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Glossy Privet Ligustrum lucidum
Prices start at : 4.95 USD / 1 packet

Extracts of the plant show antitumour activity. The fruit is antibacterial, antiseptic, antitumour, cardiotonic, diuretic and tonic. * Ligustrum lucidum ( Glossy Privet , Chinese Privet or Broad-leaf Privet ) is a species of privet native to the southern...
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Crop Year: 2016
  • Collection Locale: China
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 35
  • Seeds Per Pound: 16,344
  • Species: lucidum
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3-N-1 Rose of Sharon Tree
Prices start at : 6.00 USD / each

An excellent source for cut flowers. Extremely hardy, they thrive in any garden with little care. Profusion of blooms from June through September. You'll enjoy this old-fashioned favorite that bears an abundance of large, hibiscus blossoms in three different...
  • Max Height (feet): 10
  • Plant Lighting: Full Sun, Partial Sun/Shade
  • Spread: 6-8'
  • Colors: Purple, Red, White
  • Season Color: Summer
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Chinese Redbud, Smooth Redbud, Yunnan Redbud Cercis glabra     - Cercis funiushanensis    , Cercis pubescens    , Cercis yunnanensis
Price : CALL

Anhui, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang. Bark and branchlets grayish black. Petiole 2-4.5 cm; leaf blade often purplish red when young, greenish when mature, cordate or triangular-orbicular, * Open or...
  • Height: 15-30 feet
  • Common Name: Chinese Redbud, Smooth Redbud, Yunnan Redbud
  • Genus: Cercis
  • Botanical Name: Cercis glabra
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Black-Eyed Susan
Prices start at : 6.99 USD / each

Award winner! Black-eyed Susans have rich, golden yellow petals set off by bronze-black centers. They are insect and disease free and resistant to drought and deer. Great cut flower.
  • Plant Lighting: Full Sun, Partial Sun/Shade
  • Season Color: Summer
  • Zones: 3-9
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Genus: Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'
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Chinese Flowering Quince, Flowering Quince Chaenomeles speciosa
Prices start at : 3.95 USD / 1 packet

* The flowering quince, with flowers of red, scarlet, pink, white, and variations thereof, in spring; fruits used in cooking; native to China. It is in flower from Feb to June, and the seeds ripen in October.
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Genus: Chaenomeles
  • Common Name: Chinese Flowering Quince, Flowering Quince
  • Family: Rosaceae
  • Species: speciosa
  • Purity: 99%
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Yellowbells, Yellow Trumpetbush Tecoma stans
Prices start at : 2.95 USD / 1 packet

The plant is desirable fodder when it grows in fields grazed by livestock . It is drought-tolerant and grows well in warm climates. * Yellow Trumpetbush is an attractive plant that is cultivated as an ornamental .
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 8
  • Height: 15-20 feet
  • Crop Year: 2012
  • Purity: 99%
  • Botanical Name: Tecoma stans
  • Family: Bignoniaceae
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Sweetfern, Sweet Fern, Sweet-fern Comptonia peregrina
Prices start at : 6.95 USD / 1 packet

* t is a deciduous shrub, growing to 1.5 m tall. * The common name is Sweetfern or Sweet-fern, a confusing name as it is not a fern. * A broad, flat-topped shrub native to northeast U.S.; has fragrant foliage, long, narrow, frondlike leaves; a nitrogen-fixer,...
  • Common Name: Sweetfern, Sweet Fern, Sweet-fern
  • Botanical Name: Comptonia peregrina
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 22
  • Species: peregrina
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 3
  • Collection Locale: Wisconsin
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Maryland Senna, Wild Senna Senna marilandica     - Cassia marilandica
Prices start at : 8.95 USD / 1 packet

The seedpods can also be used and are milder but slower in their action. Both are dried for later use. A poultice of the root has been used in treating sores. The leaves area safe and effective cathartic.
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Common Name: Maryland Senna, Wild Senna
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Seeds Per Pound: 24,062
  • Crop Year: 1999
  • Collection Locale: Minnesota
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Catmint
Prices start at : 5.00 USD / each

Plant in full sun. Attract both butterflies and hummingbirds with their delightful scent. Aromatic gray-green foliage. Pretty lavender-blue flowers bloom all the way through summer.
  • Zones: 3-8
  • Colors: Blue, Lavender
  • Plant Lighting: Full Sun
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Genus: Nepeta faassenii 'Walker's Low'
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Possum Haw, Possumhaw, Meadow Holly, Deciduous Holly, Swamp Holly Ilex decidua
Prices start at : 3.95 USD / 1 packet

