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Specializing in rare and endangered heirloom vegetable, flower and herb seed.

Heirloom/Heritage Annual
Seed

All of our seed is open pollinated, non-hybrid, non-GMO, untreated, natural heirloom seed.

Heirloom Sweet Pea

Heirloom Flower - Sweet Pea 'America'

America (1896)


(Lathyrus odoratus)

Introduced by Morse Vaughan in 1896. Ivory blossoms are with red and are exceptionally beautiful and unique. This gorgeous variety is also heavily perfumed and one of the best sweet peas available. Ht: 4-5’ tall. Annual. Sun.

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00
Heirloom Flower - Sweet Pea 'Cupani's Original'

Cupani's Original (1699)


(Lathyrus odoratus)

In 1699, the Cupani Sweet Pea was originally found growing wild in Sicily and then sent by a Sicilian monk called Father Franciscus Cupani to a teacher in Middlesex, England named Robert Uvedale. This is the original variety that all sweet peas originated from. The maroon and purple flowers are not as large as modern day blossoms but are intensely colored and are strongly perfumed. Ht: 4-5’ tall. Sun.

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00
Heirloom Flower - Sweet Pea 'Grandiflora Mix'

Grandiflora Mix


(Lathyrus odoratus)

A beautiful mix of heirloom sweet peas in a full range of colors. Very fragrant! Ht: 4-5’ tall. Sun.

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00

Heirloom Zinnia

Heirloom Flower - Zinnia 'California Giants'

California Giants


(Zinnia elegans)

Introduced in 1928, these large flowered zinnias come in a beautiful mix of colors. The long stemmed flowers make nice cut flowers. Prefers sun. Ht: 3’

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00
Heirloom Flower - Zinnia 'Creeping Zinnia'

Creeping Zinnia


(Sanvitalia procumbens)

One of the first flowers that I planted as a child. The low growing plants make an ideal edging plant or ground cover and are covered by small yellow daisy like flowers all summer long. Prefers sun. Ht: 4-6"

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00
Heirloom Flower - Zinnia 'Giant Cactus Mix'

Giant Cactus Mix


(Zinnia elegans)

Cactus Flowered Zinnias were first developed in the 1920’s & 30’s by the Burpee Seed Company. The large double flowers have quilled slightly curved petals and come in a beautiful mix of colors. Ht: 2½-3’

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00
Heirloom Flower - Zinnia 'Red Spider'

Red Spider (1801)


(Zinnia tenuiflora)

First mentioned in Curtis’s Botanical Magazine in 1801, this very rare zinnia is also one of the most beautiful. Single spider like red blooms are 1" across and continue blooming until frost. The bushy plants are heavy bloomers that are always covered with blossoms. Ideal for containers. An excellent annual that should be more widely grown. Ht: 2’ tall. Annual. Sun. EXTREMELY RARE.

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.95

Miscellaneous Heirloom Annuals

Heirloom Flower - Aster 'Crego Giants Mix'

Aster 'Crego Giants Mix' (1911)

This beautiful mix of colors was introduced around 1911. The large blossoms are excellent cutflowers. Gorgeous flowers! Prefers sun. Ht: 2-3’ Annual.

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00
Heirloom Flower - Baby’s Breath 'Covent Garden'

Baby’s Breath 'Covent Garden' (by 1915)


(Gypsophila sp.)

An old fashioned favorite that is very easy to grow and is a great filler in bouquets. Self seeds readily. Ht: 2' Annual.

  • Package Qty: 50 seeds
  • Price: $3.00

Bee's Friend


(Phacelia tanacetifolia)

A native wildflower of California, Bee’s Friend is one of the best plants to attract pollinators and beneficial insects to your garden. The plants have lacy foliage and lavender blue flowers with curved spikes blooming most of the summer. Can also be used as a cover crop. Prefers sunny dry conditions. Ht: 2’ Self seeding annual.

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00

Black Eyed Susan Vine (1823)


(Thunbergia alata)

Introduced to North America in 1823, this old fashioned vine is native to eastern Africa. It can be grown in hanging baskets, containers or garden trellises. The beautiful golden orange flowers have dark centers and bloom most of the summer. Prefers sun. Ht: 6’ Annual (in our climate)

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.95
Heirloom Flower - Bunny Tail Grass

Bunny Tail Grass


(Lagurus ovatus)

(a.k.a. Hare Tail Grass) An old fashioned grass that has adorable seed heads that are soft and fluffy like a "bunny tail". This ornamental grass is quite drought tolerant and looks great in containers on the patio or in the flower bed. The fluffy seed heads can also be dried and added to wreaths or dried flower arrangements. Self seeds if not deadheaded. Ht: 8-12" tall. Sun.

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00
Heirloom Flower - Castor Bean 'Gibsonii'

Castor Bean 'Gibsonii' (pre 1896)


(Ricinus communis)

Originally listed in the 1896 catalogue of R. & J. Farquhars. Castor Beans were introduced into English gardens in the 16th century and have graced gardens with their stately appearance ever since. Gibsonii Castor Bean has large reddish foliage and red flowers and seed pods which make it one of the most attractive varieties. The tall 6-8’ plants are quite wind resistant and add a tropical feel to any garden. The seeds and seedpods are poisonous! Prefers sun. Ht:6-8’ tall.

"Sold Out for This Year"

  • Package Qty: 10 seeds
  • Price: $3.95
Heirloom Flower - Clarkia Mix

Clarkia Mix


(aka Farewell to Spring) Clarkia is an old heirloom annual flower that once graced many gardens. My grandmother Pauline always grew these in her garden. The flowers are semi double to double and come in a mix of colors including pink, salmon, red and white. Sun. Ht: 2’ Annual.

  • Package Qty: 50 seeds
  • Price: $3.00
Heirloom Flower - Cleome - Pink

Pink Cleome


(Cleome hassleriana)

(aka Spider Flower) Introduced to America in 1810 from South America. The large pink flowers are very unique and put on a wonderful display all summer long. Prefers sun. Ht: 4’

  • Package Qty: 25 seeds
  • Price: $3.00
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