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Globe Thistle, Southern Globethistle Echinops ritro
Prices start at : 3.95 USD / 1 packet

* Unusual perennials with 2" spherical blue flowers in mid to late summer; the plant itself is rather rough and thistly with dark green leaves; good for middle or back of border; wants full sun and good drainage; can be dried for winter arrangements.
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Botanical Name: Echinops ritro
  • Seeds Per Pound: 36,346
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 36
  • Genus: Echinops
  • Family: Asteraceae
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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. * This variety is upright growing, very columnar. * The cultivar 'Tallhedge' has been selected for hedging.
  • Botanical Name: Frangula alnus
  • Genus: Frangula
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 3
  • Common Name: Columnar Buckthorn, Tallhedge
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Upright Prairie Coneflower Ratibida columnifera     - Ratibida columnaris
Prices start at : 2.95 USD / 1 packet

* Ratibida columnifera , commonly known as Upright Prairie Coneflower or Mexican Hat , is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family, Asteraceae , that is native to much of North America .
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 3
  • Height: 24-30 inches
  • Quantity: 1.35 lb
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Genus: Ratibida
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 216
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English Primrose Primula vulgaris     - Primula acaulis
Prices start at : 5.95 USD / 1 packet

A mild flavour,though the texture is a bit tough. Both the flowers and the leaves canbe made into a syrup or a tea. * Primula vulgaris ( syn. Picked when first opened, the flowers are fermented with waterand sugar to make a very pleasant and intoxicating...
  • Germination: 77%
  • Family: PRIMULACEAE
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 5
  • Seeds Per Pound: 403,200
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 68
  • Crop Year: 2013
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Globe Thistle, Southern Globethistle Echinops ritro
Prices start at : 3.95 USD / 1 packet

* Unusual perennials with 2" spherical blue flowers in mid to late summer; the plant itself is rather rough and thistly with dark green leaves; good for middle or back of border; wants full sun and good drainage; can be dried for winter arrangements.
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 36
  • Seeds Per Pound: 36,346
  • Genus: Echinops
  • Common Name: Globe Thistle, Southern Globethistle
  • Collection Locale: Holland
  • Botanical Name: Echinops ritro
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Sneezewort, Sneezeweed Achillea ptarmica
Prices start at : 4.95 USD / 1 packet

Ptarmica yields an essential oil that is used in herbal medicine. * The plant can tolerate maritime exposure. * The leaves are used as an insect repellent. * Leaves can be eaten raw or cooked.
  • Germination Test Type: Cut
  • Height: 2-3 feet
  • Purity: 98%
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 3
  • Species: ptarmica
  • Common Name: Sneezewort, Sneezeweed
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Bee Insect Garden
Prices start at : 8.99 USD / each

Our Conservation Garden Assortment attracts and helps protect nature's hardest workers. Each mat is generously preseeded on recycled paper that promotes germination. Mats are 20"x5'.Attracts natues's hardest workers to the garden.
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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). 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.
  • Germination: 33%
  • Common Name: Tecate Cypress
  • Purity: 99%
  • Seeds Per Pound: 50,848
  • Genus: Cupressus
  • Germination Test Type: cut
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European Red Elderberry, Red Elderberry Sambucus racemosa
Prices start at : 3.95 USD / 1 packet

* The fruit is a bright red or sometimes purple drupe containing 3 to 5 seeds. * The blossoms have been used in the treatment of measles. The fruits are popular with birds, who distribute the seeds.
  • Crop Year: 2012
  • Collection Locale: Hungary
  • Common Name: European Red Elderberry, Red Elderberry
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 4
  • Purity: 99%
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Virginia Snake Root, Virginia Snakeroot Aristolochia serpentaria
Prices start at : 20.95 USD / 1 packet

It merits consideration for cultivation in forest areas. It is used in a number of proprietary medicines for treating skin, circulatory and kidney disorders. * Use Ornamental: Showy, Ground cover Conspicuous Flowers: yes Attracts: Butterflies Larval Host:...
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 3
  • Species: serpentaria
  • Collection Locale: Russia
  • Quantity: 0.00507 lb
  • Germination: 23%
  • Purity: 99%
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English Primrose Primula vulgaris     - Primula acaulis
Prices start at : 5.95 USD / 1 packet

