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Seeds I have to trade:

  • 2012 - Everything below is out of date!
  • (Plants for fall swaps 2009
  • Chelone (1) - pink Turtlehead - if it survives the transplanting.
  • Pinellia - Green Dragon - cute plant with it's little tails. Not sure of the cultivar, but it has not been invasive at all. Has spread maybe 2 feet in 5+ years.
  • Sedums - various
  • Still working on this, more later!
  • 2009 SWAPS
  • Plants/Bulbs I'm looking for.......
  • Bulbs - spring/summer blooming
  • Bulbs - fall crocus
  • Camellia - tea type
  • Iris ungucularis (winter blooming)
  • Oxydendrum arboreum - Sourwood Tree (aka sorrel tree)
  • Salvia perberula (rosebud salvia)
  • Also into....
  • winter bloomers
  • natives
  • unusual edibles
  • drought tolerant



Seeds I am looking for:

  • Heirloom tomato
  • hot peppers
  • Armenian cucumbers
  • winter veggies for the greenhouse
  • Baby Bear Pumpkin
  • Longkeeper Tomato
  • Burmese Okra
  • Harlow's Homestead Okra
  • Vietnamese Red Amaranth
  • Tiger Eye Amaranth
  • Early Wonder Beetroot
  • Rice Pea and/or Jet Black Rice Pea


Plants I have to trade:

  • Abutilon megapotamicum - cuttings
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  • Aloe - regular
  • Allium schoenoprasum - Chives - bulbs
  • Allium tuberosum - Garlic Chives - bulbs
  • Bronze Fennel - out
  • Brugmansia - out
  • Camellia 'Lady VanSant' (sp?) - cuttings - I've had no luck rooting these.
  • Camellia - same bush
  • Coleus 'Big Red' - out
  • Coleus 'Pink Ruffles' - out
  • Coleus 'Saturn' - out
  • Crassula - Jade - rooted
  • Crassula - Hobbit Jade - rooted
  • Crocosmia - orange
  • Delosperma - pink ice plant
  • Epiphyllum strictum - *Special Trade* - rooted
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  • Hedychium coronarium - White Butterfly Ginger
  • Hibicus acetosella 'Haight Ashbury'
  • Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket
  • Hylocereus undatus (2) Special Trades
  • Hypericum calycinum - St John's wort
  • Huernia schniederiana - Monkey Tail Plant - has a very deep/dark red bloom. Houseplant
  • Huernia schniederiana
  • Hemerocallis fulva - passalong - old orange daylilies
  • Iris
  • ...Miniature Black (med. purple) Iris. This is an old family passalong.
  • ...Cristata
  • Lamium
  • Lemon Balm/Mint
  • Manihot grahamii - Hardy Tapioca (1)
  • Optunia - spineless prickley pear cactus - no spines but does have the small hairs called glochids
  • Spinelss Prickley Pear-  new pads
  • Rhipsalis puniceo-discus - Irish Spaghetti (out)
  • Rhipsalis salicomiodes - Bottle Plant/Drunkard's Dream
  • Salvia -
  • Spirea prunifolia - Bridal Wreath Shrub - old passalong, Not the same as Vanhouttei. - cuttings
  • Spirea in the spring 3/31/07
  • Spiraea x vanhouttei - Van Houtte Spirea - cuttings
  • Syngonium 'Maya Red' - 2 rooted
  • Thyme - creeping
  • ~~~~~~~~~~~~Special Trades~~~~~~~~~~~~
  • Cryptocereus anthonyanus (aka Selenicereus anthonyanus)- Rickrack/ZigZag cactus orchid/houseplant - Special Trade - rooted
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  • Hedychium coccinium - 'Tara' Ginger Lily (out)
  • Tara closeup
  • Drought has done a number on EE's so they're not looking good for swaps this year.
  • Elephant Ears (for other named EE's I'm looking for)
  • Colocasia esculenta 'Chicago Harlequin' (out)
  • Colocasia esculenta 'Fontanesii' - Black Stem - 1
  • Xanthosoma jeoquinii (out)
  • BANANA'S - both of these are very hardy. I even saved the stem of the basjoo with wrapping (burlap, bubble wrap & a tarp) last fall and got a head start on this years growth. It was trying to leaf out when we uncovered it.
  • ...Musa Basjoo
  • Hylocereus undatus - Dragon Fruit (2) rooted
  • BRUGMANSIA
  • ....several named and un-named rooted cuttings, just ask
  • ......Babies not for trade at this time......
  • This is just a list for my own benefit and are new plants, not yet big enough to start cutting or dividing for trades.
  • INDOORS
  • Aloe x nobilis
  • Aloe zinibirica/zanzibarica - Tiger Aloe
  • EPIPHYLLUMS
  • Epiphyllum NONAMES
  • One red 9/02
  • One night blooming 9/02
  • ***New EPI Babies***
  • SPECIES
  • Cryptocereus anthonyanus (aka Selenicereus anthonyanus) 5/05
  • Disocactus macranthus 6/05
  • Disocactus nelsonii
  • Epiphyllum oxypetalum 12/04
  • Epiphyllum strictum
  • Hylocereus undatus 6/05
  • HYBRIDS
  • Ackermanii 1/05
  • Andromeda 2
  • American Sweetheart "L" 5/05
  • Andromeda 5/05
  • *Argus 2 5/05
  • Bayou Belle "L" 5/05 (1st cut - D)
  • Bertha Talbot Loose "L" 5/05 (1st cut - D)
  • Birthday Wish 6/05
  • *Brandish 2 10/05 (1st cut - V)
  • Bumpkin
  • Clarence Wright/William
  • Conway's Giant "L" 6/05
  • Coral Mist 6/05
  • Creme de Menthe 6/05
  • Daisy Dean 10/04
  • Farewell 6/05
  • First Prom 6/05
  • Frosty Lime 10/08 (Fran)
  • Guatamalense
  • Hasina 10/04
  • Jamboree "L" 6/05
  • *Jan Killian 6/05
  • *King Midas 6/05
  • La Bella 6/05
  • Million Dollar Red 5/05
  • Newland, NC
  • Orange Icing "L" 1/05
  • Padre
  • Pegasus
  • Peggy Williams
  • Persian Lilac 1/05
  • Pink Plumes 5/05 (1st cut - V)
  • Pink Rosebud 2 6/05
  • Quest For Fire "L" 5/05
  • *Raspberry Ribbon 10/04
  • Rose Queen 6/05
  • *Ruth Wallace 10/04
  • Summer Fairy (mini) 5/05
  • Sunset Serenade "L" 1/05
  • Tarantula 6/05
  • Tassel "L" 5/05
  • Thomasina (sp)
  • Tucker 6/05
  • Vern Hettinger
  • White Supreme
  • Wild Ginger 6/05
  • Winston
  • Yesterday's Memories* 6/05
  • Zorina 10/04
  • Danny Unkwn... 10/04


