Lemon Mint, 1,000 years old Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Used by Native Americans for medicinal and culinary purposes, the citrus-flavored leaves of lemon mint can be minced and added to fruit jellies. Its beautiful purple bracts, held on 24-30" tall plants, are aromatic and colorful in the fall and attract bees. Hardy perennial in zones 5-9. Characteristics:  Self-seeding annual plants Plants grow to 24-30 inches tall Purple flower bracts attract bees Leaves are aromatic and citrus-flavored Instructions -  Sow seeds indoors just beneath surface of soil. Plant out in early spring just before last frost. Remove spent blossoms regularly to prolong blooming. Sow seed indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost Germination 10-20  days Plant 12-24" apart Full Sun to Partial Shade Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Organic Hopi Black Dye Sunflower, Heirloom $2.95 $3.25
A Hopi heirloom prized for its purple-black seeds, used especially for coloring baskets. High Mowing Organic Seeds - High Mowing sold this variety in our very first catalog, and we're bringing it back in part to complete the circle of our journey, and in part, because it's a great variety. Like us, it's scrappy and resilient and does a lot with a little, where the seeds are good for dye but also for food or feed, and are the best for de-hulling. The massive tall flowers are classically sunflower beautiful, with yellow rays around purple-black centers. Grown for countless generations, this variety will almost certainly still be used to make dye a hundred years from now. Approx. 500 seeds/oz. Characteristics:  Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated Heirloom  Natural dye source  7-11 feet tall  95 days  1/16 oz approx.  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants. Sow 1/2" - 1" Deep Plant and Thin to 12" Apart Germination 10-14 days Plant 24-36" apart Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Organic Titan Sunflower $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - One of the tallest-growing, biggest-headed, and largest-seeded varieties available to gardeners. This is the one for impressing your neighbors and winning awards at county fairs. Grow your own backyard giant this year—plants can grow 12' tall with large yellow heads reaching 18-24" across! Edible seeds. Annual, 75 days. Characteristics:  Organic Annual flowers with edible seeds Plants grow to 12 feet tall Flower heads grow to 18-24 inches across 75 days 50 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants. Sow 1/2" Deep Plant 6" Apart Germination 10-14 days Plant 24-36" apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of 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
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 Evening Colors Sunflower $2.95 $3.25
We are waiting on more to arrive 2/10. It can be pre-ordered to reserve yours.  Each plant carries an amazing variety of gold and pale yellow flowers with dusty rose to pink rings. High Mowing Organic Seeds - An unusual genetic mix with few solid colors and chocolatey brown centers. Well-branched; stems average 18" long with single heads. Great for bouquets and provides a long season of color Organic & Open-Pollinated Great cut flower Attracts bees and butterflies 8' tall Annual Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants. Sow 1/2" =1" Deep Plant and Thin to 12" Apart Germination 10-14 days Plant 24-36" apart Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Marvel of Peru Four O'Clocks Flower - 15th Century Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Discovered by Conquistadors in the 16th century, Four O’Clocks, also known as Marvel of Peru, open their fragrant flowers in the late afternoon. Blooms range from white to magenta and attract hummingbird moths. A tender perennial, often grown as an annual, this species grows 2-3' tall and can self-sow. Tender perennial/annual plants grow to 2-3 feet tall A wide range of colors Fragrant blossoms attract pollinators and birds Great for ornamental plantings 25 Seeds Instructions -Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil. Transplant outdoors after the last frost. Can also be direct-seeded outdoors after the last frost. Prefers average soil. Plant near a patio, door, or window to catch their heavenly scent. May self-seed in mild climates. Sow 1/8" Deep Germination 5-18 days Thin 12-18" apart Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Organic Sweet Thai Basil, Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
