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 2018.


New (or Back) for FALL Planting
Admiration daffodil, 1912 – tafetta-silk and amber
Bath’s Flame daffodil, 1913 – one of Ron Scamp’s three favorites
Cassandra daffodil, 1897 – rare Victorian pheasant’s-eye
Feu de Joie daffodil, 1927 – free-spirited semi-double
Inglescombe daffodil, 1912 – a double helping of sunlight
Mrs. Krelage daffodil, 1912 – buxom flower of cream and lemon
Trevithian daffodil, 1927 – “breath-taking”
Chestine Gowdy peony, 1913 – tri-colored
Festiva Maxima peony, 1851 – best-loved for over a century
Madame Ducel peony, 1880 – baby pink and perfectly coiffed
Mons. Martin Cahuzac peony, 1899 – darkest peony ever?
Philippe Rivoire peony, 1911 – rose-scented legend
Philomele peony, 1861 – fragrant and fascinating
Polar Star peony, 1932 – lacy petals and sunny center
marjolettii tulip, 1894 – wildflowery gem
New (or Back) for SPRING Planting
Arthur Hambley dahlia, 1955 – lavender-pink elephant
G.F. Hemerik dahlia, 1936 – bee-friendly dwarf
Golden Scepter dahlia, 1926 – soft yellow, butterscotch, and gold
Musette dahlia, 1954 – dwarf, free-flowering, and lively
Requiem dahlia, 1952 – anything but somber
Baggette daylily, 1945 – cool lemon and old rose
Black Friar daylily, 1951 – velvety, wine-dark petals
Circe daylily, 1937 – cool lemon yellow classic by Stout
Kindly Light daylily, 1949 – long, narrow, curling petals
Kwanso double daylily, 1860 – opulent Victorian favorite
Luxury Lace daylily, 1959 – melon-colored Stout Medal winner
Salmon Sheen daylily, 1950 – Stout Medal winner
Bluebird gladiolus, 1968 – petite All-American
Caribbean gladiolus, 1957 – lavender skies and sandy beaches
Charisma gladiolus, 1969 – like a tropical fruit smoothie
Chipper gladiolus, 1965 – small and bright
Snow Princess gladiolus, 1939 – our oldest traditional glad
Sunbonnet Sue gladiolus, 1967 – warm apricot-buff with a sprinkling of freckles
Violet Queen gladiolus, 1959 – deep purple counterpoint
Alcazar iris, 1910 – magnificent and ground breaking
Blue Shimmer iris, 1941 – elaborately “peppered” with lavender
Coronation iris, 1927 – the perfect yellow iris?
Crimson King iris, 1893 – Victorian rebloomer in rich claret
Edward of Windsor iris, 1945 – mesmerizing color, by artist Cedric Morris
Frank Adams iris, 1937 – parchment, bronze, and oxblood
Pinnacle iris, 1949 – “fresh, cool, and absolutely unique”
Quaker Lady iris, 1909 – smoky lavender and fawn
Quechee iris, 1947 – as seen at the Chelsea Flower Show
Senlac iris, 1929 – sumptuous claret-red
Swerti iris, 1612 – from the gardens of Emperor Rudolf II
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