FLOWERS   M-Z


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  Malcolmia                            Malcolmia maritima

Small delicate flowers on compact plants 20 to 30 cm high. Mix of colors: pink, purple and white. Reseeds itself. Bloom quickly. Easy to grow. Slight scent. Grow with other flowers in boxes or pots.
Packet of more than 100 seeds: $1,99


  Marigold Crackerjack  (Tagetes erecta)    

Annual. Big double blooms in yellow, orange and gold, on top of rigid, straight stems. Attracts butterflies. Blooms from June to September. Nice cut flower. 50-60 cm. Full sun.
Packet of more than 50 seeds: $1,99



Snapdragon Magic Carpet Mix

Annual. Dwarf type (15-20 cm) with crawling stems. For pots, flower boxes, rock gardens or borders. Mix of different colors. Early blooming: May-June. Can be sown directly outside.
Packet: $1,99  (more than 200 seeds)


Nemophila Baby Blue Eyes                (Nemophila insignis, menziesii)

Annual. Small 2-3 cm, bell shaped flowers, pastel blue. Delicate foliage. For hanging baskets, pots and borders. Cascading, crawling habit, 15 to 30 cm tall. Grows best in part shade. Does not like summer heat. Very fast bloomer, one of the first in spring. Can be directly sown outside.
Packet of more than 50 seeds: $1,99

The Baby Blue Eyes is really more of a springtime plant, and it will not last much longer than midsummer.
Place it among other flowers that will outgrow it afterwards. Or you can sow it in May, it will then bloom later.


  Nemophila 5 spots   (Nemophile Maculé)                (Nemophila maculata)

Annual. Delicate, 4 cm white or lilac flowers veined with purple and with a purple blotch at the tip of each petal. Profuse bloomer. Low growing plant with trailing habit, only 15 to 25 cm high, ideal for hanging baskets. Flowers from spring through summer. Full sun, part shade.
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Nicotiana Langsdorfii      (Nicotiana langsdorfii, "Cream Splash")

Annual. Uunusual variety with variegated foliage and lime green blooms. Sticky foliage. Pendulous, tubular flowers on top of long stems (3-4 cm in diameter). Grow among other tobaccos or cosmos to get the best effect. Height: 1,2 m. "Cream Splash" variety. From Brazil. Full sun to part shade.
Packet: $2,99



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Dianthus Superbus    (Oeillet Superbe)                                  (Dianthus superbus)

Perennial. Stunning flowers with finely laced petals (click thumbnails for closer views). Nicely fragrant! Mix of white, pink and purple. 35 cm. For borders and containers. Sun to part shade. Zone 3-9.  Limited supply.
Packet of 20 seeds: $2,49



Oenothera pallida     (Oenothera pallida)

Perennial. Large fragrant white flowers opening in late afternoon. Plants are crawling and tend to form a mound. 40 cm high. Quite tolerant to drought and sandy soils. Grows wild in sand dunes. A good choice for the rock garden or poor sandy soils. Blooms from first year. Perennial up to zone 3.

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Oenothera Speciosa         Pink Primrose, Onagre Rose  (Oenothera Speciosa)

Perennial. Pale pink, cup-shaped flowers opening early in the day and releasing a sweet fragrance in the evening. Well adapted to average to poor, sandy soils. Easy to grow. Height: 30 to 60 cm. Full sun to part shade. Perennial up to zone 5. Blooms more in May-June then less the rest of season. Flowers are 3 to 4 cm wide.
Packet of 50 seeds or more: $1,99


Stinging Nettle                  (Urtica dioica)

Perennial. Tall herbaceous plant that has many uses in organic and biodynamic gardening (green manure, insecticide, etc.). Used also as a herbal tea. Watch out though for the stinging hairs covering this plant (it can be very painful). Male and female plants. 2 m high or more. Perennial (zone 3).
Packet of more than 100 seeds: $1,99




Poppy Danish Flag        (Papaver somniferum)          

Annual. Large deep red flowers marked with a contrasting white cross at their center. Fringed petals. Blooms last from 2 to 4 weeks, and start usually around early summer. Height: 60-70 cm. Start in pots but be very carefull when transplanting (roots must not but disturbed at all). Full sun, part shade. Aka Danebrog Laced.
Small packet of 50 seeds:  $2,99


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Poppy Rhoeas         Pavot Coquelicot                         (Papaver rhoeas)

Annual. Mix of small single and double flowers in shades of red, pin and white. Height: 50 cm. Blooms in June-July.
Packet of more than 100 seeds: $1,99



California Poppy      
(Eschscholzia californica)

Annual. Vibrant orange flowers and bluish green, finely divided foliage. Borders, containers. Will often reseed itself and come back year after year. Tolerant to some level of drought. Height: 30 cm. Full sun. California State Flower, grows all over the central and northern coasts, and the Sierra Nevada foothills.
Packet of about 100 seeds: $2,49


