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Seeds I have to trade:

  • All seeds open pollinated. (May vary from parent)
  • 2010 Seeds:
  • Echinacea 'Ruby Star', attracts butterflies
  • Savia coccinea
  • silene regia - red flowers, hummingbirds
  • tithonia - Mexican sunflowers not many left
  • Double feverfew
  • Bronze Fennel - perennial host plant for Black Swallowtails
  • Ruta graveolens - Rue - perennial host plant for Black and Giant Swallowtails. Exposure to leaves may cause a rash in some people if you're in the sun afterwards.
  • Verbena Bonariensis - attracts butterflies, favorite for Buckeye butterflies
  • 2009 Seeds:
  • Centaurea cyanus - Bachelor's Button - blue flowers
  • Cleome sparkler mix
  • Columbine (don't know name) has dark purple/blue flowers
  • Dianthus barbatus mix
  • Dianthus (don't know name) low growing, grayish foliage with double pink flowers
  • Lychnis coronaria - Rose Campion - bright magenta flowers
  • Salvia 'Cherry Queen'
  • watermelon 'Blacktail Mountain'
  • watermelon 'Orangeglow'
  • Juan Canary melon - saved seeds from a store melon because it was really good.
  • Asian melon 'Sakata's Sweet' - This is a small melon with an edible peel, like an apple peel but thinner. Can be grown up a fence.
  • Red Vein malabar spinach - climber - also ornamental
  • Yard long beans (one trade only)
  • Oregon Sugar edible pod pea (seeds purchased in 2009)
  • Snowbird edible pod pea (seeds purchased in 2009)
  • Watermelon 'Moon & Stars' collected in 2008 op


Seeds I am looking for:

  • PERENNIALS:
  • Asclepias tuberosa - want seeds from one with red flowers
  • Asclepias incarnata - Swamp Milkweed especially red
  • Aclepias purpurea
  • Aquilegia formosa - Crimson Columbine
  • Aureolaria grandiflora var serrata -Yellow False Foxglove
  • Canna - smaller species flowers that hummingbirds like
  • Coreopsis Sunfire and Jethro Tull
  • Cheiranthus allionii - Siberian Wallflowers syn (Erysimum allionii)
  • Chelone glabra - Turtlehead
  • Cramers Amazon Celosia
  • Dodecatheon 'Red Light' - Shooting Star
  • Echinacea Twilight, Ruby Giant, others (not doubles)
  • False red yucca
  • Helianthus salicifolius (willow leaved sunflower)
  • helleborus hybridus - double flowers
  • helleborus argutifolius
  • Helleborus foetidus 'Wester Flisk'
  • Any helleborus with silver leaves
  • Lantana 'Miss Huff'
  • Lonicera Sempervirens 'Major Wheeler'
  • Meadow Parsnip - Thaspium barbinode (host for Ozark Swallowtail)
  • Passiflora lutea
  • Phlox pilosa
  • Phlox divaricata 'Blue Perfume'
  • Pucoon - Lithospermum caroliniense and l. canescens - nectar plant for Ozark Swallowtail (?)
  • Rudbeckia 'Prairie Glow'
  • Salvia guaranitica cultivars - already have the species and Black & Blue
  • Salvia microphylla
  • Salvia 'Maraschino'
  • Seven-Son Tree - Heptacodium miconioides
  • Silene subcilliata
  • Spigelia marilandica - Indian Pink
  • Stachytarpheta frantzii - Purple Porterweed
  • Yellow pimpernel - taenidia integerrima (host for Ozark Swallotail)
  • Zizia aptera - Golden Alexander
  • VEGGIE GARDEN:
  • Cauliflower Romanesco
  • Cherry tomatoes - Sungold
  • Cham-Way melon
  • Garlic Bulbs
  • Squash Rampicante Tromboncino
  • TREES AND SHRUBS:
  • Aronia melanocarpa - seeds from Viking, Nero, 'Raintree Select' or other named.
  • Green Hawthorn - Crataegus viridis
  • Pawpaw - seeds from named cultivars especially
  • 'Shenandoah' and 'Sunflower'
  • Sweet Bay Magnolia - Magnolia virginiana
  • Seven-Son Flower - Heptacodium miconioides
  • Caesalpinia gilliesii - Bird of Paradise
  • Caesalpinia pulcherrima - Red Bird of Paradise
  • OTHERS:
  • Butterfly or hummingbird favorites especially long bloomers
  • Legos! My kids love Legos - doesn't have to be complete sets. Lego people too (the small ones). My kids are too big for the larger Duplo blocks now.