A mild flavour,though the texture is a bit tough. Both the flowers and the leaves canbe made into a syrup or a tea. * Primula vulgaris ( syn. Picked when first opened, the flowers are fermented with waterand sugar to make a very pleasant and intoxicating...
  • Genus: Primula
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 68
  • Family: PRIMULACEAE
  • Crop Year: 2013
  • Species: vulgaris
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 5
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Butterfly Weed, Butterfly Milkweed Asclepias tuberosa
Prices start at : 8.95 USD / 1 packet

It was much used by the North American Indians and acquired a reputation as a heal-all amongst the earlier white settlers. Its main use in present day herbalism is for relieving the pain and inflammation of pleurisy.
  • Genus: Asclepias
  • Crop Year: 1995
  • Collection Locale: USA
  • Height: 1-3 feet
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 4
  • Germination: 69%
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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?
  • Species: maackii
  • Genus: Lonicera
  • Height: 12-15 feet
  • Common Name: Maackii Amur Honeysuckle, Amur Honeysuckle
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Cocky\'s Tongue Templetonia retusa
Prices start at : 6.95 USD / 1 packet

It is covered in red flowers in the winter and spring. * It will also tolerate more moist conditions if it is given well drained soil. The genus is named in honour of John Templeton, an Irish naturalist and botanist.
  • Botanical Name: Templetonia retusa
  • Collection Locale: Australia
  • Quantity: 0.04 lb
  • Species: retusa
  • Purity: 99%
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 17
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Windmill Palm, Broadleaf Lady Palm Rhapis excelsa
Price : CALL

* Rhapis excelsa also known as Broadleaf Lady Palm is a species of fan palm (Arecaceae subfamily Coryphoideae, tribe Corypheae) in the genus Rhapis, probably native to southern China and Taiwan.
  • Common Name: Windmill Palm, Broadleaf Lady Palm
  • Genus: Rhapis
  • Botanical Name: Rhapis excelsa
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 9
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Virginia Snake Root, Virginia Snakeroot Aristolochia serpentaria
Prices start at : 20.95 USD / 1 packet

It merits consideration for cultivation in forest areas. It is used in a number of proprietary medicines for treating skin, circulatory and kidney disorders. * Use Ornamental: Showy, Ground cover Conspicuous Flowers: yes Attracts: Butterflies Larval Host:...
  • Collection Locale: Russia
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Common Name: Virginia Snake Root, Virginia Snakeroot
  • Genus: Aristolochia
  • Purity: 99%
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 5
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Upright Prairie Coneflower Ratibida columnifera     - Ratibida columnaris
Prices start at : 2.95 USD / 1 packet

* Ratibida columnifera , commonly known as Upright Prairie Coneflower or Mexican Hat , is a species of flowering plant in the daisy family, Asteraceae , that is native to much of North America .
  • Collection Locale: TX
  • Crop Year: 2017
  • Quantity: 1.35 lb
  • Genus: Ratibida
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 3
  • Species: columnifera
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Coral Honeysuckle, Trumpet Honeysuckle, Woodbine
Prices start at : 12.99 USD

Few other woody vines can provide the long flowering show that this wonderful native can provide as well as attracting loads of Hummingbirds. We often see a few flowers on our vines in the garden in winter but the main show is in spring with flowers continuing...
  • pH Range: Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Salt Tolerance: Poor
  • Native To / Origin: US - Central and Eastern
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
  • Container Size: 4.5 inch / 20 fl.oz. / 591 ml
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Cloud Eight Purple-Top Vervain, Brazilian Vervain, Tall Verbena, Verbena bonariensis
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Clusters of rich purple flowers are produced on sturdy stems atop the medium green foliage from spring through summer and into fall. The dainty nectar rich flowers are visited by bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 7,8,9,10
  • Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered
  • pH Range: Slightly Acidic, Neutral
  • Native To / Origin: Brazil, Argentina - Garden selection
  • Soil & Moisture: Average moist, well-drained soils
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Orange Glory Butterfly Plant
Prices start at : 6.99 USD / each

