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American Basketflower, Native in Southwest United States $3.45 $3.95
The Seed Savers Exchange - Splendid 4-5" mauve-colored flowers bloom from papery, straw-colored buds that resemble woven baskets. Their sweet, honey-like fragrance draws bees and butterflies to gardens, borders, meadows, and wherever else these unique flowers are sown. Basketflowers stand out in arrangements, whether fresh-cut or dry, and dry well in bud, flower, or spent-flower stage. Characteristics:  Conventional Annual plants grow to 4 foot tall, selfs so profusely 4-5 inch flowers bloom from papery, basket-like buds Can be used as a fresh-cut or dry flower Attracts butterflies and bees 50 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors when light frost is still possible. Plants prefer average soil and tolerates dry conditions. Will self-sow profusely. Remove spent blossoms regularly to prolong blooming. Sow 1/4" deep Germination 10-20 days Thin 18-24" apart Light - Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Arroyo Lupine - California Native $3.00 $3.75
Arroyo Lupine is a California native that is found from Southern California to just north of San Franciso. It is an annual blooms the first year from seed. Pair with yellow lupine for lovely contrasting native blooms. Itis reseeds itself for blooms the following year. Hummingbirds and butterflies love this plant.  Gardeners love the east drough tolerant nature of this plant. Simply harvest to sow seeds where you'd like each year.  Botanical Names: Lupinus succulentus Characteristics:  Annual, self-seeding Plants grow to 2-4 feet tall Vibrant pastels of purple blooms Prefers full sun, rich loam is best that drains well 1 gram or ~32 Seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow directly in garden in early spring. No cold stratification is needed as Arroyo lupine is an annual.   Sow 1/4" deep Germination 14-25 days Thin 12-15" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Big Bluestem - Prairie Native from $3.00 $3.95
Big Bluestem is a giant of the prairies! It’s what was the backbone of much of the prairies. It’s vital for native wildlife. It is native from the Rocky Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean. Its nickname is Turkey Foot as the seeds can look like a turkey’s foot.  Lush green 3-8' plants change color at first frost to red and copper tones that provides winter interests. Grows well in all soil types, just not standing water. Hardy to zone 3. Characteristics:  Perennial, hardy to zone 3 Heigh is to 3-8 feet Winter Interest Changes color after frost to red-copper Thrives in almost any soil types and drought tolerant Warm-season grass 250 Seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds indoors in a warm area (70-85°F). Transplant outdoors after danger of frost has passed. Seeds can also be directly sown into a weed-free seedbed in late April-June. Tolerates most moisture levels and withstands drought. Alternatively Start Indoors - 8-10 weeks before the last frost.   Sow 1/2" deep Germination 14-20d days Thin 24" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Black-Eyed Susan - Prairie Native from $3.00 $3.95
We offer this fabulous U.S. Native in various ways.  Best known of all the prairie flowers and the easiest to grow. A single plant can produce hundreds of blooms over the summer and into the fall. Excellent cut flower with 6-10 days of vase life. Plants grow 2-3'. Self-seeding biennial or hardy annual. Hardy to zone 3. Rudebckia Hirta is its common name and you will find the Glorioso Daisy that also has the same name. We also offer this in bulk quantities or with packets that are a bit more modest in nature.  Characteristics:  Self-seeding biennial or hardy annual Hardy to zone 3 Plants grow to 2-3 feet An excellent cut flower that lasts 6-10 days in a vase Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors just before last frost. Can also be started indoors and set out as small plants.  Plant in poor soil as rich soil will weaken stems.   Alternatively Start Indoors - 8-10 weeks before the last frost.   Sow 1/2" deep Germination 10-20days Thin 18-24" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
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