A selection of Nicole's favorite seeds for a cut flower garden, in art packs that make great gifts. The varieties selected will bloom at different times throughout the season, ensuring you always have something to bring inside. Seeds cultivated and packaged in the Hudson Valley.
Sunflower Surprise: A sunny mix of sunflowers in varying heights and hues. Art pack, 100 seeds. This mix is a refinement of the same idea, featuring a range of colors and heights that will provide sunny blooms all season long. 10 to 14 days to germination.100 days to maturity.
Glorious Gleam Nasturtium: Sparkling jewel-hued edible flowers adorn 3-foot long trailing vines. Art pack, 25 seeds. 5-14 days to germination. 60 days to maturity.
Velvet Queen Sunflower: Maroon blooms add a splash of royal air to any garden landscape. Art pack, 100 seeds. The deep velvet luster of this sunflower is fit for a queen. 10 to 14 days to germination.100 days to maturity.
Seashell Cosmos: Lean in close and you just might hear the ocean! Art pack, 75 seeds. Grows very bushy and tall; perfect in corners or middle placement in gardens. Easy to grow and very nice, though short-lived as a cut flower. 5-10 days to germination. 75 days to maturity.
Edible Flower Mix: Contains arugula, nasturtiums, dianthus, signet marigolds, borage, and more. Art pack, 250 seeds. Sow again mid-season for a second wave of edible blooms in late summer and early fall. 7-10 days to germination. 45-100 days to maturity.
Flashback Calendula: Contemporary heirlooms. Art pack, 200 seeds. We're sure that this mix, which we will continue to re-select over time, as well as Frank's many other introductions, will become contemporary heirlooms. 60 days to maturity.
Strawflower Mix: As its name suggests, its blooms are straw-like: crisp, papery, and sturdy, dried looking almost the same as fresh. Bring the colors of summer into your home to keep your gardening dreams alive all winter. Art pack, 250 seeds. 7 to 10 days to germination. 85 days to maturity.
Multi-hued Yarrow: Blooms all summer and into fall the year after planting. Easy to grow by direct seed in any soil and loves full sun. Let a little wild into your garden with this pretty and petite flower in a mix of colors! Art pack, 200 seeds. In addition to being food and habitat for native insects, yarrow makes beautiful and long-lasting cut flowers and the plants have many traditional medicinal uses. 400 days to maturity.
Pollinator Petal Patch: Provide refuge for pollinators! Art pack, 500 seeds. His beckoning mix contains pollinator beacons of: New England aster, plains coreopsis, penstemon, Indian blanket, evening primrose, wild bergamot, milkweed, and Ohio spiderwort. 5 - 25 days to germination. 75 - 365 days to maturity.
Basil Bouquet: Beautiful and delicious arrangement of Genovese, lemon, cinnamon, purple, and Thai basils. Art pack, 250 seeds. 7 to 10 days to germination. 60 days to maturity.
Northern Lights Linaria: Darling sprays of pastel flowers. Space close for an aura of colors. Art pack, 250 seeds. The glowing colors inspired a whole new level of naming, taking it from the earthy landscape of toads up into the heavens and the colors of the northern lights. 5-10 days to germination. 65 days to maturity.
Tiger Paw Aster: Stunning flower for the garden or a vase. Art pack, 100 seeds. Like all china asters, this makes a great cut flower. Blooms reach 24" in height and 4" in diameter at maturity-highly dramatic! 10 to 14 days to germination. 80 days to maturity.
Snapdragon Mix: Put some more snap into your garden! Art pack, 250 seeds. In the garden, these billowy, elegant flowers are a beautiful sight to behold, and the tall, lofty stems make them ideal for cutting. 5-10 days to germination. 90 days to maturity.
Coral Fountain Amaranth: In the garden, these billowy, elegant flowers are a beautiful sight to behold, and the tall, lofty stems make them ideal for cutting. 5-10 days to germination. 90 days to maturity.
Echinacea: Hedgehogs, pollinators, and immune boosters. Art pack, 50 seeds. Echinacea's distinct purple hue and drooping petals have made it a well-loved ornamental with the bonus of attracting and feeding important native pollinators. 110 days to maturity.
Borage: A beautiful blue bloom is edible & loveable. Art pack, 100 seeds. Borage's gray-green foliage is festooned with small, bright flowers, which can be used to decorate cakes, salads, & drinks. It also has medicinal properties & attracts beneficial insects. 7-14 days to germination. 50 days to maturity.
Marigold Medley: Bring your garden to life with this mix of festive marigolds. Art pack, 100 seeds. Look closely at the art on this pack and you can see the celebration of life and death which plays out in our gardens every year. 5-10 days to germination. 60-80 days to maturity.