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Sweet William
Prices start at : 3.99 USD / each

Sweet William is a popular favorite because this perennial has large clusters of small blooms that come in striking colors of red, pink, white, and bi-colors. Sweet William blooms in early summer with flowers that have a sassy, spicy fragrance.
  • Colors: Dark Red, Pink, Red, White
  • Genus: Dianthus barbatus
  • Max Height (feet): 6-8"
  • Zones: 3-9
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
Illinois
Elgin
Glossy Privet Ligustrum lucidum
Prices start at : 4.95 USD / 1 packet

* Modern research has shown that the plant increases the white blood cell count and is of value when used to prevent bone marrow loss in cancer chemotherapy patients, it also has potential in the treatment of AIDS.
  • Quantity: 1.83 lb
  • Crop Year: 2016
  • Botanical Name: Ligustrum lucidum
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 7
  • Germination: 98%
Illinois
Elgin
Pink Honeysuckle
Prices start at : 4.29 USD / each

In mid-May it bursts into a mass of dashing pink flowers with deep golden stamens. Reaches 8-10' and can be trimmed to 6-8'. We send 1 to 1 1/2' plants. You can't beat this radiant pink Honeysuckle for a tall screen of background hedge.
  • Max Height (feet): 10
  • Plant Lighting: Full Sun, Partial Sun/Shade
  • Genus: Lonicera tatarica
  • Zones: 4-9
  • Season Color: Spring, Summer
Illinois
Elgin
Catmint
Prices start at : 5.00 USD / each

Aromatic gray-green foliage. Attract both butterflies and hummingbirds with their delightful scent. Plant in full sun. Pretty lavender-blue flowers bloom all the way through summer.
  • Plant Lighting: Full Sun
  • Max Height (feet): 3
  • Season Color: Summer
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Colors: Blue, Lavender
Illinois
Elgin
Yellowbells, Yellow Trumpetbush Tecoma stans
Prices start at : 2.95 USD / 1 packet

The plant produces pods containing yellow seeds with papery wings. * Yellow Trumpetbush is an attractive plant that is cultivated as an ornamental . It is drought-tolerant and grows well in warm climates.
  • Species: stans
  • Height: 15-20 feet
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 209
  • Quantity: 1.69 lb
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 8
  • Germination Test Type: cut
Illinois
Elgin
3-N-1 Butterfly Bush
Prices start at : 7.49 USD / each

Outstanding when planted in full sun. Butterfly Bush is a must for every late summer perennial garden. Aptly named, the butterfly bush attracts loads of butterflies and is also a favorite of hummingbirds.
  • Colors: Mixed, Purple, Red, White
  • Max Height (feet): 8
  • Spread: 4-6'
  • Genus: Buddleia davidii
  • Plant Lighting: Full Sun
Illinois
Elgin
Selected Common Pawpaw Asimina triloba   Select Seed
Prices start at : 6.95 USD / 1 packet

* Trees grown from this seed will exhibit better fruiting qualities than wild collected seed. * Edible fruit - raw or cooked. * Pawpaw is a large shrub or small tree growing to a height of 11 meters.
  • Cultivar: Select Seed
  • Species: triloba
  • Quantity: 25.61 lb
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Botanical Name: Asimina triloba Select Seed
  • Common Name: Selected Common Pawpaw
Illinois
Elgin
Hard Fescue, Sheep Fescue Festuca ovina  duriuscula
Prices start at : 2.95 USD / 1 packet

* A drought resistant plant once established. * This is one of the food plants for the caterpillars of several butterflies and moths, including the Gatekeeper and the Meadow Brown.
  • Germination: 80%
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 823
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 5
  • Species: ovina
  • Purity: 97%
Illinois
Elgin
Southern Catalpa Catalpa bignonioides     - Catalpa syringifolia
Prices start at : 4.95 USD / 1 packet

They are like Catnip for Catfish! * A fast-growing tree with an extensive root system, it has been planted on land that is subject to landslips or erosion in order to stabilize the soil.
  • Botanical Name: Catalpa bignonioides
  • Seeds Per Pound: 44,069
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 88
  • Crop Year: 2017
  • Species: bignonioides
  • Quantity: 16.65 lb
Illinois
Elgin
Purple Bauhinia, Butterfly Tree, Hong Kong Orchid Tree, Purple Camel\'s Foot, Hawaiian Orchid Tree Bauhinia purpurea
Prices start at : 5.95 USD / 1 packet

* A species of flowering plant in the family Fabaceae ,native to South China (which includes Hong Kong ) and southeastern Asia * Common names include Hong Kong Orchid Tree, and Hawaiian orchid tree.
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Quantity: 4.33 lb
  • Height: 50 feet
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 10
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Species: purpurea
Illinois
Elgin
Purple Bauhinia, Butterfly Tree, Hong Kong Orchid Tree, Purple Camel\'s Foot, Hawaiian Orchid Tree Bauhinia purpurea
Prices start at : 5.95 USD / 1 packet

