Growing flowers from seed is easy, economical and very rewarding. Our selection of seed is mainly offering the annual varieties that are easy to direct sow, with minimal effort, and maximum results. Whether your preference is for color design, the fragrance, a cutting garden or climbing varieties, there is a great selection to choose from.
Flower or vegetable? It's both! Green, broad oval leaflets forma a dense, yet delicate backdrop of large, showy sprays of flaming red flowers followed by foot long, edible pods. Pick the pods often to promote continued blooms. Hummingbirds love the flowers. Vines quickly and brilliantly cover porch, arbor, fence, trellis, walls, and other garden structures. An easy-to-grow plant that you will really enjoy. Approx. 20 seeds/pack. Mature height 10-12 foot vines.
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Bright yellow, daisy-like blooms with a few orange show-offs and extremely high resin content.
A few orange types help keep the genetic variation of this powerful strain alive and well. Excellent medicinal properties compared to other calendulas; used as an herbal application for inflammation and localized skin problems. Also used as a dye for food or fabric and as an edible flower. Best medicinal variety. Spring bee food. 24-30" tall. Annual. Maturity 80 days.
Sensational blend of showy white, pink, magenta and lavender blooms.
Single flowers are 3-4" wide and are lovely in summer borders, container plantings or bouquets. Tall stems great for cutting. An AAS winner in 1936 and remains a favorite today. Cosmos require little fertility or care, making them great for beginning gardeners. Great cut flower. Attracts bees. 3-4' tall. Annual. Maturity 85 days.
Borage's blue, star-shaped edible flowers make it one of the prettiest herbs or ornamental plants. The flavor of the leaves & flowers resembles a cucumber. This is one of the best plant for bee's! Plant Borage anywhere you need pollination, or just for the beauty & the bee's. Maturity 70 Days. Approx. 85 seeds/pack.
EASIEST TO START OUTDOORS: Sow seeds in spring once weather has settled, 1/2 inch deep and 6 inches apart, in full sun. Keep seedbed evenl..
This special herbal tea plant has attractive lobed leaves and creamy flowers. Once the pretty blossoms are spent, just pick and air dry the teardrop-shaped flower calyxes to make a delicious ruby-colored tea with a floral, berry aroma and well balanced, cranberry-like flavor. Antioxidant packed Hibiscus tea is delicious on its own either steaming hot or iced, or add a touch of lemon, a little honey, or your favorite fruit juice. Also called Jamaican tea or Roselle. Approx...
(Lavandula angustifolia ‘Hidcote’)
With this special strain, sweet lavender is now easier to start from seed. Our wonderful Hidcote has the loveliest perfume of all the English lavenders. The long blooming plants with their soft narrow silvery foliage and vivid, deep purple velvety calyxes make beautiful landscape plants. Cut and hang the richly scented flower spikes upside down in a cool place for fragrant long lasting bouquets and sachets, or leave the blooms to charm your senses ..
(Lavandula angustifolia ‘Munstead’)
Renee's EXCLUSIVE - Our easy to grow Munstead has the perfume of authentic English lavender – a clear, sweet fragrance without medicinal overtones. The semi-dwarf plants grow into 1 1/2 to 2 foot, silvery-green mounds with plump lavender blue flower spikes. Use these plants in landscape borders for a wave of soft color in early summer. Their greygreen foliage and aromatic blooms will charm your senses and attract a flotilla of summer but..
This is a blend of trailing Nasturtiums. Attractive, sunny mix of yellow, orange, rose & crimson flowers on trailing plants. Delicate lily pad-like leaves are just as attractive as the bright flowers. Edible flowers and foliage are a gourmet treat with flavor reminiscent of peppery watercress. Perfect for hanging baskets, containers or in the garden. Vines grow to 10' long · Edible flowers and foliage · Annual (Trapaeolum majus). Maturity 60 days.
EXCLUSIVE - This rare ornamental runner bean is a true antique, dating back to the 19th century. The vines readily climb 8 to 10 feet up any vertical support, creating a wonderful flowering screen. Painted Lady’s edible blossoms are uniquely bicolored with coral and creamy pink petals, especially pretty against the deep green foliage. Let some flat bean pods mature and enjoy their wonderfully marked mocha and chocolate bean seeds displayed handsomely in glass jars fo..
