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Eccremocarpus scaber
Chilean Glory Vine



Qty $ 3.18 /packet

60 seeds
Eccremocarpus scaber Pollinated by Hummingbirds

An outstanding selection in every way, this gorgeous climber will produce clusters of colorful 1" tube-shaped blooms from early spring to autumn. Flowers the first year so can be grown as an annual in cooler zones or a tender perennial in zones 8-10. Mixed colors in lush shades of orange-yellow-red ('Tresco Mix' ). Needs something to climb on and does well scrambling among other plants. Will quickly grow to 16 feet or more.

Zone 8+ or Annual (all zones)
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Eleagnus angustifolia
Russian Olive



Qty $ 2.85 /packet

35 seeds
Eleagnus angustifolia Small, ornamental tree with silvery foliage grows 15 - 25 feet in height. Fragrant, yellow flowers and long-lasting fruit that attracts birds. Trunk often becomes twisted and gnarly with age, making the tree useful for bonsai. Tolerant of neglect, poor conditions and very cold winters. May be invasive in some regions.

Zone 2 - 8

Cannot ship to Wyoming
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Enkianthus campanulatus
Redvein Enkianthus



Qty $ 3.18 /packet

50 seeds
Enkianthus campanulatus Native to Japan, Enkianthus is related to the Rhododendron, Azalea and Blueberry. It is not common. Beautiful clusters of red-veined, bell-shaped flowers appear in the spring. The foliage can display brilliant color in autumn. Semi-evergreen shrub or small tree, growing 5-8 feet in height in colder areas but reaching to 12 feet in warmer climates. Prefers acidic soils and will do well in full sun or partial shade. Enkianthus is easily propagated from seed.

Zone 4+
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Ensete glaucum
Giant Snow Banana



Qty $ 4.39 /packet

8 seeds
Ensete glaucum This exciting but little-known banana relative is also known as Musa nepalensis and Ensete giganteum, hinting at the plants giant size and is synonymous with the legendary “Snow Banana” Ensete wilsonii. It grows at altitudes up to 8,800 ft in China, Nepal, India, Burma, Thailand and possibly also in Tibet, Indonesia, Malaysia and Papua New Guinea. It has a thick, waxy and blue, solitary trunk, huge blueish leaves up to 10 ft long, and a huge nodding banana-producing inflorescence. It is extremely fast growing and so requires a good supply of fertilizer and water and is best planted in rich soil. Despite its common name, "Snow Banana," the plant is not well suited to cool climates.

Zone 9+

No export to Australia
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Enterolobium cyclocarpum
Elephant's Ear Tree



Qty $ 3.95 /packet

10 seeds
Enterolobium cyclocarpum Also known as the Ear Pod Tree, Monkey Ear and Guanacaste, Enterolobium cyclocarpum is the national tree of Costa Rica. Closely related to the Monkey Pod (Samanea saman) it is one of the largest trees found in Mexico and Central America and occurs as far south as Brazil. Note the bus parked under the big tree in the photo. It will survive only in tropical climates but makes an excellent indoor container plant. Bonsai candidate?

Zone 10+
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Eryngium alpinum
Alpine Sea Holly

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Qty $ 3.62 /packet

35 seeds
Eryngium alpinum A Real Eye-Catcher

This unusual perennial is soft to the touch and bears stunning flowers that are fine-laced and plume-like. Can be grown virtually anywhere as an annual or as a hardy perennial in zones 4 - 8 in full sun or very light shade. Eryngium alpinum is the largest flowering sea holly and is sure to attract attention. Blooms appear in the summer, are excellent for cutting and also make wonderful dried winter decorations.

Zone 4 - 8
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Eryngium planum
Sea Holly



Qty $ 3.18 /packet

50 seeds
Eryngium planum A profusion of steel blue flowers adorn this graceful sea holly from mid-summer to fall. Will tolerate poor soil and dry locations, yet will thrive under many conditions. Taproot does not like to be disturbed once established. Provides a distinctive architectural accent in the garden and is wonderful for dried arrangements. Grows 30 to 36 inches in height.

