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Roselily 'Samantha' (Double Oriental Lily, Lilium) $5.99 $6.99
Since we do not have a picture of the 'Samantha' Roselily to use yet, here is the best way to describe it. It is red-pink in the center of each petal and that yields to pure white on the edges.  This lily is also going into our planting beds to enjoy.  The Roselily Collection is recently introduced. Oriental Lilies are probably the most popular type of lily and the Roselily will keep them as heavy favorites. The fragrant blooms are favorite in summer.  They are dependable bloomers year after year as long as you provide fertilizer or rich compost when you plant them, right after they bloom and early spring. The blooms are favorite in cut vases so make sure you plant some extras.  Our bulbs are 5” in circumference ( 16-18cm) which makes them some of the biggest available.  USDA Zones 3-9 Mid-Summer flowering  Bloom Duration: 2 weeks Cold Hardy to Zone 3 Full Sun to Partial Shade Bloom Color: Red & Pink and White We start shipping in early March Additional Information Great for Naturalizing, Mass Planting, Borders, Hummingbirds & Cut Gardens.  36-38” tall Key Planting Tips Plant in full sun to partial shade, 6” inches deep with the tip pointing up. Space each bulb 4-6" apart. Well drained soil is essential. If not planting in early to mid spring, place them in your refrigerator until ready to plant.  
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'Omega' Dahlia (Dinnerplate) from $5.99 $22.95
'Omega' Dahlia (Dinnerplate) The 'Omega' dinnerplate dahlia is tropical sunset of color that will provide countless blooms.  They are about 36" inches tall. We provide them in #1 clumps so you get the best product available.  Dinnerplate Dahlias are awesome additions to any garden. They provide structure and color to any garden with minimal effort. They do rather well in the back of your beds because of their size or even in stand-alone rows. They reward gardeners with an abundance of blooms starting in mid to late summer through frost.  Typically they are not bothered by diseases and have attractive foliage until frost.  Characteristics 36" tall Blooms are 8-12” wide USDA Zones 8-10 (Hardy in these zones, lift and store in winter in other zones) Summer to Fall Bloom Duration: Continuous Blooms through frost starting in mid to late summer Full Sun Additional Information Great for Specimen, Mass Plantings, Borders, and Cutting Gardens. Great for butterflies and other pollinators Ships starting in mid to late March (weather dependent) Key Planting Tips Plant in full sun with tuber 6-7” deep with the crown 1-2” below the soil.  Space Decorative dahlias about 3’ apart from any neighbor. Plant when the soil is 60 degrees, well past any frost danger. Dahlias love soil that is close to neutral and do ok in slightly acidic or slightly alkaline. You can amend soil with 10-10-10 or something similar. Just make sure the first number (nitrogen) is 5 or 10. You can fertilize every 4 weeks to help achieve large blossoms. Don’t water until the Dahlia sprouts. If your soil is very dry, water the soil first and then let it stand for 30 minutes before planting. Mulch around your plant leaving bare dirt directly above the tuber. You will see sprouts in 7-10 days.   
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Lilium Tiger 'Yellow Bruse' (Tiger Lily) from $8.89
Tiger Lilies are the easiest of all lilies and probably of all bulbs to care for. They are dependable bloomers year after year. You will be rewarded with dozens of downward facing blooms on each stem. Our Yellow Bruse' Tiger Lily is great in all environments - They are super hardy from Zone 1 and thrive all the way to Zone 9.  Our bulbs are 5” in circumference ( 14-16 cm) which makes them some of the biggest available.  USDA Zones 1-9 Mid-Summer flowering  Bloom Duration: 3 weeks Cold Hardy Full Sun to Partial Shade Bloom Color: Yellow Additional Information Great for Naturalizing, Mass Planting, Borders, Hummingbirds & Cut Gardens.  40-60” tall Key Planting Tips Plant in full sun to partial shade, 6” inches deep with the tip pointing up. Space each bulb 4-6" apart. Well drained soil is essential.   
