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Abies procera
Noble Fir



Qty $ 3.07 /packet

25 seeds
Abies procera Noble Fir Grow your own Christmas Tree

Majestic evergreen native to the pacific northwest, widely grown as a christmas tree. Can reach 200 feet or more in height. Prefers moist soil and some protection from wind.

Zone 5+

No export to Australia
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Acacia podalyriifolia
Pearl Acacia



Qty $ 2.96 /packet

25 seeds
Acacia podalyrifolia----Pearl Acacia A small tree to 15 feet tall, this Australian tree is particularly good for smaller gardens. It is quick growing and may flower in its second year, bearing masses of bright, golden yellow fragrant flowers. Pearl Acacia is very useful as a quick growing screening plant as it generally retains a bushy shape. The species is suited to a wide range of climates, particularly drier areas. It tolerates at least moderate frosts. Needs good drainage and responds well to heavy pruning after flowering. A very beautiful Acacia.

Zone 8b+
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Acer buergeranum
Trident Maple



Qty $ 3.29 /packet

100 seeds
Acer buergeranum----Trident Maple Trident Maple is beloved by bonsai enthusiasts for its superb color and outstanding form. This deciduous tree quickly develops a mature appearance and is readily responsive to training in nearly any style. Likes full sun but should be given partial shade in the summer. A truly outstanding bonsai specimen.

Zone 6+
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Acer ginnala
Amur Maple



Qty $ 3.07 /packet

40 seeds
Acer ginnala----Amur Maple Amur Maple is an excellent tree for small yards and has started to gain popularity as a bonsai. It can be grown as a multi-stemmed clump or trained into a small tree with a single trunk four to six feet tall. The tree can reach 20+ feet in height and grows quickly when young. Amur is similar to the Trident Maple but is much more frost resistant and tolerant of adverse conditions. Provides dense shade and brilliant red, orange and gold autumn coloration.

Zone 2-8
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Acer palmatum 'atrolineare'
Atrolineare Japanese Maple



Qty $ 4.39 /packet

25 seeds
Acer palmatum Atrolineare----Atrolineare Maple Very distinctive, black-red leaves each with 5 narrow, widely separated lobes. May turn bronze in summer with full sun. Upright in form and can reach 9 to 10 feet in height. Very desirable landscape specimen and worth consideration as bonsai.

Zone 5+
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Acer palmatum 'atropurpureum'
Japanese Red Maple



Qty $ 3.51 /packet

20 seeds
Acer palmatum atropurpureum----Japanese Red Maple Very popular landscape tree for zones 5 - 8. Up to twenty five feet in height but often pruned shorter. Can also be used as a bonsai specimen.

Zone 5-8
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Acer Palmatum 'Autumn Fire'
Laceleaf Japanese Maple



Qty $ 4.61 /packet

20 seeds

Acer Palmatum 'Autumn Fire'

WEEPING LACELEAF JAPANESE MAPLE

This gorgeous weeping maple is a dissectum variety with deeply divided, serrated leaves. New growth in the Spring is pink-edged pale green, turning to a medium green in Summer before climaxing in a brilliant red Autumn display. Eventually grows to about 6 feet in height with equal or greater spread. Should be a magnificent bonsai selection.

Zone 5-9

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Acer palmatum 'Bloodgood'
Bloodgood Japanese Maple

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Qty $ 4.39 /packet

25 seeds
Acer palmatum Bloodgood----Bloodgood Japanese Maple 'Bloodgood' remains one of the most popular Japanese maples. Deep red leaves gradually turn rich purple and hold their color well into summer. Upright growing, 10-15 feet in height. Dependable and robust.

A note about Acer palmatum cultivars
'Bloodgood' is an Acer palmatum cultivar, which is, by definition, a clone. Seeds that are produced by such a cultivar result in variant offspring, which are not clones of the parent and hence not true cultivars.

