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Emperor\'s Candlesticks Senna alata     - Cassia alata
Prices start at : 9.95 USD / 1 packet

* Senna alata (also known as Cassia alata) is often called the ringworm bush because of its very effective fungicidal properties, for treating ringworm and other fungal infections of the skin.
  • Species: alata
  • Crop Year: 2018
  • Purity: 99%
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 10
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Genus: Senna
British Columbia
Houston
Fan Columbine, Japanese Fan Columbine Aquilegia flabellata
Prices start at : 8.95 USD / 1 packet

Flabellata pumila. * The name of this species is based on the cultivated form, the true wild form is A. * Plants seem to be immune to the predations of rabbits. * Succeeds in ordinary garden soil, preferring a moist but not wet soil and a sunny position.
  • Seeds Per Pound: 562,960
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 60
  • Collection Locale: Russia
  • Lot#: 080429
  • Quantity: 0.04 lb
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 6
British Columbia
Houston
Pygmy Peashrub Caragana pygmaea
Prices start at : 4.95 USD / 1 packet

A very ornamental plant, it prefers a continental climate with hot summers and cold winters. * Tolerant of dry alkaline soils. Some of this nitrogen is utilized by the growing plant but some can also be used by other plants growing nearby.
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Common Name: Pygmy Peashrub
  • Germination: 98%
  • Purity: 99%
  • Quantity: 0.47 lb
British Columbia
Houston
Common Dandelion Taraxacum officinale
Prices start at : 3.95 USD / 1 packet

* Dandelion sprouts make a great micro-green. The foliage is upright growing or horizontally orientated, with leaves having narrowly winged petioles or being unwinged. * The leaves are eaten raw or cooked.
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Quantity: 0.03 lb
  • Seeds Per Pound: 1,059,794
  • Purity: 98%
  • Collection Locale: Netherlands
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 3
British Columbia
Houston
Running-postman, Scarlet Runner Kennedia prostrata
Prices start at : 9.95 USD / 1 packet

* It is a prostrate or twining shrub which can spread to a width of 1.5 metres and has light green leaves that comprise 3 rounded leaflets with undulating edges Scarlet pea flowers are produced singly or in pairs between April and November in its native...
  • Seeds Per Pound: 15,436
  • Height: 5 feet
  • Botanical Name: Kennedia prostrata
  • Species: prostrata
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 9
  • Germination Test Type: cut
British Columbia
Houston
Fragrant Sumac Rhus aromatica
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Hairy red drupes are produced, which can be brewed into a tea. The mixture should not be boiled since this will release tannic acids and make the drink astringent. It produces yellow flowers in clusters before anthesis.
  • Common Name: Fragrant Sumac
  • Species: aromatica
  • Genus: Rhus
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 4
British Columbia
Houston
Flat-leaved Eryngium, Plains Eryngo Eryngium planum
Prices start at : 3.95 USD / 1 packet

* Thistley plants for full sun and poor dry soil; the half-inch flower heads, also like thistles, can be a fine metallic blue or blue purple; flowers in mid to late summer; in rich soil the plants grow too fast and need staking; may make a big clump of...
  • Germination: 72%
  • Genus: Eryngium
  • Purity: 97%
  • Family: Apiaceae
  • Collection Locale: Holland
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 5
British Columbia
Houston
Emperor\'s Candlesticks Senna alata     - Cassia alata
Prices start at : 9.95 USD / 1 packet

* Senna alata (also known as Cassia alata) is often called the ringworm bush because of its very effective fungicidal properties, for treating ringworm and other fungal infections of the skin.
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Height: 10-14 feet
  • Quantity: 0.03 lb
  • Collection Locale: Hawaii
  • Species: alata
  • Crop Year: 2018
British Columbia
Houston
Lanceleaf Tickseed, Lance Coreopsis Coreopsis lanceolata
Prices start at : 1.95 USD / 1 packet

This perennial is a native plant found throughout the eastern part of the United States and in many parts of the western U.S., Canada , and Mexico . * The lance-leaved coreopsis , Coreopsis lanceolata , is a species of coreopsis (Tickseed).
  • Height: 3 feet
  • Genus: Coreopsis
  • Species: lanceolata
  • Seeds Per Pound: 194,312
  • Germination: 90%
  • Germination Test Type: Actual
British Columbia
Houston
Lanceleaf Tickseed, Lance Coreopsis Coreopsis lanceolata
Prices start at : 1.95 USD / 1 packet

This perennial is a native plant found throughout the eastern part of the United States and in many parts of the western U.S., Canada , and Mexico . * The lance-leaved coreopsis , Coreopsis lanceolata , is a species of coreopsis (Tickseed).
  • Height: 3 feet
  • Purity: 99%
  • Genus: Coreopsis
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Crop Year: 2015
  • Species: lanceolata
British Columbia
Houston
Chinese Sumac, Potanin Sumac Rhus potaninii
Prices start at : 4.95 USD / 1 packet