Plants I have to trade:

  • Heuchera I grew from seed - I think it was 'Dale's Strain' but not sure
  • Sedum - several varieties - some rooted or can send unrooted cuttings (easy to root)
  • Siberian iris (purple flowers)
  • Lamb's ear 'Helen Von Stein'
  • Variegated Solomon's seal - great for dry shade
  • Miscanthus 'Adagio' ornamental grass - out
  • Japanese painted fern 'Silver Falls' - out
  • Helleborus foetidus - evergreen and great under trees. (This plant can cause a rash in some people. Wear gloves when removing seeds from pods)
  • Rose campion - bright magenta/pink flowers
  • Salvia guaranitica 'Black and Blue' and species
  • Tall garden phlox - seedlings from 'David'
  • Viburnum dentatum seedling from 'Autumn Jazz'
  • Red raspberries


Plants I am looking for:

  • PERENNIALS:
  • Acanthus 'Summer Beauty'
  • Agastache 'Black Adder'
  • Alcea rosea 'Halo Red'
  • Anemone 'September Charm'
  • Aureolaria grandiflora - Yellow False Foxglove
  • Coreopsis Sunfire and Jethro Tull
  • Chinese mayapple
  • Diascia Twinspur 'Coral Canyon'
  • Daylily 'All American Chief' 'Ruby Spider' 'Red Volunteer'
  • Echinacea Tomato Soup, Ruby Giant, Twilight
  • Echinacea Sombrero 'Salsa Red' and 'Hot Coral'
  • Epimedium - any
  • False Red Yucca
  • Giant Solomon's Seal
  • Heuchera - especially Ruby Veil, Chocolate Veil, Montrose
  • Ruby, or other large leaved varieties
  • Heucherella 'Quicksilver'
  • Helleborus especially pink or double flowers
  • Helleborus foetidus 'Wester Flisk'
  • helleborus argutifolius
  • Hosta 'Olive Bailey Langdon'
  • Hosta 'Paradigm'
  • Hosta 'Brave Amhurst'
  • Ipomopsis rubra (standing cypress)
  • Leucanthemum 'Banana Cream' (shasta daisy)
  • Penstemon gloxinoides 'Firebird'
  • Penstemon 'Red Riding Hood'
  • Phlox Victoria, Volcano Pink with White Eye, Red Super, Delta Snow, Volcano Purple
  • Phlox Shortwood
  • Phlox divaricata 'Blue Perfume'
  • Phlox pilosa
  • Salvia microphylla
  • Salvia 'Maraschino'
  • Salvia 'San Carlos Festival'
  • Just about any salvia I don't already have - especially want hummingbird magnets that might winter over in zone 6b
  • Sedums I don't have - upright varieties
  • Butterfly Magnets
  • SHRUBS/TREES:
  • Azalea Encore - Autumn Cheer, Sundance, Carnation, Sunset, or Ruby
  • Buck Rose - 'Earthsong'
  • Black Raspberry named varieties
  • Black willow tree (salix nigra) cuttings ok on this one
  • Green Hawthorn - Crataegus viridis
  • Hornbeam/Ironwood tree - Carpinus caroliniana
  • Kiwi - Hardy late blooming
  • Magnolia virginiana - Sweet Bay Magnolia
  • Mulberry 'Illinois Everbearing' or other named varieties
  • Pagoda dogwood - Cornus alternifolia
  • Passiflora lutea
  • Pixiecot apricot
  • Goldensweet apricot
  • Seven-Son Flower - Heptacodium miconioides
  • Tomcot apricot, Robada or other late blooming dwarf apricot
  • Cold hardy pomegranate maybe 'agat' or...?
  • Edible quince
  • ANNUALS AND TENDER PERENNIALS:
  • Cuphea 'David Verity'
  • Ornamental bananas
  • Colocasia esculenta 'Coal Miner', 'Jacks Giant',
  • 'Royal Cho', 'Ruffles' 'Pink China' -
  • any elephant ears that might winter over in zone 6b. (already have common green)
  • Sonset lantana or 'Miss Huff'
  • Stachytarpheta frantzii - Purple Porterweed
  • Pentas - 'Butterfly Light Lavender'
  • Others:
  • Hummingbird or butterfly favorites
  • Berries for birds
  • Anything that blooms a long time
  • Unusual edibles
  • Melons and watermelons
  • There are lots of perennials I'm not familiar with so feel free to make suggestions. I have LOTS of room in both sun and shade.
  • Legos! My kids love Legos - doesn't have to be complete sets. Lego people too (the small ones). My kids are too big for the larger Duplo blocks now.