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Artichoke

Imperial Star - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3608 Cynara scolymus (120 days) Open-pollinated. Each plant produces up to eight flower buds. A biennial that must be tricked into behaving like a winter has passed in order to produce this year. read more

Asian Greens

Asian Green
Garland Serrated ChrysanthemumNew catalog listings coming in early December
3203 Glebionis coronaria (40 days) Open-pollinated. Japanese Shungiku prized for small grey-green leaves and 5" yellow flowers, both edible. Sow in spring. read more

Chinese Cabbages

Chinese Cabbage
Fun JenNew catalog listings coming in early December
3224 Brassica rapa (45 days) Open-pollinated. Japanese heirloom. Lettucy-type Chinese cabbage with semi-loose conical light yellow-green ruffled 6X10" heads. Excellent frost resistance; bolts in heat. read more
Chinese Cabbage
Tokyo Bekana - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3222 Brassica rapa (chinensis group) (20 days baby, 45 days full size) Open-pollinated. Lettucy pale green ruffled leaves. Mild, sweet. Will re-grow after cuttings. Cold hardy. read more

Mustards

Mustard
Chinese Thick-Stem - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3257 Brassica juncea (47 days mesclun, 62 full size) Open-pollinated. Sweet succulent ribs and moderately pungent winter-hardy greens. Good for summer mesclun; excellent cut-and-come-again. read more
Mustard
Early Mizuna - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3226 Brassica rapa (japonica group) (40 days) Open-pollinated. Japanese heirloom. Deeply cut fringed leaves on slender white stalks. Use as cut-and-come-again, succession plantings and baby leaf production. read more
Mustard
Garnet Giant - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3217 Brassica juncea
(20 days baby; 45 days mature) Open-pollinated. Despite its name, this mustard is a favorite for cutting at its dark purple baby... read more
Mustard
Golden Frill - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3236 Brassica juncea (20 days baby, 40 days mature) Open-pollinated. Light golden-green leaves are curled and lacy. Mustard zing. Resists bolting in heat. read more
Mustard
Green WaveNew catalog listings coming in early December
3243 Brassica juncea (45 days) Open-pollinated. Best-adapted mustard for northern climates. Hot mustardy flavor. Will come back when cut. Slow to bolt. Can be overwintered. read more
Mustard
Hon Tsai TaiNew catalog listings coming in early December
3205 Brassica rapa (37 days) Open-pollinated. Produces many pencil-thick deep purple flowering shoots with pleasing mild mustard flavor. Grows best in cool weather. read more
Mustard
Lady MurasakiNew catalog listings coming in early December
3216 Brassica rapa
(45 days) Open-pollinated. Lady Murasaki, the courtly author of The Tale of Genji, considered one of the world’s first and finest... read more
Mustard
Maruba SantohNew catalog listings coming in early December
3209 Brassica rapa (pekinensis group) (35 days) Open-pollinated. Loose round chartreuse leaves, flat white stems, and blossoms, all edible. Can be cut small for mesclun. Fair bolt tolerance. read more
Mizspoona Salad Selects Gene Pool - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3229 Brassica rapa (40 days) Open-pollinated. Medium-dark green variably shaped leaves. Zingy. Excellent for salads or braised. read more
Mustard
Osaka Purple - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3247 Brassica juncea (45 days) Open-pollinated. Purple-streaked foliage and succulent broad stems. Spicy. Used for mesclun and braising. read more
Mustard
Pink Lettucy Mustard Gene Pool - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3239 Brassica rapa (40 days) Open-pollinated. Variations of greens with pink or purple pigments in midribs. Adds color and mild tangy flavor to mixes. Can be overwintered. read more
Mustard
Purple Rapa Mix Gene Pool - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3249 Brassica alboglabra
(45 days) Another of Frank Morton’s distinctive gene pools, a select population from crossing Pink Lettucy and Wong Bok with... read more
Mustard
Red Giant - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3245 Brassica juncea (integlifolia group) (45 days) Open-pollinated. Japanese heirloom. Large purple-tinted savoyed leaves. Peppery flavor. Standard mesclun ingredient. Cold tolerant. read more
Mustard
Ruby Streaks - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3227 Brassica juncea (40 days) Open-pollinated. Bold purple-blushed delicately serrated mizuna-type leaves with sweet an spicy flavor. For spring and fall plantings. Bolts in heat. read more
Mustard
TatsoiNew catalog listings coming in early December
3220 Brassica rapa (narinosa group) (45 days) Open-pollinated. Spoon-shaped dark green leaves in compact rosettes. Very hardy. Will come back when cut. read more
Mustard
Tatsoi - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3221 Brassica rapa (narinosa group) (45 days) Open-pollinated. Spoon-shaped dark green leaves in compact rosettes. Very hardy. Will come back when cut. read more
Toraziroh - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3253 Brassica alboglabra (45 days) Open-pollinated. Prolific yields of large very dark green leaves with distinctively pungent Pac Choy-flavored stems. Slow to bolt. read more
Mustard
Yukina Savoy - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3219 Brassica rapa
(45 days full size; 21 baby) This Asian green has a Japanese name that could be written ‘snow, vegetable’ or ‘fortune, endure.’ The... read more

Pac Choi

Prize Choy - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3270 Brassica rapa (chinensis group) (50 days) Open-pollinated. Classy pac choi with celery-like white stems and vase-shaped 15-18" tall heads. Succulent stems and tender greens. read more

Radishes - Leaf & Pod

Radishes - Leaf & Pod
Rat-tail - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2264 Raphanus sativus var. caudatus (50 days) Open-pollinated. Asian heirloom, Specialty. Grown for its immature purple-green pungent seed pods. Harvest young for best quality. read more

Shiso

Red ShisoNew catalog listings coming in early December
3283 Perilla frutescens var. crispa (85 days) Open-pollinated. Ornamental and edible purplish-red cinnamon-scented leaves. Used in sushi, sauces, garnishes, pickles and stir-fries. Colors umeboshi plums red. read more

Beans

Bush Green Beans

AccelerateNew catalog listings coming in early December
212 Phaseolus vulgaris
(53 days) Open-pollinated. According to Lewis & Sample’s classic text How to Talk Yankee, “exhilarate” can mean putting the... read more
Bush Blue Lake 274New catalog listings coming in early December
238 Phaseolus vulgaris (57 days) Open-pollinated. 6" pods. Not heat tolerant, but excellent for fall crops in area with very hot summer. White seed. read more
Bush Green Bean
GreencropNew catalog listings coming in early December
214 Phaseolus vulgaris (53 days) Open-pollinated. Flat Romano-type pods grow up to 8" long. White seed. read more
Bush Green Bean
Jade - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
231 Phaseolus vulgaris (56 days) Open-pollinated. High yields of tasty 5–7" straight slender round dark green beans. Holds quality well both on the plant and after harvest. read more
ProviderNew catalog listings coming in early December
204 Phaseolus vulgaris (50 days) Open-pollinated. Concentrated sets of 5-5.5" pods. High yields even in adverse conditions. A popular favorite. Purple seed. read more
Bush Green Bean
Provider - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
205 Phaseolus vulgaris (50 days) Open-pollinated. Concentrated sets of 5-5.5" pods. High yields even in adverse conditions. A popular favorite. Purple seed. read more
Bush Green Bean
Roma II - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
245 Phaseolus vulgaris (59 days) Open-pollinated. 5" flattened Romano pods. White seed. read more
Bush Green Bean
Roma IINew catalog listings coming in early December
246 Phaseolus vulgaris (59 days) Open-pollinated. 5" flattened Romano pods. White seed. read more
StrikeNew catalog listings coming in early December
210 Phaseolus vulgaris (53 days) Open-pollinated. 5.5" slender smooth straight round pods. Upright plant; easy picking. White seeds. read more

Bush Haricots Verts

Concador Yellow FiletNew catalog listings coming in early December
251 Phaseolus vulgaris (62 days) Open-pollinated. Slender 4½–5" filet pods. Medium-sized upright plant. Uniform pods. Small white seeds. read more
Bush Haricots Vert
MasaiNew catalog listings coming in early December
248 Phaseolus vulgaris (58 days) Open-pollinated. 5" slender stringless pods. Compact plants and small leaves make for easy picking. White seed. read more
Bush Haricots Vert
Maxibel - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
249 Phaseolus vulgaris (61 days) Open-pollinated. Dark green straight 6-8" filet pods. Heavy producer. Excellent flavor. Speckled brown seed. read more
Bush Haricots Vert
Montpellier - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
247 Phaseolus vulgaris
(57 days) Open-pollinated. We are pleased to offer once again a limited amount of seed of this very refined haricot vert for... read more
Velour Purple FiletNew catalog listings coming in early December
254 Phaseolus vulgaris (62 days) Open-pollinated. Slender straight 4–5" purple pods. Upright medium-sized plant. Light brown seed. read more

Bush Purple Beans

Bush Purple Bean
Royal Burgundy - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
225 Phaseolus vulgaris (55 days) Open-pollinated. 5" straight pods. Grows well in cold conditions. Light brown seed. read more

Bush Wax Beans

Bush Wax Bean
Dragon Langerie - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
277 Phaseolus vulgaris (57 days) Open-pollinated. 6" creamy yellow pods mottled with purple tiger stripes. Seeds are purplish brown with blue stripes. read more
Bush Wax Bean
Gold Rush - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
265 Phaseolus vulgaris (54 days) Open-pollinated. Straight round stringless tender yellow pods with green tips. High yields, holds well. read more
Bush Wax Bean
Golden ButterwaxNew catalog listings coming in early December
270 Phaseolus vulgaris (56 days) Open-pollinated. Straight pods. White seed. read more

Fava Beans

WindsorNew catalog listings coming in early December
298 Vicia faba (75 days) Open-pollinated. Classic heirloom bean. White and black flowers. Brown seed. read more

Garbanzo Beans

Garbanzo Bean
Black Kabouli Garbanzo - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
307 Cicer arietinum
(105 days dry) Open-pollinated. A cool-weather crop cultured like peas, garbanzos originated in Afghanistan. Black Kabouli was... read more

Lima Beans

Lima Bean
Jackson WonderNew catalog listings coming in early December
324 Phaseolus lunatus (103 days) Open-pollinated. 18" tall. 3 seeds per pod, grey in the shell stage and drying to buff with purple and black mottling. White flowers. read more
King of the GardenNew catalog listings coming in early December
325 Phaseolus lunatus (106 days) Open-pollinated. 8" pods, dependably produces at least four large creamy white seeds per pod. Vines can grow 10'. read more