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'Mystery Day' Dahlia (Decorative or Semi-Dinnerplate) from $5.99 $7.99
‘Mystery Day’ Dahlia (Decorative) 'Mystery Day' Dahlia's color is absolutely stunning!  The deep red to almost purple blossoms combined with white points creates focal points to your borders and your arrangements.  We provide them in #1 clumps so you get the best product available.  Decorative Dahlias are wonderful plants that provide structure and color to any garden with minimal effort. They do rather well in the middle to back of your beds or even in stand-alone rows. They reward gardeners with an abundance of blooms starting in mid to late summer through frost.  Typically they are not bothered by diseases and have attractive foliage until frost.  Characteristics 32-40” tall Blooms are 6-7” wide USDA Zones 8-10 (Hardy in these zones, lift and store in winter in other zones) Summer to Fall Bloom Duration: Continuous Blooms through frost starting in mid to late summer Full Sun Additional Information Great for Mass Plantings, Borders, and Cutting Gardens. Great for butterflies and other pollinators Ships starting in mid to late March (weather dependent) Key Planting Tips Plant in full sun with tuber 6-7” deep with the crown 1-2” below the soil.  Space Decorative dahlias about 3’ apart from any neighbor. Plant when the soil is 60 degrees, well past any frost danger. Dahlias love soil that is close to neutral and do ok in slightly acidic or slightly alkaline. You can amend soil with 10-10-10 or something similar. Just make sure the first number (nitrogen) is 5 or 10. You can fertilize every 4 weeks to help achieve large blossoms. Don’t water until the Dahlia sprouts. If your soil is very dry, water the soil first and then let it stand for 30 minutes before planting. Mulch around your plant leaving bare dirt directly above the tuber. You will see sprouts in 7-10 days. 
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Lilium Tiger 'Red Velvet' (Tiger Lily) from $8.89
Tiger Lilies are the easiest of all lilies and probably of all bulbs to care for. They are dependable bloomers year after year. You will be rewarded with dozens of downward facing blooms on each stem. Our 'Red Velvet' Tiger Lily are great in all environments - They are super hardy from Zone 1 and thrive all the way to Zone 9.  Our bulbs are 5” in circumference ( 14-16 cm) which makes them some of the biggest available.  USDA Zones 1-9 Mid-Summer flowering  Bloom Duration: 3 weeks Cold Hardy Full Sun to Partial Sun Bloom Color: Red Additional Information Great for Naturalizing, Mass Planting, Borders, Hummingbirds & Cut Gardens.  40-60” tall Key Planting Tips Plant in full sun to partial shade, 6” inches deep with the tip pointing up. Space each bulb 4-6" apart. Well drained soil is essential.   
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'Snow Country' Dahlia (Dinnerplate) from $5.99
'Snow Country' Dahlia (Dinnerplate) One of the whitest blossoms available for dahlias will delight your senses.   The blossoms will glow across your landscape and arrangements with this dahlia. The blossoms look stunning in your gardens and bouquets. We provide them in #1 clumps so you get the best product available. The Snow Country's height is around 44" Dinnerplate Dahlias are awesome additions to any garden. They provide structure and color to any garden with minimal effort. They do rather well in the back of your beds because of their size or even in stand-alone rows. They reward gardeners with an abundance of blooms starting in mid to late summer through frost.  Typically they are not bothered by diseases and have attractive foliage until frost.  Characteristics 36" tall Blooms are 8-12” wide USDA Zones 8-10 (Hardy in these zones, lift and store in winter in other zones) Summer to Fall Bloom Duration: Continuous Blooms through frost starting in mid to late summer Full Sun Additional Information Great for Specimen, Mass Plantings, Borders, and Cutting Gardens. Great for butterflies and other pollinators Ships starting in mid to late March (weather dependent) Key Planting Tips Plant in full sun with tuber 6-7” deep with the crown 1-2” below the soil.  Space Decorative dahlias about 3’ apart from any neighbor. Plant when the soil is 60 degrees, well past any frost danger. Dahlias love soil that is close to neutral and do ok in slightly acidic or slightly alkaline. You can amend soil with 10-10-10 or something similar. Just make sure the first number (nitrogen) is 5 or 10. You can fertilize every 4 weeks to help achieve large blossoms. Don’t water until the Dahlia sprouts. If your soil is very dry, water the soil first and then let it stand for 30 minutes before planting. Mulch around your plant leaving bare dirt directly above the tuber. You will see sprouts in 7-10 days.   
