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Strange Horticulture is a mystery game developed by Bad Viking and published by Iceberg Interactive. It was released on Steam for Microsoft Windows on January 21, 2022. A free demo of this game for the October 2021 Nextfest was available.


Strange Horticulture is an occult puzzle game in which you play as the proprietor of a local plant store. Find and identify new plants, pet your cat, speak to a coven, or join a cult. Use your collection of powerful plants to influence the story and unravel Undermere’s dark mysteries.


Main article: List of plants in Strange Horticulture

There are over 77 plants that can be collected in the encyclopedia. They are sorted in alphabetical order.


There are six elixirs in this game:

Name Plants needed Description
Baylock's Elixir Prittle, Palliance, Eyebright Potent memory aid.
Elixir of Control Solomon's Spectre, Witch Phygg, Farmer's Worry Forces a new Master to control the Servant.
Elixir of the Black Veil Storian, Thum, Twilight Lepiots Wear the Blackened Veil.
St Quentin's Elixir Daisy Dock, Candlewood, Sheepsnap Overcome sense of fear.
The Dendrew's Elixir Witch Phygg, Pennybell, Bishop's Parasol Frees the Servant from its bonds of servitude.
The Elixir of the Damned Caballia, Henchuck, Dranthium Bring a person back from the brink of death at the expense of their soul.

Minimum & Recommended Specifications[]

Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows Minimum Specifications
Minimum Specifications
Operating System Windows 7
CPU 2.40 GHz
Graphics RAM 512 MB
Storage 1 GB

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