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Nama rothrockii (12x60, Z6, P, L, 3:4w) .............................................................................. 90 seeds / $2.50

 74798.14  (W) Tulare Co., CA, 7000ft, 2134m.  A groundcover with hairy, cuneate leaves and golfball-sized bristly globes of violet flowers.  Slowly forms nice colonies rhizomatously.   Photo

Nananthus aff. broomii (Aizoaceae) (4x18,Z7,P,L,1) ............................................................ 30 seeds / $3.00

 10767.09   The thick, triangular, blue-gray foliage forms very attractive, tight mounds which sport numerous yellow, red-striped flowers over a long period in the spring.

Nananthus transvaalensis (Aizoaceae) (4x10, Z9, P, L, 1) ………………….........….......... 70 seeds / $2.50

 78753.02  Succulent pointed leaves bear yellow flowers with mid-line maroon stripes.

Nananthus X (3x8, Z9, P, L, 1) ............................................................................................. 50 seeds / $3.00

 10012.00  Sessile flowers vary in color from deep pink and claret to deep yellow.

Nassauvia revoluta (Asteraceae) (10x12, Z6, P, L, 3:6w) ..................................................... 50 seeds / $4.00

 74410.11  (W) Volcán Lonquimay, IX Reg., Chile, 5800ft, 1768m.  Reptilian-looking stems are covered with tough, thick, overlapping, recurved scales.  Stems terminate in a bulbous head of white.

Nepeta phyllochlamys (Lamiaceae) (8x16, Z5, P, C, 3:5w) ……………………….............. 50 seeds / $2.50

 70371.05  Prostrate creeper with attractive blue-gray, pebbled foliage.  Small speckled flowers in summer.

Nepeta yunnanensis (60x50,Z6,P,L,1) ................................................................................. 20 seeds / $3.50

 96978.07   An imposing beauty of textured, gray-green foliage and spikes of deep blue flowers all summer.

Nigella damascena (Ranunculaceae) (10x10,A,C,1) ............................................................. 50 seeds / $2.50

 15176.04    Blue, cornflower-like blossoms on compact plants of thready leaves. The inflated fruits eventually turn brown and are very decorative.

Nolina bigelovii (Agavaceae) (100x100, Z7, P, C, 1) ……………………………................ 90 seeds / $2.50

 10552.18  (W) Mohave Co., CA, 3200ft, 976m.  Magnificent cream spires over globes of narrow, sharp leaves.

Nolina microcarpa (75x100, Z6, P, C, 1) .............................................................................. 75 seeds / $2.50

 56532.15  (W) Grant Co., NM, 6400ft, 1950m.   Numerous panicles of white, purplish, or brownish.

Oenothera caespitosa v. crinita (Onagraceae) (8x15,Z5,P,L,2) .................................... 40 seeds / $4.00 12043.18 (W) Millard Co., UT, 6000ft, 1829m. Long leaves vary in dentation but are always hairy, creating handsome furry tufts. Large white rounded lowers turning pink to violet as they fade. On calcareous sandy rubble.

Oenothera caespitosa v. marginata (Onagraceae) (10x18, Z6, P, L, 2) ................................ 50 seeds / $3.00

 12040.14  (W) San Juan Co., UT, 4430ft, 1350m. Large-toothed rosettes bear large white flowers fading to pink.

Oenothera howardii (Onagraceae) (12x15,Z5,P,L,4:8w) ................................................... 15 seeds / $3.50 35822.35 (W) Kane Co., UT, 5700ft, 1738m. Enormous yellow flowers from erect blue-green tufts of oval leaves. This population growing on W-facing slopes of sandy clay. Very limited amounts.   Photo

Oenothera macrocarpa (20x24, Z5, P, L, 3:6w) ................................................................... 40 seeds / $3.50

 56142.11  (W) Colfax Co., NM, 6100ft, 1860m.  Gigantic bright yellow flowers arising from the base, followed by large winged fruits.  Foliage green to silver.

Ononis rotundifolia (Fabaceae) (40x50, Z5, P, SC, 1) …………….…............………….... 16 seeds / $2.50

 74808.04  An evergreen shrublet with roundish, toothed leaves and racemes of white to pink pea-flowers.

Opuntia aurea X erinacea (Cactaceae) (18x60,Z6,P,C,2) .................................................. 12 seeds / $3.50 08754.16 (W) Washington Co., UT, 4200ft, 1280m. DB Yellow flowers on pads up to 7" across.