Pole Beans

Blue Coco - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
295 Phaseolus vulgaris
(72 days snap) French heirloom with likely primary origin in the Rio Coco area of Nicaragua and Honduras. With... read more
Dolloff - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
362 Phaseolus vulgaris
(70 days shell, 90 days dry) Open-pollinated. The first time I cooked up a mess of Dolloff beans I was hooked: rich,... read more
Kentucky WonderNew catalog listings coming in early December
285 Phaseolus vulgaris (68 days) Open-pollinated. 7-9" pods. Very productive. Nutty flavor. Excellent for freezing. Brown seed. read more
Pole Bean
Monte GustoNew catalog listings coming in early December
283 Phaseolus vulgaris
(58 days) An elegant standout in wax pole beans. Bright yellow 7–8" pencil-thin smooth filet beans are blemish-free,... read more
Multicolored Pole Bean MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
297 Phaseolus vulgaris
(60-72 days) Open-pollinated. Pick a pole of polychromatic pods! We combine green, yellow, purple and striped varieties of... read more
Pole Bean
Northeaster - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
280 Phaseolus vulgaris (55 days) Open-pollinated. Also known as Kwintus. A superior early pole bean, always in short supply. Somewhat flattened pods are slow to get tough. read more
RattlesnakeNew catalog listings coming in early December
292 Phaseolus vulgaris (70 days) Open-pollinated. 6-7" pods with purple streaking. Tan seed with dark stripes. Also known as Preacher Bean. read more
Red Noodle Yard LongNew catalog listings coming in early December
322 Vigna unguiculata sesquipedalis (90 days) Open-pollinated. Impressive 14-18" burgundy pods. Small brown seed. read more
Pole Bean
Scarlet RunnerNew catalog listings coming in early December
318 Phaseolus coccineus (70 days) Open-pollinated. 10-12' tall. Mottled black and purple seeds. Ornamental brilliant scarlet blossoms. Snap or shell bean. read more
Pole Bean
Seychelles - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
278 Phaseolus vulgaris (55 days) Open-pollinated. 7–9' vines bear long stringless round-podded very dark green fresh beans, coming early. 2017 AAS. read more
Pole Bean
True Red Cranberry Pole Bean - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
371 Phaseolus vulgaris (102 days) Open-pollinated. Plump round maroon seeds without streaking. Excellent flavor. read more

Shell & Dry Beans

Shell & Dry Bean
Black Coco - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
334 Phaseolus vulgaris
(60 days shell, 85 days dry) A triple-treat bean that is a joy to grow because it is so easy. 2' plants set abundant 5" round... read more
Black Turtle - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
385 Phaseolus vulgaris (102 days) Open-pollinated. Small black beans. An improved upright bush version of the heirloom. Excellent flavor. read more
Calypso - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
356 Phaseolus vulgaris
(90 days) Open-pollinated. Also called Orca or Yin-Yang bean. A dramatic find at the 1992 Common Ground Country Fair Exhibition... read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Fast Lady Northern - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
321 Phaseolus unguiculata (65 days shell, 90 days dry) Open-pollinated. Southern pea for the North! Small white bean matures quickly. Easy-to-pick yellow pods. Beautiful yellow flowers on bushy semi-erect plants. read more
Jacob’s Cattle - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
343 Phaseolus vulgaris (88 days) Open-pollinated. Kidney-shaped bean with dark red speckles on white background. Popular New England heirloom. read more
Jacob’s Cattle - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
344 Phaseolus vulgaris (88 days) Open-pollinated. Kidney-shaped bean with dark red speckles on white background. Popular New England heirloom. read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Kenearly - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
353 Phaseolus vulgaris (89 days) Open-pollinated. Plump oval medium-sized bean, cream with a yellow eye. Very similar to Maine Yellow Eye. read more
Shell & Dry Bean
King of the EarlyNew catalog listings coming in early December
336 Phaseolus vulgaris (85 days) Open-pollinated. Mottled red baking bean. Heavy yields. Maine family heirloom. read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Limelight - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
333 Phaseolus vulgaris
(60 days shell, 85 days dry) A versatile variety, excellent both as a shell and a dry bean. Plants benefit from loose... read more
Maine Sunset - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
337 Phaseolus vulgaris (85 days) Open-pollinated. Maine heirloom. Beautiful plump ivory beans with brownish-maroon splashes around the hilum. Wonderful baking bean: creamy texture and rich flavor. read more
Marfax - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
338 Phaseolus vulgaris (86 days) Open-pollinated. Golden tan seed. High yielding. Adapted to cool climates. read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Marfax - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
339 Phaseolus vulgaris (86 days) Open-pollinated. Golden tan seed. High yielding. Adapted to cool climates. read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Mitla - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
320 Phaseolus vulgaris
(85 days) Hailing from the Mitla Valley of Oaxaca, Mexico, this variety’s dense foliage produces medium runners, lavender... read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Red Kidney - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
377 Phaseolus vulgaris (102 days) Open-pollinated. Early maturing light-red kidney bean. read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Saturday Night Special - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
388 Phaseolus vulgaris
(105 days) Legendary UNH plant breeder Elwyn Meader was hired by famous Maine baked bean company B&M (founded 1867) to breed a... read more
Silver Cloud Cannellini - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
331 Phaseolus vulgaris (70 days shell, 90 days dry) Open-pollinated. White Cannelini bean. 5-6" short fat pods contain 5 plump seeds. Excellent flavor. read more
Soldier - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
349 Phaseolus vulgaris (89 days) Open-pollinated. Large white kidney bean with red-brown solider-like figures on the eye. Popular New England bean. read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Taylor Dwarf HorticulturalNew catalog listings coming in early December
326 Phaseolus vulgaris (68 days shell) Open-pollinated. Buff bean with red stripes. Also known as Speckled Bays. read more
Shell & Dry Bean
Tiger’s Eye - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
335 Phaseolus vulgaris
(65 days shell, 85 days dry) Also called Pepa de Zapallo, originally from Argentina and Chile. Among the most beautiful of all... read more
Vermont Cranberry - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
328 Phaseolus vulgaris (70 days shell, 95 days dry) Open-pollinated. Pods contain 5 to 6 speckled cranberry-colored beans. Reliable and hardy. read more

Soybeans

Soybean
Shirofumi - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
491 Glycine max (91 days) Open-pollinated. Vigorous thigh-high vines make early concentrated sets of light green pods, averaging two beans per pods. read more
Soybean
Tankuro - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
488 Glycine max (90 days) Open-pollinated. Black-seeded 3' plants. Pods contain 2-3 beans. Excellent flavor. read more

Beets

Beet
3 Root Grex - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2128 Beta vulgaris (54 days) Open-pollinated. Gene pool based on 3 heirlooms. Expect 3 colors: pink-red with orange, bright gold and vivid orange. 3.5 x 7-8" tapered form. read more
The Bold and the Beautiful Beet MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
2190 Beta vulgaris
Open-pollinated. You won’t miss a beet with this range of colors, shapes and tastes. Fun and easy to grow. Includes a yellow, a... read more
Beet
BoldorNew catalog listings coming in early December
2130 Beta vulgaris (55 days) Open-pollinated. Round rose-gold beet. Zoned white-yellow raw interior cooks to light orange. Short light green tops with gold stems and veins. read more
Bull’s BloodNew catalog listings coming in early December
2186 Beta vulgaris (60 days) Open-pollinated. Grown for greens, not roots. Large glossy reddish-purple leaves. Holds quality in summer but best in fall and under winter cover. read more
Beet
Bull’s Blood - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2187 Beta vulgaris (60 days) Open-pollinated. Grown for greens, not roots. Large glossy reddish-purple leaves. Holds quality in summer but best in fall and under winter cover. read more
Beet
ChioggiaNew catalog listings coming in early December
2136 Beta vulgaris (55 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Light red exterior; interior rings of pink and white. Green tops. Exceptional sweetness. read more
Beet
Chioggia Guardsmark - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2137 Beta vulgaris (55 days) Open-pollinated. Selection from heirloom. Light red exterior; interior rings of pink and white. Green tops. Exceptional sweetness. read more
Beet
CylindraNew catalog listings coming in early December
2156 Beta vulgaris (56 days) Open-pollinated. Danish heirloom. 6" long cylindrical dark red beet. Excellent for pickling and processing. read more
Beet
Detroit Dark Red Short TopNew catalog listings coming in early December
2182 Beta vulgaris (60 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Uniform globular smooth red beet. Tender interior with deep red flesh. A favorite of home gardeners and canners. read more
Beet
Early Wonder Tall TopNew catalog listings coming in early December
2108 Beta vulgaris (48 days) Open-pollinated. From 1911, beloved by commercial growers and home gardeners. Early beet greens and bunching beets. Quick cold soil emergence. Attractive purple tops. read more
Beet
Early Wonder Tall Top - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2109 Beta vulgaris (48 days) Open-pollinated. From 1911, beloved by commercial growers and home gardeners. Early beet greens and bunching beets. Quick cold soil emergence. Attractive purple tops. read more
Beet
Golden Detroit - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2144 Beta vulgaris (55 days) Open-pollinated. Vibrantly golden beets, sweet and delicious. Elongated pyramid shape with no green shoulders. Greens also delicious! read more
Beet
Golden Grex - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2129 Beta vulgaris (54 days) Open-pollinated. Gold beet with Lutz shape, size and mild sweet flavor. Green tops with some golden stem. Golden orange roots with orange shoulders. read more
Lutz Green Leaf - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2170 Beta vulgaris
(60 days) Open-pollinated. For some years after Lutz became crossed up, true seed was hard to find. Insist on the real McCoy: you’ll... read more
Beet
Touchstone Gold - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2149 Beta vulgaris (55 days) Open-pollinated. Refined round golden beet. Dependable germination. Excellent flavor. Bestseller. read more

Broccoli

Broccoli

Solstice - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3306 Brassica oleracea (botrytis group)
(71 days) Open-pollinated. Has rapidly gained a following. Its tall leggy plants gave it its alias Oregon Long... read more
Broccoli
Umpqua - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3325 Brassica oleracea (botrytis group) (95 days) Open-pollinated. Handsome uniform dark-green 5-6" heads. Abundant side shoots over a long harvest window. Ideal home-garden variety for the fall. read more
Waltham 29New catalog listings coming in early December
3320 Brassica oleracea (botrytis group) (92 days) Open-pollinated. Reliable 6" heads with medium bead. No side shoot production. For fall crops only. read more

Broccoli Raab

Broccoli Raab
QuarantinaNew catalog listings coming in early December
3485 Brassica rapa (ruvo group) (40 days) Open-pollinated. Harvest young stems, leaves, and small flower buds. Leaves best in spring. Stems and flower buds best in fall crop. read more

Broccoli, Non-Heading

Broccoli, Non-Heading
PiracicabaNew catalog listings coming in early December
3327 Brassica oleracea (botrytis group) (56 days) Open-pollinated. Sweet stalks and stems produce succulent small green loose heads with very large beads. Abundant side shoots. Excellent flavor and heat tolerance. read more
Broccoli, Non-Heading
Purple Peacock Gene Pool - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3316 Brassica oleracea (botrytis group)
(92 days) Open-pollinated. A gourmet ornamental edible cross by Frank Morton of a large green broccoli with two... read more

Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts
FalstaffNew catalog listings coming in early December
3341 Brassica oleracea (gemmifera group) (102 days) Open-pollinated. Sprawling ornamental plants produce small red brussels sprouts with nutty savory flavor. read more

Cabbages

Green Cabbages

Green Cabbage
Early Jersey WakefieldNew catalog listings coming in early December
3355 Brassica oleracea (capitata group) (63 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Distinctive pointy 2-3 lb heads. Compact plant allows close spacing. Excellent flavor and tender texture. read more
Golden AcreNew catalog listings coming in early December
3352 Brassica oleracea (capitata group) (62 days) Open-pollinated. Classic early round 3-5 lb grey-green compact heads on short stems. Excellent flavor. Not long standing. read more
January King - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3399 Brassica oleracea (capitata group)
(110 days) Open-pollinated. This old variety developed in northern Europe more than a century ago still reigns... read more

Red Cabbages

Red Cabbage
Mammoth Red RockNew catalog listings coming in early December
3389 Brassica oleracea (capitata group) (100 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. 5-8 lb late storage red cabbage with firm flattened round 8-10" heads. Red-purple to the core. Crisp and sweet. read more

Savoy Cabbages

Savoy Cabbage
Des VertusNew catalog listings coming in early December
3384 Brassica oleracea (capitata group) (95 days) Open-pollinated. French Heirloom. Large medium-green heads average 4-6 lb. Juicy, with mild semi-sweet flavor. read more

Carrots

Early Carrots

Early Carrot
CoralNew catalog listings coming in early December
2028 Daucus carota (55 days) Open-pollinated. Early coreless translucent pinkish-orange blunt-tip roots. Mild sweetness boosted by “carrot perfume.” Upright tops good for bunching. read more
Tonda di ParigiNew catalog listings coming in early December
2018 Daucus carota (55 days) Open-pollinated. Parisian heirloom. Round 1½" deep orange carrot. Harvest young and tender; enjoy cooked for sweetness and creamy texture. Easy in clay soil. read more

Main Season Carrots

Atomic Red - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
2068 Daucus carota
(74 days) Open-pollinated. This Imperator type is really red with a hint of purple on the outside of the 4–6" cylindrical roots.... read more
Main Season Carrot
Danvers - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2076 Daucus carota (75 days) Open-pollinated. Broad-shouldered 7" conical carrot with a tapered tip. Good choice for heavy soils. Long storage. read more
Main Season Carrot
Jaune du DoubsNew catalog listings coming in early December
2078 Daucus carota (78 days) Open-pollinated. French heirloom. 5-8" conical smooth yellow carrot. Slightly green shoulders. Crisp and crunchy. Long storage. read more
Main Season Carrot
Nantes Fancy - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2051 Daucus carota
(68 days) Open-pollinated. It’s been a long row to hoe getting this longtime customer favorite back into our catalog. And although... read more
Main Season Carrot
Red Cored ChantenayNew catalog listings coming in early December
2058 Daucus carota (70 days) Open-pollinated. French heirloom. Thick 5-7" long red-orange carrot. Performs well in heavy soil. Excellent flavor and long storage. read more
Rumba - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
2060 Daucus carota (72 days) Open-pollinated. Straight tapered Nantes-type carrot. Best for fall harvest and long storage. Staff favorite. read more
Main Season Carrot
Scarlet NantesNew catalog listings coming in early December
2042 Daucus carota (68 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. High-quality 6-7" bright orange carrot. Sweet flavor with small dark core. Bestseller. read more
Shin Kuroda 5"New catalog listings coming in early December
2073 Daucus carota (75 days) Open-pollinated. Bright orange stump-rooted Japanese carrot. Tender and sweet. Popular in Asian markets. read more
Main Season Carrot
YellowstoneNew catalog listings coming in early December
2063 Daucus carota (72 days) Open-pollinated. Large-shouldered 7-8" yellow carrot with greenish-yellow core. Performs well in diverse soil types. read more

Celery

Celery
Redventure - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3630 Apium graveolens (84 days) Open-pollinated. Delicious chewy stalks with interior red color. read more
Celery
Tango - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3634 Apium graveolens (90 days) Open-pollinated. Large dense plants with no punky centers. Smooth tender sweet nearly stringless stalks. read more
Celery
Ventura - OG/BDNew catalog listings coming in early December
3624 Apium graveolens (80 days) Open-pollinated. Thick crisp stalks have rich flavor, not harsh even in less-than-ideal conditions. Ventura must receive adequate, even moisture for best growth. read more
Zwolsche Krul Cutting CeleryNew catalog listings coming in early December
3616 Apium graveolens
(80 days) An heirloom Dutch leaf celery. The name refers to the town of Zwolle and this celery’s curly leaves that look like... read more

Celeriac

Celeriac
Monarch Celeriac - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3648 Apium graveolens var. rapaceum
(100 days) Very similar to Brilliant but with a more flattened shape. Winner of the RHS Award of Garden Merit. read more

Corn

Flint Corn

Flint Corn
Abenaki Calais Flint - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
682 Zea mays (88 days) Open-pollinated. 8-row Vermont flint. 7-9" ears are golden brown, occasionally dark maroon. Great for cornmeal. read more

Flour Corn

Hopi BlueNew catalog listings coming in early December
691 Zea mays (100 days) Open-pollinated. 9' plants make 8-10" ears with deep kernels. Drought tolerant. Grinds easily into blue flour. read more
Flour Corn
Painted Mountain - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
680 Zea mays (85 days) Open-pollinated. 5' plant with 6-7" cobs. Kernels are gold, orange, red and purple. Multi-colored tassels. read more

Popcorn

CalicoNew catalog listings coming in early December
679 Zea mays (105 days) Open-pollinated. 5-8" ears. Kernels are red, yellow, mottled rosy-brown. Also brown, purple, blue and white. read more
Popcorn
Dakota Black - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
675 Zea mays (100 days) Open-pollinated. Compact plant with one ear each. 4.5" dark maroon-black ears with 15 rows. 4' stalks. read more
Popcorn
Pennsylvania Dutch Butter Flavored - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
677 Zea mays (102 days) Open-pollinated. Two 4-6" stocky ears per stalk. 8' plant with long dark green leaves. 1885 Pennsylvania Dutch Heirloom. read more

White Sweet Corn

Luther Hill - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
636 Zea mays (82 days) Open-pollinated. Very sweet rare classic corn, sets multiple 3-6" ears on 4' stalks. Open-pollinated heirloom. read more
White Sweet Corn
Tuxana - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
652 Zea mays (86 days) Open-pollinated. Late season. 9" ear with bright white kernels. 14-16 rows with great tip fill. Tender and sweet. read more

Yellow Sweet Corn

Yellow Sweet Corn
Ashworth - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
516 Zea mays (72 days) Open-pollinated. Bred by Fred Ashworth. 5' stalks, 6-7" yellow ears, good flavor. Harvest at milk stage; does not hold in the field. Starts well in cool soil. read more

Cucumbers

Long-Fruited Cucumbers

Long-Fruited Cucumber
Painted SerpentNew catalog listings coming in early December
1388 Cucumis melo var. flexuosus (55 days from transplant) Open-pollinated. Specialty heirloom "snake melon" cuke. Curved coiled slender fruit with light and dark green stripes. Best eaten at 8-18". read more
Long-Fruited Cucumber
Shintokiwa - OG/BDNew catalog listings coming in early December
1396 Cucumis sativus (62 days) Open-pollinated. Extra-long Asian slicer. Uniform slender smooth-skinned 9-12" fruit with crisp non-bitter flesh. Excellent flavor. read more
Long-Fruited Cucumber
Suhyo Long - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1394 Cucumis sativus (61 days) Open-pollinated. Extra-long Asian slicer. Up to 15" long. Trellis for straight fruit. Sets well in heat. read more
Long-Fruited Cucumber
Telegraph Improved EuropeanNew catalog listings coming in early December
1392 Cucumis sativus (60 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom is a performer in tunnels and outdoors. 10-14" slim Euro-type cuke with mild flavor; not bitter, few seeds. Trellis for straight fruits. read more

Pickling Cucumbers

Pickling Cucumber
Little Leaf H-19 - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1239 Cucumis sativus (60 days) Open-pollinated. Parthenocarpic pickler. Blocky, smaller than average fruit. Compact growth and small leaves. Can be grown under row cover. read more
Pickling Cucumber
NationalNew catalog listings coming in early December
1226 Cucumis sativus (52 days) Open-pollinated. Classic pickler. Dark green fruit with black spines. Non-bitter. Used for small pickles and dills. Long harvest window. read more

Slicing Cucumbers

Slicing Cucumber
Longfellow - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1335 Cucumis sativus
(70 days) Open-pollinated. Bred and released in 1927 by Jerome B. Rice Seed Co, Cambridge, NY. Stubborn Ox Farm of Brooks, ME,... read more
Slicing Cucumber
Marketmore 76New catalog listings coming in early December
1312 Cucumis sativus (63 days) Open-pollinated. Classic slicerfor the Northeast. Dark green 8-8.5" uniform fruits. Vigorous throughout season. read more
Slicing Cucumber
Marketmore 76 - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1313 Cucumis sativus (63 days) Open-pollinated. Classic slicer for the Northeast. Dark green 8-8.5" uniform fruits. Vigorous throughout season. read more

Specialty Cucumbers

Specialty Cucumber
Boothby’s Blonde - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1311 Cucumis sativus (63 days) Open-pollinated. Maine heirloom. 3-4" short plump oval cream-white fruit with black spines. Excellent fresh eating. read more
Specialty Cucumber
LemonNew catalog listings coming in early December
1372 Cucumis sativus (68 days) Open-pollinated. Specialty heirloom. Rounded 3" crisp non-bitter fruit. Skin turns from pale greenish yellow to lemon yellow. Productive. read more
Specialty Cucumber
Mexican Sour GherkinNew catalog listings coming in early December
1243 Melothria scabra (65 days) Open-pollinated. Melothria scabra. Vigorous but delicate climbing vine. Profuse bearing of 1" oblong green and white fruits. Eat fresh or pickled. read more
Richmond Green Apple - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1375 Cucumis sativus (70 days) Open-pollinated. Lime-green lemon-shaped 2-3" fruit. Rare. Excellent fresh eating. read more
Specialty Cucumber
Silver Slicer - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
1318 Cucumis sativus (64 days) Open-pollinated. Unique white slicer. 7-8" slim creamy-white fruit with crisp non-bitter flesh. Excellent flavor. read more

Eggplants

Rosa Bianca - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3691 Solanum melongena (88 days) Open-pollinated. Italian heirloom. White with lavender streaking, plump, 5" long by 3-4" wide. Fruits avg 2 lb. Creamy, delicate, great for gourmet markets. read more