Growing these old-fashioned poppies offers triple rewards: glorious flowers, handsome pods and nutty-tasting seeds from the same ornamental plants. Gray-green Pepperbox plants send up nodding stems of large papery-textured purple, red and pale pink blossoms, all with dark center blotches. After the petals drop, their big pods swell as the blue-black seeds mature to harvest when dry for baking. Or keep the pods for beautiful decorations. Approx. 1000 seeds/pack. Mature height 3-4 ..
Striking, intensely red blooms with jet-black markings float above airy foliage.
Silky scarlet petals form 3" diameter flowers with four large black markings in the center. Adds a vibrant splash of color to beds and borders! Flowers have long, wiry stems over light green, ferny foliage. An abundant seed producer; may naturalize in mild climates. Scatter seeds and rake in lightly, then thin to 6" apart. Papaver rhoeas. Prefers poor soil. 2-3' tall. Re-seeding annual. Maturity 65 ..
Simple, silky orange flowers accented by wispy blue-green foliage.
Prolific sun-loving blooms are very attractive in flower beds or naturalized in fields. Start transplants 2-3 weeks before last frost or direct sow after last frost 1/4" deep; transplant carefully and thin to a final spacing of 6" apart. Eschscholzia californica. Naturalizes in poor, dry soil. 8-12" tall. Re-seeding annual. Maturity 85 days.
Each plant carries an amazing variety of gold and pale yellow flowers with dusty rose to pink rings.
An unusual genetic mix with few solid colors and chocolaty brown centers. Well-branched; stems average 18" long with single heads. Great for bouquets and provides a long season of color! Great cut flower. Attracts bees and butterflies. 8' tall. Annual. Maturity 85 days.
A stunning dwarf sunflower for bouquets!
Lovely 4" diameter gold-petaled blooms are incredibly uniform on sturdy 12" stems. Cute, undeniably dwarf plants reach only 3.5' in height, but from the main stalk each produces an abundance of long, ruler-straight stems perfect for cutting. Easy to harvest with long vase life - an instant stand-out in our 2015 trials! From our friends at Swiss biodynamic seed company Sativa Seeds. Superb cut flower. 2-3' tall. Annual. ..
Buttery pale yellow petals contrast nicely with a wide brown center.
This well-known variety has one large main flower followed by smaller, branching secondary flowers of excellent quality. Each flower has a long stem and holds well in bouquets. Plants bloom for a long period of time. Excellent cut flower. Attracts bees. 5-7' tall. Annual. Maturity 70 days.
The giant of all sunflowers with tall thick stalks supporting huge heads that tower over the garden. This single-stem variety is a very fast and vigorous grower. A great variety for edible seeds or feeding the birds. Large plants beloved by children and bees. Food for birds and bees • Fun for kids • 12’ tall • Annual. (Helianthus annuus) Maturity 110 days.
Loads of big, golden yellow, puffy-looking blooms.
Great selection for a kids' garden! Sturdy, dwarf plants have an upright habit. Teddy Bear is nice for cutting and equally nice for a colorful garden border. Good container variety. 2-3' tall. Annual. Maturity 50-63 days.
Deep velvety crimson blooms accented with traces of yellow around a black center.
Foliage is distinct and attractive and the plants are free branching, bearing lots of 5-6" blooms that are lovely for cutting. A chic and sophisticated sunflower for cut-flower connoisseurs. Attracts bees. 5' tall. Annual. Maturity 100 days.
Lovely bi-colored blooms in pink, purple and burgundy with incredible fragrance.
Two-toned flowers with bright pink banners and light pink wings or burgundy banners with purple wings. Densely clustered flowers for excellent ornamental quality. This variety dates to 1737 and was planted by Thomas Jefferson at Monticello in the early 1800s. Early flowering. Vigorous vines. Annual. Maturity 85 days.
Warm-toned mix of pink, orange, purple, gold and cream blooms.
An excellent cut flower that blooms until frost; the more you cut the more they grow! 2-5" blooms ideal for borders and bouquets. Heat and disease tolerant. Zinnias last longer if you change the water in the vase every two days and keep out of direct sunlight. Excellent cut flower. Attracts butterflies. 24-36" plants. Annual. Maturity 75-90 days.
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Renee's EXCLUSIVE - They’ve made thier own carefree mix of hard-to-find varieties with different flower forms. Enjoy antique bicolor-splashed “Carousel,” exotic needle-petal “Cactus,” chartreuse ruffled “Envy” and free-blooming starry crested “California Giant.” This charming collage comes in all the radiant zinnia shades including orange, scarlet, cherry, violet, rose, salmon, cream, gold, yellow and chartreuse. These e..