Opuntia X coloradoensis (Cactaceae) (8x150,Z5,P,C,2) .................................................... 20 seeds / $4.00 12784.16 (W) Delta Co., CO, 5000ft, 1524m. DB A new species from western Colorado. Hybrid between O. fragilis and O. polyacantha ssp. hystricina. Small pads to 2" diameter, robust mats to 6 feet across. Flowers are about 80% magenta and 20% yellow in this population.   Photo

Opuntia erinacea (15x30, Z4, P, SC, 4:6w) .......................................................................... 60 seeds / $3.00

 27458.14  (W) Wayne Co., UT, 6800ft, 2073m.  Blossoms in yellow, peach and apricot shades here.

Opuntia humifusa X inermis (9x28,Z4b,P,C,2) ................................................................ 25 seeds / $3.50 35987.06 Ex cult. Thompson. TC101 Mother plant is a completely spineless form from West Virginia crossed with different tetraploid varieties with red, orange and bicolored flowers.

Opuntia pinkavae (Cactaceae) (15x30,Z4,P,C,2) .......................................................... 20 seeds / $4.00 70588.16 (W) Coconino Co, AZ, 5800ft, 1768m. DB Nice compact plants with sparse spines and brick red to magenta flowers.

Opuntia pulchella (Cactaceae) (14x25,Z5,P,C,2) ...................................................... 20 seeds / $5.00 70984.21 (W) Washoe Co., NV, 4020ft, 1226m. Multiple cylindrical stems with dagger-like, white centrals, bearing apical pink to magenta flowers. On outwashes of white granite screes.

Opuntia spinosior (120x70, Z9, P, C, 2) ............................................................................... 50 seeds / $2.50

 76723.11  (W) Graham Co., AZ, 4000ft, 1220m. A tree cholla with gray-green stems, flowers unseen.

Oreoxis alpina (Apiaceae) (3x5,Z3,P,C,4:12w) ............................................................... 40 seeds / $4.00 18470.14 (W) Lake Co., CO, 12000ft, 3660m. Tiny caespitose tufts of bipinnate, linear leaves covered with short hairs ("hirtellous"), giving an overall ashy-gray sheen to the plants. Small yellow flowers on short stems transform into small balls of seed.

Origanumdictamnus (Lamiaceae) (20x30,Z6,P,L,1) ...................................................... 35 seeds / $4.00 15542.14 (W) Mt. Dikti, Crete, 2000m., Greece. A rounded subshrub with very woolly, orbicular leaves and drooping inflorescences of bright reddish-purple bracts surrounding pink flowers.

Orostachys spinosus (Crassulaceae) (12x30,Z5,B/P,L,3:8w) ................................................ 60 seeds / $4.00 76734.04 Ex cult., China. Tight, gray-green rosettes with soft spines on the leaf tips. Whitish flowers are held in a thick stalk. Monocarpic but often leaves behind a ring of living offsets.

Oxytropis besseyi v. argophylla (Fabaceae) (7x8,Z4,P,SC,1) ............................................. 30 seeds / $4.00

 10402.46  (W) Beaverhead Co., MT, 6300ft, 1921m.   Tight, silvery-white cushions bear racemes of brilliant magenta. Far superior to the typical form of O. besseyi. On S-facing hills of hard limestone.

Oxytropis besseyi v. obnapiformis (Fabaceae) (20x24,Z4,P,SC,1) ....................................... 40 seeds / $3.50

 10404.19  (W) Moffat Co., CO, 6200ft, 1890m.  Clusters of brilliant violet and white flowers on rather large plants.  Growing in pure white sand.   Photo

Oxytropis besseyi v. salmonensis (12x20,Z5,P,SC,1) ......................................................... 20 seeds / $4.00

 10405.16  (W) Custer Co., ID, 5400ft, 1646m.   Spectacular large racemes of magenta over pinnatifid, silver-green foliage. After my initial collection in late June (2006), I returned in mid-July to find the entire gulch where the plants had been blooming completely buried under a foot of mud due, apparently, to a cloudburst. It will be interesting to see if this population can recover from nature's violent outburst.   Photo

Oxytropis hidakamontana (14x20,Z5,P,SC,1) …………………………............................. 15 seeds / $3.50

 35545.16   (W) Japan.   Vigorous tufts of hairy foliage bear violet-blue flower heads.

