FLOWERS

S~50 seeds
LG~300 seeds
XL~750 seeds
430AGERATUM, BLUE MINKCert. BD(Ageratum houstonianum)Mounds of purple fluffy long-lasting flowers bloom on low spreading bushy 8-10 in. plants from late spring to late fall. Makes attractive solid beds and borders. Thrives in heat.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
431ALYSSUM, WHITECert. BD/OG50-60 days.Hardy Annual. Masses of tiny fragrant white flowers that bloom from late spring to late fall. A lovely, spreading, low-growing plant for flower beds, rock gardens and edges of walk-ways.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
950AMARANTH, BURGUNDYCert. BD/OG(Amaranthus hypochondriacus)50 days.Annual. 5 ft. plants with exceptionally stunning deep burgundy-red flower heads in upright plumes. Sown after all danger of frost, easy to grow, will self sow the following year. Multi-purpose: young leaves as greens, seeds for baking or cereal. Self-sows readily.
S$3.00~200 seeds, sows 20 ft.
LG$6.25~600 seeds, 60 ft.
XL$12.50=0.25 oz., sows 600 ft.
434ASTER, DIANE'S PINKCert. BD/OG90-105 days.Annual. A very nice selection of Chinese asters. 1 1/2-2 ft tall plants covered with 2 1/2 in. light pink blossoms with yellow centers from July until frost. Useful in borders and as a cut flower.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
XL$12.50
435BACHELORS BUTTONS, BLUECert. BD/OG(Centaurea cyanus)85-95 days.Annual. Masses of 1 in. sky-blue flowers on branching 3 ft. plants. Blooms from early July till frost. Great cut flower.
S$3.00
LG$6.25~300 seeds
XL$12.50
436BACHELORS BUTTONS, REDCert. BD/OG(Centaurea cyanus)85-95 days.Annual. Masses of 1 in. cherry-red flowers on branching 3 ft. plants. Blooms from early July till frost. Great cut flower.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
363CALENDULACert. BD/OG(Calendula officinalis)85-95 days.Hardy self-seeding Annual. Profuse golden-yellow to deep-orange blossoms flower from early summer to late autumn if kept picked. Medicinal. Used in first-aid lotions, ointments and homeopathic preparations.
S$3.00~100 seeds
440CALLIOPSISCert. BD/OG(coreopsis tinctoria)Traditional dye plant also known as Dyer's Coreopsis. North American native with average height of 2-3 ft. Annual version of coreopsis with showy radiant 2 in. yellow flower heads with reddish/brown centers. Some plants have dark red flowers, others have yellow and red flowers. Readily self-seeds appropriate for wildflower areas.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
XL$12.50
0.125 oz.$12.50
442CASTOR BEANCert. BD/OG(Ricinus communis)Stunning annual with huge leaves and red globular seed pods. For decorative purposes ONLY! Source of castor oil, but seeds contain a highly poisonous substance. In the north start indoors and set out after danger of frost is past. Perennial zones 8-10.
25 seeds$3.00
444CLEOMECert. BD/OGAnnual 5 ft. plants with unusual showy widely stalked flowers. Mix of pale pink, darker pink and bright purple.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
441COCKSCOMBCert. BD/OG(Celosia cristata)Annual. Chinese medicinal. 2-3 ft. Stunning, large, velvety scarlet-red heads bloom July through Sept. Excellent in flower arrangements. Beautiful in borders. Both seeds and flowers are used in Chinese medicine for blood diseases and urinary tract infections. Most often used as an ornamental or as a cut flower.
S$3.00~100 seeds
LG$6.25~600 seeds
XL$12.50~1500 seeds
445COREOPSISCert. BD/OG(Coreopsis grandiflora)Hardy biennial or short-lived perennial. Intense display of deep warm yellow-orange flowers throughout the summer. Flowers the first year, but the second year increases number and earliness of blooms.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
XL$12.50
449COSMOS, ORANGE, BRIGHT LIGHTSCert. BD/OG(Cosmos sulphureus)100-110 days.Annual. Bushy 30 in. plants. Masses of bright orange flowers that bloom early and continue until killing frost. Easy to collect and save seeds, or leave them on the plants to attract birds in the fall and winter.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
448COSMOS, SENSATIONS MIXCert. BD/OG(C. bipinnatus)100-110 days.Annual. Attractive 3-4 in. dark magenta, pink and white flowers on vigorous branching 4 ft. plants. A beautiful cut flower. Excellent habitat for beneficial insects.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
446DAHLIA MIXCert. BD/OGMix of white, yellow, golden, salmon-orange, deep red, bright red, pink and magenta flowers with both single and double blossoms. Blooms from August through to a hard frost. Tubers can be dug up and stored to start in a greenhouse or in the garden for earlier blooms in the second year, and all years thereafter. Select the tubers of your favorite colors and shapes for greater garden design potential. Easy to save seed, or propagate from tubers or cuttings. Both honey bees and bumble bees love these! Every year we are amazed at the range of colors and shapes that emerge as this mix develops.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
433DOUBLE CHINA ASTER MIXCert. BDNEW!Annual. 24-30 inches. A lovely mix of purple and pink double flowers. Especially bred for cutting, but also lovely in a mixed border with Petunia Perseverance.
