We’re constantly searching for great old bulbs to add to our catalog. (Email us your suggestions!) Here’s what we’re offering for the first time — or after a hiatus — in 2017.


New (or Back) for FALL 2017 Planting
Conspicuus, 1869 – Victorian butterflies
Croesus, 1912 – gold and silver coins
Henry Irving, 1885 – from Keukenhof’s parterre
John Evelyn, 1920 – Copeland’s best?
King Alfred, 1899 – true stock!
Maximus, Trumpet Major, 1576 – loved for over 400 years!
Polar Ice, 1936 – too good to let go
Blue Giant, 1935 – named for the brightest stars
Auten’s Pride, 1933 – soft pink with lavender undertones
Brand’s Magnificent, 1918 – “the nearest blue of any red peony”
Duchesse de Nemours, 1851 – “creamy chalices” to perfect white clouds
Edulis Superba, 1824 – one of the oldest and most fragrant
fern-leaf peony, 1765 – thread-like foliage, extra early
Henry Sass, 1948 – “truly magnificent”
James R. Mann, 1920 – striped buds, lotus-like flowers
Miss America, 1936 – two-time APS Gold Medalist
Prairie Afire, 1932 – flame-like petals of rose, pink, and yellow
Shawnee Chief, 1940 – bronze foliage, exuberant flowers
Cerise Gris-de-Lin, 1860 – rose, fawn and chocolate
Cottage Boy, 1906 – spirited and painterly
Elsie Eloff, 1949 – pale butter yellow
Atkinsii snowdrop, 1869 – elegant “pear-shaped pearl”
New (or Back) for SPRING 2018 Planting
Baggette, 1945 – cool lemon and old rose
Black Friar, 1951 – velvety, wine-dark petals
Circe, 1937 – cool lemon yellow classic by Stout
Kindly Light, 1949 – long, narrow, curling petals
Kwanso double, 1860 – opulent Victorian favorite
Luxury Lace, 1959 – melon-colored Stout Medal winner
Salmon Sheen, 1950 – Stout Medal winner
Arthur Hambley, 1955 – lavender-pink elephant
G.F. Hemerik, 1936 – bee-friendly dwarf
Golden Scepter, 1926 – soft yellow, butterscotch, and gold
Musette, 1954 – dwarf, free-flowering, and lively
Requiem, 1952 – anything but somber
Alcazar, 1910 – magnificent and ground breaking
Blue Shimmer, 1941 – elaborately “peppered” with lavender
Coronation, 1927 – the perfect yellow iris?
Crimson King, 1893 – Victorian rebloomer in rich claret
Edward of Windsor, 1945 – mesmerizing color, by artist Cedric Morris
Frank Adams, 1937 – parchment, bronze, and oxblood
Pinnacle, 1949 – “fresh, cool, and absolutely unique”
Quaker Lady, 1909 – smoky lavender and fawn
Quechee, 1947 – as seen at the Chelsea Flower Show
Senlac, 1929 – sumptuous claret-red
Swerti, 1612 – from the gardens of Emperor Rudolf II
You might also like to check out our Customer Favorites, Web-Only bulbs, Rarest bulbs, and Back Soon or Lost Forever bulbs.
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