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TRM840 Art Shades Mix ( Phlox drummondii )
Fast-growing cut flower. Stems are 6-8" taller than Tapestry Mix which it replaces. Flowers are a similar mix of colors. Also known as annual phlox. Height 20-26".
 45mg pack ( about 25 seeds ) $2.25
TRM841 Cherry Caramel ( Phlox drummondii )
Antique look. Cherry Caramel's long stems make it highly desirable as a cut flower or border plant. Also known as annual phlox. Height 16-20".
 45mg pack ( about 25 seeds ) $2.25
TRM955 Matsumoto Blue Tipped White Aster
Blue and white bicolor. Heat resistant Matsumoto variety produces 2" diameter flowers with eye-catching blue flowers with white centers on upright plants. Fusarium tolerance is an added plus. Excellent cutflower. Grows about 30" tall. Annual.
 50mg Pack ( about 25 seeds ) $2.25
TRM956 Matsumoto Red Stripe
The attractive flower color of dark burgundy red with thin white stripes is unique and makes a wonderful addition to flower arrangements. Heat resistant Matsumoto variety produces 2" diameter flowers on upright plants. Fusarium tolerance is an added plus. Excellent cutflower. Grows about 30" tall. Annual.
 50mg Pack ( about 25 seeds ) $2.25
TRM959 Blue Planet F1 Hybrid
Cut flower growers and florists love this cut flower Ageratum. The height makes it ideal for cutting. Sell on its own for wholesale markets, or is a great addition to mixed bouquets.
Height: 30", 15 to 18" spread.
 7mg ( about 25 Seeds ) $2.25
TRM960 Macarenia
Create excellent cut flower vases with this interesting bi-color Macarena zinnia! Double 3" flowers produce scarlet petals with golden tips. The strong plants exhibit excellent branching allowing multiple cuts. Height: 25 to 30", 12 to 15"
  122mg Package ( about 25 seeds ) $2.95
TRM962 Daucus Dara
This is an intriguing novelty for cut flower growers, and it drew a number of nods from growers at the Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers conference this year.
Dara produces 4-5" flower panicles that are typical of carrot flowers, but with an intriguing color range of soft, pale pink to rich, dark purple. Lend an airy touch to mixed bouquets by using Dara as a filler.
Height: 40-42"; 24-28" spread.
 50mg pack ( about 50 seeds )$2.25
TRM951 Champion Pro White Campanula ( F1 Hybrid Pelleted Seeds )
Pure White Campanula flowers. Champion Pro varieties produce slightly smaller florets than traditional Campanula varieties, but they produce more blooms per stem, thus they offer more color impact. The florets have sturdy petals that hold up well during transport and in bouquets. Champion Pro's finish quickly and are ideal in floral work either as a focal point or filler in mixed bouquets. Height 30-36".
 10 pelleted seeds for easy germination $2.95
TRM952 Champion Pro Deep Blue Campanula ( F1 Hybrid Pelleted Seeds )
Rich, dark blue Campanula flowers. Champion Pro varieties produce slightly smaller florets than traditional Campanula varieties, but they produce more blooms per stem, thus they offer more color impact. The florets have sturdy petals that hold up well during transport and in bouquets. Champion Pro's finish quickly and are ideal in floral work either as a focal point or filler in mixed bouquets. Height 30-36".
 10 pelleted seeds for easy germination $2.95
TRM953 Champion Pro Pink Campanula ( F1 Hybrid Pelleted Seeds )
RMedium Pink campanula flowers. Champion Pro varieties produce slightly smaller florets than traditional Campanula varieties, but they produce more blooms per stem, thus they offer more color impact. The florets have sturdy petals that hold up well during transport and in bouquets. Champion Pro's finish quickly and are ideal in floral work either as a focal point or filler in mixed bouquets. Height 30-36".
 10 pelleted seeds for easy germination $2.95
TRN146 Orange Marguerite Daisy ( Anthemis Sancti-Johannis )
These daisy like flowers are among the best choices for long lived color in the sunny border. They offer a wonderful display of color and plants that feature ferny, mounding foliage and a profusion of bright orange daisies. The bees and butterflies love the sunny orange blooms!
This lovely perennial is also known as St. John Chamomile. Marguerite Daisies work well in containers and in the sunny perennial garden. They also make great cut flowers. The plant is pretty drought tolerant and adapts well to poor soils. When blooms are faded, deadheading regularly will greatly increase blooming time.
