Mixed Colors Broomcorn Sorghum Heirloom Seeds $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - A type of sorghum traditionally used in broom-making. A diverse mix of varieties in many colors. Includes Apache Red, Texas Black Amber, Tennessee Red, Nicaraguan Broom, Iowa Red, Hadley Kidd, Moyer Sonnen, Sattie Museum, Moyer Jensen Gold, Hungarian Red, and Black, Ramirez South Chile, and Kepley. Gorgeous in floral arrangements. 100-110 days. ±1,200 seeds/oz.  Characteristics:  A mix of many varieties in multiple colors Nice addition to floral arrangements 100-110 days 100 seeds per packet  This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States but prefers a long, frost-free growing season. Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 1" deep after danger of frost has passed. For good pollination and full ears, plant in blocks of 3-6 rows instead of one long row. Thin seedlings to 8" apart. Corn is a heavy feeder and does best in well-drained fertile soil with plenty of water.  Direct Seed: 4" Apart Germination: 4-21 Days Rows Apart: 36-48" Light: Full Sun  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability 
Cherries Jubilee Nasturtium $2.95 $3.25
Renee's Garden - These vibrant cherry-rose-colored nasturtiums are a special treat in the garden. Cherries Jubilee's soft, lipstick-colored flowers shade from light to deep rosy-red, a very unique hue for nasturtiums. These delicious blossoms glow in profusion above a sea of highly ornamental blue-green, lily-pad-shaped leaves. The free-flowering plants have a mounding habit, perfect to fill and soften garden beds or corners, cover bare spots, or cascade gracefully from your favorite patio pots or hanging baskets. Hummingbirds adore them.    Characteristics:  Renee's Garden Exclusive  Annual  Cherry-rose shades  Approx 20-25 seeds   Instructions - Sow seeds in spring once all danger of frost is over in full sun (or part shade in hot climates). Nasturtiums need no added fertilizer in most soils. Poke seeds into well-worked soil about 1 inch deep and 3 to 4 inches apart. Press soil firmly over the seeds and keep moist. When seedlings are large enough to handle, thin to 10 inches apart so plants will have ample room to grow.  Plant in: April - June for cold winters or March - July for mild winters  Full sun or partial shade  Plant 1/4 inch deep  Plant 3-4 inches apart  9-12 days to germinate  Mature Height: 10-12 inches  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers due to availability. 
Diablos Cosmos Flower, 400 year old Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - This variety of Cosmos is native to Mexico and Central and South America. As such, it can tolerate growing with very little water after the seeds germinate. It was introduced into English horticulture in the late 18th century. Diablo Cosmos is of the species Cosmos sulphureus. This species of flower was preferred by the Korean-Japanese botanist and plant breeder Dr. Woo Jang-choon in his program of planting cosmos flowers along the highways and railroads in Japan and Korea. In 1974 Diablo Cosmos won the All-America Selections award for Flowers. Reintroduced for 2019 Half-hardy annual plants grow to 2-3 feet Scarlet-orange blossoms Long lasting cut flower Good for ornamental plantings Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost. Cosmos prefer poor soil. They will thrive with very little attention and do not need a lot of water. Excellent cut flower. Remove spent blossoms regularly to prolong blooming. May require staking. Sow 1/" Deep Germination 3-10 days Scatter seeds and thin to 18" apart Full Sun to Partial Shade Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Bird and Butterfly Mix Flowers $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - This annual and perennial mixture of flowers will provide nectar to many species of butterflies, including brushfoots, monarchs, skippers, sulphurs and swallowtails. Some of these plants will also provide food for butterfly larvae. Sows 125 square feet per oz. Annuals and perennials Early, late, and mid-blooming flowers Beautiful mix of colors Provides nectar to many species of butterflies Some plants will provide food for butterfly larvae Packet sows 30 square feet  Varieties included: Candytuft, Annual - Iberis umbellata Wallflower, Siberian - Cheiranthus allionii Larkspur, Rocket - Delphinium consolida Lupine, Perennial - Lupinus perennis Gayfeather - Liatris spicata Coneflower, Purple - Echinaceae purpurea Blanketflower - Gaillardia aristata Aster, China, Single Mix - Callistephus chinensis Cornflower 'Polka Dot Mix' - Centaurea cyanus