“A flower, sometimes known as a bloom or blossom, is the reproductive structure found in flowering plants (plants of the division Magnoliophyta, also called angiosperms).” (Wikipedia)
“Bread feeds the body, indeed, but flowers also feed the soul.” (The Koran)
“When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.” (Chinese Proverb)
“I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.” (Emma Goldman)
“Earth laughs in flowers. (Henry David Thoreau)
“All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.” (Indian Proverb)

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Aster, California/Coast – seed packet

Aster, California/Coast – seed packet$2.99

(Symphyotrichum chilense) Perennial in the Aster Family, native to the Pacific Coast of the U.S.A. and Canada, where it grows on the rocky cliffs above the beach. Foliage somewhat waxy. Classically Composite blue flowers bloom in profusion on stalks up to 30” tall. Excellent choice for rock gardens. Attracts pollinators. No irrigation needed. Planting suggestions: […]

Bachelor Buttons, Mix – seed packet

Bachelor Buttons, Mix – seed packet$2.99

(Centaurea cyanum) Annual in the Aster Family. An eye-catching mix of purple, white, lavender, pink, and classic blue flowers, many two-toned. 3-5′ tall. Edible flowers. Definitely attracts pollinators, especially honeybees. Drought-tolerant once established. Planting suggestions: Tolerates poor soils, including heavy clay. Full sun. Direct-sow after the Final Frost and thin to 8-16” apart. Can also […]

Bee’s Friend – seed packet

Bee’s Friend – seed packet$3.49

(Phacelia tanacetifolia) Annual in the Borage Family. Lacey foliage. Purple blossoms emerge from uncurling inflorescences that look like fern fiddle-heads. Much-loved by bees, especially bumble bees. Flowers are edible. Rarely gets taller than 12-18″. Self-sows readily. You only need to buy this seed once. Cultivation & harvesting suggestions: Direct-seed from early to late Spring. Don’t […]

Black Nightshade – seed packet

Black Nightshade – seed packet$2.99

(Solanum nigrum) Annual in the Nightshade Family, native to Eurasia. Upright growth habit, to 12-24” tall. Reflexed petals of white blossoms shamelessly expose a grip of stamens clutching a coyly retracted style. Fruit green, maturing to inky black. “Has a long and well-established history as a food source for numerous cultures around the globe” (Forager’s […]

Calendula, “Wehoose Wow” mix – seed packet

Calendula, “Wehoose Wow” mix – seed packet$3.49 Sold Out

(Calendula officinalis) Hardy annual or short-lived perennial native to the Mediterranean. “Calendula” is the Latin word for “month”, and the flower was so-named by the Romans because it can blossom all year long. This mix has been selected for its “wow” factor: singles, doubles, and compound blossoms in lemon yellow and Hari-Krishna orange, often predominantly […]

Calendula, Sunshine mix – seed packet

Calendula, Sunshine mix – seed packet$3.49

(Calendula officinalis) – Annual or short-lived perennial in the Aster Family. Known to the Romans, who named it “calendula” after their word for “month”, since it seemed to bloom year-round. Plants grow 1-3 feet high. This mix features blooms mostly in solid yellow and solid orange, though a few streaky or part-albino flowers should be […]

Castor Bean, a.k.a. Palm of Christ – seed packet

Castor Bean, a.k.a. Palm of Christ – seed packet$3.99 Sold Out

(Ricinus communis) Perennial in the Euphorbia Family. Native to a tropical/sub-tropical band from the Eastern Mediterranean to India. Grown as an annual in the frosty North. Tall; can become a small tree. 5-8 ft. high in first year. Dramatic red leaves resembled the nail-pierced hand of Jesus to Medieval Christians. Castor oil is made from the […]

Columbine, “Bridgeport Mix” – seed packet

Columbine, “Bridgeport Mix” – seed packet$2.99

(Aquilegia vulgaris) Perennial in the Buttercup Family, native to Europe. First year foliage to 12” tall. Blooming stalks in second year 2-4 ft. tall. This mix features several-to-many different colors & color combinations, in solids & two-tones. This is one of our favorite flower-garden flowers because of the striking blossoms. Butterflies love them too! We harvested […]