Zone 5-9
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Acer palmatum 'Koto no ito'
Koto no ito Japanese
Maple




Qty $ 4.39 /packet

25 seeds
Koto no ito Maple

Threadleaf Japanese Maple

Koto no ito means "Harp Strings" and refers to the long, threadlike leaves of this tree. The leaves are pale to medium green in the spring, darkening slightly in the summer and then turning golden yellow in the fall. Growth is upright to about 9 feet. Nice specimen tree.

Zone 6-9

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Acer palmatum 'Matsumurae'
Matsumurae Japanese Maple



Qty $ 3.62 /packet

35 seeds
Acer palmatum Matsumurae----Matsumurae Japanese Maple This subspecies of palmatum has produced many outstanding cultivars. Great variation may appear in the offspring, resulting in truly unique specimens. Small, finely serrated leaves and gorgeous color -- always beautiful. Especially well suited to bonsai.

Zone 6+
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Acer palmatum 'Ornatum'
Weeping Japanese Maple



Qty $ 4.72 /packet

25 seeds
Acer palmatum Ornatum Distinctive and handsome Weeping Japanese Maple with deeply divided, serrated leaves. Mounded shape, to 3 feet in height and spreading to approximately 6 feet. Bronze-red foliage turns a greenish tone in mid summer and a brilliant orange-red in the fall. Color changes all season. Prefers rich, well-drained soil in wind-sheltered area, full sun to part shade.

Zone 5+
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Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki'
Osakazuki Japanese Maple



Qty $ 4.39 /packet

25 seeds
Acer palmatum Osakazuki----Osakazuki Japanese Maple Choice Heirloom Japanese Maple Undoubtedly the most intense, brilliant crimson of all the maples. A very famous yet uncommon Japanese Maple cultivated for centuries in Japan. Most of the growing season the foliage color is a rich green. Its leaves are large, seven-lobed and palmate. The Osakazuki is a sturdy, strong grower and is unmatched for withstanding the summer heat. Average height 12-15'. Prefers a sheltered position in rich acidic, moisture-retaining soil. An outstanding selection.

Zone 6+
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Acer palmatum 'Viridis'
Laceleaf Japanese Maple



Qty $ 4.39 /packet

25 seeds
Acer palmatum viridis Spectacular fall color This weeping maple is a dissectum variety with deeply divided, serrated leaves. Brilliant orange color in the fall. Mounded habit, grows to about 6 feet in height. Makes a great bonsai specimen, too. Japanese maple seedlings are nicely variable, though the offspring can resemble the parent cultivar.

Zone 5+
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Acer saccharum
Sugar Maple



Qty $ 3.62 /packet

50 seeds
Acer saccharum One of the most important trees in eastern North America, the Sugar Maple is the source of maple syrup as well as fine hardwood. It is the official state tree of Vermont, New York, West Virginia and Wisconsin, and its leaf is emblazoned on the flag of Canada.

The Sugar Maple is well known for its outstanding fall color that is so characteristic of New England -- colors from bright yellows to orange and brilliant red. This long-lived tree can grow 60 to 80 feet tall in cultivation and to 120 feet or more in the wild. It is perhaps the consummate shade tree, is highly ornamental and attractive in the winter, too. Prefers well-drained, moist, fertile soil.

Zone 3b-8
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Actinidia chinensis
Kiwi Fruit



Qty $ 3.62 /packet

25 seeds
Actinidia chinensis----Kiwi Fruit Native to China, the "Chinese Gooseberry" was brought to New Zealand and first cultivated in the 1930s, where it became known as the Kiwi fruit. Though it is not related to the gooseberry, the Kiwi is a berry and produced on a woody, deciduous vine. Whilst the female plants bear fruit, male plants are needed as a source of pollen in order for the females to produce. Exceptionally rich in vitamin C, the Kiwi's remarkably long ripening period (2 months) enables the fruit to store for long periods of time. The Kiwi has boomed in popularity in the US, from an obscure and expensive novelty fruit to a not uncommon item of the American diet within the last 10 or 15 years. It is more subtropical than tropical in adaptation, and is able to tolerate light winter frost during the dormant period.

