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 Planting
Conspicuus daffodil, 1869 – Victorian butterflies
Croesus daffodil, 1912 – gold and silver coins
Henry Irving daffodil, 1885 – from Keukenhof’s parterre
Insulinde daffodil, 1921 – graceful, exuberant double
John Evelyn daffodil, 1920 – Copeland’s best?
Keats daffodil, 1968 – the weirdest daffodil we’ve ever grown
King Alfred daffodil, 1899 – true stock!
Maximus, Trumpet Major daffodil, 1576 – loved for over 400 years!
Polar Ice daffodil, 1936 – too good to let go
Atkinsii snowdrop, 1869 – elegant “pear-shaped pearl”
Blue Giant hyacinth, 1935 – named for the brightest stars
Grand Blanche Imperiale hyacinth, 1798 – blush-white, 18th-century relic
Grand Monarque hyacinth, 1863 – lost and now found
King of the Blues hyacinth, 1863 – distinctively slim and dark
Menelik hyacinth, 1911 – black and beautiful
Mulberry Rose hyacinth, 1946 – raspberry ice cream
Perle Brilliante hyacinth, 1895 – lost and now found
Roman Dark Blue hyacinth, 1597 – from the UK National Collection
Auten’s Pride peony, 1933 – soft pink with lavender undertones
Brand’s Magnificent peony, 1918 – “the nearest blue of any red peony”
Duchesse de Nemours peony, 1851 – “creamy chalices” to perfect white clouds
Edulis Superba peony, 1824 – one of the oldest and most fragrant
fern-leaf peony, 1765 – thread-like foliage, extra early
Henry Sass peony, 1948 – “truly magnificent”
James R. Mann peony, 1920 – striped buds, lotus-like flowers
Miss America peony, 1936 – two-time APS Gold Medalist
Prairie Afire peony, 1932 – flame-like petals of rose, pink, and yellow
Shawnee Chief peony, 1940 – bronze foliage, exuberant flowers
Blue Flag tulip, 1750 – like a lavender peony
Brown Sugar Sampler – bronze, terra-cotta, cinnamon, and mahogany
Cerise Gris-de-Lin tulip, 1860 – rose, fawn and chocolate
Cottage Boy tulip, 1906 – spirited and painterly
Duc van Tol Rose tulip, 1700 – tiny pink and white ballerina
Elsie Eloff tulip, 1949 – pale butter yellow
Feu Ardent tulip, 1906 – “entrancing brown,” much older than 1906
General Ney tulip, 1837 – rich, dark cordovan brown
Jules Favres tulip, 1913 – fiery chestnut-bronze
Mr. Van Der Hoef tulip, 1911 – big bowls of sunshine
Philippe de Comines tulip, 1891 – dark mahogany
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
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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