Zone 4 - 8
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Etlingera elatior
Red Torch Ginger



Qty $ 3.95 /packet

15 seeds
Etlingera elatior Very exotic tropical can grow up to 20 ft in height, producing huge, waxy flower clusters of brilliant cherry red as much as 10" tall by 6" wide atop 3-6 foot stems. Phenomenal!

Zone 9b+

Synonyms: Nicolaia elatior, Alpinia elatior, Geanthus speciosus, Phaeomeria magnifica, Diracodes javonica
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Eucalyptus cinerea
Silver Dollar Gum Tree



Qty $ 3.29 /packet

20 seeds

Eucalyptus cineria

The branches are often used in arrangements and of course brings the aroma of Eucalyptus! The greyish blue-green leaves are circular when young and resemble silver dollars. Trees can grow to 20 or 30 feet in height and have an interesting, irregular form. Part to full sun, evergreen.

Zone 7b+

No export to Australia

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Felicia bergeriana
Kingfisher Daisy

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Qty $ 3.29 /packet

35 seeds
Felicia bergeriana Felicia bergeriana is an easy-to-grow, electric blue daisy from South Africa. It is a tender evergreen perennial but usually grown as an annual. Compact plants only 6" in height produce masses of blooms from early summer to first frost. Great for planters or as a neat and colorful edging along garden paths. The flowers open up completely only in full sun.

Zone 10+ or Annual (all zones)
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Festuca glauca
Blue Fescue Grass



Qty $ 3.18 /packet

100 seeds
Festuca glauca Blue Ornamental Grass

Blue fescue is a beautiful accent plant that forms clumps of silver-blue, fine textured grass. Also good as a groundcover, this evergreen perennial grass prefers a well-drained soil and will die on clay. Needs protection from excessive overhead water in humid weather. Grows 10-12" in height with a spread of 10".

Zone 5-9
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Fibigia clypeata
Roman Shields



Qty $ 3.73 /packet

35 seeds
Fibigia clypeata

Add rich texture to your dried arrangements Fibigia is grown primarily for its frosted, pewter grey foliage, which is ideal for use in dried arrangements and a standout in your garden. Native to Italy and the Balkan penninsula. Unique, easy to grow perennial.

Zone 7-9

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Ficus benghalensis
Banyan Tree



Qty $ 3.62 /packet

30 seeds
Ficus benghalensis
"There is in India a tree whose property it is to plant itself. It spreads out mighty arms to the earth, where in the space of a single year the arms take root and put forth anew."

-Pliny the Elder, A.D. 70

A banyan tree makes a fine specimen and shade tree if you have your own tropical botanical garden and a few acres to spare. Otherwise, grow this evergreen rubber plant look-alike in a container in the house.

Zone 10+
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Ficus elastica
Rubber Tree
(Rubber Plant)


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Qty $ 3.39 /packet

25 seeds
Ficus elastica Easy-Care Houseplant

Grown as an ornamental houseplant, the rubber tree can reach 8 feet or more under the right conditions. Outdoors in the tropics, Ficus elastica can become a very large tree. But as a houseplant, it can be kept pruned to any size. The plant needs plenty of light to prevent scraggly growth, moderate water and only occasional fertilizing. It is very easy to care for as a houseplant and for this reason, is very popular. Grown from seed, many interesting variations are possible.

Zone 10+
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Fritillaria meleagris
Snake's Head Fritillary
Checkered Lily


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Qty $ 3.40 /packet

35 seeds
Fritillaria meleagris Charming Favorite

A threatened species in the wild, Fritillaria meleagris is often grown from bulbs but can be started as well from seed at a lower cost. Flowers exhibit an unusual checkerboard pattern. Excellent choice for naturalizing. Blooms late spring. 8" in height.

Zone 3-8
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Gentiana septemfida lagodechiana
Alpine Summer Gentian



Qty $ 3.29 /packet

75 seeds
Gentiana septemfida lagodechiana Gorgeous, striking blue flowers appear mid to late summer -- the bluest, deepest blue anywhere! One of the easist Gentianas to grow, this semi-prostrate perennial is less than a foot in height and makes an outstanding rockery or container plant -- and perfect for the alpine garden. Prefers part shade and rich, moist soil.