Coneflower, Purple & White mix – seed packet

Coneflower, Purple & White mix – seed packet$2.99

(Echinacea sp.) Perennial in the Aster Family, native to North America. Blooms second year and thereafter. Grows in clumps that expand steadily over time. 2-5′ tall. This seed set is a mix of purple flowers and white flowers harvested from separate plants that might lead now to blossoms that are a mix of the two. […]

Coreopsis, Crazy Mixed-up Mix – seed packet

Coreopsis, Crazy Mixed-up Mix – seed packet$2.99

(Coreopsis tinctoria) Annual in the Composite Family. Very thin-leafed foliage on plants to 3-feet. Blossoms until frost. This is our own in-house mix, which we began breeding for crazy appearance in 2005. Crimson and gold are the only two colors in the pallette, but they combine in a variety of different ways, from simple solids, […]

Daisy, Oxeye – seed packet

Daisy, Oxeye – seed packet$2.99

(Leucanthemum vulgare) Perennial in the Aster Family, native to Western North America. This is the classic daisy, yellow centered and white petaled. Flowers are edible. Young leaves are good in salads. Medicinally, the whole plant is used to treat allergies. Photo on bottom right shows seed harvest; a quick shake separated the seed, duff, and […]

Dandylion – seed packet

Dandylion – seed packet$2.99 Sold Out

(Taraxacum officinales) Perennial in the Aster Family, cosmopolitan in distribution. Rosette of long narrow leaves, 6-18” in radius, with flowering stalks 6-18” tall. One of the single most useful plants on Earth: Edible greens provide food during the late Winter/early Spring hunger-gap; roots are a detoxifier of the liver that make a fine coffee-additive/substitute when […]

Datura mix: White & La Fleur Lilac – seed packet

Datura mix: White & La Fleur Lilac – seed packet$3.49

(Datura stramonium) Annual in the Nightshade Family, native to the Americas. Also known as Angel’s Trumpets and Jimson Weed. Bat-like plant from 2-6′ tall. This mix features plain white trumpets on green stems, and lavender-throated trumpets on purple stems. Pollinated flowers produce spiky seed pods known as “thorn apples”. All parts of plant are toxic […]

Datura, La Fleur Lilac – seed packet

Datura, La Fleur Lilac – seed packet$3.99

(Datura tatula) Annual in the Nightshade Family. White trumpet flowers with lavender inside their throats decorate a bat-like plant whose leaves smell of peanut butter. We originally acquired this variety from Onalee’s Seeds. Seedpods are covered in spines, which gave this plant the name “Thorn Apple”. Continuous blooming through frost. Also known as Jimson Weed; […]

Datura, Moonflower – seed packet

Datura, Moonflower – seed packet$3.99

(Datura inoxia) Perennial in the Nightshade Family. Impressive white trumpet flowers, up to 8” across, open at sunset with an intoxicating scent. Attracts night pollinators. Blossoms wilt and die by mid-morning of the next day. Continuous blooming through frost. To overwinter in colder areas, either mulch heavily or transplant into a pot and keep in […]

Evening Primrose, Common Yellow – seed packet

Evening Primrose, Common Yellow – seed packet$2.99

(Oenothera biennis) Biennial in the Onagraceae Family. Yellow blossoms make a lovely addition to any flower garden. Grows 1-5 ft. tall when blooming. The nutty-flavored first-year roots are edible. The mature seeds contain gamma-linolenic acid, and the seed oil has been used to treat premenstrual pain. Cultivation & harvesting suggestions: Sow in Spring, in flats or […]

Firewheel Blanketflower – seed packet

Firewheel Blanketflower – seed packet$2.99 Sold Out

(Gaillardia pulchella) Annual or short-lived perennial in the Aster Family, native to the Americas. Popular bedding plant for its bright colors and ease of care. Drought-tolerant. Planting suggestions: Average garden soil is sufficient. Full sun. Direct-sow after the Final Frost, or start inside earlier and transplant out. Space at 12-24”. Dead-head to encourage continued blooming. […]

Foxglove, Native – seed packet

Foxglove, Native – seed packet$2.99

(Digitalis purpurea) Biennial in the Figwort Family, native to the Pacific NW. A beautiful rosette of fuzzy, pointed leaves sends up a tall flowering stalk (3-6′) in the second year, covered with purple-magenta flowers. Many cultivars exists in various colors but this is the original native. Used for making the heart medicine, digoxin, but is […]