Oxytropis lagopus (3x9,Z4,P,SC,1) ...................................................................................... 50 seeds / $4.00

 54162.26  (W) Custer Co., ID, 8325ft, 2538m.   Silver, woolly cushions and short racemes of brilliant violet-red. The buds have a peppery look due to the presence of black hairs. Found on limestone slopes. One of the most beautiful in the genus.   Photo

Oxytropis sericea (20x18, Z4, P, SC, 1) .............................................................................. 90 seeds / $2.50

 76404.14  (W) Weld Co., CO, 5450ft, 1660m.  Large racemes of pure white, fragrant flowers.

Oxytropis shokanbetsuensis (16x20,Z5,P,SC,1) .................................................................. 15 seeds / $3.50

 76369.16    Japan. Rosettes of pinnate leaves produce several scapes with blue-mauve flower clusters.

Oxytropis viscida (9x12,Z4,P,SC,1) ...................................................................................... 20 seeds / $3.00

 90606.15  (W) Fremont Co., WY, 6950ft, 2118m.   Tufts of sticky, dark green, pinnatifid foliage with fat heads of purplish flowers. Late summer bloomer.

Oxytropis yezoensis (6x16,Z5,P,SC,1) ……………………………………......................... 15 seeds / $3.50

 96428.16     Low-growing subshrub with woolly, pinnate leaves and purple flowers on short scapes in late summer.  From Japan.

Ourisia microphylla (Scrophulariaceae) (2x6, Z?, P, L, 2) …………...........……….……..... 60 seeds / $4.00

 56542.04  Ex Termas de Chillán, Chile, 1600m.  Microscopic leaves on thready stems look like clumps of moss.  The 5-petalled, round-lobed, 1-cm flowers are the most delicate shade of pastel pink.

Paeonia brownii (Paeoniaceae) (22x30,Z5,P,C,3:12w) ........................................................... 18 seeds / $6.00

 10766.18  (W) Wallowa Co., OR, 5800ft, 1768m.  Wonderful foliage -- dissected, leathery, glaucous, bluish-green with pendant, brownish-maroon flowers about 2 to 3  inches across, the centers packed with stamens.   Photo1   Photo2

Parthenium tetraneuris (Asteraceae) (3x10, Z5, P, C, 3:6w) ................................................ 10 seeds / $3.00

 78418.14  (W) Fremont Co., CO, 4800ft, 1465m.  Dense caudices bear gray leaves and creamy flower buttons.  On calcareous shales of the Arkansas River Valley.

Pediocactus simpsonii (Cactaceae) (12x9, Z4, P, GL, 3:4w) ................................................. 40 seeds / $3.50

 76597.23  (W) Chaffee Co., CO, 8200ft, 2500m.  Hefty barrels topped by fragrant, pink flowers early in the spring.  In loamy gravel.  From greenhouse stock plants …………………............................. 100 seeds / $8.00

Pediocactus simpsonii (Cactaceae) (6x10,Z4,P,GL,3:4w) ...................................................... 40 seeds / $3.50

 76597.68  (W) Grand Co., CO, 7800ft, 2378m.  This population dwells on the stony loam of barren North Park.  Pink flowers.

Pediocactus simpsonii (dark pink fls) (4x8,Z4,P,GL,3:4w) .................................... 30 seeds / $3.50 76597.70 (W) Douglas Co., CO, 6650ft, 2027m. Small solitary barrels with bright, deep pink flowers. Very nice form here on sandy rimrock. It was a cold day in late April, 2015 when I found this barrel just coming into bloom.

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Pediocactus simpsonii v. minor (3x7,Z5,P,GL,3:4w) ………………………...........……..... 10 seeds / $4.00

 76599.15  (W) Iron Co., UT, 6000ft, 1829m.  A dwarf form with cream flowers. On gritty, limey soil.

Pediocactus simpsonii v. nigrispinus (13x15, Z6, P, GL, 3:4w) ............................................ 40 seeds / $3.50

 76596.16  (W) Kittitas Co., WA, 2500ft, 762m.  Deep magenta-pink flowers on black-spined barrels.   Photo

Penstemon absarokensis (12x12, Z3, P, RGL, 3:12w) .......................................................... 10 seeds / $6.00

 15076.53  (W) Park Co., WY, 9900ft, 3018m.  Short, congested stems of large blue flowers over broadly-ovate,  glossy green leaves.  Introduced in 2004, this collection is from the highest station on record -- on steep, S-facing, cinder screes.

