Rich golden yellow flowers 3 1/2″ across with large black centers are produced in profusion on long sturdy 3 ft. high stems. Blooms the first season after early sowing. Grow as an annual cut flower or integrate with mixed perennial
In Italy this regional favorite is eaten both in the tasty green stage and the super sweet fully mature red stage. Multi-talented the sweet pepper is delicious whether raw or fried grilled or stuffed. All season long the sturdy 30″
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.
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
HEIRLOOM. The Ammi blossom is a pure white and makes a striking flower that is domed on top rather than flat. Excellent for cutting.
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
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
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
Originating in New Zealand this unusual heirloom cucumber was first offered in 1934. When mature Crystal Apple’s pretty pale greenish white-skinned fruits resemble Granny Smith apples. To experience the smooth tender and cream-tasting fruits at their peak enjoy them when
Magnificent 5″ cheerful blooms are bright sky-blue with creamy white throats. Fast-growing large vines with attractive foliage. Easy to grow. Grows best in full sun. GARDEN HINTS: For best germination soak seeds overnight before planting. For earlier bloom start indoors
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 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.
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..
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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