If plants become floppy in mid-summer, shear them back to 6 inches to help them rejuvenate. It tends to be a short-lived perennial, but it will often re-seed by dropping their own flower seeds in the late fall.
Zones 3-7.
45mg pack ( about 50 seeds ) $2.50
IP022 Black Knight ( Daucus carota var. sativus )
Lots of little, mauve-colored flowers form the 1 1/2-3" umbrella-shaped blooms. This is actually an edible carrot, but it bolts very early making it a nice cut flower addition. Long, sturdy stems help to make it a great filler in arrangements. Height: 42-48". Annual.
 75mg pack ( about 30 seeds )$2.25
TRN137 Cramer's Burgundy ( Celosia cristata )
Prolific crested-type.
Crested-type flowers bloom prolifically on well-branched plants. Center blooms reached 4-5" across with many smaller, more versatile side stems. Center stem can be pinched but side stems grow tall and straight even when center bloom is not pinched.
With approximately 15-20 stems per plant, these Cramer varieties prove to be workhorses in the garden. Wonderful, velvety texture and interesting shape that routinely intrigues.
  12mg Pack ( about 25 Seeds ) $2.25
TRN138 Cramer's Lemon Lime ( Celosia cristata )
Attention-getting texture and appearance. Striking lime green.
Crested-type flowers bloom prolifically on well-branched plants. Center blooms reached 4-5" across with many smaller, more versatile side stems. Center stem can be pinched but side stems grow tall and straight even when center bloom is not pinched. With approximately 15-20 stems per plant, these Cramer varieties prove to be workhorses in the garden. Wonderful, velvety texture and interesting shape that routinely intrigues.
  12mg Pack ( about 25 Seeds ) $2.25
TRN139 Cramer's Rose ( Celosia cristata )
Attention-getting texture and appearance. Iridescent rose.
Crested-type flowers bloom prolifically on well-branched plants. Center blooms reached 4-5" across with many smaller, more versatile side stems. Center stem can be pinched but side stems grow tall and straight even when center bloom is not pinched. With approximately 15-20 stems per plant, these Cramer varieties prove to be workhorses in the garden. Wonderful, velvety texture and interesting shape that routinely intrigues.
  12mg Pack ( about 25 Seeds ) $2.25
TRN140 Chief Carmine ( Celosia cristata )
Bred for cut-flower production.
Sturdy plants with strong stems. Bright, carmine red heads may reach 7" across. Great fresh or dried. Ht. 36-40".
  12mg Pack ( about 25 Seeds ) $2.75
TRN141 Chief Rose ( Celosia cristata )
Bred for cut-flower production.
Sturdy plants with strong stems. Vivid, candy pink heads may reach 7" across. Great fresh or dried. Ht. 36-40".
  12mg Pack ( about 25 Seeds ) $2.75
TRN142 Chief Persimmon ( Celosia cristata )
Bred for cut-flower production.
Sturdy plants with strong stems. Deep apricot heads may reach 7" across. Great fresh or dried. Ht. 36-40".
  12mg Pack ( about 25 Seeds ) $2.75
TRN143 Chief Gold ( Celosia cristata )
Bred for cut-flower production.
Sturdy plants with strong stems. Sunny, golden yellow heads may reach 7" across. Great fresh or dried. Ht. 36-40".
  12mg Pack ( about 25 Seeds ) $2.75
TRN144 Eternity Improved ( Celosia cristata )
Add vibrant scarlet to bouquets.
3-5" plumes on 14-26" stems. Radiant color holds well as both a fresh or dried cut. Pairs well with Sylphid in arrangements. Prolific and long-blooming with multiple stems. Also makes a great garden flower. Also known as cockscomb, Prince of Wales feather, and prince feather. Ht. 24-32".
 11mg Pack ( about 25 Seeds ) $2.25
IM107 Annual Lupine ( Lupine hartwegii )
Annual lupine for border and cutting, long fragrant spikes, in white, lilac or blue shades.
Wonderful cottage garden additions, eye-catching when planted in large masses. Other than requiring good drainage, not fussy about soil. Can start from seed in winter or early spring.
Grows 36 inches tall, blooms in 10 weeks from seed.
  2.5g pack ( about 20 seeds ) $2.15
TRM647 Iceberg Superior ( Iberis amara )
Pure white, fragrant hyacinth flower spikes, ideal for cutting. Densely sow, fertilize for long stems.