* A species of flowering plant in the family Fabaceae ,native to South China (which includes Hong Kong ) and southeastern Asia * Common names include Hong Kong Orchid Tree, and Hawaiian orchid tree.
  • Seeds Per Pound: 1,498
  • Germination: 98%
  • Genus: Bauhinia
  • Purity: 99%
  • Botanical Name: Bauhinia purpurea
  • Collection Locale: India
Illinois
Elgin
Tecate Cypress Cupressus guadalupensis  forbesii   - Hesperocyparis forbesii    , Cupressus forbesii
Prices start at : 11.95 USD / 1 packet

It grows at elevations of 450–1,500 metres (1,480–4,920 ft). * Cupressus forbesii has proven to be a successful specimen tree, tolerant of the California Coastal climate and its cool temperatures and humidity, where other inland-growing cypress species...
  • Quantity: 0.13 lb
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 8
  • Purity: 99%
  • Collection Locale: California
  • Botanical Name: Cupressus guadalupensis forbesii
  • Germination Test Type: cut
Illinois
Elgin
Tree Tobacco Nicotiana glauca
Prices start at : 5.95 USD / 1 packet

Contains the toxic alkaloid anabasine. * Prefers a well-drained deep rich moist soil in a sunny position. This species is hardy to about -5°c. * Tree tobacco is native to South America but it is now widespread as an introduced species on other continents.
  • Botanical Name: Nicotiana glauca
  • Germination: 40%
  • Common Name: Tree Tobacco
  • Purity: 99%
  • Family: Solanaceae
  • Quantity: 0.03 lb
Illinois
Elgin
Maackii Amur Honeysuckle, Amur Honeysuckle Lonicera maackii
Price : CALL

* Lonicera maackii ( Amur Honeysuckle or Bush Honeysuckle ) is a species of honeysuckle in the family Caprifoliaceae , native to temperate Asia in northern and western China (south to Yunnan ), Mongolia , Japan (central and northern Honsh?
  • Family: Caprifoliaceae
  • Common Name: Maackii Amur Honeysuckle, Amur Honeysuckle
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 3
  • Height: 12-15 feet
Illinois
Elgin
Large White Trillium, White Trillium Trillium grandiflorum
Prices start at : 8.95 USD / 1 packet

* The erect, odorless flowers are large, especially compared to other species of Trillium , with 4 to 7 cm (1.5 to 2.7 in) long petals , depending on age and vigor. Grandiflorum is one of the most popular trilliums in cultivation, primarily because of...
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 17
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Crop Year: 2017
  • Collection Locale: Minnesota
  • Common Name: Large White Trillium, White Trillium
  • Germination: 98%
Illinois
Elgin
Beautyberry, Purple Beautyberry Callicarpa dichotoma
Prices start at : 7.95 USD / 1 packet

* Callicarpa dichotoma (common names, Purple Beautyberry or Early Amethyst ) is species of beautyberry . * The berries which are small drupes are purple. The fruit provides food for wild life.
  • Quantity: 0.06 lb
  • Common Name: Beautyberry, Purple Beautyberry
  • Seeds Per Pound: 97,610
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 6
  • Height: 4 feet
  • Family: Verbenaceae
Illinois
Elgin
Common Privet, European Privet Ligustrum vulgare
Prices start at : 3.95 USD / 1 packet

Plant indoors or out in full sun and shade in warmer climates. Also known as The Common or European Privel, this tree is often used as a hedge. * Ligustrum vulgare ( Wild Privet , also sometimes known as Common Privet or European Privet ), is a species...
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 5
  • Height: 9-12 feet
  • Purity: 98%
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 32
  • Species: vulgare
Illinois
Elgin
Columnar Buckthorn, Tallhedge Frangula alnus     - Rhamnus frangula   Columnaris
Price : CALL

* Plants can be grown as an informal (untrimmed) hedge, though they are also amenable to trimming. The cultivar 'Tallhedge (syn 'Columnaris') is very suitable for this purpose. * This variety is upright growing, very columnar.
  • Family: Rhamnaceae
  • Genus: Frangula
  • Botanical Name: Frangula alnus
  • Height: 20ft
Illinois
Elgin
Common Pawpaw Asimina triloba
Prices start at : 8.95 USD / 1 packet

* The droopy long leaves provide a 'sleepy' aura to the summer landscape. * Edible fruit - raw or cooked. * Pawpaw is a large shrub or small tree growing to a height of 11 meters. * The flowers are produced in early spring at the same time as or slightly...
  • Crop Year: 2018
  • Germination: 98%
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 5
  • Seeds Per Pound: 363
  • Species: triloba
  • Height: 30 feet
Illinois
Elgin
Sweet William Dianthus barbatus   Single Mix
Prices start at : 2.95 USD / 1 packet