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'Dutch Explosion' Dahlia (Cactus) from $7.99 $9.99
'Dutch Explosion' Dahlia (Cactus) The 'Dutch Explosion' variety is a stunning lilac blue in color.  It is very easy to stop and admire the blooms.  You will be asking yourself why didn’t you plant more of these since they are breathtaking. We provide them in #1 clumps so you get the best product available.  Cactus dahlias are wonderful plants that provide structure and color to any garden with minimal effort. They do rather well in the middle to back of your beds or even in stand-alone rows. They reward gardeners with an abundance of blooms starting in mid to late summer through frost.  Typically they are not bothered by diseases and have attractive foliage until frost.  Characteristics 32-40” tall Blooms are 4-8” wide USDA Zones 8-10 (Hardy in these zones, lift and store in winter in other zones) Summer to Fall Bloom Duration: Continuous Blooms through frost starting in mid to late summer Full Sun Additional Information Great for Mass Plantings, Borders, and Cutting Gardens. Great for butterflies and other pollinators Ships starting in late March (weather dependent) Key Planting Tips Plant in full sun with tuber 6-7” deep with the crown 1-2” below the soil.  Space Decorative dahlias about 3’ apart from any neighbor. Plant when the soil is 60 degrees, well past any frost danger. Dahlias love soil that is close to neutral and do ok in slightly acidic or slightly alkaline. You can amend soil with 10-10-10 or something similar. Just make sure the first number (nitrogen) is 5 or 10. You can fertilize every 4 weeks to help achieve large blossoms. Don’t water until the Dahlia sprouts. If your soil is very dry, water the soil first and then let it stand for 30 minutes before planting. Mulch around your plant leaving bare dirt directly above the tuber. You will see sprouts in 7-10 days. 
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'Thomas A Edison' Dahlia (Dinnerplate) from $5.99
'Thomas A Edison' Dahlia (Dinnerplate) The Thomas A. Edison variety is a stunning deep purple color.  It is very easy to stop and admire the blooms.  You will be asking yourself why didn’t you plant more of these since they are breathtaking. We provide them in #1 clumps so you get the best product available. Dinnerplate Dahlias are gardeners' delights all over the globe. They command attention since their blooms can be the size of your dinner plate. They reward gardeners with an abundance of blooms starting in mid to late summer through frost.  Typically they are not bothered by diseases and have attractive foliage until frost.  Characteristics 40-50” tall Blooms are 6-8” wide USDA Zones 8-10 (Hardy in these zones, lift and store in winter in other zones) Summer to Fall Bloom Duration: Continuous Blooms through frost starting in mid to late summer Full Sun Additional Information Great for Mass Plantings, Borders, and Cutting Gardens. Great for butterflies and other pollinators Ships starting in mid to late March Key Planting Tips Plant in full sun with the crown 1-2” below the soil.  Space Dinnerplate dahlias about 3’ apart from any neighbor. Plant when the soil is 60 degrees, well past any frost danger. Dahlias love rich soil that and dinnerplates thrive in neutral to slightly acidic soil.  You can amend soil with 10-10-10 or something similar. Just make sure the first number (nitrogen) is 5 or 10. You can fertilize every 4 weeks to help achieve large blossoms. Don’t water until the Dahlia sprouts. If your soil is very dry, water the soil first and then let it stand for 30 minutes before planting. Mulch around your plant leaving bare dirt directly above the tuber.  Photo Credit to F. D. Richards of Michigan, USA , Flickr username is F. D. Richards

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