Bell-shaped Eggplants

Bell-shaped Eggplant
Rosita - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3688 Solanum melongena (84 days) Open-pollinated. Pink-lavender with white shoulders, pear-shaped, 6-8" long by 4-6" wide. Sweet tender white flesh. Early and productive. read more

Elongated Eggplants

Elongated Eggplant
Diamond - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3684 Solanum melongena (78 days) Open-pollinated. Dark purple 2.5x7" elongated slightly tapered 12 oz fruits. Firm mild flesh lacks bitterness. Good cold-climate adaptation. read more

Fennel

Fennel
Bronze Fennel - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4567 Foeniculum vulgare
(65 days) Open-pollinated. Slow grower with very thin stems valued for its striking feathery bronze foliage. Delicious and... read more
Fennel
Perfection Fennel - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4553 Foeniculum vulgare
(72 days) Open-pollinated. Our best-selling new variety in 2013. The acme of Perfection in bulbing fennel, and a good performer... read more
Fennel
Zefa Fino FennelNew catalog listings coming in early December
4556 Foeniculum vulgare
(65 days) Open-pollinated. Bulbing type. 3' with edible blue-green stems and feathery green leaves. Bred at the Swiss Federal... read more

Flower Seeds

Achillea

The PearlNew catalog listings coming in early December
4804 Achillea ptarmica Open-pollinated. Clusters of fully double small white pompon blooms with tiny yellow centers. 2-3' tall. read more
Achillea
Summer PastelsNew catalog listings coming in early December
4803 Achillea millefolium Open-pollinated. Full range of soft pastel colors on flat flower heads. Easy to grow. 18-24". read more

Ageratums

Ageratum
Dondo BlueNew catalog listings coming in early December
4811 Ageratum houstonianum (40 days from transplanting) Open-pollinated. A cutting ageratum with long stems. read more
Ageratum
Red FlintNew catalog listings coming in early December
4815 Ageratum houstonianum (60 days) Open-pollinated. Dense fuzzy purplish-red heads on sturdy 2' stems. Good cut, as well as dried. read more

Alyssum

Alyssum
Carpet of Snow AlyssumNew catalog listings coming in early December
4821 Lobularia maritima (60 days) Open-pollinated. Free-flowering long-blooming fragrant 4" dwarf white groundcover. Easy to grow. read more

Amaranths

Amaranth
Elephant Head - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4837 Amaranthus gangeticus (90 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom with deep reddish-maroon blooms. 3-5' tall. read more
Hopi Red Dye - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4835 Amaranthus cruentus (46 days) Open-pollinated. Stately 6' plant with 1-2' deep burgundy inflorescences. Traditional food dye. read more
Hot Biscuits - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4832 Amaranthus cruentus
(65-75 days) Flaunts glorious 2' chestnut-bronze to copper-colored well-branched seedheads atop its majestic 4' stalks at... read more
Amaranth
Love-Lies-BleedingNew catalog listings coming in early December
4831 Amaranthus caudatus (90 days) Open-pollinated. Vigorous 2-4' branching annual with long drooping red tassels. read more

Baby’s Breath

Baby’s Breath
Single Alba Baby’s BreathNew catalog listings coming in early December
4861 Gypsophila paniculata Open-pollinated. Bear many tiny single white flowers. Great filler for bouquets. 3' tall. read more

Bachelor’s Buttons

Bachelor’s Button
Bachelor’s Button MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
4879 Centaurea cyanus (90 days) Open-pollinated. Showy blend of blue, pink, red, white flowers with blue predominating. read more
Bachelor’s Button
Blue BoyNew catalog listings coming in early December
4871 Centaurea cyanus (90 days) Open-pollinated. Showy blue. Easy to grow. read more
Bachelor’s Button
Frosty MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
4873 Centaurea cyanus (96 days) Open-pollinated. Dark centers in maroons and purples fade into white outer petals. read more
Garnet BoyNew catalog listings coming in early December
4875 Centaurea cyanus (90 days) Open-pollinated. Ruffled dark maroon. read more
Jubilee Gem - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4868 Centaurea cyanus
(60 days) Early frilly 2" periwinkle-blue blooms on semi-dwarf 2' plants. A popular favorite with a long bloom period. 1937 AAS... read more
Bachelor’s Button
Red BoyNew catalog listings coming in early December
4877 Centaurea cyanus (90 days) Open-pollinated. Deep red. read more

Balloon Flower

Florist Blue Balloon FlowerNew catalog listings coming in early December
4881 Platycodon grandiflorus Open-pollinated. Long-lasting deep blue rounded star-shaped flowers. Buds like inflated balloons. read more

Balsam

Balsam
Double Camellia Mix BalsamNew catalog listings coming in early December
4883 Impatiens balsamina Open-pollinated. Abundant pink, rose and white rosettes along the axils up its stems. 2' tall. read more

Bee Balm

Bee Balm
Panorama Red Bee BalmNew catalog listings coming in early December
4886 Monarda didyma
Perennial, Zones 4-9. The original true-red shade returns in all its glory after leaving the market for several years while the... read more

Bells of Ireland

Bells of IrelandNew catalog listings coming in early December
4896 Moluccella laevis (110 days) Open-pollinated. Everlasting. Spikes of bright green bell-shaped “flowers.” read more

Blue Flax

Blue FlaxNew catalog listings coming in early December
5079 Linum perenne subsp. lewisii Open-pollinated. Single light-blue flowers and finely cut foliage for borders or rock gardens. 9-12" tall. read more

Broom Corn

Broom Corn
Red Broom CornNew catalog listings coming in early December
5437 Sorghum bicolor (105 days) Open-pollinated. Produces tall sprays of seedheads laden with shiny red seeds. Great for fall decorations and bird feed. Used to make brooms. 7-10'. read more

Bupleurum

Bupleurum
Green Gold BupleurumNew catalog listings coming in early December
4903 Bupleurum griffithii (90 days) Open-pollinated. Yellowish flowers and round leaves treasured by dried-flower growers. read more

Butterfly Weed

Butterfly WeedNew catalog listings coming in early December
4906 Asclepias tuberosa Open-pollinated. Bright orange waxy flowers attractive to butterflies and bees. read more

Calendulas

Flashback - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4911 Calendula officinalis (55 days) Open-pollinated. Mix of orange, apricot and peachy doubled petals, all with red backing. read more
Calendula
Kablouna Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4913 Calendula officinalis (60 days) Open-pollinated. Striking crested blooms of gold, orange, lemon and apricot with dark centers. read more
Maya Orange - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4916 Calendula officinalis Open-pollinated. Brick-orange layered petals around dark brown centers. read more
Calendula
Pacific Beauty MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
4920 Calendula officinalis Open-pollinated. The classic lovely yellow and orange mix. Herbalists highly regard its healing gifts. read more
Calendula
Resina - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4925 Calendula officinalis (70 days) Open-pollinated. Bright yellow with yellow centers. Best calendula for tinctures and oils. Very resinous. read more
Calendula
Solar Flashback Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4927 Calendula officinalis (55 days) Open-pollinated. Yellow, pinkish-blond, some with light tips, all with contrasting red backs. read more
Calendula
Zeolights - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4929 Calendula officinalis Open-pollinated. Pinky-maroon and yellow with dark centers. read more

Campanula

Campanula
Blue Clips CampanulaNew catalog listings coming in early December
4930 Campanula carpatica
Perennial, Zones 4-10. Also known as Bellflower or Carpathian Harebell. Masses of light azure bellflowers dance 8" high above... read more

Canary Creeper

Canary CreeperNew catalog listings coming in early December
4932 Tropaeolum peregrinum Open-pollinated. Profuse 8' vines with deeply lobed foliage and clusters of lacy golden-yellow flowers. read more

Celosias

Celosia
Cramer’s Amazon CelosiaNew catalog listings coming in early December
4956 Celosia argentea var. spicata (120 days) Open-pollinated. Wild reddish-purple spikes; leaves green splashed with purple. 3-6' spires. read more
Celosia
Ruby Parfait - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4950 Celosia argentea var. spicata
(75 days) Open-pollinated. Upright 20–26" tall multi-branched wheat-type celosia produces showy spikes, light pink... read more

Cerinthe

Cerinthe
Kiwi Blue CerintheNew catalog listings coming in early December
4962 Cerinthe major var. purpurescens Open-pollinated. Coin-shaped grey-green foliage; profuse blue shrimp-like bracts with purple flowers. 12-30" tall. read more

China Asters

China Aster
Crego Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4852 Callistephus chinensis Open-pollinated. Bold ostrich-feather blooms in violet, lavender, pink, rose and fuchsia. 2' tall. read more
China Aster
Matsumoto MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
4854 Callistephus chinensis (100 days) Open-pollinated. Cutflower in apricot, blue, pink, red, rose, salmon and white with yellow centers. 2½' tall. read more
China Aster
Princess MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
4857 Callistephus chinensis (110 days) Open-pollinated. Pompon blooms in purple, salmon, magenta, rose and lavender on long wiry stems. read more

Chinese Forget-Me-Not

Chinese Forget-Me-Not
Firmament Chinese Forget-Me-NotNew catalog listings coming in early December
4965 Cynoglossum amabile Open-pollinated. Bright dainty 5-petaled azure-blue blossoms. 16-18" tall. read more

Chinese Lantern

Chinese LanternNew catalog listings coming in early December
4968 Physalis alkekengi Open-pollinated. Grown for deep orange “lanterns,” the calyxes, for dried arrangements. read more

Cleome

Cleome
Cleome Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4989 Cleome hassleriana
An organic mix of the above three colors: rose, violet and white. Especially attractive to pollinators. NEW! read more
Cleome
Rose QueenNew catalog listings coming in early December
4982 Cleome hassleriana Open-pollinated. Shades of rose and pale pink cover this ‘Spider Flower.’ read more
Violet QueenNew catalog listings coming in early December
4985 Cleome hassleriana Open-pollinated. Lots of large flower clusters, gorgeous in August. Purple, violet, lilac shades come and go as the flowers open then fade. read more
Cleome
White QueenNew catalog listings coming in early December
4988 Cleome hassleriana Open-pollinated. Pure white spidery flower clusters atop 4' bushes that look vaguely like cannabis. Blooms all summer. read more

Coleus

Coleus
Wizard ColeusNew catalog listings coming in early December
4992 Plectranthus scutellarioides (45 days) Open-pollinated. Leaves are a resplendent kaleidoscope of twelve colors. Shade. 10-12" tall. read more

Columbines

Double Take Columbine - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5000 Aquilegia vulgaris
A unique double Barlow-style columbine with long-lasting (4-6 weeks) spurless blooms that look like miniature dahlias with... read more
European ColumbineNew catalog listings coming in early December
4998 Aquilegia vulgaris Open-pollinated. Spurless blossoms are mostly pink, with a few purples and whites. 2½' tall. read more

