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Annual and Perennial Varieties of Quality Flower Garden Seeds for growing areas in large and small home gardens, condo's, patio and rooftop flower gardens, container gardening, community and organic gardens too...!!!

Pacific Beauty Calendula, Mixed Colors California Poppy, Single Mixed Colors Canterbury Bells, Dwarf Fairy Candytuft, Chabaud's Mixed Colors Carnation, Cristata Dwarf Mixed and Pampas Plume Celosia (Cockscomb), Chinese Lantern, Chrysanthemum (Ox-Eye Daisy, Field Daisy), McKana's Giants Columbine, Rainbow Mixed Colors Coleus, and Lanceolata Coreopsis Flower Garden Seed


Hart's Pacific Beauty Calendula Flower Seed
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Pacific Beauty Mixed Colors CALENDULA Flower Seed
Stock #: HSF6013     Price: $1.99
Annual -- Height 18 inches (Pot Marigold)

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This heat resistant variety of Calendula bears extra large blooms that are graceful and less formal than the regular strains. This variety of Calendula has longer and straighter stems, clearer colors with a wide range from creamy white shading to a soft light yellow through pure lemon yellow, and two-tone apricot effect to a true persimmon-orange. Try planting this Calendula variety this flower growing season.

SOWING ... Sow Calendula seed outdoors as early as the ground can be worked or as late as mid-summer. Cover seed with 1/4 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Do not cover seeds deeply. May also be started indoors in March or April.

THINNING ... When Calendula plants are 3 to 4 inches high, thin or transplant to 12 inches apart.

GERMINATION ... Calendula seed germinates in 1 to 2 weeks depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Calendula thrives in cool temperatures but, satisfactory results may be obtained by sowing as late as July 1.


Hart's Eschscholtzia Mixed Colors California Poppy Flower Seed
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Eschscholtzia Mixed Colors CALIFORNIA POPPY Flower Seed
Stock #: HSF6014     Price: $1.99
Annual -- Height 12 inches

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This California Poppy Eschscholtzia flower mixture contains double and semi double flowers on dwarf compact plants. Colors range from delicate pastels to brilliant reds and yellows. California Poppies make excellent bedding plants or cut flowers when picked before buds open.

SOWING ... Plant California Poppy seeds outdoors after all danger of frost is past and where plants are to remain. California Poppy does not transplant well. Plant in rows 6 inches apart and cover seed with 1/4 inch of fine soil.

THINNING ... When poppy plants are about 2 to 3 inches high, thin to about 6 inches apart in row or bed.

GERMINATION ... California Poppy seed germinates in 7 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... California Poppy is easily grown in any soil and blooms profusely for a long period. Blue ageratum makes an excellent border for a bed of California Poppies.


Hart's Single Mixed Colors Canterbury Bells Flower Seed
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Single Mixed Colors CANTERBURY BELLS Flower Seed
Stock #: HSF6015     Price: $1.99
Hardy Biennial -- Height 2 to 3 Feet

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Canterbury Bells are excellent plants for sun or light shade, this blend of soft colors is a traditional favorite for cottage gardens. Canterbury Bells seeds planted late spring will produce tall spikes covered with bell-shaped flowers in rose, pink, white and blue.

SOWING ... Sow seed outdoors June 1 thru September 1. Cover seed with 1/8 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Do not cover seeds deeply. Fresh plantings of Canterbury Bells should be made each year to have blooms the following June.

THINNING ... When plants are 3 to 4 inches high, thin or transplant to 6 inches apart each way.

GERMINATION... Canterbury Bells seed germinates in approximately 2 to 3 weeks depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... After frost sets in, protect the Canterbury Bells plants with a layer of leaves or mulch.


Hart's Dwarf Fairy Candytuft Flower Seed
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Dwarf Fairy Mixed Colors CANDYTUFT Flower Seed
Stock #: HSF6016     Price: $1.99
Annual -- Height 1 Foot
(Iberis umbellata)

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For mass planting, inter-planting Candytuft with taller flowers, and for edging beds and borders. High quality, uniform plants in shades of rose, purple, lilac and carmine. Candytuft is also used as a cut flower. Plenty of sunshine with a moderate amount of water are conditions that favor their best development.

SOWING ... Sow Candytuft seed outdoors after all danger of frost or start indoors 6 to 8 weeks earlier. Cover seed with 1/4 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Do not cover Candytuft seeds deeply.

THINNING ... When plants are 3 to 4 inches high, thin or transplant to 8 inches apart each way.

