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Seeds I have to trade:

  • (partially updated 9-11-2014)
  • C = commercial - The year is either the growing season for which it was purchased or the year for which the seed was packaged.
  • T = trade - If there is a year, it is either the growing season for which I traded or the year the trader grew it, when available.
  • G = grown in my garden - The year is for the season I grew it. All items are open polllinated, unless otherwise stated, and the bees are busy.

  • Tree
  • Gleditsia triacanthos (I believe) Honeylocust (neighbor's tree, 2013)

  • Houseplants/Tropicals
  • Aechmea fasciata (maybe) Bromeliad --> Silver Vase, Urn Plant - These seeds are from my cousin's houseplant that set seed in 2013. Update: I planted some of these January 12 and noticed January 24 that they had started germinating. As of January 31, 20 out of 21 emerged. As of September 11, 2014, these are cute little Urn Plants.

  • Ornamentals
  • Please note: Flowers from my garden are open-pollinated, and the bees are busy :)
  • Agastache foeniculum 'Golden Jubilee' (G,2014) From a plant that's larger than usual (~3' tall).
  • Agastache rugosa 'Honey Bee Blue' (T, 2013)
  • Allium karataviense 'Ivory Queen' (may not come true from seed) (G, 2014)
  • Allium schubertii (G, 2014)
  • Aquilegia alpina Alpine Columbine (C, 2012 & G, 2014)
  • Aquilegia caerulea Rocky Mountain Columbine (G, 2013 & 2014)
  • Aquilegia chrysantha 'Denver Gold' (G, 2014)
  • Aquilegia canadensis 'Little Lanterns' (G, 2014)
  • Aquilegia vulgaris 'Magpie' (T, 2012 & G, 2014 - not sure my saved seeds will come true)
  • Asclepias incarnata Swamp Milkweed, Red Milkweed, Butterfly Weed (G, 2013)
  • Blue Woodruff (G, 2014)
  • Alpine Aster, blue parents (G, 2014)
  • Aurinia saxatilis Basket of Gold (G, 2013)
  • Baptisia sphaerocarpa Yellow Baptisia, False Yellow Indigo (T, 2014 - The ones I sowed came up and are growing nicely)
  • Callirhoe involucrata Prairie Wine Cups (G, 2014 - few)
  • Canna sp. orange or red flowers (G, 2013)
  • Cosmos bipinnatus (G, 2014) A mix of white, light pink and dark pink that self-sows in our yard every year. 2-4' tall
  • Cosmos sulphureus 'Lemon Bird' (G, 2014)
  • Coreopsis x hybrida 'Incredible' (G, 2014 - may not come true)
  • Delphinium sp. (G, 2014) tall, blue mix
  • Dianthus barbatus Sweet William (G, 2013)
  • Dianthus deltoids Maiden Pinks 'Brilliant' (G, 2013)
  • Digitalis lutea Straw Foxglove (G, 2014)
  • Echinacea purpurea (G, 2012 & 2013)
  • Gaillardia pulchella Blanket Flower (my aunt's 2012 or 2013 garden - not sure which year)
  • Hibiscus moscheutos Rose Mallow, Swamp Mallow (G, 2013) light pink, deep pink
  • Gaura lindheimeri (G, 2013)
  • Geum chiloense 'Blazing Sunset' (G, 2014)
  • Iris domestica formerly Belamcanda chinensis Blackberry Lily (G, 2013)
  • Knautia macedonia 'Melton Pastels' (G, 2014)
  • Lavatera trimestris Rose Mallow 'Loveliness Mix' (mix of pink and white) (G, 2013)
  • Lupinus texensis Texas Bluebonnet (G, 2014)
  • Lychnis coronaria Sny. Silene coronaria - Rose Campion 'Angel's Blush' (G, 2014)
  • Malva sylvestris Mallow, French Hollyhock (G, 2013)
  • Monarda fistulosa Wild Bergamot (C, 2013)
  • Nepeta transcaucasica Catmint 'Blue Infinity' a few seeds left (C, 2013)
  • Nicotiana sp. Flowering Tobcco (G, 2012 & 2013) Just a nice mix that self-sows around my garden every year.
  • Oenothera caespitosa Tufted Evening Primrose, Gumbo Evening Primrose (2011)
  • Oenothera macrocarpa Missouri Evening Primrose (G, 2013 & 2014 soon)
  • Oenothera pallida Pale Evening Primrose 'Innocence' (C, 2010)
  • Papaver orientale Oriental Poppy 'Princess Victoria Louise' (G, 2013 & 2014)
  • Papaver somniferum Opium Poppy single lavender (G, 2013 & 2014)
  • Penstemon strictus Rocky Mountain Penstemon (G, 2013)
  • Platycodon gradiflorus Balloon Flower mostly blue parents, a few white parents (G, 2012)
  • Polemonium caerulea Jacob's Ladder (G, 2014)
  • Salvia farinacea a nice purple-blue (G, 2013)
  • Salvia nemorosa blue flowers (friend's yard, 2013)
  • Salvia nemorosa 'Merleau Blue' (grows next to 'Merleau Pink') (G, 2013)
  • Salvia pratensis Meadow Sage might be 'Haematodes' (friend's yard, 2013) Note: I haven't discovered the secret to germinating these yet.
  • Talinum paniculatum Jewels of Opar 'Limon' (G, 2011 & 2012)
  • Viola cornuta 'Bowles Black' (G, 2010)

