10-inch impatiens plants are covered in blooms all season. This charming blush-pink bloom sports a cheery eye of deep rose, for a delightful effect in any setting from a mass planting to an overflowing tub or windowbox. Accent combines all the good qualities you expect from Impatiens: it’s stronger, earlier and longer to bloom, and super-floriferous, with huge 2 1/4-inch blooms all over neat, low-growing 10-inch impatiens plants. One of America’s absolute favorite Impatiens, it is versatile enough for beds, shady borders, and containers of all types.Accent begins blooming in early spring in the semi- to fully-shaded garden or container, and keeps coming all the way to frost! In southern areas, it has been known to overwinter. Also a fine houseplant, it is not too fussy about soil and is generally carefree and long-lasting! Blooms tend to increase as the season progresses. Pkt is 30 seeds.
Brilliant Orange Bells Add Zing to the Dinner Table! Blocky 4- by 4-inch fruits keep their firmness even when ripe! 70 days. Colorful, very heavy-yielding, and disease-resistant, Valencia is a workhorse of a sweet bell pepper! You’d never know it to look at the smooth, glossy, bright orange fruit. 4 inches long and wide, with a symmetrical shape and thick walls that keep their firmness even when ripe, they look like hot-house wonders instead of trouble-free garden standouts. The color adds appeal to salads, appetizer tray, and cooked dishes of all types, and the firm flesh makes Valencia a good choice for stuffing or slicing into rings. Abundant, delicious, and beautiful, Valencia has it all!Start seeds indoors or, in climate with short growing seasons, outdoors at least one week after last frost. If starting indoors, allow 7 to 10 weeks for the seeds to mature into seedlings large enough to transplant safely. Set seedlings (or thin direct-sown seedlings) 2 feet apart in full sun. If planting many seedlings,
Great heirloom tomato flavor combined with big hybrid tomato yields! Tomato Glory is a hybrid of two marvelous heirloom varieties, giving it the best of both worlds — that indescribably rich heirloom flavor PLUS hybrid vigor and heavy yields! The most exciting new Tomato to come along in a good while, it’s truly got it all!Each of these 11-ounce fruits is filled with soft, sweet, meaty flesh. The fruit is nicely rounded, with slightly rough shoulders and a good shape. If you love the delicate, juicy flavor of heirloom Tomatoes, Glory will delight you!And if you love the heavy yields and easy growth of modern Tomatoes, Glory’s got all that, too! These indeterminate vines reach 5 to 6 feet high and about 2 feet wide, continuously producing over a long midsummer season. No more piddly yields from heirlooms — Glory’s wonderfully fruitful!Start seeds indoors 5 to 6 weeks before the last frost date. Plant outdoors when danger of frost is past and night temperatures consistently remain above 55 degrees F. If an un
The Perfect Edible Ornamental! The fruit looks just like small pumpkins, but is packed with pure Delicata flavor. 100 days. Almost too pretty to eat, this Delicata Squash sets masses of small, pumpkin-like fruits with hard shells that keep them fresh for many weeks. Just 1 to 1 1/2 pounds each, they are filled with delectable flesh, and make excellent soup bowls and “shells” for stuffing. Go ahead, display a few in the centerpiece of your autumn table . . . then whack them up and eat them when you’re ready!Sweet Lightning is quick to mature, ready in just 100 days and absolutely stuffed with rich flavor. The hard shell of the fruit is creamy-orange and heavily grooved, with darker orange in the creases. The curved stem emerging from the top completes the pumpkin lookalike appearance. And you’ll get more fruit than you might expect, especially if you live in a warm climate, because this plant is tolerant of powdery mildew, setting heavy yields. Vigorous and healthy, it’s a trouble-free and very dependable perf
Grow it in Containers! Just 2 feet tall, this plant sets plenty of delicious fruit. 50 to 55 days. Compact enough to grow in containers, this Eggplant shows off its big blooms and beautiful fruits in style! Reaching 2 feet tall with good branching, Twinkle sets glossy oval fruit of deep plum-purple streaked with silver.But it’s more than an ornamental beauty. Twinkle’s fruit — best picked young, at 2 to 2 1/2 inches long) has superb flavor for frying, roasting, or sauteeing. And the plant is spineless, so you won’t scratch up your hands harvesting the fruit!Twinkle is ideal for today’s smaller gardens and patio, poolside, or porch. Non-gardening guests will marvel over the huge fruit this attractive plant sets, and you’ll keep your Eggplants out of the dirt and more free of bugs and other garden pests. Easy and attractive, Twinkle deserves a debut in your garden! Pkt is 15 seeds.
