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

Iceland Poppy, Oriental Scarlet Poppy, Shirley Double Poppy, Double Mixed Portulaca, Purple Coneflower, Robinson Mixed Colors Painted Daisy Pyrethrum, Blue Bedder Salvia, St. John's Fire Salvia, Mourning Bride, Scabiosa, Pincushion Flower, Scarlet Flax, Sensitive Plant seed, Alaska Shasta Daisy Flower Garden Seeds.


Hart's Poppy Iceland Mixed Colors Flower Seed
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Iceland Mixed Colors POPPY Flower Seed
Stock #: HSF6073     Price: $1.99
Perennial -- Height 1 Foot

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Native to North America, this Poppy variety will bloom first year if started indoors. Poppy has delicate flowers in shades of reds, yellow, and white are 4 inches in diameter. Cut flowers in bud stage.

SOWING ... For early bloom, start indoors in peat pots or other individual containers as Poppies do not transplant well. For later blooms, may be planted directly outdoors through mid-summer. Plant poppy seeds in rows 1 foot apart on surface of soil. Keep moist until seeds sprout.

THINNING ... When Poppy plants are 3 to 4 inches tall, thin 12 to 15 inches apart

GERMINATION ... Poppy seed germinates in 5 to 10 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Poppy blooms in mixed colors in late spring and early summer. Late plantings of Poppy will bloom the following spring.


Hart's Poppy Oriental Scarlet Flower Seed
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Oriental Scarlet POPPY Flower Seed
Stock #: HSF6074     Price: $1.99
Perennial -- Height 3 Feet
* DEER RESISTANT * (Papaver Orientale)

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DEER RESISTANT: Oriental poppy has huge cup shaped flowers, which are a dazzling scarlet color with black centers. Oriental poppy, a hardy perennial is easy to grow and will provide many years of beauty in your flower garden. Oriental poppy normally needs no winter protection. For bouquets, cut flowers in bud stage.

SOWING ... For early bloom, start poppy seed indoors in peat pots or other individual containers as Poppies do not transplant well. For later blooms, may be planted directly outdoors through mid-summer. Plant poppy seeds in rows 2 feet apart. Cover seed with 1/8 inch of fine soil, well pressed down.

THINNING ... When poppy plants are 3 to 4 inches tall, thin the poppies 12 to 15 inches apart.

GERMINATION ... Poppy seed germinates in 7 to 10 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Poppies blooms in late spring and early summer. Late plantings of poppy will bloom the following spring.


Hart's Poppy Shirley Double Mixed Colors Flower Seed
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Shirley Double Mixed Colors POPPY Flower Seed
Stock #: HSF6075     Price: $1.99
Annual -- Height 1-1/2 Feet

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Originally this poppy variety came from the common field poppy. The poppy plants have deeply cut foliage, slender hairy stems, bearing silky petaled blossoms, that are often fluted.

SOWING ... Plant poppy seed outdoors as soon as ground can be worked where they are to bloom, as Poppies do not transplant well. Poppy seed is very fine and care must be taken not to bury too deeply. Plant poppies in row 1 foot apart or mix with sand and broadcast. Cover Poppy seed with 1/8 inch of fine soil, well pressed down.

THINNING ... When poppy plants are 3 to 4 inches tall, thin 12 to 15 inches apart.

GERMINATION ... Poppy seed germinates in 5 to 10 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... These flowers bloom in a few weeks from seed. Sow successive plantings as late as mid-July, will provide continuous flowering.


Hart's Portulaca Double Mixed Colors Flower Seed
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Double Mixed Colors PORTULACA Flower Seed
Stock #: HSF6076     Price: $1.99
Annual -- Height 6 inches (Moss Rose)

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LOW GROWING: Portulaca will bear in the poorest soil and are desirable for hot, dry, sunny spots. Portulaca make excellent flower beds or borders and rock gardens. This Portulaca variety contains mostly double flower blossoms, but some singles always occur.

SOWING ... Plant Portulaca seed outdoors after all danger of frost is past or start indoors 4 to 6 weeks earlier. It is helpful to mix seed with sand before sowing, as the seed is extremely small. Barely cover seed with fine soil, well pressed down. Mist gently.