Grows 24 inches tall, blooms in 10 weeks from seed.
  7mg pack ( about 50 seeds ) $2.95
SF098 White Annual Soapwort ( Saponaria Vaccaria Alba )
This is a charming annual growing about 24" tall that gardeners will want in their cutting gardens.
It is readily grown from flower seeds, and its branching stems produce a cloud of five-petaled, white, single flowers. Flowers are well suited to cutting and are an excellent as a filler in arrangements similar to the way baby's breath is used.
White Soapwort liberally re-seeds itself, so the plant will easily come back each season from its own seeds
  115mg pack ( about 25-30 seeds ) $2.25
TRM611 Linaria Lace Mix ( Linaria maroccana )
A wonderful cutting variety of Linaria, a mix of many cheerful spring colors, strong stems. This makes a great flower bed plant in addition to providing lots of cutting material for years. A perennial cutting plant growing about 30" tall. Good for zones 6-9.
 4mg pack ( about 50 seeds )$2.25
IP028 Carpathian Blue ( Campanula carpatica )
A tidy bun of blue flowers summer to fall. Large, double flowers bloom in a profusion blue colors on compact plants. Suitable for the front of the border, for edging and rock gardens. Prefers cool, moist, fertile soil with good organic content. Good for Cut Flowers. Good for zones 4-8.
 1mg pack ( about 25 seeds )$2.25
IP072 Blackberry Lily ( Belamcanda chinensis )
A wonderful perennial plant for zones 4-10 for cutting gardens, flower beds and mass plantings. Grows 24-36 inches tall and blooms all summer through fall.
Native to China and Japan. Also called Leopard Lily the plant has iris-like medium-green foliage with tall upright lives. This lily is long blooming and blooms with very showy deep-orange flowers 2 inches in diameter. The 6 petal flowers are spotted profoundly with red dots. Blackberry Lily features distinctive seed pods that look like blackberry seed clusters.
Normally planted in cutting gardens and shrub borders. When mass planted, Blackberry Lilies makes a remarkable display in any landscape. Leopard Lily is drought tolerant and likes to grow in full sun or light shade. The well-drained soil is preferable for the best performance. This variety of Blackberry Lily calls Freckle Face, and it is pest and disease resistant. The plant is an exceptional cut flower and can be dried too.
 10 seeds $2.95
IP029 Carpathian White ( Campanula carpatica )
Deer Resistant Good for Containers A tidy bun of white flowers summer to fall. Low, mounding perennial covered in pure white, bell shaped flowers through the summer. Perfect for low borders, rock gardens or container. Does well in any well drained garden soil. Does well in containers. Good for Cut Flowers. Good for zones 4-8.
 1mg pack ( about 25 seeds )$2.25
IP021 Teasel ( Dipsacus sativus )
A very dramatic plant to have in the back border as it can reach a height of 72 inches. Sometimes called Indian Teasel or Fuller's Teasel, it has comb-like flower heads that were used in the wool industry to bring up the nap in woolen cloth. It is also an excellent cut flower for drying. It is widely used in floral arrangements and crafts.
Teasel plants will perform well in sunny areas with well-drained soil. Once established they need very little care and are fairly drought tolerant. Deer do not bother the Fuller's Teasel plant. The Teasel flowers are very popular with bees, birds and hummingbirds who love the flowers and seeds.
Teasels are considered a biennial. The first year they will not produce a bloom, but the second year, tall spikes will form with flower heads that are 4 inches, cylindrical-shaped and made up of a mass of tiny flowers. The flowers are usually a lavender color and bloom in a band from the bottom of the flower head to the top, lasting about a month.
To keep a patch of Teasel plants in the garden, let a few of the flower heads go to seed. The Teasel flower seeds will drop and self-sow.
 50mg pack ( about 20 seeds )$2.25
3295 Kilimanjaro ( Euphorbia marginata )
Pure white bracts, variegated foliage, strong stems, flowers under long days, early, for garden or cut. An excellent annual variegated foliage plant for borders, meadows and cutting gardens.
Grow as an annual plant, reaches 48" tall.

Seedman Cutflower Info:
Handling: Dip stem ends into hot to boiling water, then cut 1/2" from stem. The dipping prevents the flow of milk that will block the water vessels.
Vaselife: 8-12 days
Remarks: Sensitive to temperatures below 60 F. Do not keep around ripe fruit. Avoid contact of the milk with eyes.