Exotic Flavor and Ornamental Blooms! This extra-large Basil sports purple blooms on sturdy, large-leaved plants. A 1997 AAS winner, Basil Thai Siam Queen is as gorgeous in the garden as it is delicious on the dinner plate! The sturdy stems support extra-large, 4-inch-long and 2-inch-wide bright green leaves. Clusters of short terminal racemes of purple flowers are borne on the very top of the plant for a highly ornamental effect.Basils are loaded with volatile oils, responsible for the heady aroma and strong flavor so essential to cooking. Thai Siam Queen is loaded with spicy flavor and aroma.Pick the leaves and use fresh or dried in tomato dishes, pasta sauces, vegetables and soups.You can also use it in the garden as a companion plant to repel aphids, mites and tomato hornworms.Grow in a rich, well-drained soil in full sun, where the plant will reach 30 to 40 inches tall. Pinch out growing tips to encourage bushier plants and to delay flowering. Pkt is 100 seeds. This product can be purchased in the followi
Incredible Spreading Habit and Two-Toned Blooms for Baskets or Beds! Apricot blooms with deep rose “eyes” bloom from May till frost! Charming rose-eyed blooms add a new dimension to the popular, high-performing Mediterranean series! These soft apricot blooms boast a broad, very bold center of deep rose, making them stand out beautifully in the garden or basket. And like all the Mediterraneans, Apricot Broadeye gives you a low, vigorously spreading habit — 2 to 2 1/2 feet per plant! — smothered in cheery 2-inch flowers from May till frost! Like all Vinca (also called Periwinkle), it blooms reliably through heat and drought, making it a great choice for edging the driveway or setting out on the blazing-hot patio. These 5- to 6-inch-tall plants offer lush foliage as well, filling hanging baskets and windowboxes with color even when not in bloom, and covering ground beautifully.Sun-loving and trouble-free, Mediterranean offers maximum color and coverage for minimal effort! Space 24 inches apart. Pkt is 50 seeds
Prepare for an Avalanche of Hot Magenta Blossoms! Blooms early, stays late, and flowers from the center, not the ends, of the stems! Avalanche buries the competition with floriferous, early-blooming plants that always look fresh, thanks to an innovative growth pattern that sets blooms from the center instead of the end of the stems. (No more “flat-topped” baskets!) As if this weren’t enough, its flowers are a hot pink so vivid you may just need sunglasses!An entirely new color in spreading Petunias, this neon-magenta is so vivid you’ll be able to see it in a hanging basket or windowbox from way down the street! And the flowers won’t fade in the sun or darken into brown. Easy to grow from seed, they arise in just 1 to 2 months from sowing!Particularly effective in wet weather, Avalanche shakes off the elements and keeps on spreading and blooming! Eventually reaching 6 ro 8 inches high and 3 to 5 feet wide, it just keeps turning out 2- to 2 1/2-inch blooms, for fresh blooms over a very long season. Tough enough
Lush, Cascading Lobelia Plants with a Riot of Bright Blue! Masses of bright blue lobelia blooms tumble over the sides of hanging baskets and spill over walls and container edges with this ultra-floriferous Lobelia! Very lush and well-branched, these low plants just keep bearing more and more gorgeous 1/2-inch blooms all season long!Great for the cool-season garden, these plants reach 5 to 9 inches tall and 4 to 6 inches wide, with a neat, rounded habit that never looks sprawling or overgrown. Superb for containers of all types as well as the garden, Fountain Blue is tolerant of full sun to part shade. Pkt is 100 seeds.
A Neat Little Cushion of Lavender-Blue! Perfectly mound-shaped plants are covered in bright daisies! Blue is a rare color in the garden at any time, but in late summer, when all the summer annuals are fading and the fall color hasn’t yet got started, it is nothing short of amazing. And with this astonishing new Heteropappus, you not only get blooms, you get blanketed in bright color that resists rough weather beautifully, well into fall!These charming daisies completely hide the foliage, forming a solid dome of cool color that looks splendid alongside annual Mums such as dazzling Coconut Ice. Intermediate and tall Snapdragons are a fine backdrop to its powdery blue tones — try the red-and-white bicolor Night and Day or the majestic Rocket Golden.You simply cannot find a more floriferous, nicely-shaped, weather-tolerant, long-blooming annual for late summer and fall! Just 12 inches tall and 18 inches wide, it is a nice size for border or bed, and would make a stunning container plant for the patio.Sow seeds i
Nutritious and Delicious! Tangy and Sour — and High in Oxalic Acid 120 days. Garden Sorrel is one of the best pot herbs, with a tangy, even slightly sour bite. Nutritious and palate-cleansing at once, it is a gourmet herb every garden deserves.Reaching 16 to 24 inches high and 15 to 18 inches wide, this plant sports large, arrow-shaped leaves that can be picked individually from spring through fall. High in oxalic acid, it thrives in full sun to part shade and deep, rich soil. Great for containers, too! Zones 3-9. Pkt is 100 seeds. This product can be purchased in the following collection: Herb Garden Collection (90359)
The Best Heirloom Tomato Mix Ever! Contains Tomato Aunt Ruby’s German Green, Tomato Dixie Golden Giant, Tomato Black from Tula, Tomato Brandywine Red, Tomato Big Rainbow, and Tomato Cherokee Purple. This is simply the best mix of heirloom varieties I’ve ever seen! You get 6 truly unusual and interesting varieties, all distinctively different, for one low price! If you love the fascinating forms and rich, full flavor of heirloom Tomatoes, this is the mix you MUST grow!Aunt Ruby’s German Green (85-90 days) is a large beefsteak on indeterminate vines. When fully ripe it will be a light green color with a tint of yellow and a faint pink blush. The fruit is 12 to 16 ounces, very sweet and spicy with a succulent bite like no other. Big Rainbow (80-102 days) is an indeterminate variety hailing from Pol County, Minnesota. The 6-foot plants sport enormous, heavily ribbed fruits of gold with streaks of red, not only on the skin but right through the flesh, too, for terrific plate appeal. These gigantic Tomatoes weigh i