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Purple Coneflower

Full sun to part shade

(Echinacea)
A well-behaved plant with bold six-inch wide, magenta-rose flowers; petals are horizontal, not pendulous. Attracts butterflies; perfect for the informal, nature-inspired garden. Excellent cut flower. Perennial.

Milkweed

Full sun

(Tuberosa & Incarnata)
Large, vanilla-scented flower clusters rise up among the long, lush leaves all summer long. Tolerates swampy, boggy conditions. An herbaceous perennial.

St. John’s Wort

Full sun to part shade

(Hypericum Prolificum)
Mass or group in the shrub border or native plant garden. Can be grown as a hedge. Also useful for stabilizing embankments.

Calamint

Full sun

(Clinopodium Arkansanum)
The clouds of tiny flowers that cover calamintha plants in summer and fall attract butterflies and hummingbirds to the garden.

Shining Blue Star

Full sun to part shade

(Amsonia Illustris)
Clusters of powder-blue star-shaped flowers enhance finely textured bright green foliage. Use in sunny mixed borders, woodland gardens or mass plantings.

Threadleaf Coreopsis

Full sun

This is a native, tolerates poor rocky soil & heat, with a long blooming season of June to September.

Jericho Romaine Lettuce

Full sun to part shade

Attractive, bright light green for baby leaf. Fast-growing with thin petioles and leaves. Sometimes grown as a full-size head.

Nancy Butterhead Lettuce

Full sun to part shade

The medium green leaves are unusually thick and crisp, so the head is sturdy and holds well.

Win Win Bok Choy

Full sun to part shade

This white-stem, vase-shaped pac choi is bulky and uniform. 10-12″ tall. Similar to Joi Choi, just a little smaller and more compact.

New Red Fire Lettuce

Full sun to part shade

New Red Fire is relatively slow, but produces uniform, heavy heads of well-colored, frilly leaves

Crispino Iceberg Lettuce

Full sun to part shade

Medium-size, glossy green, firm heads. More uniform and less susceptible to twisted leaves than most iceberg varieties. High percentage of perfect heads, even when grown in less than ideal, warm and humid conditions.

Dragoon Romaine Lettuce

Full sun to part shade

Compact and uniform. Leaves are thick and have an excellent, crisp texture. Heads are very dense, hold well in the field, and can be attractively marketed with mini red romaines. Bolting and tip burn tolerant.

Arugula Esme

Full sun to part shade

Similar to Surrey, but with a much rounder oakleaf. Also has an attractive, three-dimensional texture which allows for more air pockets in bagged salad mix.

Farao Cabbage

Full sun to part shade

Attractive deep green, 3-lb. heads are filled with tender, thin, crisp, peppery-sweet leaves. Holds well in the field and is slow to split.

Red Giant Mustard

Full sun to part shade

Popular “red” mustard from Japan. Large, purple-tinted leaves. Mild mustard flavor.

Rubicon Chinese Cabbage

Full sun to part shade

Full-size for cooking and kimchee.  Blemish-free, deep green leaves and broad, white ribs with a creamy yellow, blanched interior. The flavor is sweet, tangy, juicy, and delicious! Slow bolting.

Prize Choy Bok Choy

Full sun to part shade

Elegant vase-like shape, medium thick white stems and smooth, mild flavor.  Prefers cool weather, but is slow to bolt in heat.

Baby Choi Bok Choy

Full sun to part shade

This ancient, Asian green, also called pak choi, is just as excellent in a stir fry as in a marinated salad. Plants are ideal for growing in containers, make a pretty addition to mixed containers, and resist bolting.

Butterhead Buttercrunch Lettuce

Full sun to part shade

‘Buttercrunch’ is a vigorous grower with a creamy yellow interior, buttery flavor and melt-in-your-mouth texture.  Small heads are perfect for a single-serve salad. The compact size makes it a good container variety, and it’s also attractive in the flower-garden border.