 10 seeds per pack. $2.25
JF69 Silver Drop ( Eucalyptus gunnii )
Best variety for bouquets.
Small, silver-green leaves work well in fresh or dried bouquets. Easily preserved with glycerin. Perennial in zones 9-11. Ht. 24-36".

Seedman Cutflower Info:
Handling: No special handling, cut stems at an angle under running water.
Vaselife: 8-12 days

10 Seeds $3.95
D2266CD Kobold Dwarf Goblin Blazing Star ( Liatris spicata )
Dwarf, dense violet spikes in early summer, grassy foliage, striking appearence. A hardy perennial plant reaching only 16" tall ft.with rosy purple spikes of flowers reaching 15" in length. Excellent for dried or cutflower arrangements.
Seedman Cutflower Info:
Liatris spikes should be harvested with no more than one quarter to one third of the flowers in the spike open. They may be harvested with only the top buds showing color and will open fully if provided with an effective preservative. Liatris responds best when about one-quarter to one-third of the flowers are open. However, if preservative solution is properly used, flowers can be harvested with no color showing and subsequently opened. Vaselife: 7-10 days
  250mg Package ( about 50 seeds ) $1.95
TRN016 Achillea Colorado
Colorado mix produces clusters of flowers in shades of pink, red, yellow, white and apricot. It is a compact variety growing to only 24 to 30 inches tall at maturity.
The narrow fern-like, mid-green to grey-green foliage will soften your perennial border and the plants are suitable for pots or containers. The flowers are as gorgeous dried as they are fresh.
  20mg package ( about 100 seeds ) $2.95
TRN017 Achillea Moonwalker
Blooms easily the same year. It is a fairly compact plant growing to just 24 inches tall by about the same width. Keeping it slightly under-watered will keep the floral stems from sprawling. Cut it back after its first flowering for it to repeat later in the summer and divide it every couple of years to keep it vigorous. It looks good year round with tidy foliage and bright non-fading flowers which are numerously produced.
Works as an accent, specimen, or in mass planting. They are suitable for cut flowers production and make excellent dried flowers. Hardy to 20 degrees and drought proof, the plants will takes most climates and most kinds of soil as long as it is well drained.
This plant will attract many species of pollinating insects to your garden during the summer and certain species of birds will also use it to line their nests. An added bonus is it is both deer and rabbit resistant.
Its flowers attract many beneficial insects, including ladybirds and parasitic wasps that prey on garden pests, in particular aphids. Ants do not like the smell; crushed leaves can be used as a deterrent.
  16mg package ( over 100 seeds ) $2.95
2571 Githago Rose Corncockle ( Agrostemma )
Long blooming tall border plant, large rose colored flowers, for garden or cutflower use. Grows 40 inches tall. Annual. Cannot ship to AR, SC, RI
  450mg Package ( about 40-50 ) seeds $1.95
IP179 Peruvian Lily, Dr. Salters Hybrids ( Alstromeria ligtu )
The hummingbirds will love your garden when you grow Peruvian Lilies! Alstroemeria Dr. Salters hybrids are a wonder producing different colored blooms on the same plant. The colors are: salmon, cerise, flame, lilac, red, gold, and bronze in flowers that resemble lilies.
They make a striking display when they are planted in mass groupings.
They are fragrant, and they are an excellent cut flower lasting as long as 2 weeks in the vase.
Prefers cool, moist, deep, well-drained soil. In hotter climates, Peruvian Lilies prefer some afternoon shade. On occasions plants grown from Peruvian Lily seeds will bloom during the first year. Usually the blooms will come the second year and the amount and quality of flowers will improve with each year.
  10 Seed Package $1.95
TPF010 Bishop's Flower ( Ammi majus )
An erect annual, growing to 3 ft. tall with an abundance of large, 5-6 inch round flower heads made up of small snow white florets. Very similar to Queen Ann's Lace. Wonderful cutflower.
  350mg pack ( over 200 seeeds ) $2.00
2578 African Daisy ( Arctotis grandis )
Long stemmed large flowers, white with blue disk. Annual growing 25" tall. Very nice cut flower.
  Package of 10 seeds $1.95
FT05 Ice Ballet Butterfly Plant ( Asclepias incarnata )
Icy white flowers, for garden or cutting, on plants growing 42 inches tall, hardy to zone 3.
  10 Seed Package $2.50
BM62 Cutting Gold Coreopsis
Large golden yellow flowers, strong stems, for cutting all summer long. Grows 36" tall, hardy to zone 4.