Penstemon acaulis (1x8,Z3,P,C,4:12w) ........................................................................ 20 seeds / $6.00 01222.20 (W) Daggett Co., UT, 7450ft, 2271m. Densely-tufted mats and masses of stemless blue flowers. Choice species endemic to barren hills near the Wyoming-Utah border. Photo

Penstemon albidus (15x7, Z4, P, L, 4:8w) ............................................................................. 75 seeds / $2.50

 19410.15  (W) Elbert Co., CO, 6650ft, 2030m.  White spikes over somewhat hairy leaves.

Penstemon arenicola (10x6,Z4,P,L,4:12w) ................................................................. 100 seeds / $4.00 07439.13 (W) Sublette Co., WY, 7000ft, 2135m. Densely-crowded verticillasters of the most intense blue. Waxy blue leaves. Growing in almost pure sand.

Penstemon aridus (10x7,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ……………………………………........................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 07455.86  (W) Beaverhead Co., MT, 6000ft, 1829m.   Grassy tufts with a dense inflorescence of small blue flowers. On S-facing slopes of limestone.

Penstemon aridus (10x7,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ................................................................................... 70 seeds / $3.50

 07455.78  (W) Lemhi Co., ID, 7700ft, 2348m.  Grassy tufts with dense inflorescences of small blue flowers. On N-facing slopes of limestone.

Penstemon barbatus v. torreyi (Scrophulariaceae) (120x25,Z5,P,C,3:8w) .................. 100 seeds / $3.00 10215.14 (W) San Miguel Co., NM, 5900ft, 1800m. Tall, lanky plants with stiff stems and multitudes of red flowers. Good for the back of the border.

Penstemon bicolor ssp. roseus (100x40, Z6, P, L, 3:8w) ...................................................... 90 seeds / $3.00

 10553.11  (W) Clark Co., NV, 2500ft, 762m.  Pink to magenta flowers with violet lines on the lower lip.

Penstemon caespitosus v. caespitosus (4x25, Z4, P, L, 4:12w) ........................................... 60 seeds / $4.00

 12041.33  (W) Grand Co., CO, 9000ft, 2744m.  Creeping stems clothed in linear-spatulate leaves eventually form mats nearly a foot in diameter and are smothered with blue, white-throated flowers in early summer.  Choice new collection from this area.

Penstemon caespitosus v. caespitosus (5x14,Z4,P,L,4:12w) ......................................... 100 seeds / $4.00 12041.46 (W) Gunnison Co., CO, 8600ft, 2622m. Small mats of creeping stems clothed in bluish-green, linear-spatulate leaves which smother themselves with blue, white-throated flowers in early summer. Treeless plains of sagebrush and volcanic rock.

Penstemon caespitosus v. desertipicti (1x12, Z4, P, L, 4:12w) ............................................ 30 seeds / $4.00

 12042.24  (W) Garfield Co., UT, 8000ft, 2439m.  Probably the most prostrate of all.  Tiny, oblanceolate, blue-gray leaves along creeping, rooting stems form mats bearing blue-purple flowers with a white throat.

Penstemon cobaea (55x18,Z5,P,C,3:8w) ............................................................................... 60 seeds / $3.50

 12760.27  (W) Murray Co., OK, 1500ft, 457m.  Stunning in full bloom, the white baggy flowers, often highlighted pale lavender, are the largest in the genus. Shiny green leaves with small teeth.   Photo

Penstemon crandallii v. atratus (5x16,Z4,P,GL,3:8w) ……………………….............…..... 50 seeds / $4.00

 12754.25  (W) San Juan Co., UT, 8500ft, 2591m.  More prostrate compared to the typical species' habit, with several creeping stems branching from a woody base. Profuse flowers just under an inch long appear in blue, lavender and violet shades. On the western slopes of the La Sal Mtns.

Penstemon crandallii v. crandallii  (8x22, Z4, P, GL, 3:8w) …............................................. 50 seeds / $3.50

 12757.11  (W) Mesa Co., CO, 8500ft, 2591m.  Multitudes of bright blue blossoms festoon the plants.

Penstemon cyananthus (50x18, Z4, P, L, 4:12w) ................................................................ 100 seeds / $3.00

 12975.23  (W) Cache Co., UT, 8100ft, 2470m.  The vibrant Wasatch Penstemon sports brilliant blue flowers packed on several stems from a basal clump of glossy lanceolate leaves.  Spectacular.