Coneflower

Yellow Prairie ConeflowerNew catalog listings coming in early December
5007 Ratibida columnifera Open-pollinated. Yellow petals around protruding chocolate-brown center disk. read more

Coreopsis

Coreopsis
Early Sunrise CoreopsisNew catalog listings coming in early December
5012 Coreopsis grandiflora Open-pollinated. Dense 18" plants loaded with 2" semi-double vivid golden-yellow blooms. read more

Cosmos

Cupcakes - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5017 Cosmos bipinnatus
(90-100 days) These shimmering delicate beauties were named for the pleating of cupcake papers, evoked by the intricately fused... read more
Cosmos
Double Click CranberriesNew catalog listings coming in early December
5021 Cosmos bipinnatus Open-pollinated. Dark maroon semi- to fully double with lightly picoteed edge. 2-3' tall. read more
Cosmos
Double Click MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5024 Cosmos bipinnatus (100-120 days) Open-pollinated. Puffy double and semi-doubles in pink, plum and white. 4' tall. read more
Dwarf Sensation Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5025 Cosmos bipinnatus
(75 days) If you want a cosmos with earlier blooms to maximize flowering in short seasons, this Sensation is the way to go. A... read more
PicoteeNew catalog listings coming in early December
5027 Cosmos bipinnatus (90 days) Open-pollinated. Bicolor cosmos! White to pink to rose, with serrated petal edged in magenta. 4' tall. read more
Cosmos
Sensation Mix CosmosNew catalog listings coming in early December
5035 Cosmos bipinnatus (85-90 days) Open-pollinated. Pinks, roses, magentas and occasional whites. 4-5'. read more
Cosmos
Tango CosmosNew catalog listings coming in early December
5039 Cosmos sulphureus Open-pollinated. Flame-red free-flowering double blossoms on wiry stems. 4' tall. read more

Creeping Thyme

Creeping ThymeNew catalog listings coming in early December
5643 Thymus serpyllum Open-pollinated. Creeping sweet-scented ground cover with purple flowers good in rock gardens, between stepping stones or on dry slopes. read more

Dahlia

Harlequin Mix Dahlia - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5045 Dahlia x hybrida Open-pollinated. Maroon-white and scarlet-yellow bicolor, semi-double. 12-14" tall. read more

Daisies

Alaska StrainNew catalog listings coming in early December
5047 Leucanthemum x superbum Open-pollinated. Clean snow-white flowers with bright yellow centers. 3' tall. read more
Daisy
Crazy DaisyNew catalog listings coming in early December
5049 Leucanthemum x superbum Open-pollinated. Quilled petals of creamy white blossoms are fully double. 24-28" tall. read more

Daturas

Purple Ballerina Datura - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5050 Datura metel
(95 days) Perennial in Zone 8-10. This summer my friend called at short notice to come enjoy her night-blooming cereus, whose bloom... read more

Delphiniums

Astolat Pacific GiantNew catalog listings coming in early December
5052 Delphinium x cultorum Open-pollinated. Pastel mix in lilac, raspberry and rose with dark bees. 6'. read more
Black Knight Pacific GiantNew catalog listings coming in early December
5054 Delphinium x cultorum
Intense dark purple with black bees. Stately and breathtaking. Magnificent dense racemes make delphinium excellent in the... read more
Connecticut Yankee MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5059 Delphinium x cultorum Open-pollinated. Dwarfed version grows only 3'. Blue, purple, lavender and white. read more

Dianthus

Dianthus
Double Choice Mix Sweet WilliamNew catalog listings coming in early December
5061 Dianthus barbatus Open-pollinated. Fragrant biennial with flat-topped flowers in red, pink, white, lavender. 18" tall. read more
Dianthus
Reisen Giant Superb Carnation MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5063 Dianthus caryophyllus Open-pollinated. Fully double fringed carnations in red, violet, rose, white and bicolor. 20". read more

Didiscus

Lacy Blue DidiscusNew catalog listings coming in early December
5067 Trachymene coerulea (95 days) Open-pollinated. Like a light blue version of Queen Anne’s Lace. Excellent for cutting. read more

Drumstick Flower

Drumstick FlowerNew catalog listings coming in early December
5072 Crespedia globosa (100 days) Open-pollinated. Globular dimpled ¾" yellow flower heads set atop durable 18" stems. read more

Dye Plants

Dye Plant
Dyer’s Coreopsis MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5904 Coreopsis tinctoria Open-pollinated. Beautiful native ornamental. Provides a full palette of color from yellows and greens to rusts and browns-and even black. read more
Dye Plant
Hopi Black Dye Sunflower - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5906 Helianthus annuus (90-100 days) Open-pollinated. Rare indigenous heirloom used as a natural dye source for coloring baskets purplish charcoal. Also edible. 8' stalks. read more
IndigoNew catalog listings coming in early December
5911 Polygonum tinctorium Open-pollinated. Japanese indigo preferred by dyers in Maine. A tender annual, indigo thrives in fertile soil and likes heat and humidity. read more
MadderNew catalog listings coming in early December
5913 Rubia tinctorum Open-pollinated. Ancient and excellent source of red dye. Harvest roots after three years and grind to yield a wash- and light-fast red dye par excellence. 4' plants. read more
SoapwortNew catalog listings coming in early December
5920 Saponaria officinalis Open-pollinated. Not a dye plant; saponin-rich roots and leaves used to gently wash wool. Sweetly clove-scented pink perennial attracts pollinators. 3' plant. read more

Flowering Cabbage

Flowering Cabbage MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5082 Brassica oleracea Open-pollinated. Green outer leaves and pink, white or purple centers. 10" tall. read more

Forget-Me-Not

Forget-Me-NotNew catalog listings coming in early December
5091 Myosotis sylvatica Open-pollinated. Clusters of tiny sky-blue flowers. Self-seeds. 6" tall. read more

Four O’Clock

Four O’Clock
Tall Mix Four O’ClockNew catalog listings coming in early December
5095 Mirabilis jalapa Open-pollinated. Fragrant trumpet-shaped flowers in cerise, burgundy, pink, yellow, white. 2-3' tall. read more

Gaillardia

BurgundyNew catalog listings coming in early December
5097 Gaillardia aristata Open-pollinated. Solid deep-wine daisy-like flowers on 2-3' plants. Also called Blanketflower. read more
Gaillardia
Lorenziana Double MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5098 Gaillardia pulchella
Annual. This cultivar of a native flower has been around more than a century under different names, but it's a recent... read more

Gazania

Gazania
New Day Formula Mix GazaniaNew catalog listings coming in early December
5100 Gazania rigens Open-pollinated. Singles in bronze, orange, yellow, mauve, white and sepia with yellow centers. 8-10" tall. read more

Globe Amaranth

Globe Amaranth
Las Vegas Mix Globe AmaranthNew catalog listings coming in early December
5109 Gomphrena globosa Open-pollinated. Three vibrant colors: pink, purple and white. read more
Globe Amaranth
Las Vegas Purple Globe AmaranthNew catalog listings coming in early December
5102 Gomphrena globosa
Beautiful round clover-like 1" purple flowers on 2' stems perfect for drying. Also enjoyable as bedding plant. Annual. read more
QIS Red Globe AmaranthNew catalog listings coming in early December
5104 Gomphrena globosa Open-pollinated. Vibrant strawberry-red profuse blooms. read more

Godetia

Godetia
Grace Mix Godetia - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5111 Clarkia amoena
(90 days) Annual. Also called Farewell to Spring. Frank Morton, who’s growing a lot of flowers these days, calls this Godetia the... read more

Helenium

Helenium
Helen’s Flower MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5119 Helenium autumnale Open-pollinated. Bronze, brown, crimson and yellow for an end-of-summer display. 4-5' tall. Also called Sunny Bride. read more

Heliopsis

Sunburst HeliopsisNew catalog listings coming in early December
5113 Heliopsis scabra Open-pollinated. Bright yellow daisy-like flowers with darker centers; variegated foliage. Up to 4' tall. read more

Heliotrope

Heliotrope
Marine HeliotropeNew catalog listings coming in early December
5116 Heliotropium arborescens (120 days) Open-pollinated. Very fragrant. Flat clusters of tiny star-shaped royal blue flowers. 14-18" tall. read more

Hibiscus

Hibiscus
Luna Mix HibiscusNew catalog listings coming in early December
5120 Hibiscus moscheutos
Open-pollinated. We of the foreshortened northern summers need a bit of the extravagant flounce of an hibiscus to put an... read more

Hollyhocks

Hollyhock
Black HollyhockNew catalog listings coming in early December
5127 Alcea rosea var. nigra Open-pollinated. Shimmering burgundy-black single flowers. read more
Hollyhock
Chater’s Double Mix HollyhockNew catalog listings coming in early December
5122 Alcea rosea Open-pollinated. Doubles in shades of red, pink, yellow and white. 4-5' tall. read more
Indian Spring Single Mix HollyhockNew catalog listings coming in early December
5124 Alcea rosea Open-pollinated. Old-fashioned single 7' beauty in red, yellow, white and rose. read more

Honesty

HonestyNew catalog listings coming in early December
5132 Lunaria annua Open-pollinated. Coin-shaped seed pods shimmer in winter bouquets. 3' tall. read more

Jacob’s Ladder

Jacob’s Ladder
Blue Pearl Jacob’s LadderNew catalog listings coming in early December
5144 Polemonium caeruleum (90 days) Open-pollinated. Sky blue blooms with gold stamens. Prefers shade. 1' tall. read more

Job’s Tears

Job’s Tears - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5147 Coix lacryma-jobi (100 days) Open-pollinated. Ornamental grass with sprays of globular pearly purple-grey seeds. read more

Joe Pye Weed

Joe Pye WeedNew catalog listings coming in early December
5150 Eutrochium purpureum Open-pollinated. Dusty pinkish-purple flowers. Stately and beautiful. 5-9' tall. read more

Johnny-Jump-Up

Helen Mount Johnny-Jump-UpNew catalog listings coming in early December
5152 Viola tricolor Open-pollinated. Cute tricolor blooms in violet, lavender and canary yellow. 4-6" tall. read more

Kiss-Me-over-the-Garden-Gate

Kiss-Me-over-the-Garden-GateNew catalog listings coming in early December
5154 Polygonum orientale Open-pollinated. Large tassels of pink blossoms and heart-shaped leaves 6-7' tall. read more

Laceflower

White Finch Laceflower - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5157 Orlaya grandiflora
(65-70 days) Annual. Though the bird hails from Australia, with this beauty in your garden, you can add white finches to your... read more