THINNING ... When plants are 2 to 3 inches high, thin or transplant Portulaca 5 inches apart each way.

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

REMARKS ... Portulaca does not normally need watering except during a prolonged drought. May be successfully planted outdoors as late as mid June.


Hart's Purple Coneflower Flower Seed
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PURPLE CONEFLOWER Flower Seed
Stock #: HSF6077     Price: $1.99
Perennial Wildflowers -- Height 2 to 3 feet
(Echinacea Purpurea)

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DEER RESISTANT: Purple Coneflower, a long-lived perennial, produces beautiful, long lasting, and very large 3 to 4 inch purple-red flowers with bronze domed shaped centers on long stems.

SOWING ... Sow Purple Coneflower seed 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 plants begin to grow.

THINNING ... When plants are 2 to 3 inches high, thin Purple Coneflower 18 to 24 inches apart.

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

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


Hart's Pyrethrum Painted Daisy Flower Seed
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Painted Daisy PYRETHRUM Flower Seed
Stock #: HSF6078     Price: $1.99
Perennial -- Height 2-1/2 feet

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ROBINSON'S MIXED COLORS: This improved Pyrethrum variety produces large single flowers in a mix of red, pink, and rose shades. Pyrethrum is excellent for background or plantings or as cut flowers.

SOWING ... Plant pyrethrum seed outdoors in late spring or early summer. Press seed into soil. Do not cover as light speeds germination. Mist lightly.

THINNING ... When plants are 2 to 4 inches high, thin or transplant Pyrethrum 12 to 15 inches apart.

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

REMARKS ... Flowers early summer. Plant Pyrethrum in the flower garden in full sun, where they will bloom year after year. Pyrethrum normally needs no winter protection, except in areas with extreme winters.


Hart's Farinacea Blue Bedder Salvia Flower Seed
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Farinacea Blue Bedder SALVIA Flower Seed
Stock #: HSF6079     Price: $1.99
Annual -- Height 2-1/2 Feet
(- DEER RESISTANT -)

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DRIED FLOWERS: Salvia Farinacea Blue Bedder Flower is a half-hardy perennial which is grown as an annual. The violet blue flowers are beautiful in the garden and fine for cutting. Salvia Farinacea Blue Bedder flower lasts longer in the fall than most flowers. Also used for dried flowers.

SOWING ... Sow Salvia seed indoors 4 to 6 weeks before last frost date. Cover seed lightly if at all, as light aids germination. Plant seed or transplant plants outdoors, after danger of frost is past. Keep soil moist until seeds sprout.

THINNING ... When Salvia plants are 2 to 4 inches tall, thin or transplant, spacing plants 18 inches apart.

GERMINATION ... Salvia seed germinates in 10 to 15 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Salvia prefers full sun and has very few pest or disease problems. Salvia is also DEER RESISTANT.


Hart's Salvia St. John's Fire Flower Seed
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St. John's Fire SALVIA Flower Seed
Stock #: HSF6080     Price: $1.99
Annual -- Height 12 inches
(- DEER RESISTANT -)

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DEER RESISTANT: St. John's Fire Salvia flower is unrivaled for its dazzling color in masses or as a hedge. St. John's Fire is among the earliest and most dwarf of all the Salvia. Salvia is most attractive during late summer and early fall, they offer a fine display of color until frost.

SOWING ... Plant Salvia seed outdoors after all danger of frost is past. Plant in rows 12 inches apart, spacing seeds 1 inch apart in the row. Cover seeds with 1/8 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Keep soil moist until plants start to grow.

THINNING ... When plants are 1 to 2 inches tall, thin or transplant, spacing plants, 12 inches apart.

GERMINATION ... Salvia seed germinates in 10 to 15 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Saliva prefers a sunny well-drained location, but will tolerate partial shade and withstand heat. Salvia is also DEER RESISTANT.


Hart's Scabiosa Mourning Bride Flower Seed
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Mourning Bride SCABIOSA Flower Seed (Pincushion Flower)
Stock #: HSF6081     Price: $1.99
Annual -- Height 2-1/2 Feet
* TALL Double Mixed Colors *

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CUT FLOWERS: Scabiosa (Pincushion Flower) Mourning Bride Flower is a beautiful flower which is in great demand for cutting, coming in many shades of pink, red, blue and purple. The flowers blooms have long graceful stems and last a week in water. Try some Scabiosa flowers for your table decorations this flower growing season.

