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Perennials

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Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri

Cactus are on my 'fave plants' list and I love to start them from seed. Yay, got a picture!!   

Easy to start with a steady heat of 21C or 70F.  Not the easiest to keep going, does not like to dry out or be too moist, but just right.  Give it what it wants and it will bloom reliably each April and fall if you keep it outside all summer.....    Different tricks for different climates?

I've had mine outside on the porch since May, I live a stones' throw from the mountains, nights get cool, it is in full bloom mid October.

Product Overview:House plant

Height:15-20 cm (6-8")

Positioning:bright indirect light

Germination:Warm germinator, benefits from bottom heat

Price:$3.00 (20 seeds per package)

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Scabiosa columbaria

Pincushion Flower

 

Product Overview:Perennial

Height:Up to 3'

Positioning:Full sun

Germination:Requires cold period for germination

Price:$3.50 (25 seeds per package)

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Sedum kamtschaticum 'variegatum'

Russian Stonecrop

I've found that most sedum are outstanding garden plants in colder zones.  They don't skip a beat when faced with mid-summer snow storms or chilly night temps.  They appear to be passed over by deer and moose as well.

Product Overview:Perennial

Height:15-40 cm

Positioning:Full sun to part shade

Germination:Warm germinator, but may be slow

Price:$4.00 (Tiny seed, a good pinch)

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Sedum mix

 A mix from all of the sedums in the garden.

Product Overview:Perennial

Height:10-40cm

Positioning:Full sun to part shade

Germination:Warm germinator, do not cover seed

Price:$4.00 (a good pinch)

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Sempervivum Mix

Hens & Chicks

This is a mix from what ever has bloomed in the garden in the past year.  I'm always on the lookout for new and different semps, so there is a good variety in the seed mix. 

Product Overview:Perennial

Height:10-15 cm (4-6")

Positioning:Full sun

Germination:Requires light to germinate

Price:$3.00 (a pinch per)

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Silene acaulis

Moss Campion

Tough plant, hardy to zone 2.  Plant in full sun in the rock garden, will increase each year to form a large mat.  Absolutely stunnung in full bloom.  Blooms June - July.

Product Overview:Perennial

Height:3-6 cm tall

Positioning:Full sun

Germination:Requires fluctuating temperatures to germinate

Price:$4.00 (30 seeds per package)

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Sisyrinchium montanum

Blue-Eyed Grass

This seed is collected from garden grown plants.

A member of the iris family.  I absolutely love these delicate plants.  I've found it difficult to get established in the gardens but I've yet to give up.  Does well if started in a cold frame.

Product Overview:Perennial

Height:10-30 cm (4-12")

Positioning:Full sun

Germination:Requires cold period

Price:$3.00 (40 seeds per package)

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Stachys byzantina - Lamb's Ear

This is on the deer resistant list.  Soft fuzzy grey green leaves form a rosette with spikes of pinkish blooms.  Tough plant, drought resistant as well.

This has always been on my favorite list.  The foliage is so very soft and the scent that is released upon touching the foliage is wonderful.  Old cottage garden plant that should be in every garden.  

Product Overview:Perennial

Height:up to 1 m

Positioning:Full sun to part shade

Germination:Easy, warm germinator

Price:$4.00 (40 seeds per package)

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Trollius chinensis

'Golden Queen'

Known as the 'Queen of the Buttercups'.  Gleaming dark green leaves - serrated, toothed and finely cut - form a vigorous basal clump that launches the sturdy 90 cm tall flowering stems that do not require staking.

Product Overview:Perennial

Height:90 cm (3')

Positioning:Full sun to part shade

Germination:Requires fluctuating temperatures to germinate

Price:$3.00 (20 seeds per package)

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Valeriana officinalis

Garden Heliotrope, Common Valeriana

At approximately 5 feet, this plant makes a statement in the garden.   Blooms July through August, and bees love the flowers.  Does not appear to be overly picky about location in our garden and is currently growing in a partly shady area which gets about 4 hours of direct sun per day.  We've had it grow in very dry conditions and very wet, so all round a pretty tough plant.  It is very hardy in our Zone 3.

It is said to be sweetly scented although I personally do not find it so.

 

Product Overview:Perennial

Height:1.5 metres +

Positioning:Full sun to part shade

Germination:Easy

Price:$3.50 (50 seeds per package)

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Verbascum nigrum

Can be invasive, if you let it.  Having said that, I would not be without this one in the garden.  I love the yellow blooms that are so strongly enhanced by the purple centres.

Product Overview:Perennial

Height:90-120 cm (3-4')

Positioning:Full sun

Germination:Easy, warm germinator

Price:$3.00 (50 seeds per package)

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Veronica ex 'Lilac Fantasy'

ex 'Lilac Fantasy'

Seed for this plant originally from Secret Seeds in the UK.  This veronica has sturdy stalks than most I've grown and does not tend to flop.  Interesting bloom formations!   You have to try it to fully appreciate it.

Product Overview:Perennial

Positioning:Full sun to part shade

Germination:Easy, warm germinator

Price:$3.00 (100 seeds per package)

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