Penstemon cyathophorus (30x8,Z4,P,RL,3:12w) .................................................................. 90 seeds / $3.50

 12974.28  (W) Grand Co., CO, 7500ft, 2286m.  Tightly-packed whorls of pale lavender-pink to bluish-pink flowers sprout from glaucous rosettes of thick leaves.   Photo

Penstemon davidsonii (pink form) (9x40, Z5, P, RL, 3:8w) ................................................ 100 seeds / $4.00

 15231.15  (W) Jackson Co., OR, 7500ft, 2286m.  A fantastically floriferous population which is possibly infused with genes from P. rupicola.  On alpine granite screes at the foot of large boulders.

Penstemon davidsonii v. menziesii (Scrophulariaceae) (5x15,Z5,P,RL,3:8w) ................ 100 seeds / $4.00 15232.12 (W) Clallam Co., WA, 6200ft, 1890m. Serrated leaves and short racemes of blue-violet. On crumbling, E-facing volcanic ledges and cracks.

Penstemon davidsonii v. praeteritus (10x40, Z4, P, RL, 3:8w) .......................................... 100 seeds / $3.00

 15233.17  (W) Harney Co., OR, 8900ft, 2713m.  Relatively huge, upward-facing, gaping blossoms of violet to lavender-blue on short racemes cover domed mats of thyme-like, gray-green, acuminate leaves.

Penstemon debilis (9x16, Z5, P, GL, 3:8w) ........................................................................... 30 seeds / $5.00

 15350.13  (W) Garfield Co., CO, 8200ft, 2500m.  Beautiful compact mounds of silver-green foliage bear dense clusters of pale pink to pale lavender flowers.  Super plant of sliding oil shale screes.   Photo1   Photo2

Penstemon eatonii v. undosus (55x24,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ............................................................. 60 seeds / $3.00

 20802.15  (W) Montrose Co., CO, 6000ft, 1829m.   A robust form with crisply-wavy leaf margins.

Penstemon eriantherus (dwarf form) (8x6,Z3,P,GL,3:8w) ................................................... 50 seeds / $3.00

 27455.17  (W) Park Co., WY, 8300ft, 2530m.  The flower racemes were under 3" tall over mere tufts.

Penstemon eriantherus v. redactus (16x12,Z4,P,C,4:16w) ................................................ 100 seeds / $3.50

 27456.18  (W) Custer Co., ID, 6400ft, 1951m.  Showy pale lavender-purple flowers on dwarf plants with gray-green leaves.  Growing in deep, loamy gravel.   Photo

Penstemon eriantherus v. whitedii (20x15, Z6, P, L, 4:16w) ................................................ 90 seeds / $3.00

 27457.10  (W) Chelan Co., WA, 3500ft, 1067m.    Whorls of large violet flowers, several per stem.

Penstemon frutescens (15x10,Z6,P,L,2) ............................................................................... 45 seeds / $3.00

 30762.08   The only Penstemon not native to the Americas.  Ovate leaves clasp erect stems bearing tubular, pale purple, inch-long flowers in late summer. From Japan.

Penstemon gairdneri (12x10, Z6, P, L, 3:12w) ...................................................................... 50 seeds / $3.00

 32061.34  (W) Kittitas Co., WA, 2650ft, 808m.  Cinereous, linear leaves with orchid to lavender blossoms.  Native to the basalt scablands found on the E side of the Cascades.

Penstemon harbourii (5x16,Z3,P,RL,3:8w) .............................................................. 100 seeds / $5.00 35215.16 (W) Summit Co., CO, 12100ft, 3688m. Loose mats of green, leathery foliage are covered with short racemes of attractive powder-blue flowers in summer. On S-facing alpine screes. Photo

Penstemon humilis v. brevifolius (9x12, Z3, P, GL, 3:8w) ................................................. 100 seeds / $3.50

 35996.23  (W) Salt Lake Co., UT, 9850ft, 3003m.  Rosettes of green, spatulate leaves form compact mats bearing deep blue, glandular flowers in congested whorls.  On S- and W-facing granitic screes.

Penstemon idahoensis (12x20, Z5, P, GL, 3:8w) .................................................................. 90 seeds / $3.50

 41517.11  (W) Cassia Co., ID, 5150ft, 1570m.  Glandular tufts of thick-margined, narrow leaves carry crowded blue-purple flowers.  On very soft, silty white sand.

