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Heirlooms New This Year

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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 2019.


New (or Back) for SPRING Planting

DAYLILY

Annette daylily, 1945 – spunky little redhead
August Pioneer daylily, 1939 – 8 weeks of bloom
Autumn Minaret daylily, 1951 – up to 7 feet tall!
Baggette daylily, 1945 – cool lemon and old rose
Corky daylily, 1959 – sweet little flower with famous friends
Luteola daylily, 1900 – my front yard daylily
Luxury Lace daylily, 1959 – melon-colored Stout Medal winner
Marse Connell daylily, 1952 – one of our favorite reds
Orangeman daylily, 1902 – mango-colored stars, extra old
Salmon Sheen daylily, 1950 – Stout Medal winner
Theron daylily, 1934 – dark landmark

IRIS

Alcazar iris, 1910 – magnificent and ground breaking
Coronation iris, 1927 – the perfect yellow iris?
Crimson King iris, 1893 – Victorian rebloomer in rich claret
Demi-Deuil iris, 1912 – once called “the black and white iris”
Indian Chief iris, 1929 – wine-red, raspberry, and bronze
Loreley iris, 1909 – perfectly imperfect charmer
Mrs. Horace Darwin iris, 1888 – elegant white
Quaker Lady iris, 1909 – smoky lavender and fawn
Swerti iris, 1612 – from the gardens of Emperor Rudolf II
Wabash iris, 1936 – vibrant Dykes Medal-winning iris

New (or Back) for FALL Planting

DAFFODIL

Albatross daffodil, 1891 – propeller-like petals
Argent daffodil, 1902 – bright double with arms akimbo
Camellia daffodil, 1930 – chiffon yellow petals piled high
Chinita daffodil, 1922 – fragrant, pale amber moons
Feu de Joie daffodil, 1927 – free-spirited semi-double
Little Witch daffodil, 1921 – cute, very cute
Mrs. William Copeland daffodil, 1930 – Mary and Irene’s mother
Ornatus daffodil, 1870 – earlier blooming pheasant's eye
Rustom Pasha daffodil, 1930 – truly orange, sun-proof cup
Stainless daffodil, 1960 – “whiter than white”

DIVERSE FALL

Atkinsii snowdrop, 1869 – elegant “pear-shaped pearl”

LILY

Corsage lily, 1961 – luminous and pollen-free

PEONY

Duchesse de Nemours peony, 1856 – “creamy chalices” to perfect white clouds
Edulis Superba peony, 1824 – one of the oldest and most fragrant
Lady Alexandra Duff peony, 1902 – like an apple orchard in bloom
Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt peony, 1932 – like a soft pink waterlily
Rubra Plena peony, 1568 – classic Memorial Day “piney”
Sword Dance peony, 1933 – Japanese-style Award of Garden Merit winner
Victoire de la Marne peony, 1915 – a favorite of European florists
fern-leaf peony, 1765 – thread-like foliage, extra early

TULIP

Groenland tulip, 1955 – exceptionally long-lasting
Ivory Floradale tulip, 1965 – warm, creamy, & elegant
Maureen tulip, 1950 – “unsurpassed even after all these years.”
Queen of Night tulip, 1940 – looks good with everything
Silver Standard tulip, 1760 – dazzling red on white