Hollyhock, Black – seed packet

Hollyhock, Black – seed packet$3.49 Sold Out

(Alcea rosea) Perennial in the Malvaceae Family native to China. Inflorescence grows to 5-7 ft. tall. Black variety is an heirloom dating back to before 1830. Striking flowers are actually a very dark purple, but are very, very goth. Like many plants in Malvaceae, the roots are medicinal, with emollient and laxative properties. Cultivation & harvesting […]

Klip Dagga – seed packet

Klip Dagga – seed packet$2.99

(Leonotis nepetaefolia) Annual in the Mint Family from India and tropical Africa. Also known as “Cordao” and “Shandilay”. Utterly fantastic inflorescences of bright orange flowers erupt from prickly globes on tall spikes, up to six feet high. Attracts hummingbirds, whom we witnessed fighting each other for the nectar. Blossoms resemble a lion’s tail, hence “Leo”. Light […]

Love-in-the-Mist, White – seed packet

Love-in-the-Mist, White – seed packet$2.99

(Nigella sativa) Annual in the Ranunculus Family, native to the South and Southwest Asia. Also known as “Black Cumin”, for its pungent bitter seeds used in various Middle Eastern cuisines. 8-18” tall. Highly ornamental flowers and seedpods. Drought-tolerant once established. Planting suggestions: Average garden soil sufficient; prefers dryish conditions. Full sun to part sun. Direct-sow […]

Marigold, French Dwarf – seed packet

Marigold, French Dwarf – seed packet$2.99 Sold Out

(Tagetes patula) Annual in the Aster Family. Native to Mexico. Known to the Aztecs as “Tepecempoalxochitl“. Foliage is pinnate. Grows to 12” high. Blossoms are compounded florets of red and orange ray flowers. Because of its short height, makes a good border plant. (Pictured here next to Tall Yellow Marigolds.) Entire plant is highly aromatic […]

Marigold, Lemon Drop – seed packet

Marigold, Lemon Drop – seed packet$2.99 Sold Out

(Tagetes patula) Annual in the Aster Family, native to the Americas. This charming cultivar sports compounded florets of bright yellow ray flowers on small plants, 8-18” tall. Foliage pinnate. Used in companion-planting to keep away insect pests. As medicine, the flowers are anti-viral & anti-bacterial, and have been used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, as well […]

Marigold, True Yellow Aztec – seed packet

Marigold, True Yellow Aztec – seed packet$2.99 Sold Out

(Tagetes erecta) Annual in the Aster Family. Native to Mexico. Known to the Aztecs as “Cempoalxochitl“. Foliage is pinnate. Grows to three feet high. Blossoms have a single row of bright yellow petals, unlike the more familiar compounded flowers. Entire plant is highly aromatic and is used in companion-planting to keep away insect pests. As […]

Marigold, Yellow French Dwarf – seed packet

Marigold, Yellow French Dwarf – seed packet$1.49 Sold Out

(Tagetes patula) Annual in the Aster Family. Native to Mexico. Known to the Aztecs as “Tepecempoalxochitl“. Foliage is pinnate. Grows to 12” high. Blossoms are compounded florets of bright yellow ray flowers. Because of its short height, makes a good border plant. (Pictured here in front of purple Shiso, 2-3 feet high.) Entire plant is […]

Mexican Sunflower – seed packet

Mexican Sunflower – seed packet$2.99 Sold Out

(Tithonia sp.) Annual in the Aster Family, native to Central America & the Caribbean. Fat orange blossoms attract bees. 3-6” tall (shorter the farther North you go). Can be sown one season to control parasitic nematodes the following season. Planting suggestions: Average garden soil sufficient. Full sun. Direct-sow the same time as Sunflowers (Helianthus annuus), […]

Poppy, Red – seed packet

Poppy, Red – seed packet$2.99

(Papaver somniferum) Annual in the Poppy Family, native to Asia. Astoundingly beautiful red blossoms, with nodding buds and upright pods. A Daggawalla favorite. Seeds used in baking, such as muffins, bread, etc. Caution: all parts of the plant contain alkaloids that can trigger in a positive reading on a drug-test for opiate use. Drought-tolerant. Planting […]