Beauty, fragrance, color, texture. These are only some of the benefits of the flowers in our catalog. They are also almost all edible and medicinal, adding flavor and utility to an already-impressive list of attributes.
This easy-to-grow, popular North American native bears striking, rich rosy-pink, daisy-like flowers in summer that attract butterflies. Plants are heat- and drought-tolerant, and blooms are used for cut- and dried-flower arrangements. The drug Echinacea, used to boost the immune system, comes from this genus.
“Echinacea is a genus of herbaceous flowering plants in the daisy family. The Echinacea genus has nine species, which are commonly called purple coneflowers. They are found mainly in eastern and central North America, growing in moist to dry prairies, and in open wooded areas. They have large, showy heads of composite flowers, blooming from early to late summer.” – Wikipedia
Coneflower: Toothache Plant$5.50
A mild but effective anasthetic known by several names, including Eyeball Plant, Electric Daisy and Paracress, but most commonly called Toothache Plant.
Minimum 55 seeds
Marigold: Sonoran Sunset$5.50
Brightly-painted hues are reminiscent of the American Southwest and its beautiful sunsets. Heat and drought resistant, grown near Phoenix across the heat and cold of three seasons in the Sonoran desert and four seasons at 6700 feet in the Painted Desert.
Mexican Sunflower: Red Torch$5.50
Showy sunflowers (to 3” across) with orange to orange-red rays and orange-yellow disks bloom from mid-summer to fall.
Sunflower: Evening Sun$5.50
Shades of autumn colors ranging from red, mahogany-red, burgundy, russet-bronze, vivid gold, all in bicolor blends.
Sunflower: Lemon Queen$5.50
Tall, 6-8 feet with pale yellow petals contrasting against a large cocoa center. One large main flower and branching secondary flowers.
The Titan Sunflower is a truly fun and astounding plant. Capable of 12-plus feet in height and a flower of up to two feet across, the Titan certainly lives up to its name. Deep yellow color and old-fashioned appearance make for a striking border, fence cover or backdrop.
Germination 93% – Tested August 2019
Minimum 35 Seeds
Sweet Sultan: Imperialis Mix$5.50
Sweet Sultan is related to other cornflowers only by name.
Most are unrelated genetically, but are called the name because they’re commonly found at the edges of cornfields.