Zone 7+
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Adansonia digitata
African Baobab

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Qty $ 3.84 /packet

5 seeds
Adansonia digitata "The Upside-Down Tree"

Easily grown from seed, a Baobab tree can live for thousands of years. May be grown as bonsai (pictured).

Zone 10+
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Adansonia gregorii
Australian Baobab (Boab)



Qty $ 4.39 /packet

5 seeds
Adansonia gregorii Australian Baobab (Boab) is closely related to the African and Madagascar baobabs and just as imposing. It is the only Adansonia, which is native to Australia. Excellent for training as a bonsai. Will not tolerate frost.

Zone 10+
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Adansonia za
Madagascar Baobab



Qty $ 4.39 /packet

5 seeds
Adansonia za A Baobab species from Madagascar, more uncommon than Adansonia digitata. "Upside Down Tree" well suited for bonsai. Limited Supply

Zone 10+
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Adenium obesum
Desert Rose

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Qty $ 4.39 /packet

10 seeds
Adenium obesum----Desert Rose Here is a plant with personality as no two individuals are alike. Adenium obesum or Desert Rose is native to East Africa. In the wild, this succulent will eventually grow up to 10 feet in height but seldom reaches more than 2 or 3 feet in height when grown indoors and may remain no more than about 6" in height at maturity. A Desert Rose is a natural bonsai. You are sure to become an afficionado once you've grown one of these magnificent plants. And growing them from seed is undoubtedly the most rewarding method of propagation.

Zone 10+
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Adonidia merrillii
(Syn. Veitchia merrillii)
Christmas Palm

new

Qty $ 3.62 /packet

10 large seeds

Adonidia merrillii----Christmas Palm

Christmas Palm - Manila Palm

A great container or small landscape palm from the Philippines, often grown in groupings of two or three. 15-20 feet in height. Called Christmas Palm because of its bright red winter fruits. Also called Manila Palm due to its origin. Not cold tolerant but easy and fast-growing from seed.

Zone 10+

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Adonis annua
Pheasant's Eye



Qty $ 3.73 /packet

40 seeds
Adonis annua----Pheasant's Eye These blood red annuals belong to the Buttercup family Ranunculaceae. There is a legend that this plant grew up from the blood of Adonis when he was wounded by a wild animal. These plants, also known as Pheasant's Eye or Flower of Adonis, grow from 6 inches to a foot high, and the same wide. They form clumps of green, fern-like foliage.

Annual (all zones)

No export to Australia
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Agapanthus africanus
Lily of the Nile (dwarf)
var 'Peter Pan'




Qty $ 3.62 /packet

15 seeds
Agapanthus africanus----Lily of the Nile

Native to Southern Africa, these strong-growing perennials are popular for their fine foliage and showy flowers produced in late summer. They are ideal for edging along a wall, driveway, or fence and make splendid pot plants. Agapanthus can thrive in conditions of neglect, on sites such as dry slopes and near the coast. They enjoy full sun but will tolerate shade and will thrive in just about any soil as long as they are watered in the spring and in the summer. They naturalize readily, soon forming large clumps. This is the premium dwarf cultivar, Peter Pan, which grows to about a foot in height. It is very reliable, exceptionally beautiful and though hardy to zone 8, may be brought indoors for the winter in colder climates.

Zone 8+

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Agrostemma githago
Corncockle



Qty $ 2.96 /packet

100 seeds
Agrostemma githago----Corncockle Once upon a time, this little wildflower was found growing in cornfields and deemed a weed. But the introduction of modern herbicides has rendered the plant nearly extinct -- leastwise as a weed. Originally from Turkey, its usefulness as a cut flower has caused it to be grown in cottage and bouquet gardens worldwide. It thrives on light, limy, cultivated soils in open, sunny sites and its flowers, looking like small jewels among other meadow growth, are attractive to butterflies. The slender stems need other plants for extra support. In a suitable environment it will self-seed readily.