  • Veggies

  • Carrot
  • Saint Valery (G, 2013)

  • Herbs
  • Foeniculum vulgare Bronze Fennel (T, 2014)
  • Salvia oficinalis Culinary Sage (G, 2014)

  • Melon
  • Kazachka 2011 melons, Kazachka in the back (G, 2012)

  • Parsnip
  • Turga (G, 2013)

  • Pepper
  • At least 12 seeds per trade.
  • Note: Unless I specify otherwise, the pepper seeds from my garden are from unbagged fruits.

  • Ancient Sweets Ancient Sweets plant (sweet) (G, 2013) - These originally came from a trade. It looks like "Ancient Sweets" is a brand name (or something). I'm pleased with their performance and will grow them again.
  • Chinese 5-Color (spicy) (G, 2013)
  • Frank's (sweet) (G, 2013)
  • Guajillo (spicy) (G, 2013)
  • Jalapeno M (spicy) (G, 2013)
  • Jimmy Nardello (sweet) (G, 2013)
  • Miniature Red Bell (sweet) (G, 2013)
  • Picannte Calabrese (spicy) (G, 2013)
  • Sweet Mini (sweet) (G, 2013)
  • Tangerine Pimento (sweet) (G, 2013)

  • Kale
  • Red Russian (G, 2014)

  • Squash
  • Approximately 12 seeds per trade.
  • Note: Seeds from my garden are from hand-pollinated fruits.

  • Gill's Golden Pippen (G, 2010)
  • Winter Luxury Pie (G, 2010)

  • Tomatillo
  • Toma Verda (G, 2013)

  • Tomato
  • At least 12 seeds per trade.
  • Note: Unless I've commented otherwise, tomato seeds from my garden are from unbagged fruits.

  • Absinthe (G, 2011)
  • Aunt Ginny's Purple (G, 2011)
  • Beaverlodge 6808 Slicer (G, 2013)
  • Beefsteak (G, 2011)
  • Big Rainbow (G, 2011)
  • Black Mountain Pink (G, 2011)
  • Bloody Butcher ("Marko") (G, 2011)
  • Brianna (G, 2011)
  • Brown Berry (G, 2011)
  • Colorado Red (G, 2013)
  • County Agent (G, 2011)
  • Csikös Bötermö (G, 2011)
  • Egg Yolk (G, 2013)
  • Gill's All-Purpose (G, 2013)
  • Gogosha (G, 2011)
  • Heidi (G, partially isolated, 2010)
  • Japanese Black Trifele (G, 2013)
  • KBX (G, 2011)
  • Kimberly (G, 2011)
  • Lucky Cross (G, 2011)
  • Marglobe (G, 2011)
  • Medford (G, 2011)
  • Moravsky Div (G, 2011)
  • Mrs. Benson (G, 2011)
  • Opalka (G, 2013)
  • Oregon Spring (G, 2013)
  • Pineapple (G, 2011)
  • Red Alert (G, 2011)
  • Roma VF (G, 2011)
  • Romeo Roma (G, 2013)
  • Russian Bogatyr (G, 2011)
  • Rutgers (G, 2011)
  • Sandul Moldovan (G, 2011)
  • Stoney's Neighbor (G, 2010 & 2011) - This is a nice, dependable bicolor that came to me over the back fence without a name.
  • Striped Stuffer (G, 2010)
  • Stupice (G, 2013)
  • Super Marmande (G, 2011)
  • Wes (G, 2010)