  

Poppy Double Shirley      Pavot Double en mélange          (Double Shirley)

Annual. Mix of 8 cm double flowers in shades of white, pink, coral, mauve and red. Some have a white edge. 50 cm. Full sun. Packet of more than 100 seeds: $1,99


  Oriental Poppy                                Papaver orientale

Perennial. Very large scarlet flowers with dark centers. Will bloom quite early (June) but not for long.
Height 1 m. Plants grow bigger every year. Sun to part shade. Perennial up to zone 3.
Packet of about 100 seeds: $1,99




Petunia integrifolia               (Violetflower petunia)

Annual. Nice violet flowers produced abundantly on cascading plants. Click thumbnails for nice views. Flowers are smaller (2-3 cm) but are in great numbers. One of the 2 original species from which all the hybrid petunias where bred. More resistant. Blooms until fall.

Packet of 200 seeds: $1,99



Petunia K.O.F.   (Kentucky Old Fashioned)

Heirloom type with a vast array of colors and patterns, from white to dark purple, and many mixes of colors. Click thumbnails for a detailed view. Night scented blooms. Tall vigorous plants that can reach 75 cm long. Will crawl or cascade over pots. Very nice in flower boxes, pots or borders. Blooms constantly from early July until frosts. Full sun to part shade.
Packet:  $1,99   (more than 100 seeds)


Phacelia campanularia            (Desert Bluebells)

Annual. Bell shaped, 2-3 cm flower in a beautiful, vibrant shade of deep blue. For borders, rock gardens, flower boxes, etc. Height: 20 to 40 cm. Fuzzy leaves reminiscent of the African Violet. Blooms very quickly, only two months after germination. Tolerates poor soils and some drought (it is a desert plant). Needs above all a well drained soil. Plant close together for best effect. Tender perennial used as an annual. Full sun. Easy to grow.
Packet of 50 seeds: $2,49


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Platycodon Fuji/Balloon Flower        (Platycodon grandiflorum)

Lilac blue, star shaped, cupped flowers 2" across cluster around strong stems with glossy, lance-shaped leaves. Also called "balloon flower" as the unopened flower heads look like inflated balloons. These long-lived flowers will bloom for months if deadheaded. Rich soil. 2' tall. Sun to part shade. Zones 4-9. Perennial.
Packet is 25 seeds: $1.99


Platycodon Pink                  Platycodon grandiflorus

Perennial. Large pale pink flowers with subtle lining. Can bloom from first year if started early. Height: 60 cm. Blooms July and August. Sun to part shade. Perennial up to zone 3.
Packet of 20 seeds: $1,99


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Ratibida Columnifera                    Mexican Sombrero

Perennial. Unusual flowers with high central columnar disk. Yellow-red petals. Blooms from June until fall. tolerant to some levels of draught and mediocre soils. Needs only well drained soil. 60 cm high. Full sun to part shade. Use like rudbeckias. Nice cut flower. Perennial up to zone 3. From North America.
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Hollyhock mix  (Althea Rosea)

Biennial. Classic garden plant with long spikes of 10 cm hibiscus or malva-like flowers in a mix of colors and shapes (simple, double). Can reach more than 2m. Sow directly outside or a few weeks before the last frost. Flowers from July until frosts. Full sun, part shade.
Packet of more than 30 seeds: $1,99



Rugose Hollyhock   (Alcea rugosa)

Perennial. A unique species of hollyhock with yellow flowers and fig leaf, rugose foliage. Click on thumbnails for larger views. This one is also more resistant to rust and mildew, and is well adapted to the north (up to zone 3). Short-lived perennial, but reseeds itself. Height: 2,3 m. Full sun. From Caucasia. Blooms from July until August. Germination can take up to 3 or 4 weeks. Also known as Hairy Hollyhock. Sow at cool temperatures.
Packet of 25 seeds: $2,49


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Rudbeckia Gloriosa                            (Indian Summer)   (Rudbeckia hirta)

Perennial. Large, 18-cm flowers in autumn shades of yellow, bronze, burgundy. Many are bicolored. Vigorous plant, about 75 to 90 cm tall. Nice cut flower. Easy to cultivate. Can tolerate average soils. Full sun is better. Zone 3 to 9. Packet of more than 100 seeds: $1,99


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Rudbeckia Special Mix

Annual. A blend of simple, double and triple flowers in multiple shades of gold and copper. Click on thumbnails for details.
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  Salvia coccinea

Annual. Long flower spikes with bright red flowers. Attracts hummingbirds. Can reach 1 m high. Small, 3-cm flowers. Click thumbnails for details. Full sun. Blooms from July until September.
Packet of 30 seeds: $1,99


