Bells of Ireland Flower $3.45 $3.95
Seed Exchange - Great conversation piece in any garden. Interesting spikes of green bell-shaped calyces surrounding the insignificant white flowers, quite fragrant. Excellent for cutting; color and shape are preserved nicely when dried. Native to the Mediterranean region. Half-hardy annual, 18-36" tall. Half-hardy annual that grows to 18-36 inches tall Bell-shaped green calyces surround tiny white flowers Very fragrant Great as a cut flower or for drying This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States but prefers cool growing seasons. 250 Seeds Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath the surface of the soil. Transplant when a light frost is still possible. Prefers average soil. May require staking. Sow seed indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost Germination 8-25 days Plant 10-12 apart Full Sun to Partial Shade Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Envy Zinnia Flower - Heirloom $3.45 $3.95
The Seed Savers Exchange - The bright, truly unique semi-double blooms of this heirloom promise to make your flower beds, containers, and border the talk of the neighborhood! This variety’s vivid chartreuse color complements brighter summer flowers with style and harmonizes equally well with soft pastels. These easy-to-grow zinnias reach up to 30" in height, prefer warm weather and full sun, and make a perfect addition to cut-flower arrangements. Beautiful chartreuse color Annual plants grow up to 30 inches tall Semi-double to double blooms Prefer warm weather and full sun Long stems make for a great cut flower New for 2021 100 Seeds Instructions -Sow seeds outdoors after last frost. Zinnias prefer well-drained average soil. Water regularly, keeping leaves dry. Remove spent blossoms frequently to prolong blooming. Sow 1/8" Deep Germination 5-24 days Thin 10-12" apart Full Sun Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Summer Hyacinth ( Galtonia Viridifloria) $5.99
Summer Hyacinth or Galtonia is a wonderful plant that provides interest and long lasting blooms. Butterflies and bees love it. Deer, rabbits, and other wildlife just let it be. It is an easy bulb to grow, and easy to store for those not fortunate to be in Zones 7-11 ( I am in the unfortunate crowd). They are hardy to USDA Zones 7-11 only and will be need to be lifted or protected in other climates. Characteristics 16-24" tall USDA Zones 7-11 (Hardy in these zones, lift and store in winter in other zones) Full Sun to Partial Shade Additional Information Great for Borders, Cutting Gardens, and Containers Ships starting in mid to late March Not bothered by deer, rabbits or other wildlife Key Planting Tips Plant 5-6" deep and space 10-12" wide.
'Green Star' Large Flowering Gladiolus from $9.99
'Green Star' Large Flowering Gladiolus The 'Green Star' gladiolus will have you stop in your tracks to admire it. The striking green color is a great accent that is perfect for any cutting garden. We provide them in 12/14 cm bulbs (technically corms) so you get the best available. Gladiolus are deer, rabbits, and rodent resistant Characteristics 48" tall Blooms 60-90 days from the time you plant them USDA Zones 8-10 (Hardy in these zones, lift and store in winter in other zones) Full Sun Bloom Color: Green 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 gladiolus 4" deep with an amended soil with 10-10-10 or something similar. Just make sure the first number (nitrogen) is 5 or 10. Or plant with a finished compost. Stagger your planting every 2 weeks so you can enjoy blooms continuously all summer.