Poppy, California Orange - Eschscholzia californica Indian Blanket - Gaillardia pulchella Sage, Scarlet - Salvia coccinea Coreopsis, Lance Leaved - Coreopsis lanceolata Godetia, Dwarf - Clarkia amoena Coneflower, Dwarf Red - Ratibida columnifera Coreopsis, Dwarf Plains - Coreopsis tinctoria Mint, Lemon - Monarda citriodora Milkweed, Butterfly - Asclepias tuberosa Sweet Alyssum, Tall White - Lobularia maritima Black-Eyed Susan - Rudbeckia hirta Instructions - You may sow the bee feed mix 1 to 2 weeks before your average last frost date. Mix the seed with some sand or sawdust, broadcast the seed, and then go over the area with a rake to work the seed into the soil a little.This product is best seeded at 6-12 lbs per acre or 5 ounces for 1000 square feet. Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Organic Old-Fashioned Vining Petunia Flower, 1800's Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - (Petunia multiflora) Common in Iowa gardens a century ago, this fragrant, old-fashioned beauty offers vintage appeal. Its aromatic, single-trumpeted flowers can be white, pink, lavender, or purple; they bloom from June until hard frost. The strong plants have trailing 2-3' stems, and work well in hanging baskets as well as borders. Self-sowing annual, perennial in zones 9-11. Characteristics:   Easy to start from seed Fast-growing and quick to bloom White, yellow, and golden-orange blossoms A great container or trellised flower Annual plants in northern climates 250 Seeds per packet Instructions: Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil. Plant out after the danger of frost has passed and when nighttime temperatures are above 50°F. Start Indoors: 6-8 weeks before the last frost Germination: 10-20 Days Plant Outdoors: 12-18” Apart Light: Sun/Partial Shade Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
Organic County Fair Blend Zinnias Flower $2.95 $3.25
Sold Out  A warm-toned mix of pink, orange, purple, gold, and cream blooms. High Mowing Organic Seeds - An excellent cut flower that blooms until frost; the more you cut the more they grow! 2-5" blooms ideal for borders and bouquets. Heat and disease tolerant. Zinnias last longer if you change the water in the vase every two days and keep out of direct sunlight Characteristics:  Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated High Mowing Seeds Exclusive  Excellent cut flower  Attracts butterflies 24-36" plants Annual  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost. Zinnias perform best in Full Sun with well-drained fertile soil.  Excellent cut flower. Remove spent blossoms regularly to prolong blooming. You can start indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost to encourage faster bloom time.  Sow 1/4 " Deep Germination 3-10 days Scatter seeds and thin to 9" apart Full Sun to Partial Shade Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Tetra Mix Snapdragon $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Robust, scented flowers in an abundance of colors hearken back to old-fashioned annual cutting gardens. The undeniable vintage charm of this semi-dwarf snapdragon, which grows from 18-24" high, enlivens garden beds and borders, as well as bouquets. Annual.  Characteristics:  Annual Fragrant and colorful Grows 18-24" tall 250 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds indoors on the surface of the soil. Plant outdoors after the danger of frost has passed in late spring. Prefers average soil. Remove spent blossoms regularly to prolong blooming. Sow 8-10 Weeks before the last frost Plant 7-10" Apart Germination 7-10 days Full Sun to Partial Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Organic Black Beauty Poppy $3.25 $3.25
The poppy looks like a gorgeous peony! High Mowing Organic Seeds - With a combination of double flowers and single petal blooms with dark velvety burgundy color. Black Beauty is a stunning eye-catcher, unlike any poppy you've ever seen. And like all poppies it's easy to grow, needs minimal care, and will re-seed itself. Approx. 18,000 seeds/oz. Characteristics:  Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated  Re-seeding annual  Tolerates poor soil  3-4' tall 78 days  1/64 oz  Instructions - This poppy is a hardy annual preferring full sun, well-drained sandy soil. It will do well in poor soils so do not fertilize.  