Annual (all zones)
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Ajuga repens
Carpet Bugle



Qty $ 4.06 /packet

100 seeds
Ajuga repens----Carpet Bugle One of the best all-around groundcovers! Fast-growing, part to full shade, hardy to 40° below zero F. (zone 2). Violet flower spikes in late spring to early summer. Plant on slopes, under trees or in poor soil -- will grow almost anywhere. Spreads rapidly, prevents weeds from cropping up and (last but not least) it is also deer resistant.

Zone 2-10
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Akebia quinata
Chocolate Vine



Qty $ 3.29 /packet

15 seeds
Akebia quinata----Chocolate Vine Attention Chocolate Lovers!

Here is a very interesting vine that is hardy to -22°F and evergreen in zones 8 - 9. Red-purple flowers in spring followed by purple, edible sausage-shaped fruits. It's 5" fleshy fruit pods split open when ripe revealing a white gelatinous pulp with a unique tapioca-like flavor. Chocolate vine grows well on a trellis and smells of white chocolate when the flowers are in bloom. A fun gift for the chocolate lover who can‘t get enough of all things chocolate or for the chocolate lover who for whatever sad reasons is not presently eating chocolate and needs this sweet-smelling reminder.

Zone 4-8
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Alcea nigra
Black Hollyhock



Qty $ 3.18 /packet

35 seeds
Alcea nigra----Black Hollyhock A "must have" for Gothic Gardens

Here is the blackest of Hollyhocks. Impressive, deep purple-maroon to black flowers are displayed on spikes that tower 5 - 8 feet in height. Blooms all summer long. Heirloom variety grown by Thomas Jefferson over 200 years ago! The plant is a biennial but will occasionally bloom the first year. Also self-seeds year after year. Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Looks particularly stunning when planted against a wall.

Zone 4-9

No export to Australia
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Alchemilla mollis 'Thriller'
Lady's Mantle



Qty $ 2.96 /packet

60 seeds
Alchemilla mollis----Lady's Mantle Alchemilla mollis, also known as Lady's Mantle, is one of those rare groundcovers that can be grown in dry shade, though a moist site is preferred, especially in hot weather. Fluffy sprays of lemon-green starflowers appear in early summer and its toothy leaves have the charming habit of catching dew in a circle of drops along their edge. Lady's mantle is hardy down to 40° below zero F. Great for the edge of a path or in a perennial border where the flowers can spill gracefully out of the garden. Grows to 15" in height.

Zone 3-9
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Amaranthus aurora
Yellow Fountain Plant



Qty $ 2.85 /packet

50 seeds
Amaranthus aurora----Yellow Fountain Plant Decorative, bright yellow foliage set atop bushy lower leaves of lush, dark green produce a striking effect. Grows 3-4' in height and is ideal for the back of the border or mass plantings. Likes a sunny location. Easy to grow annual.

Annual (all zones)
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Amaranthus caudatus
Love Lies Bleeding



Qty $ 2.85 /packet

50 seeds
Amaranthus caudatus----Love Lies Bleeding Easy attention-getting annual, grown for its brightly colored, cascading "tassels". The tassels are actually clusters of tiny flowers, which may be 2 or more feet in length. The tassels can be dried and used in arrangements. 2 - 5 feet in height, makes a nice accent or focal point and works well as a container plant. Prefers a sunny position.

Annual (all zones)
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Amaranthus caudatus viridis
Green Tails Amaranth



Qty $ 2.85 /packet

50 seeds
Amaranthus caudatus viridis Green cousin to the ever-popular red "Love Lies Bleeding" variety evokes a more modern appearance. Effective planted alone or with the red variety for a striking contrast. Plant in full sun to partial shade in the border or in containers. Will reach up to 4 feet in height and produces blooms from July to frost. Easy-to-grow annual is quite an attention-getter!

