Hopi Red Dye is a fabulous multi-purpose plant. Beautiful as a decorative, its flowers are the reddest of all amaranth & its vibrant fuchsia baby leaves are catching on as the next fashionable microgreen. This North American native is used as a dye plant by the Hopi people and is catching on with many fiber-arts enthusiasts. Its dark seeds can be harvested as a nutritious, protein rich, gluten-free grain. Amaranth requires full Sun. 4-20 days for greens, 70 days for flowers and 115 days for seed. Each packet contains several hundred seeds
85 days. Centaurea cyanus. Bachelor Buttons also known as Cornflowers bloom in 8-10 weeks and prefer cool temperatures. The flowers are fantastic pinks, whites, reds and blues. A common wildflower species, they are drought and deer resistant and make wonderful cut and dried flowers. Attractive to butterflies. Each seed packet contains approximately 190 untreated Bachelor Button flower seeds.
Annual. Rose Queen Cleome is a wonderful addition to any flower garden. Rose Queen Cleome is an airy heirloom plant reaching 4’ in height with 5” mauve flower clusters. Her very fragrant flower welcomes a variety of pollinators to the garden, especially humming birds. We hold cleome close to our hearts & in fact once knew a little VW Jetta named in her honour... J Cleome prefers full Sun & moist, well draining soil. Direct sow after last frost. Each packet contains about 100 seeds.
70 days. Cosmos sulphureus. 24-46 inches tall. Cosmos Bright Lights are a great mix of gold, orange, red and yellow. They attract bumble bees, birds and butterflies. Will self seed and makes good cut flowers. Each seed packet contains approximately 100 untreated Cosmos Bright Lights Flower seeds.
70 days. Cosmos sulphureus. 24-46 inches tall. Cosmos Sensation is a great mix of gold, orange, red and yellow. They attract bumble bees, birds and butterflies. Will self seed and makes good cut flowers. Each seed packet contains approximately 100 untreated Cosmos Sensation Flower seeds.
70 days. Mirabilis jalapa. Four O’Clocks open their flowers late in the afternoon when the temperature begins to cool. The Pink and red trumpet shaped flowers are a favourite of humming birds. Plants are 12-24 inches tall. Each seed packet contains approximately 100 untreated Four O’Clocks Flower seeds.
70 days. A wonderful fairy–like addition to the garden! Plants are petit, 6-8 inches, and don feathery purple flowers. A prime ornamental, even at season’s end; seeds pods are gorgeous, long-lasting and ideal for dried arrangements. 75 Seeds
Perennial. Lupins are a native North American wildflower and grow well throughout the country. The tall spire shaped flowers are most commonly found in blue and pink. Lupins will readily self seed the area in which you plant them. Each seed packet contains approximately 60 untreated Wild Lupin flower seeds.
80 days from transplant. 1000 Year Old Nicotiana seeds were found in an urn and were claimed to have been dated from 1000 years ago. This is a ceremonial plant. Very easy to grow, the striking plants grow three feet tall with large green leaves. Quite drought tolerant. Each seed packet contains approximately a few hundred untreated heirloom nicotiana seeds.
Heirloom Seeds. This justly named poppy has got to be our favourite poppy. Mother of Pearl's delicate petals vary from red all the way through pastel oranges, pinks and lavenders to white. And so easy to grow. Take a handful of seeds, dance around, sowing them as your twirl. Do a few more pirouettes et voilà, instant beauty! Each seed packet contains approximately 500 untreated Mother of Pearl Poppy seeds.
60 days. Papaver rhoeas. Shirley Mix Poppies are a fantastic mix of red, rose, pink and white. Poppies are easy to grow and will bloom in summer. Plants will grow upright to 20 inches tall. Each seed packet contains approximately 2000 untreated Shirley Poppy seeds.
60-70 days. This multicoloured mix of snap dragons is perfect for cottages, fields and garden beds. Plants are 18-36 inches tall and make for great cut flowers Each seed packet contains approximately 1500 untreated Snapdragon Flower seeds.
100 days. Heirloom Sunflower Seeds. Mammoth Grey Stripe Sunflowers are huge, growing upwards of 10 feet tall with flowers that are 10-15 inches across. They bloom in the later part of summer and produce huge numbers of seeds. Very attractive to song birds. Each seed packet contains approximately 20 untreated Mammoth Grey Stripe Sunflower seeds.