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.
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.
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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