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.
Perennial Monarda fistulosa. Beautiful lavender flowers which attract bees and butterflies to your garden. Used by Native Americans for its medicinal properties. Each seed packet contains approximately 200 untreated open pollinated Bergamot seeds.
Annual. (Phacelia tanacetifolia) This easy to grow annual is wonderful for attracting pollinators to you garden! Plants can reach two feet in height and are adorned with beautiful lavender-blue flowers. Approximately 200 open pollinated seeds.
(Moluccella laevis) 90-110 days. Definitely a piece of interest in the flower garden. Bells of Ireland displays gorgeous light green flower spikes, made up little cups (calyxes), each one guarding a tiny white blossom at its center. Known also as Shellflower. One of the more interesting flowers we’ve come across.
Nigella sativa (annual) Black cumin is grown for its seeds which are then used like pepper. The plants are small reaching no more than 12 inches in height. The decorative plants, white flowers and balloon like seed pods also make fine additions to dried flower arrangements. A relative of Love In The Mist. Approximately 100 open pollinated seeds.
Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberose) Perennial. This native plant holds true to its name! Its beautiful orange flowers, and the nectar within, call to butterflies and hummingbirds from miles around, bringing life and pollinators into your garden. Plants are bushy and grow to 1-3 feet in height. A lovely addition to the garden. Each seed packet contains approximately 30 untreated Butterfly Weed Flower seeds.
Resina Calendula (Calendula officinalis) grows to 2' on average and has simple, yellow and orange, daisy-like flowers. Resina Calendula is very talented as a dye flower and as well as an edible, adding colour and beauty to salads and jellies. Medicinally, she is the most potent of the calendulas for relieving inflamed, irritated tissue. Direct sow after last frost or 4 weeks prior to last frost for transplants. Sow every few weeks in Spring for continuous blossoms Each packet contains about 50 calendula 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 lavender, white, purple, 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.
Cup & Saucer Vine (Cobaea scandens ) Cup & Saucer Vine is truly stunning! Her quick growing tendrils are abundant with larger bell-shaped flowers. Unopened flower buds are themselves very interesting and turn from a light green to bright purple. Blooms begin in mid-late summer and continue through until frost. This breath taking plant does best in full Sun. 20ft vines will require support and let’s face it; such an incredible plant deserves a special place in your garden! Each seed packet contains 10 untreated Cup & Saucer Vine seeds.
(Hyssopus officinalis) – Perennial. 85-90 days. Hyssop produces lovely sprigs of bright blue flowers, that are just irresistible to pollinators! If you grow any fruit or a vegetable garden, hyssop will welcome a plethora of beneficial insects who will help increase crop yields. Flowers and leaves can be brewed to make an immune system boosting tea. Each seed packet contains approximately 200 untreated open pollinated Hyssop 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. Tagetes erecta. The Crackerjack Marigold Mix features double blooms of bright yellow, gold and orange blooms with tall plants two to three feet in height. Excellent cut for flowers as well as companion planting with vegetables. Each seed packet contains approximately 200 untreated Crackerjack Marigold flower seeds.
60 days. Ipomoea tricolor. Heavenly Blue Morning Glory shows off its bright blue and white trumpet shaped flowers early in the morning before closing in the afternoon. The vines are prolific, growing ten feet long and blooming profusely. Note: This is not an invasive morning glory. Each seed packet contains approximately 50 untreated Heavenly Blue Morning Glory 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.
Old-Fashioned Vining Petunia (Petunia multiflora) Annual. This lovely heirloom petunia offers a variety of colour and, unlike most modern hybrids, is wonderfully fragrant! Continual blooms range from white to deep violet and vining stems may reach 3ft. Great for hanging baskets or planted for edging in the garden. Each seed packet contains approximately 100 untreated Old-Fashioned Petunia Flower seeds.
50 days. (Linaria maroccana) Numerous small pink, yellow, violet and white flowers on taller 20-30 inch plants. Also known as toadflax and Spurred Snap dragon. The plants are larger and more open and spreading in habit than the buttercups and eggs varieties of snap dragon. Approximately 500 open pollinated seeds.
(Helichrysum bracteatum) The Sultane strawflower mix boasts a stunning blend of the long lasting, papery flowers. You’ll be delighted by coral, white, silvery rose, yellow, orange, bright pink and rusty red flowers, perfect for both fresh and dried arrangements.
Teddy Bear Sunflowers are a family favourite! These cute and fuzzy sunflowers reach only 2 feet in height and are a great interactive plant for a young gardener. Each seed packet contains approximately 20 untreated open pollinated sunflower 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.
California Giants Zinnia (Zinnia eleganz) Annual. These beauties really are giant! Plants can reach 4ft in height and flowers are often 5” in diameter. California Giants bloom all season long and are great for bouquets. Sun loving and drought resistant. Each packet contains approximately 60 untreated California Giants Zinnia seeds.
Persian Carpet Zinnia (Zinnia haageana) Annual. These beautiful dwarfed zinnias range in colour from sunshine yellow to deep burgundy, with most flowers being bi-coloured. This is a wonderful, long-blooming plant; blooming again and again as you deadhead. Flowers are 2” and plants average out around 15”. A heat lover that is extremely drought resistant. Very forgiving to the new gardener or someone who may have not have a green thumb. Each packet contains approximately 60 untreated Persian Carpet Zinnia seeds.