Heirlooms New This Year

From America’s Expert Source for Heirloom Flower Bulbs
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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 FALL Planting


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”


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


Corsage lily, 1961 – luminous and pollen-free


Duchesse de Nemours peony, 1851 – “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”
Victoire de la Marne peony, 1915 – a favorite of European florists
fern-leaf peony, 1765 – thread-like foliage, extra early


Ivory Floradale tulip, 1965 – warm, creamy, & elegant
Silver Standard tulip, 1760 – dazzling red on white

New (or Back) for SPRING Planting


Amber Queen dahlia, 1945 – amber pompon, great for bouquets
Fascination dahlia, 1964 – brilliant rose with dark foliage
Fatima dahlia, 1961 – rose-pink with an inner light
Kelvin Floodlight dahlia, 1959 – it’s more than just big
Mrs. H. Brown dahlia, 1947 – love-child of the ‘Bishop’ & ‘Clair’
Natal dahlia, 1959 – dark red Christmas ornament
New Baby dahlia, 1964 – tangerine deepening to vermillion
Nita dahlia, 1959 – freckled twin of the great ‘Juanita’
Radiance dahlia, 1958 – vivid rose-pink and silver
Rocco dahlia, 1962 – extra dark, extra small flowers
Winsome dahlia, 1940 – shocking beauty


Star of the East, 1912 – largest-flowered crocosmia of all


Plum Tart gladiolus, 1976 – almost as winter-hardy as ‘Atom’
Trader Horn gladiolus, 1972 – bold and iconic
Wine and Roses gladiolus, 1976 – like Miltonia orchids