S$3.00
375ECHINACEA PURPUREACert. BD/OG(Purple Coneflower)HEIRLOOM Native of the mid-western prairies of the United States. Hardy perennial. 36 in. tall plants bear large 4 in. daisy-type flowers that have prominent cone-like dark centers with orange tips, and lavender-pink petals. A tincture or tea of the roots strengthens the immune system. A favorite forage plant of butterflies. Appropriate for wildflower areas.
S$3.00~100 seeds
LG$6.25
377FEVERFEWCert. BD/OG(Tanacetum parthenium)Perennial. 24-36 in. plants with attractive clusters of small 1/2 inch white and cream colored double daisy-like flowers are long-lasting in flower arrangements, with a pungent chrysanthemum-like aroma. Adds light to perenial borders and helps to compliment other brighter or more colorful flowers in flowerbeds or in arrangements.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
XL$12.50
956FLAX, OMEGA BLUECert. BD/OG(Linum usitatissimum)60-70 days.Annual. Lots of delicate little sky blue flowers on slender 24 in. stems. Flax seed is a nutritious dietary supplement.
S$3.00~100 seeds, sows 10 ft.
LG$6.25~600 seeds, 60 ft.
0.5 oz.$12.50
473FLAX, PERENNIAL BLUECert. BD/OG(Linum perenne lewisii)Hardy Perennial. Lacy 18-24 in. plants with lots of delicate little sky blue flowers on slender 24 in. stems. Once established, blooms through the whole season.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
451bdFOUR O'CLOCKSCert. BD(Mirabilis Jalapa)These flowers have a reputation for blooming after 4 PM. 12 - 24in. plants with fragrant red, pink, yellow, and white flowers. Plants can thrive in hot and windy conditions and look nice in barrels or planted close together as an annual hedge. Will grow as a perennial in climates without frost. The large dark seeds are easy and fun for children to collect and sow next year! (But do NOT eat the seeds, they are NOT edible!)
S$3.00~50 seeds
461FOXGLOVE, YELLOWCert. BD/OG(Digitalis grandiflora)Perennial. 1 in. long, lovely, pale yellow blossoms on tall spires. This flower naturalizes well, and can cope with part-sun, such as at the edges of woodland or hedgerows. This can be a valuable cut flower as it blooms in that "in-between" time between the spring bulbs and summer annuals. Not for human consumption! Leaves can be mistaken for comfrey but are poisonous!
S$3.00
LG$6.25
460GOLD'N'RED RUDBECKIAor460GOLD'N'RED RUDBECKIACert. BDNEW!Tall rudbeckia with golden tipped deep red petals. Great for borders and cut flowers. Blooms July-frost.
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S$3.00
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S$3.00
462HELICHRYSUM (STRAWFLOWER)Cert. BD(Helichrysum brachteatum)The classic dried flower. Branching plants up to 30 in. tall with numerous 1-2 in. red, pink, yellow and white papery daisy-like blossoms for dried flower arrangements.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
466LARKSPUR, BLUE SPIRECert. BD/OG(Delphinium spp.)Annual type of Delphinium: 36 in. plants with numerous spikes of deep blue flowers. Excellent fresh-cut flower, may also be dried. Can be sown in spring or autumn, as it can overwinter, and makes bushier plants when sown in the autumn. Stunning shade of blue with occasional pink renegades.
S$3.00
LG$6.25~300 seeds
467LOVE-IN-A-MIST (NIGELLA)Cert. BD/OG(Nigella damascena)Annual. Branching 12-24 in. plants bear 1 in. blue blossoms amidst lacy foliage followed by decorative seed pods with "horns" which give this plant its other name of "devil-in-a-mist." Blossoms for cut flowers, seed pods for dried arrangements. When rubbed, the seeds emit a grape-like scent.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
388MALLOW, MAURITANIANCert. BD/OGNEW!(Malva sylvestris)Annual. Growth habit is like a small hollyhock, but shorter and a bit more bushy. Lovely, purple, edible blossoms used as red coloring for tea mixes and drinks. Medicinally similar to Marsh Mallow. Great as an edible flower in salads. If you haven't met this flower, you are in for a treat.