Annual (all zones)
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Amaranthus illumination
Illumination Amaranth



Qty $ 2.85 /packet

50 seeds
Amaranthus illumination Fiery Color

This stunning tricolor variety of Amaranthus is called "Illumination." The upper leaves are a spectacular crimson and golden orange set atop olive green foliage. Prefers full sun, grows 4 feet in height. Very easy.

Annual (all zones)
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Amaranthus tricolor
Joseph's Coat



Qty $ 2.85 /packet

50 seeds
Amaranthus tricolor----Joseph's Coat Fabulous foliage adorns this easy-to-grow annual. Grows 2-3' in height and is utterly breathtaking in mass plantings. Full sun for best color.

Annual (all zones)
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Amorphophallus bulbifer
Voodoo Lily



Qty $ 3.95 /packet

8 seeds
Amorphophallus bulbifer Voodoo Lily (aka Devil's Tongue)

Native to northeastern India, this bizarre but beautiful Aroid is sure to fascinate. The spathe appears in the Spring and measures about 8 inches in length. Attractive foliage reaches two to three feet in height. Unpleasant fragrance, typical of Amorphophallus. Will not tolerate frost -- best grown indoors or in a greenhouse except in tropical climates.

Zone 10+
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Anacardium occidentale
Cashew Nut Tree

top seller

Qty $ 4.94 /packet

5 large seeds
Anacardium occidentale----Cashew Nut- Able to produce from seed in two years, the cashew is an amazing tree, bearing both fruit and nuts. The cashew fruit is delicious but not commercially available. The cashew nut is always in demand and fairly expensive. The large seeds germinate readily but are hard to find. The twisted, gnarled trunk makes the cashew tree an intriguing candidate for bonsai.

Zone 10+
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Aquilegia vulgaris
Columbine
var 'Magpie'




Qty $ 3.62 /packet

35 seeds
Aquilegia vulgaris----Columbine 'William Guiness Add a touch of nostalgia to your garden with this old-fashioned favorite in striking deep purple-black & white. Grows to about 2' in height. Hardy to -13°F but readily self-seeds and is often grown as an annual. Also great for gothic gardens!

Zone 3-9
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Arabis alpina 'snowcap'
White Rock Cress



Qty $ 3.29 /packet

200 seeds
Arabis alpina----White Rock Cress Perfect for the Rockery Great for rock gardens, edgings, borders or as a ground cover, Rock Cress (Arabis alpina) grows 6 inches in height, forming a low-growing mat of gray-green foliage and a carpet of pure white flowers in the spring, April thru June.

Zone 4-8
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Arbutus menziesii
Pacific Madrona



Qty $ 3.62 /packet

10 seeds
Arbutus menziesii----Pacific Madrona Pacific Northwest Favorite

This native broadleaf evergreen is a familiar sight along the Pacific coast from British Columbia south to Washington, Oregon and California. Madrona (Madrone) is unmistakable with its peeling, red bark, gnarled trunk and windswept branches. Creamy white blossoms appear in early spring and the tree is covered with red fruit in the fall.

The bark makes an excellent tea when boiled and the berries are edible, albeit rather unpalatable to most people. Birds eagerly go after the berries, though, and the flowers attract hummingbirds. A magnificent tree, to about 70 feet in height.

Zone 7+
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Arisaema tortuosum
Whipcord Cobra Lily



Qty $ 4.39 /packet

12 seeds
Arisaema tortuosum----Whipcord Cobra Lily This weird, otherworldly aroid from the Himalayas is related to the Jack-in-a-pulpit. Whipcord Cobra Lily grows to an incredible 4 feet in height. A green, hooded pitcher, often accented with purple, sits atop the stalk. But perhaps the oddest thing about this strange plant is the long, whip-like tongue that juts upward from the mouth of the pitcher. A woodland plant that prefers part to full shade but also makes a splendid houseplant. Sure to induce many a raised eyebrow!

