[gardeners] Seeds available

Cynthia Mayeaux (gardeners@globalgarden.com)
Sat, 17 Oct 1998 12:29:23 -0400

Seeds I have right now, as of October 1998.  Will trade, or send without
trade (send SASE), contact me at cmayeaux@traverse.com
Any instructions or growing characteristics are based on being grown in my
Great Lakes zone 4b/5a (Sunset 41) area.

 Anthemis tinctoria (golden marguerite) - Easy to grow, reseeds itself.
Yellow daisylike flower excellent for cutting or drying.  Perennial.
 Carrot, Thumbelina.
 Centaurea (bachelor buttons) - vibrant blue annual.
 Cleome - Annual, light pink.
 Cosmos bippinatus - Mixed pink, magenta, white, annual.  These are some
of my favorite flowers, they bloom and bloom and bloom.
 Datura - White, annual.
 Dianthus (maiden pinks) - Very easy to grow.  Low growing, pink flowers,
perennial.
 Gailardia - all yellow perennial wildflower, blooms second year.
 Helichrysum (strawflower) - Annual.
 Hyssopus officinalis (Hyssop) - Perennial herb, gets purple flower stalks.
 Malva alcea (Hollyhock Mallow) - Very easy to grow perennial.
 Marigold - Tall (1 ft.) orange or yellow (mixed up seeds) annual.
 Melampodium (orange cosmos) - Vivid orange annual.  Looks great with
blues.  Another of my favorite annuals.
 Monarda - Purple, I've never tried to grow these from seed.  Perennial.
 Muscari (grape hyacinth) - Never tried these from seed, probably takes as
couple of years to get a bloom, want to try?
 Nicotiana alata (flowering tobacco) - White night bloomer with a powerful
scent.  Annual, reseeds.
 Nigella (love-in-the-mist) - Annual, light blue flowers, threadlike
foliage.  Purple and green seed pod forms and is great for dried crafts.
Will reseed itself.
 Petunia - pink or purple (mixed up seeds) annual.
 Pole Beans, Kentucky Blue
 Pole Beans, Purple Peacock
 Pyrethrum (painted daisy) - I haven't tried these seeds.
 Radish mix - Revosa/Easter Egg/Cherry Belle.
 Rudbeckia goldstrum (black-eyed susan) - deep red-bronze and yellow
perennial (I plant in spring and have blossoms in late summer until first
snow.
 Scabiosa (blue mist) - I've never tried to grow these from seed but
collected anyway.  Perennial.
 Swiss Chard, Bright Lights.
 Zinnia - Mixed colors, annual.

If you have a group or organization needing large amounts, let me know...
I'm a compulsive seed saver.

Cynthia

**Womyn Who Moves Mountains-Little Finger Of Michigan**
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