 
Salvia farinacea                 Salvia farinacea

Annual. Blue-violet flower spikes in great profusion makes this one an ideal choice for bedding, borders, etc. Tolerates some dry weather. Flowers have a very nice grapefruit smell. Good cut flower, will keep its colors. Victoria strain, compact (40 cm high). Constant blooming over a long period. Tender perennial (zone 8) used as an annual. Full sun, tolerates part shade.
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Sorghum mix       (Sorghum bicolor)

Tall annual grass somewhat similar to corn in shape and size except it has only one terminal, loose seed head. Mix of differently colored seed heads, from reddish to yellow to brown. Used in fall decorations, or to make brooms (hence its name "broom corn"), syrup or molasses (from the stems) or to eat the grain. Very tall plant: 2 to 3 m high. Full sun.
Packet of 50 seeds: $1,99



Spider Flower                  

Anuual. Delicate flower spikes in shades of white, pink and lavender. Sticky foliage and stems, with a caracteristic musky smell. 1 m high. Full sun to part shade.
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Spilanthes oleracea       (Toothache plant)

Strange flowers devoid of petals and with bulls eye pattern. Also, leaves have a very peculiar tingling effect when chewed, sort of effervescent and numbing. Was used as a folk medicine to soothe toothaches. Give some leaves to your friends and watch them while they chew them! Crawling plant. Around 30 high. Sun to part shade.
Packet of about 50 seeds: $1,99



  
Ornamental Tobacco Mutabilis                          (Nicotiana mutabilis)

Annual. A beautiful and unique species of Nicotiana with small flowers changing from white to pale pink and then to pink. Each flower head is thus composed of a mix of colors. Click thumbnails for details. Long blooming period, from July until frosts. Bees and other pollinators just love this plant, and so are hummingbirds. High, 1,4 to 1,75 m. Long stems and smaller flower (3 cm). Full sun to part shade.
Packet of about 100 seeds: $2,49

Very nice when mixed with other flowers.



 

Tobacco Daylight Sensation   

Annual. Mix of lavender, pink and white flowers that will open during the day and release in the evening a wonderful scent. Sweet jasmine like scent that be carried for meters. Odor is stronger during cool nights. 60 to 90 cm high. Full sun to part shade. Long blooming period, beginning in early July and going on until severe frosts.
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Tobacco Only the Lonely      Tabac Solitude                        (Nicotiana sylvestris)

Annual. Tall tobacco with nodding bouquets of long trumpet shaped white flowers, 12 to 15 cm long. Open in the evening and release a sweet fragrance. Blooms June until fall. Tall plant: 1,5 m. Full sun to part shade.
Pcket of 100 seeds: $1,99


nicotiana rustica 
Indian Tobacco   (Nicotiana rustica)

Annual. Indigenous species from North America used for smoking by some native tribes during their rituals. Also called Sacred Tobacco. Small, pale yellow flowers. The sticky, hairy leaves can be used as to prepare an organic insecticide (it is actually grown commercially for this purpose). Height: 1,20 m. Full sun, part shade. Plant close together for better effect. Early bloomer: June.
Packet of 100 seeds: $1,99

Fast bloomer but not for a long time. Remove dead flower and seed pods to extent flowering or trim back .It will then bloom again in August. Use the cuttings to make your own organic insecticide.



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Telekia speciosa                       (Telekia speciosa, Buphtalmum speciosum)

Perennial. Nice blooms with lots of very thin feathery petals. Central disks mature from yellow to brown. Scented. Large leaves smelling like hop. 6 to 10 cm blooms. 1 to 1,8 m high. Blooms in June and July.
Packet of more than 30 seeds: $1,99



Thunbergia Black Eye Susan                             (Thunbergia alata)

Black-eye susan (Thunbergia alata) Annual. Profuse bloomer that will start showing up its first flowers only a few weeks after sowing if given enough light. It will keep flowering until frosts. Good for pots, hanging baskets, borders. Can climb up a small trellis. Trim to promote ramification.
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Tithonia                                                                         
(Tithonia rotundifolia)

Annual. Also known as the Mexican Sunflower, this tithonia is the Torch type, very tall, that can reach more than 6 feet. It is a well branched plant covered with wonderful, bright orange, 10 cm flowers that are sure to catch the eye. Very nice effect. Full sun. Start plants a few weeks before last frost.
Packet is 20 seeds: $1,99



Sunflower Autumn Mix         (Tournesol en mélange)  

Annual. A blend of warm shades of golds, coppers and browns (click thumbnails for details). 6 feet high. Blooms from July until frosts.
Packet of 50 seeds: $1,99



Sunflower Dwarf Sunspot  

Dwarf, 40 cm plants with large, standard size blooms. Can be used for borders or pots. Terminal flower is followed by smaller lateral blooms. These flowers produce a lot of pollen. Bees love them. Remove excess foliage. Click picture for more details.
Packet of 20 seeds: $1,99


