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  • Amaranth: Hopi Red Dye

    $5.50

    This incredibly gorgeous, ancient grain can reach over 6 feet tall, producing long, dark red foliage. Traditionally used on the Hopi Nation as a natural food dye to color piki bread.

  • Corn, Field: Painted Mountain

    $5.50

    (Zea mays)

    This amazingly hardy corn was bred in the Montana mountains. Impressive cold hardiness, earliness, drought tolerance and they thrive at high altitudes.

    Germination Rate 94% – July 2020
    Minimum 40 Seeds

  • Corn, Sweet: Golden Bantam

    $5.50

    (Zea mays)

    First introduced by Burpee Seeds in 1902, at a time when the most popular sweet corn were all white varieties.  According to Burpee a skilled gardener in Greenfield, Massachusetts developed this variety because he wanted the earliest corn in the area.

    Germination Rate 93% – September 2020
    Minimum 30 Seeds

  • Cornflower: Bachelor Button – Classical Romantic Mix

    $5.50

    A mix of mixes. Selected from Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds’ “Bachelor Button Romantic Mix” and their “Classic Mix”, grown out for two seasons in Southwest Maricopa County, Arizona, Zone 9. Also, two seasons in Apache County, northeast Arizona, 6700 feet, zone 5-6.

  • 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.

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    Orach: Taos Mountain Spinach

    $5.50

    An orach or “mountain spinach” collected at Chamisal, near Taos NM at 7500 feet.

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    Pepper, Sweet: Chocolate Cake

    $5.50

    The medium, very sweet 4-inch Chocolate Cake bell pepper has been hand-selected by North Carolina’s Doug Jones for exceptional sweetness and gorgeous deep chocolate color.

    Minimum 30 seeds

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    Pepper, Sweet: Painted Desert Honeybell

    $5.50

    (Capsicum Annuum)

    The blocky, 4-inch Painted Desert Honeybell has been hand-selected from Orange Sun foundation stock at our Painted Desert Gardens for sweetness, productivity and bright orange color along with hardiness to temperature changes and drought tolerance.

    Ideal growing conditions for bell peppers include warm soil, ideally 70 to 84 °F, moist but not waterlogged. Bell peppers are sensitive to excess water and wide swings in temperature.

    Germination rate 94% – May 2019

    Minimum 35 Seeds

  • Sunflower: Titan

    $5.50

    (Helianthus annuus)

    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