Plants I am looking for:

  • I'd like to try my hand at any palms hardy to my Zone 7a. From what I've read that would be some of the Sabal or Windmill palms. One I have listed below is the Trachycarpus takil (Kumaon Palm). Also love any Elephant Ears or Hedychiums I don't have.

  • Looking for a local place to pick up horse or chicken manure. Can always use large rocks too.

  • ******ELEPHANT EARS/TARO******
  • Especially want the types that are hardy with a good mulching in our zone 7a. I like ZONE pushing! Still looking for the ones in BOLD
  • Alocasia aurea 'Mystic'
  • Alocasia cucullata 'Hooded Dwarf EE' - Have
  • Alocasia macrorrhizos variegata 'Alba' Giant Upright
  • Alocasia metallica plumbae
  • Alocasia odora
  • Alocasia esculenta 'Sinuata'
  • Alocasia wentii 'New Guinea Shield'
  • Colocasia affinis
  • Colocasia antiquorum 'Illustris' (Imperial Taro) - Have
  • Colocasia esculenta 'Black Magic'
  • Colocasia esculenta 'Black Runner'
  • Colocasia esculenta 'Burgundy Stem'
  • Colocasia esculenta 'Chicago Harlequin' - Have
  • Colocasia esculenta 'Elepaio' - Have if it survives this winter!
  • Colocasia esculenta 'Fontanesii'-'Black Stem' - Have
  • Colocasia esculenta 'Red Stem'
  • Colocasia esculenta 'Ruffles'
  • Colocasia nancyana 'Nancy's Revenge'
  • Colocasia fallax 'Silver Leaf Taro'
  • Colocasia esculenta 'Tea Cup'
  • Remusatia vivipara 'Hitchhiker Elephant Ear' - Have
  • Xanthosoma albo marginata
  • Xanthosoma atrovirens albo marginata 'Mickey Mouse'
  • Xanthosoma jeoquinii lineatum
  • Xanthosome lindenii 'Magnificum'
  • Xanthosoma robusta
  • Xanthosoma sagittifolium
  • Xanthosoma violaceum