Leaves are obovate , simple, alternating, deciduous , and grow to 2.5-7.5 cm long. Is less variable than other species of holly". * Grows as a shrub or small tree; light gray stems, shiny dark green leaves, fall color yellow; orange to scarlet quarter-inch...
  • Height: 8 - 10 feet
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 5
  • Germination: 98%
  • Species: decidua
  • Botanical Name: Ilex decidua
  • Collection Locale: Louisiana
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Purple Coneflower
Prices start at : 4.49 USD / each

Purple Coneflowers are practically indestructible because they are sub-zero hardy and withstand heat, grow in dry locations and love poor soil. Drought and deer resistant, attracts butterflies, great cut flower.
  • Genus: Echinacea purpurea
  • Season Color: Summer
  • Max Height (feet): 3
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Plant Lighting: Full Sun
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Summer-sweet, Sweet Pepper Bush, Coastal Sweetpepperbush, Summer Sweet, Summersweet Clethra Clethra alnifolia
Prices start at : 4.95 USD / 1 packet

* An oval shrub with pleasing dark green leaves and very fragrant white flowers in upright terminal racemes in late summer; does well in heavy shade; yellow or golden brown fall color; may expand by suckering to form colonies; likes moist soil.
  • Crop Year: 2002
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 54
  • Botanical Name: Clethra alnifolia
  • Seeds Per Pound: 2,433,440
  • Germination Test Type: estimate
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 4
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English Primrose Primula vulgaris     - Primula acaulis
Prices start at : 5.95 USD / 1 packet

* Single 1 1/2" yellow, blue, white, green, or purple flowers on long stems in spring; the color range is even broader in cultivated varieties; leaves to 10"; likes part shade and moist fertile soil; native to Europe and Turkey.
  • Height: 1ft
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 5
  • Genus: Primula
  • Germination: 77%
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 68
  • Collection Locale: Holland
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Spicebush, Northern Spicebush, Benjamin Bush, Common Spicebush, Spice Bush, Carencro Bush Lindera benzoin
Price : CALL

I never knew about the Spicebush Swallowtail until recently though, thanks to the internet! I think I would grow these just to see the caterpillars! I'll be checking my plants next summer.
  • Species: benzoin
  • Family: Lauraceae
  • Common Name: Spicebush, Northern Spicebush, Benjamin Bush, Common Spicebush, Spice Bush, Carencro Bush
  • Height: 6- 15 feet
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Christmas Candlestick, Klip Dagga, Lion\'s Ear Leonotis nepetifolia
Prices start at : 5.95 USD / 1 packet

It has very soft serrated leaves that can grow up to 4 inches wide. * It is native to tropical Africa and southern India. It can also be found growing abundantly in much of Latin America and the West Indies.
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: annual
  • Common Name: Christmas Candlestick, Klip Dagga, Lion's Ear
  • Botanical Name: Leonotis nepetifolia
  • Purity: 98%
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 335
  • Germination: 91%
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Virginia Snake Root, Virginia Snakeroot Aristolochia serpentaria
Prices start at : 20.95 USD / 1 packet

It is used in a number of proprietary medicines for treating skin, circulatory and kidney disorders. The species is commonly known as Virginia snakeroot and is native to eastern North America, from Connecticut to southern Michigan and south to Texas and...
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 3
  • Family: Aristolochiaceae
  • Height: 20 inches
  • Collection Locale: Russia
  • Genus: Aristolochia
  • Germination: 23%
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Wild Marjoram, Oregano Origanum vulgare
Prices start at : 3.95 USD / 1 packet

The leaves are used as a flavouring for salad dressings, vegetables and legumes,and are frequently included in strongly flavoured dishes with chillies, garlic, onions etc. * Oregano is an important flavouring herb in Mediterranean cookery,and is often...
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 3525
  • Germination Test Type: estimate
  • Species: vulgare
  • Germination: 85%
  • Genus: Origanum
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 4
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Scarlet Sage, Cherry Red Sage, Texas Sage, Blood Sage Salvia coccinea
Prices start at : 2.95 USD / 1 packet

The naturalized variety is typically tubular, bright red, about 1.25 in (3.2 cm) long. Flower color and size is quite variable. Spreading growth to 12". The hairy leaves, scalloped on the edges, are pea green, varying in size, all the way up to 3 in (7.6...
  • Genus: Salvia
  • Collection Locale: Colorado
  • Species: coccinea
  • Common Name: Scarlet Sage, Cherry Red Sage, Texas Sage, Blood Sage
  • Germination Test Type: Actual
  • Purity: 99%
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Common Pawpaw Asimina triloba
Prices start at : 8.95 USD / 1 packet

* The droopy long leaves provide a 'sleepy' aura to the summer landscape. * The fruit can also be used for making preserves, pies, ice cream and other sweet desserts. * The fruit falls from the tree in autumn and is then stored until fully ripe.
  • Species: triloba
  • Crop Year: 2018
  • Seeds Per Pound: 363
  • Quantity: 47.58 lb
  • Purity: 99%
  • Collection Locale: Ohio
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Russian Sage Perovskia atriplicifolia
Prices start at : 6.95 USD / 1 packet