Direct seed in fall for early summer blooms in zones 7-10, plant in spring for late summer blooms in all zones. The plant will be reseeded, but it is also helpful to gather some seeds to replant next year. Poppies can be started indoors as transplants but direct seeding is best Direct Seed 1/4" deep Germination 10-15 days Thin 8-10" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Bunny Tails Flower $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - (Lagurus ovatus) It is difficult, for gardeners of all ages, to resist touching this flower’s fluffy head, which is as soft as a bunny’s tail! Compact but showy, this annual ornamental grass is easily grown in a border, for use as a cut flower, or in a container. Drought-tolerant once established with a dwarf habit. Annual, 6-12" tall. Characteristics:  Annual plants grow to 6-12 inches tall Soft, tufted flower heads Tolerant of drought and dry conditions Good for ornamental plantings and container growing 250 Seeds per packet Instructions:  Sow seed indoors 1/4" deep. Plant out after the danger of frost has passed in late spring. Can also be directly sown outdoors 3 weeks before the last frost. Prefers light well-drained soil and will tolerate dry conditions. Start Indoors: 6-8 weeks before the last frost Germination: 15-21 Days Plant Outdoors: 4-6” Apart Light: Full Sun   Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
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Touch of Red Buff Calendula Flower $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - This stunning and glamorous calendula has coffee-cream petal fronts and a crimson reverse. Its two distinct tones allow it to mix with almost any color in a border or vase. ‘Touch of Red Buff’ matures quickly and reaches 24" in height. Characteristics:  Cream-colored petal fronts with crimson undersides Plants grow to 24 inches tall Blossoms are edible Great for container growing 100 Seeds Instructions: Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil. Plant out after the danger of frost has passed and when nighttime temperatures are above 50°F. Start Indoors: 6-8 weeks before the last frost Germination: 5-15 Days Plant Outdoors: 6-18” Apart Light: Sun/Partial Shade Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
Globe Amaranth, Brazilian Native $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - While native to Brazil, Globe Amaranth thrives almost anywhere. A balanced mixture of five to seven colors promises to attract a multitude of butterflies to any garden. Extremely easy to grow from seed and exceptionally productive, it makes an excellent cut flower for both fresh and dried arrangements. Half-hardy annual, 24-30" tall. (Gomphrena globosa)  Half-hardy annual plants grow to 30 inches tall A mixture of 5-7 colors Very easy to grow from seed Attracts butterflies Great for fresh and dried cut flower bouquets 100 Seeds Instructions - Seeds may be soaked in warm water for 24 hours prior to planting. Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil. Transplant outdoors after the danger of frost has passed. May also be sown directly outdoors after the last frost. Prefers average well-drained soil. Sow 6-8 Weeks before the last frost Plant 9-12" Apart Germination 10-15 days Full Sun to Partial Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Chiffon Elegance Sweet Pea, Early Blooming $2.95 $3.25
Renee's Garden - Day-length neutral Elegance sweet peas are specially bred to reliably bloom several weeks earlier than any other sweet pea. Our Chiffon Elegance is a silky watercolor quartet of softly colored blossoms in pure white, deepest magenta-rose, soft shell pink, and gorgeous lavender. These large and beautifully formed ruffled flowers bloom on vigorous long stems for many weeks. The tall climbing vines produce a very long season of lightly fragrant enchanting blooms to enjoy in the garden and for endless lavish bouquets.  Characteristics:  Early Blooming Sweet Peas  Large ruffled blooms Annual Climbing Vine  Soft watercolor shades  Lasting cut flowers  Approx 45-50 seeds   Instructions - Sweet peas must have well-drained soil, so dig deeply and enrich with aged manure or compost before sowing seeds. Erect a well-anchored trellis, vertical netting or other support for vines before planting. Sow seeds in full sun in cool early spring weather as early as the ground can be worked. In mild winter areas, where the ground does not freeze, plant in fall; seeds will germinate and form strong root systems, then overwinter to bloom strongly in spring. Plant sweet pea seeds 1 inch deep and 2 to 3 inches apart. When seedlings are 2 inches tall, thin them 4 to 5 inches apart, to allow plants room to mature.  Plant in: February - April  Full sun  Plant 1 inch deep  Plant 2-3 inches apart  12-20 days to germinate  Mature Height: 6-8 feet Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers due to availability. 