  12mg package ( about 25 seeds ) $2.25
D2242CD Sweet William ( Dianthus barbatus )
Very sweet fragrant flowers have fringed petals of red, pink, purple or violet. Vase life of 7-10 days for cut flower arrangements. Will bloom in as little as 70 days from seeds.
  Package of 25 seeds $1.75
2635 Red Hot Poker ( Knipofia Pfizer Hybrids )
Hot poker like flowers in red, orange, yellow, for garden or cut, blooms all summer. Grows 30 inches tall, hardy to zone 4.
  40mg Seed Package ( about 20 seeds ) $1.95
FS500 Rose Colored Obedient Plant ( Physotegia )
A stunning lavender pink version of False Dragonhead that grows to 24". Excellent for cut flowers and borders. Perennial Plant.
A perennial plant for zone 7. Spacing: 24"   Height:24"   Start Seeds: Anytime of year inside, for transplanting outside in Spring.
  Package of 20 seeds $1.95
FS505 Giant Painted Daisies ( Tanacetum )
Big 4" daisy flowers on long stems reaching 24" tall. Easy to raise and makes excellent cut flowers. Also known as Pyrethum.
Painted Daisies are old-fashioned perennials that have always been popular as cut flowers.
Foliage is bright green and ferny, with upright stems bearing loads of fluffy double daisies, in shades of white, pink or crimson red.
Remove faded flower to encourage more buds to form. Plants may be trimmed hard after blooming to rejuvenate the foliage. Easily divided in spring or fall. These are a nice addition to any sunny border, and also useful in containers or tubs.
For zones 2-9.
 50mg pack ( about 30 seeds ) $1.95
D2208CD Long Stemmed Black Eyed Susans ( Rudbeckia asteraceae )
This variety of Black Eyed Susans is particularly well suited for cut flowers. Vase life is 6-10 days.
  30mg pack ( over 50 seeds ) $1.95
TRN022 Ultra White Matricaria ( Tanacetum )
First year bloomer, double flowered, for border or cutting, late summer growing 24-30" tall, hardy to zone 3.
  3mg ( about 50 seeds ) $2.75
FB163 Sweet Annie ( Artemisa annua )
An excellent multi use herb for all gardens. A graceful and sweetly fragrant annual with tall stems 4'-7' tall, with fine bright green ferny foliage. Though most often grown for fresh and dried arrangements and wreath making (it holds color and fragrance very well) it also makes a graceful accent in the back of a flowerbed or a pretty quick screen, especially behind other container plantings. "Sweet Annie" has a wide variety of uses both medicinal and for handcrafting and makes a nice addition to potpourri and sachets.
This is a tall ferny green plant that grows to over seven feet high and four feet wide in one year! Excellent for back borders or any area that you want to give a tropical look and feel. Sweet Annie has thick strong woody stems and branches out like a shrub. The flowers are tiny and olive green and can't really be seen unless you look hard. However sweet Annie is grown for it's foliage and mostly for it's lovely aromatic scent which can fill the whole garden when the breeze rustles it branches. It has been used for centuries in it's dried form in wreaths and other aroma projects.
Sweet Annie is one of the best natural air fresheners around. Have a aroma you want to get rid of? Just wave a spring of Sweet Annie in the air and it freshens the whole area with a sweet appealing smell illuminating anything else. Don't use air fresheners with unknown chemical ingredients use a natural herb to do the work for you. The plant dries very well and the will last for years all you have to do is gently move a piece and the aroma bursts forth. It is excellent for use in wreaths and other aroma projects.
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TRM118 South African Berzelia ( Berzelia galpinii )
3 to 6 feet tall branched shrub, cream flowers, large round seed heads. Good cut flower. Does well in damp areas. Sow autumn or cold stratify. Hardy to zone 8. Evergreen.
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DCM014 Cut Flower Mix

This mixture is composed of long-lasting cut flowers. Nothing brightens up a room like a vase of fresh flowers. Mix contains both annuals and perennials to provide cut flowers for many years to come.
Contains: Lance-Leaved Coreopsis, Mexican Hat, Painted Daisy, Perennial Lupine, Plains Coreopsis, Purple Coneflower, Rocket Larkspur, Shasta Daisy, Sulphur Cosmos and Sweet William Pinks.
Sow seeds in February in South, April in the North.
2 ounce package of seeds will cover 200 square ft.
  2 ounce Package $9.95