Vegetable Seeds and Plants

Vegetable Seeds and Plants

Shop and grow vegetable seeds and plants perfect for your home garden. Prize winning tomatoes, peppers, beans and heirloom vegetables from our online store. More »

Annual Flower Seeds & Plants

Annual Flower Seeds & Plants

Our annual flowers are available in both seeds and plants from the most trusted name in home gardening. Find your favorite flower seeds and plants. Shop from our most popular categories, or from over 70 classes. More »

Perennials Seeds and Plants

Perennials Seeds and Plants

Year after year, our perennial seeds and plants will fill your home garden beds and borders. Select from our full palette of colors, textures, forms and fragrances to create the perennial garden of your dreams - a sensory pleasure for years to come. More »

Herbs Seeds and Plants

Herbs Seeds and Plants

Get ready for the surprising taste difference when you use our flavorful, fresh herbs from your home garden. Everyday dishes take on richer flavor and aroma. Whether you grow herbs for cooking, healing, fragrance, crafts or garden display, they are one of the easiest plants to grow. More »

Fruit Seeds & Plants

Fruit Seeds & Plants

We make growing your own fresh fruits and berries as simple as it is rewarding. Our fruit plants are selected specially for home garden performance and yield. More »

Home Gardening Supplies and Gifts

Home Gardening Supplies and Gifts

To create the garden of your dreams, get some expert help. Our choice selection of garden-proven supplies will get your garden off to a great start, and keep it at peak performance. More »

Category Archives: Heirlooms

Poppy Oriental Poppy Mix

prod001097 The fragile beauty and shimmering colors of poppies are magical. They practically grow themselves which is why they were essentials in remote cottage gardens. Large flowers scarlet to pink with deep purple centers. Flowers May-June.

Bean Early Bush Italian

prod000581 HEIRLOOM. Early Bush Italian is a great Burpee exclusive variety that is easy to grow and quick to yield. The 16-18″ plants are erect so it’s easy to pick the 5 1/2″ long beans. The pods remain stringless and are

Ammi Majus Queen Anne’s Lace

prod000124 HEIRLOOM. The Ammi blossom is a pure white and makes a striking flower that is domed on top rather than flat. Excellent for cutting.

Bean White Half Runner

prod000605 HEIRLOOM. With or without support White Half runner yields an early heavy crop of tender green pods 4 1/2″ long with white seeds and sweet flavor. One 2 oz. seed packet will sow a row of about 20 ft. Our

Nemophila Baby Blue Eyes

prod000298 This versatile native American wildflower (also known as California Blue Bells) is perfect in beds and containers or as an annual groundcover. Growing only 6″ tall with a spread to 12″ nemophila often overwinters in mild climates (zone 7 and

Amaranthus Love Lies Bleeding

prod000122 HEIRLOOM. Brilliant red seed heads dangle like shimmering ruby necklaces from the tops of sturdy 3-5 ft. plants. With long-lasting color they’re great in arrangements fresh-cut or dried. Amaranthus needs heat and a long season. Start in containers and set

Basil Greek

prod000453 Native to Southeast Asia basil has been used in cooking and for fragrances for centuries. Brought to Europe in the Middle Ages it thrived in the Mediterranean region as well as around the Caspian and Black Seas. Burpee first offered

Verbena Bonariensis

prod001064 This tall very striking heirloom is a favorite in many cottage gardens. Stiff stems with open airy sprays of tiny violet-blue clusters and only a few leaves making this an excellent companion for many annuals. Very long blooming 3-4′ tall.

Sweet Pea Eckfords Finest Mix

prod000406 Today sweet peas remind one of a Victrola in the parlor. Considered very romantic some antique strains can be wonderful if chosen carefully; others can be duds. We’ve selected only the best for you. All have a slight honey or

Chinese Lantern Strawberry Ground Cherry

prod000013 Chinese Lantern is largely grown for its vividly colored orange-red lantern-shaped fruits that can be cut and dried and used for dried bouquets. Can be invasive; spreads rampantly.

Squash Winter Lakota

prod000936 Plant breeders have recreated a stunning winter squash once prized by the Sioux but long lost to cultivation. Fine-grained orange flesh is sweet and nutty. Mature fruits are 8″ x 9″ and weigh 5-7lbs..

Cantaloupe Hales Best Jumbo

prod000545 Hales Best Jumbo was developed by a Japanese market gardener in California around 1920. It became widely popular because it combined excellent flavor with earliness. It’s a beautiful oval melon with deep green skin and golden netting. The flesh is

Bean Burpees Stringless Green Pod

prod000579 HEIRLOOM. This Burpee bred bean is entirely stringless; it’s brittle meaty juicy and has exceptional flavor. Plant yields are early and extremely high; pods are round about 6″ long and slightly curved. Plants are entirely self supporting. A 2 oz.

Marigold Sunset Giants Mix

prod001050 The ultimate American garden flower prized by the Aztecs 1000 years ago. Legendary garden designer Gertrude Jekyll liked drifts of tall marigolds planted in the middle or back of her borders to complement blues and grays. Blossoms 5″ and more

Eggplant Turkish Orange

prod001997 Native to Turkey this heirloom variety is a favorite of Italian gardeners and chefs. The petite 18-22″ plants produce abundant yields of round red-orange 3″ fruit. Eat when the fruits are young and in the green stage. Once orange the

Salad Greens Purslane Goldgelber

prod001969 Purslane has an honored place in the European repertoire of greens. Mildly acerbic purslane’s tasty leaves have a pleasant lemony fragrance and make for a sparkly salad offering a nutritious bonus of high amounts of omega-3 fatty acids.

Squash Ronde de Nice

prod001918 An heirloom prized by generations of French squash connoisseurs for its mild nutty flavor and ever-so-tender flesh and skin. Harvest when fruits are young when they are merely 2-3″ in diameter and steam or saute. Ready in about 45-52 days.

Cleome Queen Mixed Colors

prod000157 Also known as Spider flower this plant will make the back of your border a focal point. Colors includes Helen Campbell (white) Rose Queen and Violet Queen. Airy 5-6″ flower clusters on strong sturdy stems. GARDEN HINTS: Grows best in

Cucumber Suyo Long

prod001924 Suyo Long is a traditional variety from China that offers an abundance of delicious burpless crispy cucumbers. Growing to 16″ long on vigorous vines the sweet ribbed fruits can be picked at any stage from very young to fully mature.

Cucumber Mexican Sour Gherkin

prod099645 Cook’s Garden Favorite. Get ready for an extravaganza of tiny sweet treats. Mini fruit’s sweet cucumber flavor is combined with a tangy sourness: as if pickled already. Yields a bounty of tiny cukes for salads snacks and pickling. Gorgeous when