Plant Properties





Plant model or picture to use.

Plant options

The appearance of the plant can be modified by clicking the small button that appears to the right of the plant’s picture.

Flip horizontal

Invert the picture-based plant horizontally.

Flip vertical

Invert the picture-based plant vertically.

Cast shadow

Project a simulated shadow on your landscape.

Edit points

Enable or disable point editing mode, which will allow you to skew or stretch the picture-based plant.


Opacity of the picture-based plant.


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

Starting age

Current age of the plant at its starting size. The starting age does not include any age added through the Plant Growth setting.

Plant growth

Current Plant Growth setting.

Current age

Sum of the plant’s starting age and the current Plant Growth setting.

Mature age

Age at which the plant will reach its mature height.

Planting zones

Recommended planting zones for the plant. To view a map of these zones, click Tools and Plant Hardiness Zones. Note: Plant hardiness zones do not apply to annuals.

See also:

Adding a Plant
Setting Plant Growth
Selecting Objects
Editing Objects
Setting Object Properties