S$3.00~50 seeds
468MARIGOLD, AFRICANCert. BD/OG(Tagetes erecta)Annual. 3-4 ft. plants with profuse 2-3 in. yellow, orange, and gold double flowers make a vivid display from mid-summer until frost.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
465MARIGOLD, GEM MIXCert. BD/OG(Tagetes tenuifolia)Check Back Again Soon! We're just cleaning and testing the seed now! Both a border plant and an edible garnish. Fresh-picked flowers have a refreshing lemony aroma and make a delightful addition to salads. 10-14 in. compact plants with fine-cut leaves are bedecked with a canopy of little yellow, orange or red star-like flowers.
S$3.00
472MORNING GLORYCert. BD(Ipomoea tricolor)Annual. Fast growing twining vines with a profuse display of attractive 4-5 in. blue and purple flowers that open in early morning and close after noon. Blooms from July until frost.
S$3.00
397MULLEIN FROM FRANCECert. BD/OG(Verbascum thapsus)Listed in herbs.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
476NASTURTIUMCert. BDA lovely mix of oranges, yellows and bi-color flowers, these beautiful edible flowers grace any garden. Try these flowers and leaves chopped and added to softened salted butter with lemon zest for a delicious and beautiful spread. Can be self-seeding in milder climates.
S$3.00~25 seeds
400NICOTIANA, WHITECert. BD(Nicotiana alata)Annual. 5 ft. plants with tall spikes of long tubular white flowers that open at evening. Very fragrant. Start indoors and transplant after the danger of frost is over.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
474PETUNIA, PERSEVERANCECert. BD/OG(Petunia sp. multiflora type)Annual with spreading growth habit. We have been selecting this old-fashioned, sweetly scented variety for mostly purple and rose flowers with a few white or blue blossoms, which makes for a very pleasing color pallette. Blooms early and continues until a hard frost. This extremely hardy strain self seeds readily, even in the north, and survives light autumn frosts. Start indoors and transplant after the danger of frost is over. We can't go a year without growing some of this lovely mix in our gardens, often using it to edge paths, where the scent can be appreciated on warm summer evenings.
S$3.00~100 seeds
LG$6.25~600 seeds
XL$12.50~1500 seeds
0.125 oz.$17.50
475PHACELIACert. BD(Phacelia tanacetifolia)Bee Plant. Annual. The blue curled sprays of this little known flower are loved by the bees. Though a native to North America, phacelia is widely grown as a soil building cover crop on biodynamic farms in Europe. Bushy plants spread to 18 in. Sow 4 oz/1000 sq. ft.
S$3.00~100 seeds
1 oz.$6.25
4+ oz.$4.25/oz. bulk rate
1 lb$40.00
10+ lb$30.00/lb bulk rate
478POPPY, JOCELYNCert. BD/OGAnnual. A mix of red and purple poppies on 30 in. tall plants. 2 to 3 in. wide cup-shaped flowers with four single showy petals. Direct sown in early spring or in fall for the following year.
S$3.00~100 seeds
LG$6.25~600 seeds
480PORTULACA, PARTYCert. BD/OG(Portulaca grandiflora)Annual. This old fashioned Moss Rose has been grown at Turtle Tree gardens for many seasons. Bright pink, rosy red, apricot yellow, and pale yellow flowers make borders and rock gardens shine with tropical colors. Low spreading succulent plants which prefer full sun.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
XL$12.50
809PURPLE HYACINTHCert. BD/OGNEW!Decorative rather than edible, this climbing bean has beautiful purple flowers giving way to sturdy burgundy-purple pods.
15 seeds$3.00~sows 5 ft.
477PURPLETOP VERVAINCert. BDNEW!Airy bunches of purple florets held on long, sturdy stems. Bred especially for the cut flower market, these also make a great addition to mixed borders--we feel they pair especially nicely with roses. These flowers also are a great addition to pollinator gardens, and provide food for butterflies, native bees and other beneficial insects. In zones 7 and warmer, it can perennialize, and it self seed readily.
S$3.00
482RUDBECKIA (BLACK-EYED SUSAN)Cert. BD/OGClassic Black-eyed Susan. Golden-yellow flowers with dark brown centers. Blooms in second year (in rare cases in the first year) August until frost. Perennial and naturalizing when happy. Grows in well-drained fields, but also beautiful in perennial borders. Great as a cut flower. Gold finches and other birds love to eat the seeds when left in the garden in the winter.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
483SALPIGLOSSISCert. BD(Salpiglossis sinuata)Annual. 18-24 in. tall plants. Stunning, yet subtle purple and maroon trumpet shaped flowers with the brilliant, rich colors of stained-glass interspersed with yellow veining. Start indoors and transplant outside after frost. Also great for containers and hanging baskets.