Will start blooming this summer and have plenty of brilliant flowers for cutting as well as outdoor decoration. Is especially effective in mass plantings -- ground covers, borders, and bed plantings.
  • Season Color: Summer
  • Spread: 2'
  • Zones: 3-10
  • Max Height (feet): 2
  • Colors: Orange
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Catnip, Catmint, Catswort Nepeta cataria
Prices start at : 2.95 USD / 1 packet

Common behaviors cats display when they sense the bruised leaves or stems of catnip are rubbing on the plant, rolling on the ground, pawing at it, licking it, and chewing it. * A mint-like flavour, they make an aromatic flavouring in salads.
  • Common Name: Catnip, Catmint, Catswort
  • Germination Test Type: Actual
  • Quantity: 158.3 lb
  • Species: cataria
  • Purity: 99%
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 333
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Gobbler Sawtooth Oak Quercus acutissima   Gobbler
Prices start at : 8.95 USD / 1 packet

* Most planting in North America was carried out for wildlife food provision, as the species tends to bear heavier crops of acorns than other native American oak species. * The acorns are eaten by jays, pigeons, and squirrels .
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 10
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 5
  • Seeds Per Pound: 132
  • Collection Locale: TN
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Crop Year: 2017
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Sweet Goldenrod, Anise Scented Goldenrod, Fragrant Goldenrod
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Wonderfully fragrant of licorice or anise when bruised or dried, Sweet Goldenrod produces medium to large pyramidal clusters of golden yellow flowers in summer that are excellent for attracting pollinators and other beneficials.
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch SQ / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Deer Resistance: Somewhat to Moderate
  • Native To / Origin: US- throughout the eastern US from east Texas to New Hampshire
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 4,5,6,7,8,9
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Silk-floss Tree Chorisia speciosa     - Ceiba speciosa
Prices start at : 8.95 USD / 1 packet

* The silk floss tree is cultivated mostly for ornamental purposes. * The flowers are creamy-whitish in the center and pink towards the tips of their five petals. * The cotton inside the capsules, although not of as good quality as that of the kapok tree,...
  • Seeds Per Pound: 4,843
  • Genus: Chorisia
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 10
  • Crop Year: 2017
  • Purity: 99%
  • Collection Locale: India
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Betonyleaf Mistflower, Betonyleaf Thoroughwort, Padre Island Mistflower
Prices start at : 7.99 USD

Although this native perennial is somewhat drought resistant once well established Betonyleaf Mistflower will flower most consistently where it gets regular moisture during the growing season.
  • pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Mostly sunny
  • Native To / Origin: US- Texas Gulf Coast from Jackson county to Mexico and Guatemala
  • Soil & Moisture: Well draining soils. May be drought somewhat resistant once well-established.
  • USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9,10,11,(8B*,8A?)
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Christmasbush, Rambling Senna, Money Bush, Yellow Candlewood Senna bicapsularis
Prices start at : 4.95 USD / 1 packet

And that is the entire reason for planting it. So, don't be surprised if a few butterfly larvae are found munching leaves. These butterflies lay their eggs on the plant in order for their larvae to feed and grow.
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 17
  • Collection Locale: Hawaii
  • Quantity: 0.26 lb
  • Crop Year: 2015
  • Purity: 98%
  • Seeds Per Pound: 17,706
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Flat-Top Goldenrod, Shiny Goldenrod
Prices start at : 6.99 USD

Easy to grow and with few apparent pest or disease problems, Shiny Goldenrod is also a good candidate for natural areas, meadows, and roadsides where it will readily reseed on exposed soils.
  • Grows To: 18-30"H x 12-18"W
  • Deer Resistance: Moderate to High
  • Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun
  • Container Size: 3.5 inch SQ / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml
  • Soil & Moisture: Well-drained, average moist to dryish, poor to moderately fertile.
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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). 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.
  • Seeds Per Pound: 50,848
  • Height: 20-30 feet
  • Quantity: 0.13 lb
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 18
  • Collection Locale: California
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 8
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European Bladdernut Staphylea pinnata
Prices start at : 6.95 USD / 1 packet

* Stored seed should be sown as early in the year as possible and given cold stratification - it might not germinate until spring of the following year.
  • Collection Locale: Ukraine
  • Purity: 99%
  • Seeds Per Pound: 1,589
  • Height: 10-12 feet
  • Genus: Staphylea
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 7
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