Paitan is antiseptic, astringent and haemostatic. * An excrescence produced on the leaf by an insect Melaphis chinensis or M. It is used applied externally to burns, bleeding due to traumatic injuries, haemorrhoids and ulcers in the mouth.
  • Collection Locale: China
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 64
  • Botanical Name: Rhus potaninii dried berries
  • Seeds Per Pound: 36,300
  • Genus: Rhus
  • Crop Year: 1994
British Columbia
Houston
Strawberry Madrone, Strawberry Tree Arbutus unedo
Prices start at : 8.95 USD / 1 packet

The fruit contains about 20% sugars and can be used to make delicious and nourishing jams and preserves. * The Strawberry Tree grows to 5-10 m tall, rarely up to 15 m, with a trunk diameter of up to 80 cm.
  • Species: unedo
  • Family: Ericaceae
  • Common Name: Strawberry Madrone, Strawberry Tree
  • Collection Locale: Italy
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Germination: 91%
British Columbia
Houston
Western Snowberry, Wolfberry Symphoricarpos occidentalis
Prices start at : 4.95 USD / 1 packet

Grows well in heavy clay soils. * Tolerates most soils and conditions, including poor soils and amongst the roots and under the drip of trees. * Symphoricarpos occidentalis is a woody species of flowering plant in the honeysuckle family , commonly called...
  • Crop Year: 2012
  • Seeds Per Pound: 116,224
  • Genus: Symphoricarpos
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Germination: 33%
  • Species: occidentalis
British Columbia
Houston
Blue Gum, Tasmanian Bluegum Eucalyptus globulus
Prices start at : 4.95 USD / 1 packet

Noxious weed in California. * The plant was first described by the French botanist Jacques Labillardiere in his publications Relation du Voyage a la Recherche de la Perouse (1800) and Novae Hollandiae Plantarum Specimen (1804).
  • Species: globulus
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 178
  • Purity: 98%
  • Botanical Name: Eucalyptus globulus
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 9
  • Family: Myrtaceae
British Columbia
Houston
Cocky\'s Tongue Templetonia retusa
Prices start at : 6.95 USD / 1 packet

The genus is named in honour of John Templeton, an Irish naturalist and botanist. They are native to Australia. * Templetonia is a dryland shrub that grows 3-7 feet tall. * It will also tolerate more moist conditions if it is given well drained soil.
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Botanical Name: Templetonia retusa
  • Germination: 98%
  • Species: retusa
  • Seeds Per Pound: 15,890
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 9
British Columbia
Houston
Golden Shower Cassia fistula
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* In Ayurvedic medicine, the golden shower tree is known as aragvadha, meaning "disease killer". It ranges from southern Pakistan eastward throughout India to Myanmar and Thailand and south to Sri Lanka.
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 10
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Species: fistula
  • Botanical Name: Cassia fistula
British Columbia
Houston
Lemon Balm, Common Balm Melissa officinalis
Prices start at : 1.95 USD / 1 packet

* A perennial mint with lemon-scented foliage and clusters of small white flowers in whorls in the leaf axils; the leaves are used in cooking--teas, soups--toilet water, soaps, and medicine; sun or part shade, grows well in dry sites; native to southern...
  • Genus: Melissa
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 154
  • Germination: 80%
  • Family: Lamiaceae
  • Height: 18-24 inches
  • Lot#: 980051
British Columbia
Houston
Weeping Boerboon, Weeping Boer-bean, African Walnut, African Greenheart, Tree Fuchsia, Drunk Parrot Tree SCHOTIA brachypetala
Prices start at : 15.95 USD / 1 packet

* The weeping boer-bean is easily grown, and is remarkably hardy in both poor soil and very dry conditions. The red flowers are produced straight after the new leaves during September and October and are very attractive to bees.
  • Crop Year: 2015
  • Common Name: Weeping Boerboon, Weeping Boer-bean, African Walnut, African Greenheart, Tree Fuchsia, Drunk Parrot Tree
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 3
  • Botanical Name: SCHOTIA brachypetala
  • Germination: 98%
  • Seeds Per Pound: 817
British Columbia
Houston
Southern Catalpa Catalpa bignonioides     - Catalpa syringifolia
Prices start at : 4.95 USD / 1 packet

The tree is fairly free from fungal diseases and has few insect enemies. It weighs about 28lb per cubic foot. It also multiplies readily from cuttings. It is highly valued for posts and fencing rails, and is also used for interior finishes, cabinet work...
  • Quantity: 16.65 lb
  • Germination: 91%
  • Crop Year: 2017
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 5
  • Collection Locale: Ukraine
  • Botanical Name: Catalpa bignonioides
British Columbia
Houston
Western Syringa, Lewis\' Mock Orange Philadelphus lewisii
Prices start at : 3.95 USD / 1 packet