GERMINATION ... Candytuft seed germinates in 12 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Satisfactory results are obtained by sowing Candytuft seed outdoors as late as June 10. Plenty of sunshine with a moderate amount of water are growing conditions that favor Candytuft flowers.


Hart's Chabaud's Mixed Colors Carnation Flower Seed
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Chabaud's Mixed Colors CARNATION Flower Seed
Stock #: HSF6017     Price: $1.99
Annual -- Height 2 Feet * DEER RESISTANT *
Colorful Flower Bed, Border or Cut Flower

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This widely used Carnation variety has large, fully double flowers. Plants are of robust, upright habit, bearing huge clove scented flowers in shades of reds, pinks and white. Carnation seeds are best started indoors as it takes up to five months to bloom from seed.

SOWING ... Sow carnation seed indoors 6 to 8 weeks before the danger of frost is past. Plant seed in rows 2 inches apart and space seed 1/4 inch apart in the row. Cover with 1/8 inch fine soil, well pressed down. Keep soil moist until seeds start to grow.

THINNING ...When Carnation plants are 2 inches tall, thin or transplant to 2 inches apart in the row. When danger of frost is past and plants are 4 to 5 inches tall, transplant the carnation outdoors, 12 inches apart.

GERMINATION ... Carnation seed germinates in 14 to 21 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Carnations make an excellent cut flower as well as a colorful bed or border.


Hart's Coral Garden Dwarf Mixed CELOSIA CRISTATA Flower Seed
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Coral Garden Dwarf Mixed CELOSIA CRISTATA Flower Seed (Cockscomb)
Stock #: HSF6018     Price: $1.99
Annual -- Height 8 to 12 inches * DRIED FLOWERS *

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Celosia Cristata is an unusual plant producing large flower heads of beautiful plush-like texture resembling a rooster's comb. Coral Garden dwarf mixed variety of brilliant flower colors are produced on sturdy plants with bright green foliage. Celosia Cristata is effective as accents or in beds and borders. Celosia Cristata - Cockscomb - is useful as cut flowers and for drying flowers.

SOWING ... Plant Celosia Cristata - Cockscomb seed outdoors after all danger of frost is past or start indoors 4 to 6 weeks earlier. Celosia Cristata - Cockscomb flower seed is very small. Barely cover the flower seed with fine soil, well pressed down. Mist gently.

THINNING ...When plants are 3 inches high, thin or transplant 12 inches apart in rows or beds.

GERMINATION ... Celosia Cristata seed germinates in 8 to 15 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Celosia Cristata prefers a sunny location and thrives in hot weather. Flower heads may be dried for winter.


Hart's Cockscomb Pampas Plume Celosia Flower Seed
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Pampas Plume CELOSIA Flower Seed (Cockscomb)
Stock #: HSF6019     Price: $1.99
Annual -- Height 2 to 3 Feet * DRIED FLOWERS *

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Celosia (Cockscomb) Pampas Plume Mixed Colors is a colorful and attractive plant bearing tremendous showy flower plumes in varied shades of red and yellow. Excellent in beds, as background for Marigolds, Zinnias, Bachelor Button or Cosmos, or for use as a cut flower.

SOWING ... Plant Celosia seed outdoors after all danger of frost is past or start indoors 4 to 6 weeks earlier. Plant in rows 12 inches apart, spacing seed thinly in the row. Celosia seed is very small and should be barely covered with fine soil. Celosia may be started outdoors as late as early summer.

THINNING ... When Celosia plants are 2 to 3 inches high, thin or transplant to 12 inches apart in rows or beds.

GERMINATION ... Celosia seed germinates in 2 to 3 weeks depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Celosia prefers a sunny location, warm rich soil and plenty of moisture. Flower heads can be dried by cutting and hanging upside down in cool dry place.


Hart's Chinese Lantern Flower Seed
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CHINESE LANTERN Flower Seed
Stock #: HSF6020     Price: $1.99
Perennial -- Height 2 feet * DRIED FLOWERS *
(Physalis Francheti)

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Chinese Lantern has balloon-like husks, 1-1/2 to 2 inches across, turning green to bright scarlet orange in the fall. Chinese Lantern flowers are easy to dry and very long lasting in cheery winter bouquets.

SOWING ... Sow Chinese Lantern seed outdoors after all danger of frost is past or start indoors 6 to 8 weeks earlier. Cover seed with 1 /16 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Do not cover seed deeply. Mist carefully.

THINNING ... When plants are 2 to 3 inches high, thin or transplant the Chinese Lantern to 12 inches apart in the row.