Larkspurs

Blue Cloud LarkspurNew catalog listings coming in early December
5169 Consolida regalis Open-pollinated. Bushy rich blue florets on wispy foliage. Decorative seed pods. 3-4' tall. read more
Earl Grey LarkspurNew catalog listings coming in early December
5160 Consolida ajacis Open-pollinated. Pearly grey-lavender flowers. 3-4' tall. read more
Giant Imperial Blue Spire LarkspurNew catalog listings coming in early December
5162 Consolida ajacis Open-pollinated. Dark blue. 3-4' tall. read more
Giant Imperial Mixed LarkspurNew catalog listings coming in early December
5168 Consolida ajacis Open-pollinated. Pinks, purples, blues and white. 3-4' tall. read more

Lavateras

Lavatera
Lavatera MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5171 Lavatera trimestris Open-pollinated. Mix contains mostly pink shades and some white. Explosion of funnel-shaped blossoms on 2' tall bushy plants. read more

Lobelia

Crystal Palace Blue LobeliaNew catalog listings coming in early December
5180 Lobelia erinus Open-pollinated. Stunning deep blue flowers with bronze-green foliage. 4" tall. Great for window boxes, walks and borders; drapes over the edge in a lovely way. read more

Love-In-A-Mist

Love-In-A-Mist
Exotic NigellaNew catalog listings coming in early December
5187 Nigella hispanica Open-pollinated. Decorative golden-brown pods with long fancy tendrils. Doubles as a cutflower. 16" stems. read more
Love-In-A-Mist
Persian Jewels MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5184 Nigella damascena (70 days) Open-pollinated. Mix of pink, blue and white flowers. Spiky decorative seed pods used in dried arrangements. 18". read more

Maltese Cross

Maltese CrossNew catalog listings coming in early December
5203 Lychnis chalcedonica Open-pollinated. Brilliant scarlet, cross-shaped florets. Attractive to pollinators, excellent for cutflowers. 3' tall. read more

Marigold - African

Marigold - African
Crackerjack MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5211 Tagetes erecta Open-pollinated. Early mix of orange, gold, yellow. Large fully doubled flowers. 30" tall. read more
Marigold - African
First LadyNew catalog listings coming in early December
5213 Tagetes erecta Open-pollinated. Sunny yellow 3½" double flowers that keep coming till frost. 20" tall. read more
Marigold - African
Inca II MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5216 Tagetes erecta Open-pollinated. Enormous 4" fully double brilliantly colored blooms. Mix of primrose-yellow, yellow, orange and gold. 12x14". read more
VanillaNew catalog listings coming in early December
5219 Tagetes erecta Open-pollinated. Large 3-4" double blooms. Outstanding creamy, off-white color. 18" tall. read more

Marigold - French

BambinoNew catalog listings coming in early December
5222 Tagetes patula Open-pollinated. Single-petaled flowers set early, bloom strong until frost. Variegated petals of dark and light orange. 8" tall. read more
Marigold - French
Brocade MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5224 Tagetes patula Open-pollinated. Ruffled double flowers in rust, yellow, orange, red and bicolors. Neat, compact 10" plants. read more
Court JesterNew catalog listings coming in early December
5226 Tagetes patula (100 days) Open-pollinated. Small single striped flowers with bright stripes of burgundy and yellow. Good for bouquets. 20" tall. read more
Marigold - French
LemondropNew catalog listings coming in early December
5229 Tagetes patula Open-pollinated. A beautiful true yellow extra-dwarf crested variety. Blooms early, through summer into fall. 6-8" read more
Marigold - French
Queen SophiaNew catalog listings coming in early December
5231 Tagetes patula (60 days) Open-pollinated. Anemone-flowered dwarf. Bicolored double blooms are deep rusty orange, petals edged with gold. 10-12" tall. read more
Marigold - French
Sparky MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5235 Tagetes patula Open-pollinated. Mix of yellow, gold, orange and red. Double flowers are 2-2½" wide. Compact 10-12" plants. read more
Marigold - French
Sparky Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5236 Tagetes patula
Combines yellow, gold, orange and red blooms on free-flowering compact 10–12" plants. Double flowers are 2–2½" wide with smoother... read more

Marigold - Signet

Marigold - Signet
Lemon GemNew catalog listings coming in early December
5243 Tagetes tenuifolia (68 days) Open-pollinated. Compact 10-12" plant bears tiny bright lemon-yellow flowers early, through summer, into fall. read more
Marigold - Signet
Tangerine GemNew catalog listings coming in early December
5246 Tagetes tenuifolia (68 days) Open-pollinated. Compact 10-12" plant bears tiny fragrant deep orange flowers. Colorful tasty additions to salads. read more

Mignonette

MignonetteNew catalog listings coming in early December
5255 Reseda odorata Open-pollinated. Insignificant yellow-green blossoms grown for their enticing raspberry scent. Once common in Paris. Compact plants. read more

Milkweed

MilkweedNew catalog listings coming in early December
5256 Asclepias syriaca
Perennial to Zone 4. These 5' tall showy perennial native wildflowers are an important member of the wild habitat, needing a... read more

Millets

Millet
Purple Majesty MilletNew catalog listings coming in early December
5259 Pennisetum glaucum (120 days) Open-pollinated. Ornamental grass with deep-purple foliage and large purple seed spikes. Popular in arrangements. 3-5' tall. read more

Morning Glories

Morning Glory
Clarke’s Heavenly BlueNew catalog listings coming in early December
5279 Ipomoea tricolor (115 days) Open-pollinated. Classic morning glory. Intense azure blooms lighten toward center; a sun-loving 12' vine. read more
Morning Glory
Flying SaucersNew catalog listings coming in early December
5271 Ipomoea nil Open-pollinated. Ethereal bicolor flowers feature white cups streaked with sky blue. Climbing vine grows 8-10'. read more
Grandpa Ott’sNew catalog listings coming in early December
5277 Ipomoea purpurea
(70 days) This variety could be considered the seed that sprouted a thousand seed savers. When Diane Ott Whealy’s grandfather... read more
Sunrise SerenadeNew catalog listings coming in early December
5274 Ipomoea nil Open-pollinated. Large double 1-3" ruby-red blooms with white throats. Heirloom. Vigorous 12-15' plant blooms early. read more

Nasturtiums

Nasturtium
Alaska MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5280 Tropaeolum majus (60 days) Open-pollinated. Striking variegated green and white foliage and tangy yellow and orange blossoms. Great plant for hanging baskets. 16" plants. read more
Empress of IndiaNew catalog listings coming in early December
5282 Tropaeolum majus (60 days) Open-pollinated. Dark purplish-green leaves with brilliant crimson-scarlet flowers contrast well with other varieties. 16" plants. read more
Nasturtium
Jewel MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5288 Tropaeolum majus (42 days) Open-pollinated. Bushy variety holds its blooms above the foliage. Early free-flowering blend of orange, yellow, red and gold. 16". read more
Jewel Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5289 Tropaeolum majus
(42 days) Bushy variety holds its blooms above the foliage. Early free-flowering blend of orange, yellow, red and gold. Long our... read more
Nasturtium
Peach MelbaNew catalog listings coming in early December
5293 Tropaeolum minus (60 days) Open-pollinated. Named for the dessert. Primrose-cream blossoms with pearly red centers. Sets abundant blooms above compact lily-pad foliage. read more
Nasturtium
Tall Climbing MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5291 Tropaeolum majus (65 days) Open-pollinated. Red, orange, gold and bicolor shades. Red blossoms spicier than lighter colors. Prolific blossom set. 4-6' tall. read more
Nasturtium
Whirlybird 7-Color BlendNew catalog listings coming in early December
5295 Tropaeolum minus (60 days) Open-pollinated. Large spurless upward-facing flowers. Compact non-trailing plant habit. Recommended for commercial growers. 12". read more

Nicotiana

Nicotiana
Only the Lonely Nicotiana - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5300 Nicotiana sylvestris Open-pollinated. Clusters of drooping tubular white blossoms that perfume the garden day and night. Full powerful scent. 5' tall. read more

Painted Tongue

Painted Tongue
Royale Mix Painted TongueNew catalog listings coming in early December
5303 Salpiglossis sinuata Open-pollinated. Elegant 3" trumpet flowers. Range of colors includes chocolate, red, purple and yellow and bicolors. 15-20" tall. read more

Pansies

Brush StrokesNew catalog listings coming in early December
5305 Viola cornuta Open-pollinated. Large fragrant flowers in purple, pink, yellow and light blue striped with white and yellow strokes. Dwarf 6" plants. read more
Pansy
Frizzle SizzleNew catalog listings coming in early December
5308 Viola x wittrockiana
The cancan dancers of the flower world, with their ruffled petticoats in a splendid panoply of colors, are making their... read more

Persian Catmint

Persian CatmintNew catalog listings coming in early December
4937 Nepeta mussinii Open-pollinated. Soft grey-green leaves with clusters of bluish-lavender tubular flowers. 1' tall. read more

Phacelia

Phacelia - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5331 Phacelia tanacetifolia Open-pollinated. Small frizzy lavender-blue flowers. Long bloom period. Excellent for pollinators and beneficial insects. Bushy 18-30" plants. read more

Phlox

Drummondii MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5335 Phlox drummondi Open-pollinated. Large umbel blooms in a range of pinks, reds, white, and bicolor combinations. 24" sprawling plants. read more

Pincushion Flower

Pincushion Flower
QIS Formula Mix Pincushion FlowerNew catalog listings coming in early December
5341 Scabiosa atropurpurea Open-pollinated. Mix features purple, lavender, red, pink, white and almost-maroon. Each 2" bloom is a rounded mass of tiny florets. read more

Poppies

Poppy
Black PeonyNew catalog listings coming in early December
5353 Papaver Open-pollinated. Unusual fully double ruffled flower of the deepest purple, almost black. Strong tall stems. 2'. read more
Poppy
Danish FlagNew catalog listings coming in early December
5359 Papaver Open-pollinated. White spots on petals form a cross reminiscent of the Danish flag. Attractive large seedheads ideal for drying. 27" stems. read more
Poppy
Drama Queen - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5366 Papaver
We cringed when we first heard this name—surely another example of the hyperbole of those shameless variety-namers. Not this time.... read more
Dwarf Allegro Oriental PoppyNew catalog listings coming in early December
5345 Papaver orientale Open-pollinated. Fuzzy fern-like leaves, showy buds open to dazzling scarlet blooms with contrasting black eyes. Grows 16". read more
Poppy
Elka - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5350 Papaver Open-pollinated. Double-purpose poppy produces white lavender single blossoms and large seed heads. White seeds have sweet, nutlike taste. 4'. read more
Poppy
Fluffy Ruffles - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5371 Papaver
A beautiful color selection with mostly pink on the outer two thirds of the petal edge with a slight purple blush in the middle and on the... read more
Jelly BeansNew catalog listings coming in early December
5381 Eschscholzia californica Open-pollinated. Bright irresistible colors include bubblegum pink, white, orange, raspberry red, pale orange. Feathery silver-blue foliage. 8-12" tall. read more
LadybirdNew catalog listings coming in early December
5374 Papaver Open-pollinated. Fire engine-red blooms resemble ladybugs with four black center dots. Compact 1½" delicate single blooms atop wiry 15" stems. read more
Poppy
Large Lavender - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5377 Papaver Open-pollinated. Tall poppies with 2½-3" single flowers. Long blooming period. Large 1" seed pods used in dried arrangements. read more
Poppy
Scarlet Peony - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5378 Papaver Open-pollinated. Large 5" bright scarlet blooms are fully double and tightly packed with silky fringed petals. Very floriferous. 2-3' tall. read more
Poppy
Shirley Double Choice MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5379 Papaver Open-pollinated. Elegant semi-double blooms all summer in shades of pink, rose, salmon, scarlet and white. 2½' tall. read more
Poppy
Ziar Breadseed - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5351 Papaver Open-pollinated. Ornamental single pink to red petals with centers ranging from pale red to dark. Large seedheads produce blue seeds. read more