  • Camassia cusickii - pale blue
  • Camassia quamash - violet blue
  • Clematis - Betty Corning - or other blue frangrant clematis

  • Cornus alba 'Elegantissima'
  • Cycas panzhihuaensis - hardy cycas
  • Dicentra 'Aurora' - white
  • Dicentra eximia 'Dolly Sods'
  • Dicentra scandens - Climbing Yellow Bleeding Heart
  • Ferns - named ones
  • Davallia mariesii 'Korea Rocks' (Hardy Rabbit's Foot Fern)

  • ******GINGERS****** Tropical
  • WANT...................
  • Alpinia zerumbet variegata
  • Alpinia japonica
  • Costus speciosus - crepe ginger -
  • Costus dubius (Amazonica) Variegatus
  • Hedychium coccineum 'Flaming Torch
  • Hedychium 'Daniel Weeks'
  • Hedychium greenii
  • Hedychium 'Luna Moth'
  • Hedychium 'Pink V'
  • Hedychium 'Tropic Bird'
  • Hedychium flavum
  • ZINGIBER Zerumbet Darceyi
  • ........or any hardy to zone 7 that I don't have.
  • HAVE...................
  • ...Curcuma petiolata 'Emperor' - 24" yellow and white
  • ...Hedychium coccinium - (Angustifoilium) - orange
  • ...Hedychium coccineum - 'Disney' - Lost
  • ...Hedychium coccinium - 'Tara' Red Ginger Lily
  • ...Hedychium coronarium - White Butterfly Ginger
  • ...Hedychium - 'Anne Bishop' gold - Lost
  • ...Hedychium - 'Elizabeth' - Lost
  • ...Hedychium - 'Dr Moy'
  • ...Hedychium - 'Peach Delight' - Lost
  • ...Hedychium - 'Pink Flame
  • ...Hedychium - 'Tahitian Flame'
  • ...Hedychium - 'Thai Savannah'

  • Gladiola - *ATOM*
  • Hippeastrum 'Ackermanii' (Ackerman's Amaryllis)
  • Hippeastrum 'San Antonio Rose' (Hardy Amaryllis)
  • HippeastHymenocallis eulae (Spider Lily)
  • Hymenocallis 'Sulfur Queen' (Sulfur Queen Spider Lily)
  • Hymenocallis harrisiana (St. Nicholas Star Spider Lily)- Have
  • Hymenocallis 'Tropical Giant' (Tropical Giant Spider Lily)
  • Iris hexagona
  • Iris japonica 'Eco Easter'
  • Iris ungucularis (winter blooming)
  • Lilacs - Named ones or at least ones that do well in the south
  • Oriental Lilies - Casa Blanca or others
  • SALVIAS
  • 'California Sunset'
  • 'Fuji Snow'
  • .Furman's Red'
  • 'Indigo Spires'
  • 'Peach Flower'
  • 'Red Neck Girl'
  • 'San Isidro Moon'
  • 'Silke's Dream'
  • 'Teresa'
  • 'Vatican City'
  • 'Wild Watermelon'
  • S. leucantha
  • S. azurea 'Nekan' (Pitcher Sage)
  • Trachycarpus fortunei
  • Trachycarpus takil (Kumaon Palm)

  • Zephyranthes
  • ...Apricot Queen
  • ...atamasco (Atamasco Lily)
  • ...Big Dude
  • ...Citrina - yellow
  • ...grandiflora - Have
  • ...Paul Niemi
  • ...Sunset Strain

  • H E R B S
  • Arnica Chamissonis
  • Arnica montana
  • Ceanothus americanus - New Jersey Tea
  • Gaultheria procumbens -Wintergreen/Teaberry/Checkerberry
  • Glycyrrhiza glabra - Licorice
  • Hawthorn - Crategnus oxyacantha
  • Leonurus cardiaca - American Motherwort
  • Lobelia inflata
  • Nigella sativa - Nutmeg Plant
  • Panax quinquefolium L. - Ginseng American
  • Scutellaria lateriflora (Virgina Skullcap)
  • Tussilago farfara - Coltsfoot
  • winter bloomers.
  • Non-Plant Wants
  • Old watering cans, leaky is ok
  • old washtubs, leaky is ok
  • Small and Medium sized pots!!
  • Inflatable bed w/a pump?
  • Yarn
  • Yard Art
  • Camping gear - yes a new adventure!
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