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 2023.

Flavescens, 1813
Southern Belles
Southern Belles
Purple Waters
Purple Waters, 1942
Plumeri, 1888
Melonee, 1959

New (or Back) for SPRING Planting


Blithe Spirit dahlia, 1962 – Eye-catching bursts of red and white
Emory Paul dahlia, 1962 – Gigantic rosy purple blossoms
Kasasagi dahlia, 1959 – Glowing pompons of yellow and orange
Otto’s Thrill dahlia, 1958 – Classic and elegant rose-pink
Small World dahlia, 1976 – Adorable, petite white pompons
Tartan dahlia, 1951 – So many combinations of burgundy and white!


August Pioneer daylily, 1939 – 8 weeks of bloom
Bette Russell daylily, 1956 – Rich lemony yellow open in the evenings.
Black Friar daylily, 1951 – velvety, wine-dark petals
Challenger daylily, 1949 – to five feet tall or more
Evelyn Claar daylily, 1949 – ground-breaking pink
Gertrude Condon daylily, 1956 – Glows golden-orange.
Marse Connell daylily, 1952 – one of our favorite reds
Melonee daylily, 1959 – luscious summer dessert
Purple Waters daylily, 1942 – Regal, dark-red/burgundy flowers.
Winsome Lady daylily, 1964 – Fragrant blush-pink blossoms with green throats.


Alcazar iris, 1910 – magnificent and ground breaking
Colonel Candelot iris, 1907 – the “reddest” of its era
Crimson King iris, 1893 – Victorian rebloomer in rich claret
Flavescens iris, 1813 – pale, shimmering yellow
Honorabile iris, 1840 – perky favorite of the pioneers
Indian Chief iris, 1929 – wine-red, raspberry, and bronze
Madame Chereau iris, 1844 – landmark iris, our Spring 2009 Bulb of the Year
Monsignor iris, 1907 – violet and deep claret, by Vilmorin-Andrieux
Mrs. George Darwin iris, 1895 – elegant, bouquet-sized white
pallida Dalmatica iris, 1597 – grape-scented, the quintessential iris
Plumeri iris, 1888 – coppery rose and velvety claret
Queen of May iris, 1859 – Victorian “pink”
Small is Beautiful sampler – 3 charming iris for the front of the border
Wyomissing iris, 1909 – one of the very first American-bred iris

New (or Back) for FALL Planting


Albatross daffodil, 1891 – propeller-like petals
Camellia daffodil, 1930 – chiffon yellow petals piled high
Croesus daffodil, 1912 – gold and silver coins
Firebrand daffodil, 1897 – long creamy petals, fiery heart
Mrs. William Copeland daffodil, 1930 – Mary and Irene’s mother
Sulphur Phoenix, Codlins and Cream daffodil, 1820 – Butter and Egg’s cousin
Will Scarlett daffodil, 1898 – dazzling groundbreaker


Southern Belles sampler – easy Southern classics


Easter Basket Hyacinths sampler – 5 richly favorite singles


Clara Butt tulip, 1889 – once the world’s favorite