Queen Anne’s Lace

Dara - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5385 Daucus carota
(70 days) A sharp-eyed gardener noticed color variation in Queen Anne’s Lace and selected from there. Though Dara sports the 3–5"... read more

Red Hot Poker

Red Hot Poker
Flamenco Red Hot PokerNew catalog listings coming in early December
5343 Kniphofia uvaria Open-pollinated. A riot of yellow, orange and fiery red tubular flowers. Blooms July-September. An unusual accent in arrangements. read more

Rudbeckias

Gloriosa DaisyNew catalog listings coming in early December
5395 Rudbeckia hirta Open-pollinated. Hues of yellow, gold, orange and reddish brown, with chocolate-brown centers. Great for borders and cut flowers. 2-3' stems. read more
Rudbeckia
GoldilocksNew catalog listings coming in early December
5397 Rudbeckia hirta (86 days) Open-pollinated. Bright 4" golden-orange blooms with deep-set brown eyes. Long strong stems set on 24-30" plants make this an outstanding cutflower. read more
GoldsturmNew catalog listings coming in early December
5393 Rudbeckia fulgida Open-pollinated. Golden-yellow flowers with dark central cones. Much larger flowers—up to 5" across—than the common wildflower. Ideal for cutting. 2' tall. read more
Rudbeckia
Prairie SunNew catalog listings coming in early December
5399 Rudbeckia hirta (88 days) Open-pollinated. Very large and distinctive. Pointy golden petals with light yellow tips. Branching 24-30" plants have long stems, ideal for cutflowers. read more

Salvias

Blue BedderNew catalog listings coming in early December
5406 Salvia farinacea Open-pollinated. True blue flower spikes are abundant for weeks on bushy 3' plants. Grey-green foliage. read more
Salvia
Gentian SageNew catalog listings coming in early December
5411 Salvia patens Open-pollinated. Magnificent blossoms, a shade lighter than cobalt blue. Monkshood-like flower spikes 12-15" long, good for cutting. 2½' plants. read more
Tricolor SalviaNew catalog listings coming in early December
5419 Salvia viridis Open-pollinated. White and blue flowers set off by large pink-to-purple bracts. Leaves entirely green. Remains colorful when dried. 18" stalks. read more

Statice

Statice
Mixed ColorsNew catalog listings coming in early December
5464 Limonium sinuatum (115 days) Open-pollinated. Mix includes lavender, rose, purple, white. Especially suited for dried arrangements, also good in fresh. 2-2½' tall. read more
Statice
QIS WhiteNew catalog listings coming in early December
5453 Limonium sinuatum Open-pollinated. Double white flowers with no yellowing or browning. A classic. Especially suited for dried arrangements, also good in fresh.2½' tall. read more

Stock

Stock
Vintage MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5475 Matthiola incana Open-pollinated. Fragrant mix of pink, lavender, red, rose, peach, yellow, copper and white bred for larger flowers and early bloom. Sturdy, well-branched. 15-20". read more

Strawflowers

Strawflower
Monstrosum Fire BallNew catalog listings coming in early December
5483 Xerochrysum bracteatum Open-pollinated. Bright red, 2-2½" fully double flowers, excellent for drying. 30-40" tall. read more
Strawflower
Monstrosum MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5488 Xerochrysum bracteatum Open-pollinated. Hot pink, light pink, white, gold and deep rose. 2-2½" fully double flowers, excellent for drying. 30-40" tall. read more

Sunflowers

Sunflower
Autumn Beauty Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5500 Helianthus annuus (70-90 days) Open-pollinated. Lovely mix of earthen shades: bright yellow to bronze and purples. Blossoms 4-6" across. 6-8' multibranching stalks. A top seller. read more
Evening Sun - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5501 Helianthus annuus
(60-80 days) Who knew that pandemic panic would wipe a sunflower off the retail shelves? But that’s exactly what happened to... read more
Sunflower
FlorenzaNew catalog listings coming in early December
5507 Helianthus annuus Open-pollinated. Stunning brown-centered 6" blooms are maroonish red with yellow tips. Mix with others to make a bouquet pop. 3½' tall. read more
Sunflower
Lemon Queen - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5515 Helianthus annuus Open-pollinated. Luxuriant 8" blooms with lemon-yellow petals surrounding striking solid brown centers. Can grow up to 10' tall in rich soil. Organic. read more
Sunflower
Mammoth Grey StripeNew catalog listings coming in early December
5518 Helianthus annuus (120 days) Open-pollinated. A traditional variety of giant single-stem sunflower with large seed heads. One to grow if you want to eat the seeds or plant a maze. 6”12'. read more
Sunflower
SchnittgoldNew catalog listings coming in early December
5536 Helianthus annuus Open-pollinated. Handsome single-headed 5' sunflower. Double ring surrounded by deep yellow petals makes a striking display. 8-10" blooms. A superb cutflower. read more
Selma Suns Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5539 Helianthus annuus Open-pollinated. Mix of fragrant polyheading 6" blooms with pointed petals and small dark center disks. Yellows, golds, maroons and reds. 6-7' tall. read more
Soraya - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5542 Helianthus annuus (80 days) Open-pollinated. Deep orange petals, dark centers, and sturdy branching habit. Up to 25 4-6" blooms per plant, Perfect for cutting. 6' plant spreads 2-3'. read more
Sunflower
Summer SensationNew catalog listings coming in early December
5545 Helianthus annuus (65 days) Open-pollinated. Vibrant 8" flowers, yellow surrounding a dark disk, on 5' plants. Can be grown as a single stem or pinched to branch out. read more
Sunflower
Sunflower SamplerNew catalog listings coming in early December
5599 Helianthus annuus Open-pollinated. Our third-best seller among flowers. This mix of a half dozen varieties creates a lovely display. No dwarfs or mammoths. read more
Vanilla IceNew catalog listings coming in early December
5555 Helianthus debilis Open-pollinated. Pale yellow petals are nearly white and contrast well with the rich dark center disk. Polyheaded with 5' stalks, 3-4" blossoms. read more

Sweet Peas

Sweet Pea
AmericaNew catalog listings coming in early December
5614 Lathyrus odoratus Open-pollinated. An antique striated variety. Blossoms contains subtle variations of bright reds with creamy white streakings. Heavily perfumed. Vines grow to 3'. read more
Sweet Pea
Black KnightNew catalog listings coming in early December
5620 Lathyrus odoratus Open-pollinated. Bred in 1898. Highly scented deep maroon flowers tolerant of heat. 5-6' vines. read more
Sweet Pea
CupaniNew catalog listings coming in early December
5623 Lathyrus odoratus Open-pollinated. Oldest and among the most fragrant of all sweet peas. Deep maroon-purple upper petals with deep violet-blue lower petals. 5' vines. read more
Sweet Pea
Knee-High MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5626 Lathyrus odoratus Open-pollinated. Semi-dwarf 20" bush-type plants need no support, produce full-length stems. Mix includes chianti, pink, blue-violet and lavender. read more
Sweet Pea
Mammoth MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5629 Lathyrus odoratus (75 days) Open-pollinated. Mixture of crimson, scarlet, white, lavender, deep rose, medium blue and pink. Long stems make ideal cutflowers. 4-6' staking variety. read more
Mrs. CollierNew catalog listings coming in early December
5632 Lathyrus odoratus Open-pollinated. A white sweet pea with real fragrance! Heavenly blooms last longer and are more fragrant than the whites in the Mammoth Mix. 5-6' vines. read more
Perennial Sweet PeaNew catalog listings coming in early December
5611 Lathyrus latifolius Open-pollinated. The traditional English cottage sweet pea. Shades of rose, white and pink in big clusters. Good cutflowers. Climbs 6'. read more
Streamers MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5635 Lathyrus odoratus (60 days) Open-pollinated. Mix of blue, lavender, pink, purple, chocolate, orange and scarlet, streaked with white. Huge blossoms and great as a cutflower. Over 5' tall. read more

Tithonia

Tithonia
GoldfingerNew catalog listings coming in early December
5647 Tithonia rotundifolia Open-pollinated. Bright orange 3-4" blooms comparable to Torch’s. Upright and uniform habit. Attracts butterflies. 4' tall. read more
Tithonia
TorchNew catalog listings coming in early December
5649 Tithonia rotundifolia (120 days) Open-pollinated. Stately 6' plants with velvety leaves bear scarlet-orange 4-5" blooms that attract hummingbirds and monarch butterflies. Popular variety. read more

Verbenas

Verbena
Ideal Florist Mix VerbenaNew catalog listings coming in early December
5663 Verbena hybrida var. grandiflora Open-pollinated. Mix of deep magenta, white, lilac, blue-violet and fuchsia, with white throats. Multi-branching semi-sprawling habit. read more
Verbena
Purple Top VerbenaNew catalog listings coming in early December
5661 Verbena bonariensis (90 days) Open-pollinated. Proud strong 3”4' stems topped with vibrant purple flowers that bloom from July to October. Ideal cutflower. Extremely drought-resistant. read more

Wallflower

Wallflower
Siberian WallflowerNew catalog listings coming in early December
5675 Cheiranthus allionii
Hardy biennial, blooms first year. Charming bright orange spice-scented phlox-like 4-petaled blossoms are anything but shy,... read more

Wheat

Wheat
Black Eagle Spring Wheat - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4322 Triticum aestivum Open-pollinated. Dual-purpose spring wheat: Harvest early for ornamental grain, later for 6-row wheat for baking. read more
Utrecht Blue Spring Wheat - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4324 Triticum durum Open-pollinated. Too beautiful to eat! Used for wheat weaving and flower arrangements. Four rows with blue-grey husks and long black awns. Sow in April, reap in Sept. read more