Penstemon janishiae (15x12, Z5, P, RGL, 4:8w) ………………………...........………….... 90 seeds / $3.50

 50198.18  (W) Plumas/Lassen Co., CA, 7550ft, 2302m.  Tufts of linear-spatulate, sparsely-dentate leaves sprout several stems bearing large, gaping, bilabiate lavender flowers, each with a prominent yellow-bearded staminode.  One of the best Great Basin natives.

Penstemon kingii (20x24,Z5,P,RL,4:8w) ……………………………………….........…….. 50 seeds / $3.50

 52598.25  (W) Eureka Co., NV, 6100ft, 1860m.  Shrubby tufts of narrow, somewhat cinereous leaves bear several verticillasters of intensely blue or violet-blue flowers. Aestivates in the summer.

Penstemon laricifolius ssp. laricifolius (10x8, Z3, P, GL, 4:16w) ....................................... 100 seeds / $2.50

 54215.37  (W) Carbon Co., WY, 6850ft, 2088m.  This lovely form has flowers in various pink shades.

Penstemon linarioides ssp. coloradoensis (16x14, Z5, P, GL, 3:8w) ……..........………….. 60 seeds / $4.00

 54598.43  (W) La Plata Co., CO, 8200ft, 2500m.  The mostly erect stems and linear foliage are glaucous blue with pale to medium-blue, white-throated flowers growing from the upper nodes.  Perhaps one of the best forms in this widespread taxon.

Penstemon 'MESA' (70x25, Z4, P, RL, 3:6w) ....................................................................... 50 seeds / $3.00

 56416.08  A section Habroanthus hybrid with substantial purple-blue flowers on strong stems.  Fully reblooms later in the summer equal in vigor to the first.

Penstemon newberryi (16x20,Z5,P,L,3:12w) ...................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 58432.30  (W) Plumas Co., CA, 7100ft, 2165m.  Mats of blue, serrated leaves, beautiful rose-red flowers.

Penstemon nitidus v. longifolius (40x22, Z4, P, RGL, 3:8w) ................................................ 90 seeds / $2.50

 58619.17  (W) Powell Co., MT, 4400ft, 1341m.  Shiny blue, strapping leaves, bright blue flowers.

Penstemon ophianthus (10x8, Z5, P, L, 3:8w) ...................................................................... 90 seeds / $3.00

 81035.17  (W) Sevier Co., UT, 8000ft, 2439m.  Gray-green tufts, densely-bearded violet to pink flowers.

Penstemon ovatus (65x35, Z5, P, GL, 3:8w) ...................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.00

 69021.04 A showy species with oval, toothed leaves and an open inflorescence of many deep blue flowers.

Penstemon pachyphyllus v. congestus (35x15, Z4, P, L, 4:8w) ......................................... 100 seeds / $2.00

 70152.01  (W) Emery Co., UT, 8200ft, 2500m.  Thick, gray-green leaves, intense blue-violet spikes.

Penstemon palmeri (110x35,Z4,P,L,3:8w) …………………………………..................... 100 seeds / $2.50

 70194.26  (W) Butte Co., ID, 5500ft, 1676m.   Though not native to Idaho, this sp. has been naturalized not only here but throughout many western states due to highway reseeding projects. On the fertile volcanic plains of the upper Snake River drainage basin, these plants achieve spectacular magnificence. I saw plants with 20 spires nearly four feet tall, loaded with huge, pink, fragrant blossoms.   Photo

Penstemon perpulcher (35x30, Z4, P, RGL, 3:8w) ………………………..............……...... 80 seeds / $3.50

 70414.50  (W) Blaine Co., ID, 4700ft, 1433m.   Bright blue flowers over narrow green foliage.

Penstemon pinifolius 'Compactum' (16x35,Z4,P,L,4:8w) .............................................. 100 seeds / $3.50 70599.00 A choice dwarf selection. Compact racemes of red-orange on diminuitive shrublets.

Penstemon pseudospectabilis (70x30, Z5, P, L, 4:8w) ....................................................... 100 seeds / $2.50

 70776.00   Ex cult.  Clasping, oblong saucer-leaves and bright rose-red flowers.

Penstemon pumilus (4x9,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ................................................................................... 70 seeds / $4.00

 70997.68  (W) Butte Co., ID, 5600ft.  Tufts of gray-green, cinereous, lance-shaped leaves sprout several stems bearing clouds of blue-purple flowers. Rarely-offered endemic of central Idaho.   Photo

Penstemon retrorsus (8x20, Z5, P, GL, 4:12w) ……………………………..........……...... 40 seeds / $4.00

 74418.15  (W) Montrose Co., CO, 6000ft, 1830m.  Silver-green tufts produce short erect spikes of deep blue. Superb endemic of western Colorado worth every effort to cultivate.