In Eurasian herbalism, this plant has a long history of use as a febrifuge. * The small lavender flowers have a sweet flavour and can be eaten in salads or used as a garnish. * Perovskia atriplicifolia, Russian sage, is a flowering herbaceous perennial...
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 12
  • Seeds Per Pound: 562,460
  • Purity: 99%
  • Genus: Perovskia
  • Family: Lamiaceae
  • Collection Locale: Illinois
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Pecan Carya illinoinensis  commercial varieties
Prices start at : 8.95 USD / 1 packet

* The pecan (pronounced /p??k??n/ , /p??kaen/ , or /?pi?kaen/ ), Carya illinoinensis or illinoensis , is a species of hickory , native to south-central North America , in Mexico from Coahuila south to Jalisco and Veracruz , in the United States from southern...
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 6
  • Height: 65-130 feet
  • Germination: 98%
  • Botanical Name: Carya illinoinensis commercial varieties
  • Species: illinoinensis
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Arizona Sun Dwarf Gaillardia
Prices start at : 6.49 USD / each

Ideal for cut-flowers. Attracts butterflies. Winner of the prestigous 2005 Fleuroselect Gold Medal! Highly drought tolerant. For a rain garden. Plant 10'' apart in full to part sun.
  • Plant Lighting: Full Sun
  • Colors: Orange, Red, Yellow
  • Genus: Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Sun'
  • Zones: 3-9
  • Max Height (feet): 12-16"
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Golden Shower Cassia fistula
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Though its use in herbalism has been attested to for millennia, little research has been conducted in modern times. The fruit pulp is considered a purgative, and self-medication or any use without medical supervision is strongly advised against in Ayurvedic...
  • Botanical Name: Cassia fistula
  • Species: fistula
  • Height: 30-60 feet
  • Common Name: Golden Shower
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Large White Trillium, White Trillium Trillium grandiflorum
Prices start at : 8.95 USD / 1 packet

* The plant is most common in rich, mixed upland forests. * 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.
  • Species: grandiflorum
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Purity: 99%
  • Germination: 98%
  • Collection Locale: Minnesota
  • Seeds Per Pound: 79,450
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New Jersey Tea Ceanothus americanus
Prices start at : 5.95 USD / 1 packet

Cylindrical clusters (1-2" long) of tiny, fragrant, white flowers (1/8") appear on long stalks at the stem ends or upper leaf axils in late spring. Best in sandy loams or rocky soils with good drainage.
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 47
  • Genus: Ceanothus
  • Collection Locale: Iowa
  • Crop Year: 2017
  • Height: 2-3 feet
  • Family: Rhamnaceae
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Chestnut Oak Quercus prinus     - Quercus montana
Prices start at : 8.95 USD / 1 packet

* The chestnut oak is readily identified by its massively-ridged dark gray-brown bark, the thickest of any eastern North American oak. * It is native to the eastern United States, where it is one of the most important ridgetop trees from southern Maine...
  • Purity: 99%
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 18
  • Germination: 98%
  • Height: 60-70 feet
  • Collection Locale: Logan Co, Ill
  • Species: prinus
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Rem Red Amur Honeysuckle Lonicera maackii   Rem Red
Price : CALL

The fruits are not comsumed in the fall by birds so it does provide a nice winter food source. Therefore, it was heavily planted in the midwest and eastern US. It has since been determined to be very invasive and so is being eradicated many places.
  • Genus: Lonicera
  • Botanical Name: Lonicera maackii Rem Red
  • Cultivar: Rem Red
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 3
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Lady Margaret Passion Flower, Passionvine
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

We have not yet tested this and so this report is only anecdotal. To learn more see the Passionfruit datasheet by Purdue Horticulture: https://hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/morton/passionfruit.html#Varieties
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, fertile, well-drained soils. Allow the soil to become slightly dry between waterings.
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral
  • Native To / Origin: Garden hybrid - P. incarnata (or P. caerulea) x P. coccinea (or P. vitifolia)
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9,10,11,(*8B?)
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch R / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Tecate Cypress Cupressus guadalupensis  forbesii   - Hesperocyparis forbesii    , Cupressus forbesii
Prices start at : 11.95 USD / 1 packet

The tree is found only in the Santa Ana Mountains of Orange County and in San Diego County within Southern California, and in northern Baja California state of Mexico. It grows at elevations of 450–1,500 metres (1,480–4,920 ft).
  • Germination: 33%
  • Quantity: 0.13 lb
  • Variety: forbesii
  • Family: Cupressaceae
  • Common Name: Tecate Cypress
  • Germination Test Type: cut
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