It is best treated as a biennial in the garden. * A very ornamental plant, its flowers are very attractive to butterflies and moths. * Plants self-sow freely when grown in a suitable position.
  • Genus: Dianthus
  • Germination Test Type: estimate
  • Germination: 89%
  • Seeds Per Pound: 453,092
  • Botanical Name: Dianthus barbatus Single Mix
  • Cultivar: Single Mix
Illinois
Elgin
Devil\'s Club, Devilsclub Oplopanax horridus
Prices start at : 11.95 USD / 1 packet

* In vitro studies showed that extracts of Devil's Club inhibit tuberculosis microbes. * Devil's club was widely employed medicinally by several native North American Indian tribes who used it especially for its pain-relieving properties.
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 13
  • Crop Year: 2016
  • Height: 6-8 feet
  • Collection Locale: Cascade Mountains, CA
  • Species: horridus
  • Quantity: 0.13 lb
Illinois
Elgin
Sneezewort, Sneezeweed Achillea ptarmica
Prices start at : 4.95 USD / 1 packet

Ptarmica yields an essential oil that is used in herbal medicine. * So called because the roots were once ground for snuff. * Leaves can be eaten raw or cooked. * The leaves are used as an insect repellent.
  • Height: 2-3 feet
  • Seeds Per Pound: 880,760
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 3
  • Germination: 71%
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 135
  • Quantity: 0.06 lb
Illinois
Elgin
Red Royal Butterfly Bush
Prices start at : 3.99 USD / each

This spectacular cultivar of butterfly bush is valued for its intense, deeply colored wine-red flowers. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. The fragrant, long panicles are showy from June to September and attracts loads of butterflies and hummingbirds.Grows...
  • Season Color: Summer
  • Colors: Red
  • Max Height (feet): 8
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Spread: 4-5'
Illinois
Elgin
Lady in Red Scarlet Sage, Blood Sage, Hummingbird Sage
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Somewhat drought resistant once well-established but will grow and flower better under average water conditions. Salvias are considered the #1 plant for Hummingbirds with their tubular flowers designed for pollination by these amazing flyers.
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Salt Tolerance: Moderate
  • Grows To: 2-3'H x 18-24''W
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 10,11, (9A-9B?)
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun, Part shade
Illinois
Elgin
Castor Bean Ricinus communis
Prices start at : 6.95 USD / 1 packet

* The whole plant is very poisonous, even one seed has been known to be lethal to children. * Castor seed is the source of castor oil, which has a wide variety of uses. * A horticultural annual grown for it big palmate (roundish) leaves, up to 3' wide;...
  • Seeds Per Pound: 692
  • Species: communis
  • Crop Year: 2012
  • Height: 5-40 feet
  • Botanical Name: Ricinus communis
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 14
Illinois
Elgin
Twoleaf Senna, Twin-leaf Senna Senna roemeriana
Prices start at : 8.95 USD / 1 packet

* This attractive perennial maintains a neat mound shape and grows 1-2 ft. The leaves are long-stalked and uniquely divided into two leaflets about 1 1/2 inches long. Its showy, yellow, pea-like flowers occur in upper axillary clusters.
  • Common Name: Twoleaf Senna, Twin-leaf Senna
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 8
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 85
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Seeds Per Pound: 88,530
  • Purity: 96%
Illinois
Elgin
Silver Spires White Vitex, Chaste Tree
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

Vitex is a vigorous, disease and deer resistant, drought and salt tolerant large spreading to upright deciduous shrub or small tree. These durable and easily grown shrubs are basically pest and disease free, are deer resistant, and are moderately salt...
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7,8,9,10,11
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Native To / Origin: Gardens
  • Grows To: 10-15'H x 12-15'W
Illinois
Elgin
Chinese Astilbe Astilbe chinensis
Prices start at : 7.95 USD / 1 packet

* Astilbe chinensis is a herbaceous plant with alternate, pinnately compound leaves, on thin stems. * The flowers are purple, borne in summer.
  • Germination Test Type: estimate
  • Quantity: 0.12 lb
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 4
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 642
  • Height: 1-4 feet
  • Botanical Name: Astilbe chinensis
Illinois
Elgin
Goldstrum Black-Eyed Susan, Rudbeckia
Prices start at : 5.99 USD

1999 Perennial Plant of the Year. A profusion of dark-eyed golden yellow, 3-5'', daisies are held above the tidy rosette of foliage throughout summer. Goldstrum Rudbeckia is an award winning selection of our native Rudbeckia fulgida which is native to...
  • Native To / Origin: US - Eastern & Central
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Grows To: 12''H x 12-18''W (Flower stalks 2'H)
Illinois
Elgin