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Seeds I have to trade:

  • (2-8-2014)
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Ornamentals
  • Please note: Flowers from my garden are open-pollinated, and the bees are busy :)
  • Ageratum houstonianum Floss Flower 'Blue Mink' (G, 2011) Lots of chaff but lots of mature seeds, too.
  • Aquilegia sp. Columbine Mix (T)
  • Aquilegia alpina Alpine Columbine (C, 2012)
  • Aquilegia caerulea Rocky Mountain Columbine (G, 2013)
  • Aquilegia vulgaris 'Magpie' (T, 2012)
  • Asclepias incarnata Swamp Milkweed, Red Milkweed, Butterfly Weed (G, 2013)
  • Aurinia saxatilis Basket of Gold (G, 2013)
  • Baptisia sphaerocarpa Yellow Baptisia, False Yellow Indigo (T, 2014 - The ones I sowed are coming up.)
  • Callistephus chinensis China Aster 'Lilliput Blue Moon' (G, 2011) - Lots of chaff with these, but there are lots of mature seeds.
  • Campsis radicans Trumpet Vine (T)
  • Canna sp. orange or red flowers (G, 2013)
  • Dianthus barbatus Sweet William (G, 2013) These are from an isolated plant whose blossoms aged from palest pink to a fairly dark red. It grew about 24" high and 20" wide.
  • Dianthus deltoids Maiden Pinks 'Brilliant' (G, 2013)
  • Echinacea purpurea (G, 2012 & 2013)
  • Gaillardia pulchella Blanket Flower (my aunt's 2012 or 2013 garden - not sure which year)
  • Helicrysum bracteatum Strawflower 'Tall Double Mix' (C, 2011 & G, 2012 with lots of chaff - let me know your preference)
  • Helianthus tuberosus Jerusalem Artichoke, Sunchoke (T, 2010)
  • Hibiscus moscheutos Rose Mallow, Swamp Mallow (G, 2013) light pink, deep pink
  • Gaura lindheimeri (probably) (G, 2013)
  • Iris domestica formerly Belamcanda chinensis Blackberry Lily (G, 2013)
  • Lavatera trimestris Rose Mallow 'Loveliness Mix' (mix of pink and white) (G, 2013)
  • Lychnis coronaria Sny. Silene coronaria - Rose Campion 'Angel's Blush' (T, 2010)
  • 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)
  • Oenothera pallida Pale Evening Primrose 'Innocence' (C, 2010)
  • Papaver orientale Oriental Poppy 'Princess Victoria Louise' (G, 2013)
  • Papaver somniferum Opium Poppy single lavender (G, 2013)
  • Penstemon x mexicali 'Pike's Peak Purple' (G, 2013)
  • Penstemon strictus Rocky Mountain Penstemon (G, 2013)
  • Platycodon gradiflorus Balloon Flower mostly blue parents, a few white parents (G, 2012)
  • 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 nemorosa 'Merleau Pink' (grows next to 'Merleau Blue') just a few of these (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)

  • 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)

  • 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.