Zinnias

Zinnia
Benary’s Giants LimeNew catalog listings coming in early December
5700 Zinnia elegans (85 days) Open-pollinated. A trendy color in this superior series. A most elegant giant dahlia-flowered zinnia. Long stems perfect for cutting. read more
Zinnia
Benary’s Giants MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5707 Zinnia elegans (85 days) Open-pollinated. From yellow, orange and white to scarlet, rose-pink, coral, deep red, lilac and purple. Long stems perfect for cutting. read more
Zinnia
Benary’s Giants ScarletNew catalog listings coming in early December
5702 Zinnia elegans (85 days) Open-pollinated. Rich bright scarlet. A most elegant giant dahlia-flowered zinnia. Long stems perfect for cutting. read more
Zinnia
Benary’s Giants WineNew catalog listings coming in early December
5704 Zinnia elegans (85 days) Open-pollinated. A very hot fuchsia. A most elegant giant dahlia-flowered zinnia. Long stems perfect for cutting. read more
Zinnia
Cactus Bright Jewel MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5711 Zinnia elegans (75 days) Open-pollinated. Large ruffled zinnia blossoms resemble chrysanthemums. Profuse immense blooms in scarlet, orange, pink, yellow. 3' tall. read more
California Giant Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5713 Zinnia elegans
(85 days) Open-pollinated. Developed in 1926, California Giant (3–4' tall and bushy) blooms with masses of brilliant 4–6" double... read more
Zinnia
Gold Medal MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5714 Zinnia elegans Open-pollinated. Blend of cherry, orange, pink, purple, scarlet, white and yellow dahlia-flowered blossoms 4-5" across. Excellent for cutting. 3½'. read more
Zinnia
IncaNew catalog listings coming in early December
5717 Zinnia elegans Open-pollinated. Waist-high stems bear striking 3-4" single blaze-orange blooms with showy yellow disk florets. Long stems for cutting. Flowers July-Oct. read more
Zinnia
Jazzy MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5748 Zinnia haageana Open-pollinated. Small Mexican-style haageana zinnias in a mix of pink, orange, carmine and burgundy-red blooms tipped yellow to carmine. read more
Jim Baggett’s Choice Mix - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
5720 Zinnia elegans
(85-90 days) While we have extolled the late Jim Baggett’s vegetable breeding efforts in the past and carry several of his peas and... read more
Zinnia
Pumila MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5725 Zinnia elegans Open-pollinated. Small 2' plants with flowers 2½-3" across. Wide range of colors includes orange, yellow, white, pink, lavender and scarlet. read more
Zinnia
Scarlet FlameNew catalog listings coming in early December
5728 Zinnia elegans Open-pollinated. Even Gene, who doesn’t like gaudy zinnias, was attracted to Scarlet Flame’s elegant bright scarlet blooms. 3' stems. Predates 1934. read more
State Fair MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
5731 Zinnia elegans (90 days) Open-pollinated. Huge single and double blooms on 30" plants. Colors include red, magenta, purple, orange, lavender and pink. Our best-selling zinnia. read more
Zinnia
Zowie!™ Yellow FlameNew catalog listings coming in early December
5738 Zinnia elegans (85 days) Open-pollinated. Semi-double 3-4" blooms. Glowing magenta centers, rose petals with yellow tips. Well-branched and profuse. Long-lasting. 2-3'. read more

Gourds

Large Gourds

Large Gourd
BushelNew catalog listings coming in early December
1990 Lagenaria siceraria (135 days) Open-pollinated. Lagenaria. Shaped like a large 18" bowl with a pot lid. Start indoors. read more
Large Gourd
Large Bottle or BirdhouseNew catalog listings coming in early December
1966 Lagenaria siceraria (120 days) Open-pollinated. Lagenaria. Large gourd with bulbous base and narrow neck. Fruit can grow 14" tall and 12" in diameter. Start indoors. read more
Large Gourd
Speckled SwanNew catalog listings coming in early December
1968 Lagenaria siceraria
(120 days) Open-pollinated. Fairgoers have gawked at these show-stealers, whether in Jack Kertesz’ demonstration gardens or at... read more

Luffa

LuffaNew catalog listings coming in early December
1962 Luffa aegyptiaca (110 days) Open-pollinated. Used to make sponges and scrubbies. Also edible when harvested young. Requires a long season; start indoors. read more

Small Gourds

Small Gourd
Autumn WingsNew catalog listings coming in early December
1957 Cucurbita pepo var. ovifera (100 days) Open-pollinated. A vivid mix of greens, yellows, creams and whites on straight and curved necks, all with double sets of wings and fins. read more
Small Gourd
Professional Small Warted MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
1939 Cucurbita pepo var. ovifera (95 days) Open-pollinated. Warted assorted flats, rounds, short pears and spoons in a variety of colors and patterns. read more
Small Gourd
Small Ornamental MixNew catalog listings coming in early December
1912 Cucurbita pepo var. ovifera (95 days) Open-pollinated. Eight kinds of early-maturing types, with small spoon, bicolored pear and small orange most prevalant. read more
Small Gourd
Tennessee Dancing GourdNew catalog listings coming in early December
1908 Cucurbita pepo var. ovifera (93 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom ornamental. Tiny 2-3" green-and-white striped bottle gourds. Rampant vines. Hard shells dry to tan. read more

Grains

Amaranth

Amaranth
Opopeo Amaranth - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4300 Amaranthus hybridus (65 days to flower, 125 days to seed) Open-pollinated. Is it a green vegetable? An ornamental? A gluten-free grain? Why, yes. No wonder Amaranth was sacred in pre-Columbian Mexico. read more

Barley

Barley
Burbank Hulless Barley - ECONew catalog listings coming in early December
4303 Hordeum vulgare Open-pollinated. An historic 6-rowed barley selected by Luther Burbank from California hulless barley. In his final seed catalog he called it “one of [his] greatest grain creations.” read more

Oats

Oats
Terra Hulless Oats - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4309 Avena nuda
(100 days) Will Bonsall calls this the best of the naked oats, the one to grow to eat. It is probably the earliest as well as the... read more

Rice

AkamuroNew catalog listings coming in early December
4310 Oryza sativa (105 days from transplant) Open-pollinated. Heirloom from Hokkaido, Japan. Fast-maturing lowland rice. Aromatic seeds mature from pearly white to red to burnt orange. Zone 4b hardy from transplant. read more
Rice
DuborskianNew catalog listings coming in early December
4312 Oryza sativa (115 days from transplant) Open-pollinated. Upland short-grain hardy Russian variety adapted to dry-land production. Can withstand a light frost. May be direct seeded in warmer regions. read more
HayayukiNew catalog listings coming in early December
4311 Oryza sativa (105 days from transplant) Open-pollinated. Fast-maturing lowland rice, very nutty and full flavored. Hardy to Zone 4b. Sensitive to dry conditions. Grows to 3' tall. read more
Rice
Titanio RoseNew catalog listings coming in early December
4313 Oryza sativa (120 days from transplant) Open-pollinated. Upland short-grain brown rice from Italy. Used for risotto, with creamy texture and great flavor. Very dense spiraling seed heads. Zone 5a from transplant. read more

Sorghum

Sorghum
Texicoa Sorghum - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
4316 Sorghum bicolor
(100 days) Sorghum, a large corn-like plant originally domesticated in Africa, is traditionally considered a southern crop. So I... read more

Specialty Greens

Red CalalooNew catalog listings coming in early December
4301 Amaranthus tricolor (120 days) Open-pollinated. Very red Jamaican traditional green for Calaloo stew. Beautiful tricolor blaze makes it ornamental as well. read more

Tarwi

TarwiNew catalog listings coming in early December
4314 Lupinus mutabilis (130 days, longer to seed) Open-pollinated. “Lost” crop of the Incas. Wild-looking 3' lupine native to the high Andes. Attractive, many-colored flowers. Protein-rich seeds. read more

Greens

Arugula

ArugulaNew catalog listings coming in early December
3022 Eruca sativa (47 days) Open-pollinated. Great tasting musky greens. Bolt resistant strain. Cold tolerant, great for early spring, late fall, over-wintering. read more
Arugula - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3023 Eruca sativa (47 days) Open-pollinated. Musky greens, certified organic. Cold tolerant, great for early spring, late fall, over-wintering. Eat the flowers if you miss some of the greens. read more
Arugula
Astro - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3020 Eruca sativa (21 days baby, 35 days mature) Open-pollinated. Profuse basal growth. Dense clusters of tasty lush leaves. Grows well in hot and cool seasons. read more
Arugula
Ice-Bred - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3021 Eruca sativa (44 days) Open-pollinated. Cross of two European heirlooms and selected for vigor and cold hardiness. Turns purple when it freezes. Full of flavor. read more
SylvettaNew catalog listings coming in early December
3027 Diplotaxis erucoides (21 days baby, 50 days mature) Open-pollinated. Wild Arugula. Deeply lobed dark green narrow leaves. Excellent for cold-season salads, but also shows good summer endurance. read more

Chard

Chard
ArgentataNew catalog listings coming in early December
3033 Beta vulgaris (55 days) Open-pollinated. Vigorous long-standing 2-3' plants with broad silvery-white midribs and deep green savoyed leaves. read more
Chard
BaliNew catalog listings coming in early December
3035 Beta vulgaris
(55 days for bunching, 35-40 days baby leaf) Open-pollinated. Bali chard is a spectrum leap from traditional rhubarb chard even at... read more
Chard
Bright LightsNew catalog listings coming in early December
3036 Beta vulgaris (56 days) Open-pollinated. Gold, yellow, orange and pink stems, midribs and veins. Tender dark green to bronze leaves with mild chard flavor. read more
Chard
Fordhook GiantNew catalog listings coming in early December
3031 Beta vulgaris (50 days) Open-pollinated. Standard broad white stems and dark green savoyed leaves with white veins. read more
Chard
Golden - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3038 Beta vulgaris (56 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Large light green semi-savoyed leaves contrast with bright yellow stems and veins. read more
Chard
Perpetual SpinachNew catalog listings coming in early December
3034 Beta vulgaris (55 days) Open-pollinated. Tender smooth leaves, thin stems, spinach-like flavor. Lasts through summer into fall. Withstands some frosts. read more
Chard
Red Rhubarb - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3041 Beta vulgaris (59 days) Open-pollinated. Heirloom. Crimson stalks and dark green leaves. Hardy. read more
Silverado - OrganicNew catalog listings coming in early December
3039 Beta vulgaris
(56 full size; 30 days baby leaf) Mainers sure do love their Swiss Chard; this easy-to-grow early crop brightens our chilly drear... read more
Chard
SilveradoNew catalog listings coming in early December
3040 Beta vulgaris (cicla group)
(56 full size; 30 days baby leaf) Mainers sure do love their Swiss Chard; this easy-to-grow early crop brightens our... read more

Chicory

Italiko RossoNew catalog listings coming in early December
3047 Cichorium intybus (60 days) Open-pollinated. Savory Italian chicory with deeply toothed red-veined leaves. Best in cool weather, can become bitter in heat. read more
Pan di ZuccheroNew catalog listings coming in early December
3048 Cichorium intybus (80