Breen Romaine Lettuce

Full sun to part shade

True compact mini red romaine.  The short plant averages 8″ tall and is very slow to become oversized. Color is a medium bronze red. Though best for mini heads, it can also be used as a medium red baby leaf

Champion Collards

Full sun to part shade

Slow-bolting Vates selection.  Selected from the popular Vates variety for a more compact plant. Same rich, dark-green color with long, broad, wavy, tender leaves.

Lacinato Kale

Full sun to part shade

Unique blue-green savoyed leaves on extremely vigorous plants.One of our most tender kale varieties; ideal for raw kale salads and soups. Leaves are very dark blue-green and heavily savoyed, sweetening with each frost.

Nash’s Green Kale

Full sun to part shade

Vigorous and productive green curly type perfect for fall and winter crops.
Stout, strong plants packed with curly leaves;  high-yield. Produces late into the season with minimal leaf yellowing; ideal for overwintering from June plantings.

Bright Lights Swiss Chard

Full sun to part shade

The gold standard for multicolored Swiss chard. Lightly savoyed green or bronze leaves with stems of gold, pink, orange, purple, red, and white with bright and pastel variations. Consistent growth rate and strong bolt resistance.

De Cicco Broccoli

Full sun to part shade

Favorite multi-cut Italian variety.  A traditional Italian heirloom variety producing small, avg. 3–4″ main heads projected well above the foliage followed by a large yield of side-shoot spears. Nonuniform in maturity, resulting in a long harvest period.

Green Magic Broccoli

Full sun to part shade

Excellent heat tolerance. Heads are smooth, well-domed, and very attractive. Extremely uniform in maturity. Similar to Gypsy, but with a smaller plant, smoother heads, and better uniformity. For summer harvest.

Ruby Perfection Cabbage

Full sun to part shade

Fancy fall-storage red.  The #1 mid-late red cabbage. The heads are medium-sized and dense with a uniform high-round shape and good wrapper leaves. Good field-holding ability.

Snow Crown Cauliflower

Full sun to part shade

Extra early and adaptable. This hybrid shows unusual seedling vigor. Good quality, medium-size heads whether harvested in summer or fall. Good tolerance to moderate fall frost (25–32°F)

Pluto Basil

Full sun

Mojito Mint

Full sun to part shade

(Mentha x Villosa)
This spectacular culinary herb provides the distinct, aromatic and complex taste to the celebrated beverage. Don’t let the name fool you, however, as the leaves may be used fresh or dried in a bevy of dishes and drinks from around the world.

Arp Rosemary

Full sun

Rosemary is a fabulous aromatic herb for arid gardens. It is a beautiful foundation shrub that provides year around coverage of utilities and footings.

Phenomenal Lavender

Full sun

(Lavandula x Intermedia)
Elegant, sweetly fragrant mounds of silver foliage yield purple-blue flower spikes with outstanding ornamental and edible qualities. 

Sorrel

Full sun to part shade

(Rumex acetosa)
Upright, bright green leaves have exquisite deep red veins. A colorful and unique addition to perennial borders and mixed container plantings. Herbaceous.

Blackberry

Full sun

(Rubus)
Large, firm, sweet berries are bursting with flavor. Thornlesss, sturdy canes produce 2-4 quarts of glossy, juicy blackberries.

Fig

Full sun

(Ficus Carica)
An attractive deciduous tree with an intriguing winter silhouette. Produces very tasty, brownish purple fruit in late spring and again in late summer.

Santa rosa plum

Full sun

Elberta Peach

Full sun

(Prunus Persica)
Most popular of all peaches. This yellow freestone is juicy, ideal for eating, canning and freezing.

Bountiful Blueberries

Full sun

(Vaccinium Corymbosum)
An award winning variety with the bluest of foliage! Pink-blushed flowers produce a big crop of large, sweet, juicy berries on a compact, mounded shrub. 

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