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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 2023.


Insulinde
Insulinde, 1921
Autumn Minaret
Autumn Minaret, 1951
Mrs. Horace Darwin
Mrs. Horace Darwin, 1888
Baggette
Baggette, 1945
Caprice
Caprice, 1898
Mikado
Mikado, 1929
Golden Torch
Golden Torch, 1971

New (or Back) for SPRING Planting

DAHLIA

Clair de Lune dahlia, 1946 – elegant and wildflowery
Golden Torch dahlia, 1971 – sunny, long-blooming and prolific
Jocondo dahlia, 1962 – radiant fuchsia/reddish purple dinner-plate
Little Robert dahlia, 1964 – pompon-sized and neon-bright
Nepos dahlia, 1958 – baby-fresh masterpiece
Safe Shot dahlia, 1963 – bright orange ball-shaped
Vulcan dahlia, 1978 – spiky, fiery, not-to-be missed
Willo Violet dahlia, 1937 – purple gumballs
Winsome dahlia, 1940 – shocking beauty
York and Lancaster dahlia, 1915? – mysterious history

DAYLILY

Autumn Minaret daylily, 1951 – up to 7 feet tall!
Baggette daylily, 1945 – cool lemon and old rose
Black Falcon daylily, 1941 – deep and dark
Caballero daylily, 1941 – Zorro’s favorite
Circe daylily, 1937 – cool lemon yellow classic by Stout
Libby Finch daylily, 1949 – black cherry, white star
Luteola daylily, 1900 – my front yard daylily
Mikado daylily, 1929 – graceful mango and mahogany
Neyron Rose daylily, 1950 – raspberry-rose with ivory highlighting
Ophir daylily, 1924 – trumpet-shaped, American-bred pioneer
Painted Lady daylily, 1942 – cinnamon-orange
Port daylily, 1941 – small-flowered & glowing
Potentate daylily, 1943 – with plantlets on its bloom-stalks
Rosalind daylily, 1941 – the first red, wild from China
Royal Beauty daylily, 1947 – even its foliage is beautiful
Theron daylily, 1934 – dark landmark

IRIS

Caprice iris, 1898 – “I smell ripe grapes!”
Coronation iris, 1927 – the perfect yellow iris?
Dauntless iris, 1929 – luxurious Dykes Medal winner
Demi-Deuil iris, 1912 – once called “the black and white iris”
Eleanor Roosevelt iris, 1933 – short, early, and reblooming
Flavescens iris, 1813 – pale, shimmering yellow
Florentina iris, 1500 – luminous pewter
Frank Adams iris, 1937 – parchment, bronze, and oxblood
Germanica iris, 1500 – from Rome to Van Gogh
Honorabile iris, 1840 – perky favorite of the pioneers
Loreley iris, 1909 – perfectly imperfect charmer
Mrs. Horace Darwin iris, 1888 – elegant white
pallida Dalmatica iris, 1597 – grape-scented, the quintessential iris
Quaker Lady iris, 1909 – smoky lavender and fawn
Swerti iris, 1612 – from the gardens of Emperor Rudolf II

New (or Back) for FALL Planting

CROCUS

speciosus ‘Conqueror’ crocus, 1967 – fall-blooming naturalizer
Saffron crocus, 1700 BC

DAFFODIL

Beersheba daffodil, 1923 – slender ivory trumpet
Brilliancy daffodil, 1906 – luminous Arts-and-Crafts-era beauty
Conspicuus daffodil, 1869 – Victorian butterflies
Horace daffodil, 1894 – poet of carpe diem
Insulinde daffodil, 1921 – graceful, exuberant double
Laurens Koster daffodil, 1906 – pioneering poetaz
Niveth daffodil, 1931 – Thalia’s elegant, uptown cousin

DIVERSE FALL

Magnet snowdrop, 1889 – “easily recognized, even from a distance”

PEONY

Auten’s Pride peony, 1933 – soft pink with lavender undertones
Coral Sunset peony, 1965 – Spectacular and uniquely colored!!
Duchesse de Nemours peony, 1856 – “creamy chalices” to perfect white clouds
Edulis Superba peony, 1824 – one of the oldest and most fragrant
James R. Mann peony, 1920 – striped buds, lotus-like flowers
Minuet peony, 1931 – ‘Mrs. Roosevelt’s beautiful sister

TULIP

Madras tulip, 1913 – golden-bronze and fragrant