Exotic clove-licorice flavor perfect in Thai cuisine. Seed Exchange - Lovely potted herb, edible bedding plant and cut flower for floral arrangements. Gorgeous narrow green leaves with vivid dark purple stems and blossoms; adored by bees. Leaves are 2" long and plants reach 12-18" tall Organic Annual plants Compact habit Edible and ornamental Instructions - Spicy anise-clove licorice scent and flavor. Most commonly used in Thai or Vietnamese cooking. Attractive plants are 12-18" tall with medium green leaves and purple stems and blossoms. Good for container gardening. Annual. Sow 1/8" deep Germination 5-30 days Thin to 4-6" apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Raider Blue Delphinium Flower, Heirloom $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - This stunning bicolor perennial bears deeply lobed, dark-green leaves and, in summer, double lavender flowers with blue outer petals. Its showy flower spikes make it a popular choice for cottage-style gardens and cutting gardens. Plants grow to 5' and should be staked their first year. Note: Entire plant is poisonous. Characteristics:  Open-Pollinated Double-lavender flowers with blue outer petals Plants grow to 5 feet tall Perfect for cottage-style or cutting gardens New for 2021 Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors one week before last frost. Give space to allow airflow, and grow in rich moist soil. Stake tall plants. Direct Seed 1/8" Deep Germination 10-14 days Thin 18-36" Apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Organic Dolciva Carrot, Heirloom $2.95
Kids love this carrot. Hands-down winner in our storage taste tests! High Mowing Organic Seeds - Great sweet flavor, juicy crunch, and incredibly long storage life. Grown on increasingly big acreage in Europe, we are delighted with this Swiss-bred variety. Slightly tapered roots have good uniformity, bright color, and strong tops. Widely adapted and versatile for bunching or storage; rated 20-30% higher in sugars than Bolero F1 over 9 months in storage. From our friends at Swiss biodynamic seed company Sativa Seeds. Available as raw or pelleted seed. Characteristics:  Organic, non-GMO, and open-pollinated Long storing High Brix 8" Nantes-type 105 days  250 seeds Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors before 3-4  weeks of last frost or soil can be worked. Plant 1/2" apart Plant 1/4" Deep Plant Rows 16-24" apart Thin 2-4" Apart Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability
St. John's Wort $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Highly esteemed medicinal herb since ancient times. Widely used as an herbal treatment for depression. Shrubby plant with yellow flowers. Grows 12-16" tall and flowers early. Perennial in zones 4-8. (Hypericum perforatum) Characteristics:  A perennial plant in zones 4-8 Plants grow to 12-16 inches tall Shrub-like plants Yellow flowers bloom early Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil. Seeds can also be directly sown outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Does best in well-drained soil. Transplant 2-3 weeks before the last frost. Sow seed indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost Germination 30-90  days Plant 12" apart Full Sun to Partial Shade Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Giant Primrose Sunflower $3.25 $3.75
The Seed Savers Exchange - Multiple blossoms high on sturdy, top-branching, 8-12' tall plants. Flowers have soft, creamy, pale-yellow petals with a dark chocolate center. Great when used as a living screen or windbreak. Annual, 65 days. Characteristics:  Annual flowers Multiple flower heads per plant Flowers are pale yellow with a dark brown center Plants grow to 8-12 feet tall 25 seeds per packet  Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after the last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants. Sow 1/2" Deep Plant 6" Apart Germination 10-14 days Plant 24-36" apart Light: Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Organic Alfalfa Sprouting Seeds $4.95
Mild flavor, mild crunch, and easy to grow! A very easy sprout with mild, fresh flavor. Soaking Time: 8 hours Sprouting time: 4-5 days Recommended methods: Jar-Lid or Sprouting Tray Yield: 1 Tbsp = 3-4 cups May contain wheat, soy or mustards. Produced in a facility that also processes peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, sesame, and shellfish. Watch our "How to grow sprouts" video here. Instructions - Follow Instructions on Pack - Super easy.  Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute suppliers based on availability.
Organic Mammoth Sunflower $2.95 $3.25
The giant of all sunflowers with tall, thick stalks supporting huge heads that tower over the garden. High Mowing Organic Seeds - This single-stemmed variety is a very fast and vigorous grower, perfect for creating living walls or fences, sunflower houses, kids' gardens and more. Also a great variety for edible seeds or feeding the birds. Towering plants are beloved by children, birds and bees. Organic & Open-Pollinated Food for birds and bees Fun for kids 12' tall Annual Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants. Sow 1/2" - 1" Deep Plant and Thin to 12" Apart Germination 10-14 days Plant 24-36" apart Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of 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
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