Organic Resina Calendula $3.25 $3.25
Bright yellow, daisy-like blooms with a few orange show-offs and extremely high resin content. High Mowing Organic Seeds - A few orange types help keep the genetic variation of this powerful strain alive and well. Excellent medicinal properties compared to other calendulas; used as an herbal application for inflammation and localized skin problems. Also used as a dye for food or fabric and as an edible flower. Approx. 2,800 seeds/oz. Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated  Best medicinal variety Spring bee food 24-30" tall Annual 80 days  1/32 oz approx.  Instructions - Sow seeds indoors 1/4" deep. Transplant after last frost. Can also be directly sown outdoors after the last frost. Plant light well-drained soil Germination 7-14 days Plant 6-12" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Zulu Prince Daisy Flower $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - ((Venidium fastuosum) (aka Monarch of the Veld) A native of Africa, this annual tolerates heat, sun, and drought, and its beautiful creamy-white flowers bloom until frost. With silver-tinged foliage that is finely lobed and silky in appearance, this species does best in warm, dry conditions. Annual, 2' tall. Characteristics:  Annual plants grow to 2 feet Creamy white blossoms Tolerates heat, sun, and drought This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States but it does best in warm, dry conditions. 100 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds indoors 1/8" deep. Transplant outdoors after last frost, when temperature remains above 40ºF. Does well in dry areas and prefers light dry soil. Sow seed indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost Germination 6-14 days Plant 9-12" apart Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Bee Feed Mix Flowers $3.25 $3.75
Back in Stock - Get those orders in! Seed Exchange - This very colorful early-, mid-, and late-blooming flower mix benefits pollinators all season long. An extraordinary blend of annual and perennial flowers yields nectar and pollen for wild bees, honey bees, and other pollinators, and is suitable for short-tongued and long-tongued bees. Sow in maintained landscapes such as garden beds, borders, and managed meadows. Best-Seller Annuals and perennials Early, late, and mid-blooming flowers Beautiful mix of colors Flowers provide bee forage all season Packet sows 50 square feet  Varieties included: Forget-Me-Not, Chinese - Cynoglossum amabile Wallflower, Siberian - Cheiranthus allionii Poppy, California, Orange - Eschscholzia californica Coneflower, Purple - Echinacea purpurea Aster, China, Single Mix - Callistephus chinensis Poppy,Corn, Mixed - Papaver rhoeas Coreopsis, Lance Leaved - Coreopsis lanceolata Flax, Blue - Linum lewisii Baby Blue-Eyes - Nemophila menziesii Tidy-Tips - Layia platyglossa Gilia, Globe - Gilia capitata Indian Blanket - Gaillardia pulchella Coreopsis, Plains - Coreopsis tinctoria Sweet Alyssum, Tall White - Lobularia maritima Hyssop, Lavender - Agastache foeniculum Daisy, Fleabane - Erigeron annuus Aster, New England - Symphyotrichum novae-angliae Bergamot - Monarda fistulosa Instructions - You may sow the bee feed mix 1 to 2 weeks before your average last frost date. Mix the seed with some sand or sawdust, broadcast the seed, and then go over the area with a rake to work the seed into the soil a little. Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
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