Penstemon richardsonii (65x35, Z5, P, L, 3:6w) ................................................................. 100 seeds / $2.50

 74552.17  (W) Klickitat Co., WA, 500ft, 152m.  Low arcs of bright lavender-pink in late season.

Penstemon rostriflorus (50x30,Z6,P,L,4:8w) …………………………............………….. 100 seeds / $2.50

 74816.45  (W) Tulare Co., CA, 6100ft, 1860m.  Reddish-orange flowers with creamy-yellow throats.  This collection from an exceptionally dry site in the southern Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Penstemon rupicola (8x20, Z5, P, L, 3:8w) ......................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 75010.35  (W) Linn Co., OR, 5600ft, 1707m.  Vivid deep rose-pink flowers over powder-blue foliage.

Penstemon rupicola (7x26,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ...................................................................... 100 seeds / $4.50 75010.73 (W) Yakima Co., WA, 5450ft, 1662m. A superb form with deep rosy-magenta flowers over gray-blue foliage. On volcanic cliffs and scoria.

Penstemon scapoides (25x20, Z5, P, RL, 4:8w) ................................................................. 100 seeds / $2.00

 76135.15  (W) Inyo Co., CA, 7800ft, 2377m.   Mats of bluish-gray with panicles of pinched blue flowers.

Penstemon subulatus (40x30,Z7,P,L,3:8w) …………………………………..........…….. 100 seeds / $2.50

 76950.15  (W) Maricopa Co., AZ, 2800ft, 854m.  Scarlet, tubular flowers and lance-like leaves.

Penstemon teucrioides (7x15, Z3, P, L, 4:12w) .................................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 78295.13  (W) Park Co., CO, 9250ft, 2820m.  Linear, gray-pubescent leaves and pale blue/purplish flowers.  Considered by some to be a subspecies of Penstemon crandallii.

Penstemon thompsoniae (3x10,Z4,P,GL,4:12w) ................................................................... 70 seeds / $3.50

 78370.29  (W) White Pine Co., NV, 7200ft, 2195m.  One of the most compact forms I have seen with tiny ashy-gray leaves densely packed on creeping stems. Flowering stems ascend slightly and bear clusters of small, dark blue flowers.  Growing on caliche with Lepidium nanum.

Penstemon tusharensis (6x16, Z4, P, GL, 4:12w) ................................................................ 40 seeds / $4.00

 79016.14  (W) Beaver Co., UT, 8300ft, 2530m.  (= P. caespitosus v. suffruticosus.)  Prostrate, bonsai-like plants with blue-gray, tiny round leaves edged in maroon bear violet-blue flowers.  Beautiful species.

Penstemon uintahensis (8x12,Z3,P,GL,4:12w) .............................................................. 40 seeds / $5.00 85987.39 (W) Uintah Co., UT, 11500ft, 3506m. The tiniest member of the Habroanthus Sect. and perhaps one of the rarest. Mats of leathery, linear-spatulate, dark-green leaves bear several short racemes of sky-blue, secund flowers. A treasure endemic to the Uintah Mtns. On quartzite tundra. Photo

Penstemon utahensis (24x12,Z4,P,RGL,3:8w) .................................................................... 50 seeds / $5.00 87817.78 (W) Grand Co., UT, 4200ft, 1280m. Racemes of brilliant carmine-pink flowers will illuminate your garden in early spring. Attractive glaucous blue foliage in thick tufts. This population seems dwarfer than the others I have seen but maybe only because of the very dry conditions over the last few years. Growing on steep, E-facing sandy slopes.   Photo

Penstemon utahensis (36x15,Z4,P,RGL,3:8w) ...................................................................... 40 seeds / $4.00

 87817.65  (W) Emery Co., UT, 5400ft, 1646m.  Racemes of brilliant carmine-pink flowers will illuminate your garden in early spring. Attractive glaucous blue foliage in thick tufts. Sandy soils.   Photo

Penstemon utahensis (36x15,Z4,P,RGL,3:8w) ............................................................... 40 seeds / $4.00 87817.24 (W) Mesa Co., CO, 4650ft, 1418m. Racemes of brilliant carmine-pink flowers will illuminate your garden in early spring. Attractive glaucous blue foliage in thick tufts. Sandy soils.   Photo

Penstemon whippleanus (30x20,Z3,P,L,4:8w) .................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 92368.27  (W) Mineral Co., CO, 10860ft, 3311m.  This population has the darkest flowers I've ever seen in this genus -- dark purple to literally black.   Photo

Phacelia sericea (20x12, Z3, P, L, 3:6w) ………………………………………................... 70 seeds / $3.00

 76415.23  (W) Park Co., WY, 8200ft, 2500m.  A somewhat dwarfer version of the Colorado population found on volcanic screes during the Penstemon absarokensis trek.