  Sunflower Lemon Queen     

Annual. Beautiful bright, lemon yellow flowers about 15 cm in diameter. 1.5 to 2 m high plants. Terminal bloom followed by lateral flowers. Click pictures for more details.
Packet of 20 seeds: $1,99


Sunflower Early Russian    (Mammoth Giant)

Huge flower heads, more than 30 cm wide on top of sturdy stems, 2 to 2,5m tall. Good for creating a temporary hedge, wind breaker, or a south facing wall. Nice, large edible seeds that can also be left to birds. Impressive.
Packet of 20 seeds: $1,99



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Sunflower Italian White             (Minisol)    (Helianthus cucumerifolius)

This is a unique sunflower with much thinner stems and smaller flowers. It is also more branched. Plants bear many flowers simultaneously. Flowers are about 10 to 12 cm wide, lemon colored, with lime green hearts that turn brown afterwards. Plants are shorter too, about 1,2 m (4 feet). Good cut flower. Starts blooming in July. 
Packet of 25 seeds: $1,99


Sunflower Pan              (Helianthus debilis ssp. cucumerifolius)

Annual. A unique and different sunflower species with smaller flowers and foliage, and increased ramification. Plants are covered with at least 20 flowers at the same time. Small, 8 cm yellow blooms. Well branched, bushy plants, 1,5 m high.  Blooms from July until frosts. Good cut flowers. Mix of different flowers (dark and pale centers). 
Packet of 25 seeds: $2,49



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Sunflower Ruby Eclipse                              (Helianthus annuum)

Exceptional, ruby-purple flowers with lemon yellow edge. Dark center of bloom also rimmed in yellow, and brings to mind an eclipse of the sun. Click thumbnails for details. Flowers: 20 cm in diameter. Height:: 1,50-1,80 m. Pollen-free, yields very few seeds.
Packet of 10 seeds: $2,99


Sunflower Teddy Bear

Annual. Dwarf sunflower (60-90 cm) good for borders and pots. Each plant has many furry, golden orange flowers that are longer lasting than those of other sunflowers.
Packet of 12 seeds: $1,49


Sunflower Velvet Queen     

Annual. Dark red blooms, about 15 cm in diameter. Side shoots with flowers. 1,5 m.
Packet of 20 seeds: $1,99


Tunic Flower       Tunica saxifraga, Petrorhagia saxifraga

Perennial. Small and delicate pink flowers, like gypsophila, on compact crawling plants. Thin leaves. Flowers are about 6 mm. Blooms on the first year. Good for the rock garden or pots. Sun to part shade
. Perennial up to zone 6, or even 5. Can be used as an annual since it blooms the first year.
Packet of more than 30 seeds: $1,99



Verbascum         Verbascum phoeniceum

Perennial. Long slender spikes covered with medium size flowers. Basal rosette of leaves. Mix of different colors, from white to purple. Early bloomer, but not for very long. Height: 90 cm. Full sun to part shade. Perennial up to zone 3.
Packet of 50 seeds: $1,99


Cypress Vine White   (Vigne cypress blanche)                       (Ipomoea quamoclit alba)  

Trumpet shaped flowers that act as beacons to hummingbirds. Delicate foliage. 10' tall. Sun to part shade. Annual; tender perennial zones 10-11. 12-14 wks.
Packet of 10 seeds: $2,49


Cypress Vine Mix                         (Ipomoea quamoclit)

Mix of red, white and pink cypress vines. Trumpet shaped flowers that act as beacons to hummingbirds. Delicate foliage. 10' tall. Sun to part shade. Annual; tender perennial zones 10-11. 12-14 wks.
Packet is 10 seeds: $1,99



Zinnia California Giant      (Zinnia elegans)

Annual. Big, dahlia-type double flowers between 12 and 14 cm wide (6 inches). Bright mix of yellow, orange, red, lavender, purple and white. Excellent cut flower. Plants with sturdy stems and good ramification, 1m tall (3 feet). Good for mass planting or back of borders. Nice in front of sunflowers. Attracts butterflies. Blooms from July until frosts. A classic since its introduction in 1925. Full sun.
Packet of 35 seeds: $1,99


Zinnia Lilliput

Dwarf plants producing small double and semi double flowers in a bright mix of colors including yellow, orange, red and pink. Excellent cut flower, 3 to 5 cm in diameter. Bushy, compact habit. Height: 30 to 45 cm. Remove dried flowers to extend blooming time. Full sun. 
Packet of 50 seeds: $2,49




Zinnia Old Mexico                                (Zinnia haageana

Annual. Mix of double and semi double flowers in shades of copper, gold, orange and yellow. Click pictures for details. Compact habit, about 30 cm high. Nice for borders or pots. Full sun. Blooms from July to September. Persian Carpet.
Packet of more than 30 seeds: $1,99





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