Zone 7+
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Arisaema triphyllum
Jack-in-the-Pulpit



Qty $ 4.94 /packet

15 seeds
Arisaema triphyllum----Jack-in-the-Pulpit Jack in the Pulpit, Arisaema triphyllum, is found scattered throughout various terrains in North America but it can almost always be found near waterfalls or where water is running or spalshing. Three fairly large leaves radiating out from the top of the stalk are usually the most noticeable feature and the flower is often hidden beneath. Unusual hooded flower sort of looks like a little man standing under a canopy. The blooms appear through the spring and into the summer. Later in the summer, the flower is replaced by a black seed cluster that turns red by autumn. Partial sun to full shade, 1' - 2' height.

Zone 4-9.
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Aristolochia elegans
Calico Flower



Qty $ 3.29 /packet

25 seeds
Aristolochia elegans----Calico Flower- -- A Must Have --
-- Attracts Butterflies --


Lush green foliage and enchantingly beautiful flowers make Calico Flower a must have for your garden. Native to Brazil, Aristolochia elegans is an evergreen vine with dense, heart-shaped leaves, which can serve as an attractive cover for fences. The vigorous vine can reach 12 or more feet in height. Blooms are a mottled maroon against a white or pale green background and can reach 4" across. Viewing the flowers from the side, they resemble an old-fashioned smoking pipe or "Dutchman's Pipe." The vine grows best in partial shade. In cooler areas (Zone 8), the foliage may die to the ground and return the following spring. Attracts butterflies!

Zone 8-10
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Arum italicum
Lords and Ladies



Qty $ 4.94 /packet

25 seeds
Arum italicum

4 Seasons of Change
Deer Resistant

Hooded chartreuse flowers in early Summer, similar to Jack-in-the-Pulpit.  Into the Fall, bright orange-red berries appear on stalks that last for months.  The arrow-shaped foliage becomes veined and marbled, adding further interest, which can persist throughout the Winter, even in snow!  A great specimen or accent plant and a good companion planted amongst hostas and astilbes.  Arum italicum also makes an excellent and interesting groundcover, but can become invasive in some areas.  Part to moderate shade, enjoying moist conditions.  Height, 10-15".

Zone 4+
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Asclepias tuberosa
Butterfly Bush or Weed



Qty $ 2.74 /packet

35 seeds
Asclepias tuberosa----Butterfly Bush or Weed This hardy perennial is well known for its ability to attract butterflies. If you want butterflies in your garden, just plant a few of these little jim-dandies and the butterflies will come flocking (butterflies do flock, don't they?). 24-30" in height.

Zone 3-9
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Asimina triloba
Pawpaw

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Qty $ 4.39 /packet

5 seeds
Asimina triloba Originating from the Southeast U.S., Pawpaw (Asimina triloba) is the only temperate (cool-climate) member of a tropical family that includes such delicious fruits as chirimoya, sweetsop and soursop. The fruit is the largest edible fruit native to America, from 3" to 6" long and resembling a short, fat banana or mango. It is very sweet and tastes like bananas with a hint of pineapple and mango. Whereas the flowers are perfect (i.e., each flower is both male and female), two or more plants are needed for fruit production as pollen must come from a second plant to be effective.

Asimina triloba is usually 8 to 10 feet tall, and will sucker, forming loose colonies. However, if grown in the open, in a sunny location, the tree will develop a single trunk, often reaching 25 feet -- fruit production is also better. Its small size and attractive cone shape make it suitable for residential landscaping. Fall color, which is usually a soft, butter-yellow, can be outstanding. The tree is virtually disease and pest-free.

Zone 4-9

No export to Australia
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Averrhoa carambola
Star Fruit



Qty $ 3.84 /packet

10 seeds
Averrhoa carambola----Star Fruit The Carambola is a beautiful evergreen tree with delicate small pinnate foliage that is sensitive to light (folds up in low light). Known for its delicious fruit called "Star fruit" - a mildly astringent, crispy 5 sided fruit. The trees are easy to grow and they will produce fruit off and on throughout the year. 30 feet in height, zone 10B - 11. Carambola grows very well indoors with bright light and is an intriguing bonsai candidate.

Zone 10+
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