SOWING ... Plant Scabiosa seed outdoors as soon as danger of frost is past. Plant in rows 1 foot apart or mix with sand and broadcast. Cover with 1/8 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Keep moist until plants begin to grow.

THINNING ... When plants are 3 to 4 inches tall, thin or transplant the Scabiosa to 12 Inches apart.

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

REMARKS ... Scabiosa does well in most any kind of soil and will bloom profusely from mid summer until fall.


Hart's Scarlet Flax Flower Seed
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SCARLET FLAX Flower Seed
Stock #: HSF6082     Price: $1.99
Annual Wildflowers -- 12 to 15 inches
(Linum Rubrum)

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WILDFLOWERS: Scarlet Flax is a free-flowing flowering annual bearing large single flowers of brilliant red. Scarlet Flax is very attractive in masses and very useful in borders.

SOWING ... Sow seed outdoors in early spring after all danger of frost is past. For best results, loosen soil with rake or hoe. Cover Scarlet Flax seed with 1/8 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. Keep moist until Scarlet Flax plants begin to grow.

THINNING ... When Scarlet Flax plants are 2 to 3 inches high, thin or transplant to 8 to 10 inches apart.

GERMINATION ... Scarlet Flax seed germinates in 9 to 14 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Scarlet Flax wildflowers require little care. Water Scarlet Flax only when needed by soaking ground around plants.


Hart's Sensitive Plant Flower Seed
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SENSITIVE PLANT Flower Seed
Stock #: HSF6083     Price: $1.99
Annual -- Height 12 inches -- (Mimosa Pudica)
*** THE LEAVES FOLD UP WHEN TOUCHED ***

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UNUSUAL PLANT: Sensitive plants are grown both indoors and out, because of its ability to fold up its leaves when touched. Recovery is prompt and can be repeated many times without harm to the plant. Sensitive plants are one of the most unusual plants grown.

SOWING ... Sow sensitive plant seed outdoors in spring when all danger of frost is past. May be planted indoors in pots or planters any time of year. Cover seed 1/8 inch with fine soil, well pressed down.

THINNING ... When Sensitive Plants are 2 inches tall, transplant or thin outdoor plants, 6 to 8 inches apart.

GERMINATION ... Sensitive Plant seed germinates in 10 to 16 days depending on soil temperature and weather conditions.

REMARKS ... Sensitive Plants move less vigorously as they get older. Cut them back to a height of about two inches and fresh new vigorous growth will follow.


Hart's Shasta Daisy Alaska Flower Seed
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Alaska SHASTA DAISY Flower Seed
Stock #: HSF6084     Price: $1.99
Perennial Wildflowers -- Height 2-1/2 to 3 Feet

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WILDFLOWERS: The Shasta Daisy Alaska Flower variety are white daisies with yellow centers, bloom in June and July the second year and every year thereafter. Shasta Daisy is very showy in beds or borders as well as natural meadow settings. Shasta Daisies make excellent cut flowers as well.

SOWING ... Sow Shasta Daisy flower seed outdoors in late spring or early summer. Cover seed with 1/8 inch of fine soil, well pressed down. If broadcasting, mix flower seed with a cup of sand and spread over an area of up to 75 square feet. Lightly rake to cover seed. Keep soil moist until plants start to grow.

THINNING ... When Shasta Daisy plants are 2 to 3 inches high, thin or transplant 12 to 15 inches apart.

GERMINATION ... Shasta Daisy seed germinates in 14 to 21 days depending on soil and temperature conditions.

REMARKS ... Shasta Daisy wildflowers require little care. Except in areas of severe winters, Shasta Daisy plants need no winter protection and will bloom the next year after planting.




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

SUNFLOWERS: Autumn, Evening, Lemon Queen, Mammoth Russian,
Mexican Tithonia, Red Sun, Sun Gold,
Sunspot Dwarf, Velvet Queen AND OTHER Sunflower Seed Varieties


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