S$3.00~100 seeds
LG$6.25~600 seeds
824SCARLET RUNNERCert. BD(Phaseolus coccineus)65-75 days.Pole bean with vines up to 10 ft. producing snap green beans or shell beans. Colorful maroon and black seed. Red flowers attract humming birds. ≈20 seeds/oz.
S$3.00
484SEA HOLLYCert. BD/OGPerennial, blooms in second year. Spikey blue-green foliage and flowers, great for cut flower arrangements. Wonderful as a companion for larger pastel flowers in Mixed borders.
S$3.00
485SNAPDRAGON PANORAMA MIXCert. BD/OG(Antirrhinum majus)Annual. 18-24 in. plants with bright spikes of yellow, red, purple, maroon, and white flowers. Start indoors and transplant 6-8 weeks later. This hardy strain often overwinters here in upstate NY giving us a 2nd year crop of flowers from early summer until frost.
S$3.00~100 seeds
LG$6.25~600 seeds
495SWEET PEA, EDELWICKECert. BDHEIRLOOM from Europe. With a sweet fragrance and an array of lovely red, purple, white and pink blossoms. We are so happy to be able to offer this to our gardening friends!
S$3.00~25 seeds
498SWEET WILLIAMCert. BD/OG(Dianthus Barbatus)Biennial. 24in. plants start blooming the 2nd year with a showy display of flower clusters. A mixture with red, white and pink types. Great for cut flower arrangements.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
469bdTITHONIACert. BD(Tithonia speciosa)Also known as Mexican Sunflower. Large, sturdy, branching annual with a bright display of 3 in. bright orange daisy-like flowers from mid-summer until frost. Velvety dark green leaves. Nice cut flower. Great for a bright summer hedge.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
XL$12.50
492TOBACCO, FLOWERINGCert. BD(Nicotiana langsdorfii)Annual. 6-7 ft. plants with striking large 12-18 in. long and 8-10 in. wide leaves, and panicles of 2 in. long, pink, trumpet-shaped flowers. Blooms from July until frost.
S$3.00~100 seeds
LG$6.25~600 seeds
0.125 oz.$25.00
497ZINNIA, RED PERUVIANCert. BD/OG(Zinnia peruviana)Annual. 24 in. plants bear a constant display of 1½ in. antique-red colored blossoms from mid-season till frost. A nice cut flower. Direct sow or transplant.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
499ZINNIA, STATE FAIRCert. BD/OG(Zinnia elegans)Annual. 40 in. tall plants with lots of 3-4 in. single and double blossoms in an array of colors including scarlet, pale rose, orange, bright pink and dark pink. Blossoms are particularly attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds.
S$3.00
LG$6.25

FLOWER, SUNFLOWER

S~25 seeds
LG~150 seeds
487SUNFLOWER, ABENDSONNE (EVENING SUN)Cert. BD/OG(Helianthus annuus)Annual multiple headed sunflower with rich dark center and golden yellow periphery. Six to eight feet tall.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
488SUNFLOWER, GIGANTEUSCert. BD/OG(Helianthus annuus)Annual. Sturdy 8-12 ft. stalks with single flower heads to 12 in. across. Bright yellow corona with maroon tipped disk flowers. Produces good yields of large white edible seeds. Truly a giant in the garden!
S$3.00
965SUNFLOWER, PEREDOVIKCert. BD/OG(Helianthus annuus)90-100 days.HEIRLOOM Old oil seed annual cultivar from Russia. 4-5 ft. plants bear classic 4-8 in. sunflowers. Small black seeds for oil, wildlife plantings and bird seed. There were some multiple headed plants in our original seed stock, and we are still in the process of selecting it for only single heads.
S$3.00~25 seeds
LG$6.25~150 seeds
489SUNFLOWER, RAPHAEL GARDEN MIXCert. BD/OG(Helianthus annuus)Annual. Colorful mix of multi-headed, multi-colored sunflowers.
S$3.00
LG$6.25
1 oz.$15.00
490SUNFLOWER, TARAHUMARACert. BD/OG(Helianthus annuus)HEIRLOOM from New Mexico. Annual. 7-10 ft. stalks with single 8-10 in. solid gold heads maturing to ivory white edible seeds. Very tolerant to heat, drought and wind.
S$3.00
LG$6.25