Seeds I am looking for:

  • (2-8-2014)

  • Ornamentals

  • Since our house is pink, I tend to shy away from orange flowers. Other than that, I like pretty much everything! Flowers that feed the birds, bees and butterflies are a plus. So is anything with a nice fragrance. Thank you for looking!

  • Aconitum carmichaelli - Monkshood
  • Argemone hispida - Rough Prickly Poppy
  • Argemone platyceras - Prickly Poppy
  • Argemone sanguinea - Red Prickly Poppy
  • Asclepias asperula - Antelope Horns
  • Asclepias curassavica - Silky Milkweed, Tropical Milkweed
  • Asclepias tuberosa - hoping for yellow/gold tones rather than orange - red would be awesome, too :) Update: I broke down and ordered 'Hello Yellow.' If anyone has gathered seeds from a yellow plant, though, I'd love to try some. Thanks!
  • Other Asclepias species.
  • Berlandiera lyrata - Chocolate Daisy
  • Brugmansia - any you think could tolerate living in a large pot and spending the winter inside
  • Centaurea moschata - Cornflower/Bachelor's Buttons 'The Bride'
  • Cleome lutea - Yellow Bee Plant
  • Cleome serrulata - Rocky Mountain Bee Plant
  • Cobaea scandens - Cup & Saucer Vine
  • Delphinium - any, really think 'Dusky Maiden' is pretty; so is 'Cliveden Beauty'
  • Digitalis thapsi - Spanish Foxglove
  • Echium wildpretii - Tower of Jewels
  • Erythronium - Dog's Tooth Violet/Trout Lily - Any that might be hardy in Zone 5. I have E. pagoda.
  • Geissorhiza radians
  • Hunnemannia fumariifolia - Mexican Tulip
  • Ipomopsis rubra - Standing Cypress
  • Iris ensata - Japanese Iris, any!
  • Lupin elegans 'Dwarf Fairy Pink' or any other fragrant variety
  • Meconopsis grandis - Himalayan Poppy
  • Mimulus - Monkey Flower - any
  • Oenothera speciosa - Evening Primrose 'Pink Petticoats' or any pastel or yellow that smells nice
  • Penstemon - Beard Tongue - any perennial (zone 4/5) that I don't have (and I only have a few types)
  • Primula japonica 'Miller's Crimson' or any similar - Might have some coming :)
  • Primula polyantha 'Gold Laced'
  • Polygonum orientale - Variegated Kiss-Me-Over-the-Garden-Gate 'Shiro-Gane Nishiki'
  • Reseda odorata - Mignonette
  • Sandersonia aurantiaca
  • Scabious atropurpurea - Scabious - any you find fragrant
  • Scabious caucasica - (perennial) Scabious - any
  • Schizanthus - Butterfly Flower - any
  • Scutellaria baicalensis - Skullcap
  • Silene o. cardinalis - Catchfly 'Ruby Flax'
  • Verbena rigida - Rough Vervain
  • Viola koreana - Violet 'Sylettas'
  • Viola sororia - Wooly Blue Violet 'Freckles'
  • Most any perennial hardy in zone 4/5. I'm easily tempted :)



Plants I have to trade:

  • (1-24-2014)

  • Grape Cuttings
  • Canadice Seedless
  • Glenora Seedless


Plants I am looking for:

  • Grape cuttings from varieties that will survive in Zone 4/5. Would like seedless table varieties if possible.