Zone 6-9
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Ginkgo biloba
Maidenhair Tree



Qty $ 3.62 /packet

10 seeds
Ginkgo biloba Great for Bonsai

Ginkgo biloba is a deciduous tree that lives as long as 1,000 years and may grow to a height of 100 to 122 feet and a diameter of three to four feet. It is the world’s oldest living tree species as it can be traced back more than 200 million years. The ginkgo was almost destroyed during the Ice Age in all regions of the world except China, where it is has long been cultivated as a sacred tree. The medicinal use of ginkgo Biloba can be traced back to the oldest Chinese materia medica (2800 B.C.).

Zone 4b+
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Gleditsia triacanthos
Honey Locust



Qty $ 3.18 /packet

25 seeds
Gleditsia triacanthos Honey Locust makes a superior lawn tree and can sometimes be seen planted along city streets. The compound leaves give the foliage a lacy effect, casting a light shadow. Sweet smelling flowers attract honey bees in spring. The reddish-brown seed pods can grow to be a foot long. They contain a sweet, sticky pulp and bean-like seeds, which are eaten by birds and other wildlife. Its thorns are rock hard (ouch!) and were once used as nails. Honey Locust is tolerant of a wide range of soils: sandy, loam or clay. It grows to a height of 30 to 70 feet.

Zone 4-9
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Gloriosa rothschildiana
Glory Lily



Qty $ 4.06 /packet

10 seeds
Goriosa rothschildiana Flaming Vine Lily

A most unusual and exotic flower, the gloriosa lily is crimson and yellow. In bud, the petals face downward, but they open up to a backward arch. The stamens are extremely prominent and spread outward, and the pistil points to the side. It is the bizarre shape of the flower and its vivid colors that really stand out. Gloriosa is a twining vine, with tendrils coming from the tips of the leaves. The vine grows fast in warm weather.

Zone (8)9+
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Gossypium hirsutum
Cotton Plant



Qty $ 3.39 /packet

10 seeds
Gossypium hirsutum Upland Cotton is cultivated extensively for commercial cotton production. While cotton is actually a tropical perennial, it is grown as an annual crop. Cotton is very easy to grow and a fun addition to the garden. For kids (and adults, too), it's both fascinating and educational to see first hand where cotton comes from. Full sun to part shade, grows to about 6 feet in height.

Zone 10+ or Annual (all zones)

Compliance with all state and local regulations is YOUR responsibility. Growing non-commercial or ornamental cotton may be regulated in your area, especially within cotton-producing regions, to prevent the spread of the boll weevil.
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Physalis sp.
Groundcherry, Heirloom



Qty $ 2.96 /packet

35 seeds
Ground Cherry

An old cottage garden favorite

Use these tasty, sweet little fruits in pies or eat them like candy fresh from the garden. Will keep for up to a month after harvest. Seldom grown commercially, related to the tomatillo and Chinese Lantern. Many people have never heard of groundcherries but they've been cultivated for centuries. Plant as you would tomatoes.

70 days

No export to Australia

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Gunnera manicata
Giant Rhubarb

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Qty $ 3.62 /packet

15 seeds
Gunnera manicata Incredible Giant Leaves!

Gunnera manicata is a rhubarb relative requiring lots of space, lots of moisture and lots of fertilizer. It's possible to stand upright under a single leaf and shelter from the rain! Gunneras are great for waterside planting and other moist places. The perennial will grow 6-10 feet in height and width. Part shade. Tiny flower spikes and small red berries but the foliage is the main event. Native to Brazil and Columbia.

Zone 7-10
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Gypsophila pacifica
Pink Baby's Breath



Qty $ 2.96 /packet

50 seeds
Gypsophila pacifica Lovely sprays of dainty pink blossoms. Blooms quickly from seed the first year. Outstanding cut flower for arrangements. 36" in height.

Zone 3-8
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