A poultice of the bruised leaves has been used to treat infected breasts. The stems can be used in making fine coiled baskets. It sends out long stems which are red when new and fade to gray with age, the bark shredding in small flakes.
  • Common Name: Western Syringa, Lewis' Mock Orange
  • Seeds Per Pound: 2,537,860
  • Purity: 70%
  • Family: Hydrangeaceae
  • Germination Test Type: estimate
  • Height: 6-11 feet
British Columbia
Houston
Chinese Tallow Sapium sebiferum     - Triadica sebifera
Prices start at : 17.95 USD / 1 packet

The specific epithets sebifera and sebiferum mean "wax-bearing" and refer to the vegetable tallow that coats the seeds. The seed contains about 20% of a drying oil. Introduced to the United States, the tree is native to eastern Asia , and is most commonly...
  • Seeds Per Pound: 3,963
  • Purity: 99%
  • Quantity: 4.73 lb
  • Germination: 91%
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 9
  • Species: sebiferum
British Columbia
Houston
Arizona White Oak Quercus arizonica
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It also contains fat branches and a spreading crown along with thick leaves. * It usually occurs as a native shrub or a medium sized tree. * The acorns usually mature around fall. * One of the largest southwestern oaks, this handsome tree reaches its...
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 7
  • Height: 60 feet
  • Genus: Quercus
  • Botanical Name: Quercus arizonica
British Columbia
Houston
Roundleaved Dogwood, Roundleaf Dogwood Cornus rugosa
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The roundleaf dogwood is also a temperate, northeastern North American species that occurs throughout southern and eastern Ontario; in northern Ontario it occurs farther north than the alternateleaf dogwood, but does not extend past 50°N (Soper and Heimburger...
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 5
  • Species: rugosa
  • Family: Cornaceae
  • Botanical Name: Cornus rugosa
British Columbia
Houston
Fragrant Sumac Rhus aromatica
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Hairy red drupes are produced, which can be brewed into a tea. The mixture should not be boiled since this will release tannic acids and make the drink astringent. It produces yellow flowers in clusters before anthesis.
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 4
  • Common Name: Fragrant Sumac
  • Family: Anacardiaceae
  • Height: 4-6 feet
British Columbia
Houston
Mu he shu Schima superba
Prices start at : 4.95 USD / 1 packet

Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Taiwan, Zhejiang [Japan (Ryukyu Islands)]. * Native to forests; 100-800(-1600) m.
  • Quantity: 0.89 lb
  • Average Viable Seeds/Packet: 33
  • Crop Year: 2013
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 10
  • Germination: 13%
  • Collection Locale: China
British Columbia
Houston
Yellow Sweetclover Melilotus officinalis
Prices start at : 2.95 USD / 1 packet

* Seed propagation - sow spring to mid-summer in situ. Germination will usually take place within 2 weeks. Leaves alternate on the stem and possess three leaflets. * Plants have large taproots and tend to grow in groups.
  • Crop Year: 2017
  • Species: officinalis
  • Purity: 99%
  • Botanical Name: Melilotus officinalis
  • Genus: Melilotus
  • Collection Locale: China
British Columbia
Houston
Russet Buffaloberry, Soopolallie, Soapberry, Foamberry, Canada Buffaloberry Shepherdia canadensis
Prices start at : 4.95 USD / 1 packet

The fruit was a favourite treat of the North American Indians, they would beat it in an equal quantity of water until a foam with a consistency of beaten eggs was formed. The berries have an extremely bitter taste.
  • Germination: 91%
  • Genus: Shepherdia
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 3
  • Collection Locale: Montana
  • Germination Test Type: cut
  • Species: canadensis
British Columbia
Houston
Hairy Leafcup, Bear\'s Foot Smallanthus uvedalius     - Polymnia uvedalia    , Osteospermum uvedalia    , Smallanthus uvedalia
Prices start at : 7.95 USD / 1 packet

* The root is said to have a beneficial effect on the liver, stomach and spleen and may be taken to relieve indigestion and counteract liver malfunction. It is perhaps best known for its use as a hair tonic whilst the root is also taken internally as...
  • Collection Locale: Missouri
  • Quantity: 0.28 lb
  • Botanical Name: Smallanthus uvedalius
  • Minimum Hardiness Zone: 5
  • Species: uvedalius
  • Germination: 91%
British Columbia
Houston
Fan Columbine, Japanese Fan Columbine Aquilegia flabellata
Prices start at : 8.95 USD / 1 packet

Flabellata pumila. * The name of this species is based on the cultivated form, the true wild form is A. * Plants seem to be immune to the predations of rabbits. * Succeeds in ordinary garden soil, preferring a moist but not wet soil and a sunny position.
  • Crop Year: 2008
  • Species: flabellata
  • Common Name: Fan Columbine, Japanese Fan Columbine
  • Genus: Aquilegia
  • Family: Ranunculaceae
  • Height: 12-15 inches
British Columbia
Houston