starting age of the plant, in years. This is the age of the plant excluding any time added by the Plant Growth setting.

Plant growth

The current Plant Growth setting.

Current age

The current age of the plant, in years. This is the sum of the starting age and any time added by the current Plant Growth setting.

Mature age

This is the age at which the plant reaches its mature height.

Current height

The plant's current height.

Mature height

The plant's approximate mature height.

Planting zones

The hardiness zones where the plant is most likely to grow. Click Tools > Plant Hardiness Zones to display the zone maps.

 

Note: Hardiness zones do not apply to annuals. In this case, the planting zones will display "all".

See also:

Adding a Plant
Searching for Plants
Selecting Objects
Setting Object Properties
Editing Objects
Editing Materials
Setting Plant Growth

Home | Product Comparisons | How we are Different | About Us | Support | Site Map | Contact Us | Links
Copyright © 2022 Idea Spectrum. All rights reserved.