GERMINATION ... Chinese Lantern seed germinates in 2 to 3 weeks depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Chinese Lantern are spreading, rampant plants are best confined to a separate area in the garden or yard. Chinese Lantern plants can be dried by cutting and hanging upside down in cool dry place.


Hart's Leucanthemum Chrysanthemum Flower Seed
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Leucanthemum CHRYSANTHEMUM Flower Seed (Field Daisy)
Stock #: HSF6021     Price: $1.99
Perennial -- Height 1 to 3 feet
* WILDFLOWER *

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This beautiful Ox-Eye Daisy, sometimes called Field Daisy is a very popular wildflower found throughout North America. The long, graceful stems display their beautiful white blossoms with yellow centers well above the foliage. Plants are adaptable, tolerating moist or moderately dry soil. Try some this year in your flower garden. An Organic garden must have...!

SOWING ... Sow Chrysanthemums in a sunny location during early spring through mid summer. For best results, loosen soil with rake or hoe. Cover seed with 1/8 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Keep moist until Chrysanthemum plants begin to grow.

THINNING ... When Chrysanthemum plants are 2 to 3 inches high, thin to 12 inches apart.

GERMINATION ... Chrysanthemum seed germinates in 15 to 20 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Chrysanthemums are wildflowers and require little care. Water only when necessary. For additional plants, divide clumps after 2 or 3 years of flowering.


Hart's McKana's Giants Columbine Flower Seed
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McKana's Giants COLUMBINE Flower Seed
Stock #: HSF6022     Price: $1.99
Perennial -- Height 2-1/2 to 3 feet

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McKana's Giants variety is a beautiful long-spurred strain of Aquilegia or Columbine. Columbine flowers are huge blooms 3 to 4-1/2 inches across in a gay mixture of colors. McKana's Giants Columbine flower a great perennial addition for your flower garden.

SOWING ... Sow Columbine seed thinly outdoors in seed-bed or cold frame after danger from frost is past. Cover the seed with 1/4 inch of fine soil. Seed may be started indoors about 6 weeks before outdoor planting.

THINNING ... When large enough to handle, thin or transplant the Columbine seedlings to stand not less than 2 feet apart.

GERMINATION ... Columbine seed germinates in 1 to 2 weeks, depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Columbine does well in any good, well drained soil in a sunny or partially shaded location.


Hart's Rainbow Mixed Colors Coleus Flower Seed
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Rainbow Mixed Colors COLEUS Flower Seed
Stock #: HSF6023     Price: $1.99
Annual -- Height 12 to 15 inches *Shade Tolerant *

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Coleus is a shade loving annual that is grown for its colorful foliage. The flower is insignificant. Coleus is ideal as a bedding plant, in containers, hanging baskets, garden borders, rooftop gardens or as a windowsill plant in your home or apartment.

SOWING ... Plant Coleus seed outdoors about a week before you expect the last frost or start indoors, 4 to 6 weeks earlier. Plant seed in rows, 12 inches apart, spacing seed thinly in the rows. Coleus seed is very small and should be carefully pressed into soil.

THINNING ... When Coleus plants are 2 to 3 inches high, thin or transplant to 12 inches apart.

GERMINATION ... Coleus seed germinates in 10 to 12 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... A light sprinkling of peat moss over the Coleus seed is desirable but not essential. Coleus may be grown on a windowsill, indoors, all year round.


Hart's Lanceolata Coreopsis Flower Seed
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Lanceolata COREOPSIS Flower Seed
Stock #: HSF6024     Price: $1.99
Perennial Wildflower -- Height 2 feet
* DEER RESISTANT *

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This Coreopsis is a hardy perennial wildflower that generally blooms the first year from seed. The beautiful large yellow flowers will bloom uninterrupted on established plants until frost. Flowers are borne on long stems and if cut young will last for several days in water. Turn that bare spot you have, into flowers this season. Perfect perennial flower plant for your organic garden.

SOWING ... Sow Coreopsis seed in a sunny location during early spring through mid summer. For best results, loosen soil with rake or hoe. Cover seed with 1/4 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Keep moist until plants begin to grow.

THINNING ... When Coreopsis plants are 2 to 3 inches high, thin to 12 to 15 inches apart.

GERMINATION ... Coreopsis seed germinates in 7 to 21 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Coreopsis are wildflowers and require little care. Water only when necessary. For additional Coreopsis plants, divide clumps after 2 or 3 years of flowering.




More Hart's Quality Annual and Perennial Varieties of Flower Garden Seeds

Cosmos, Dahlia, Delphinium, Dusty Miller, English Daisy,
Everlasting, Flowering Kale, Forget Me Not, Four O'Clock, Foxglove


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