Phlox aculeata (Polemoniaceae) (5x20,Z5,P,C,3:12w) ..................................................... 18 seeds / $5.00 01300.52 (W) Blaine Co., ID, 4800ft, 1463m. Loose cushions of awl-shaped leaves with pale to deep pink flowers. Found throughout the Snake River Plains.

Phlox adsurgens (7x16,Z5,P,L,4:12w) ................................................................................... 10 seeds / $6.00

 15576.36  (W) Douglas Co., OR, 5000ft, 1524m.   This loosely-mat-forming perennial with ovate leaves spreads slowly stoloniferously and sprouts numerous scapes terminating in open clusters of fragrant, broad-petalled pale– to deep-pink flowers, often with dark markings in the center.

Phlox adsurgens (Polemoniaceae) (7x16,Z5,P,L,4:12w) ............................................. 10 seeds / $6.00 15576.66 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 5500ft, 1677m. This loosely-mat-forming perennial with ovate leaves spreads slowly stoloniferously and sprouts numerous scapes terminating in open clusters of fragrant, broad-petalled pale- to deep-pink flowers, often with dark markings in the center. Photo

Phlox albomarginata (3x12,Z4,P,L,4:12w) ............................................................................ 15 seeds / $6.00

 19411.39  (W) Butte Co., ID, 7100ft, 2165m.  Dense, slightly-viscid cushions of awl-shaped leaves with thickened, whitish margins.  Large, beautiful, snow-white flowers cover the cushions in early summer.  Growing in screes of limestone chips.   Photo

Phlox alyssifolia ssp. abdita (2x10,Z4,P,C,4:12w) …………..……………...............…….. 15 seeds / $6.00

 05510.25  (W) Pennington Co., SD, 6600ft, 2012m.  Mats of stiff, wide leaves are covered with large, wide-open flowers colored pink, lavender or white. On limestone hills covered with pine duff.

Phlox austromontana (5x15,Z5,P,C,4:10w) .......................................................................... 12 seeds / $6.00

 10167.40  (W) Coconino Co., AZ, 6500ft, 1982m.  Spiny, loose mats, the awl-shaped leaves measuring up to 1 cm long.  Very wide color variation among populations, this one has some very nice rosy-pink forms.

Phlox austromontana v. jonesii (10x24,Z6,P,C,3:8w) ..................................................... 12 seeds / $6.00 10168.11 (W) Washington Co., UT, 4200ft, 1280m. A more colorful and robust form of an otherwise fairly widespread species, restricted to SW Utah. Myriad bright pink, almost red, flowers adorn prickly plants covered with long awl-shaped leaves. Growing on S- and W-facing basalt slopes. Photo

Phlox bryoides (1x9,Z4,P,L,4:12w) ........................................................................................ 10 seeds / $6.00

 10763.89  (W) Daggett Co., UT, 7500ft, 2286m.  Incredibly dense, pulvinate mounds of tightly-packed square stems covered with white wool.  Small white flowers.  On barren S-facing stony slopes.   Photo

Phlox condensata (2x15,Z3,P,C,4:12w) ................................................................................ 15 seeds / $6.00

 12799.27  (W) Park Co., CO, 12300ft, 3750m.  Very dense cushions, similar to an alpine P. tumulosa.  Large snow-white flowers.  Often found on S-facing rocky tundra in the Mosquito Range.

Phlox diffusa (Polemoniaceae) (2x15,Z5,P,C,4:12w) ....................................................... 15 seeds / $6.00 15570.33 (W) Kittitas Co., WA, 3875ft, 1181m. Caespitose mats of needle-like leaves sport flowers variously colored lavender, pink and white. On exposed, stony, basaltic ridges. Photo

Phlox griseola (Polemoniaceae) (3x20,Z5,P,C,4:12w) ............................................... 10 seeds / $7.00 32772.11 (W) Iron Co., UT, 6500ft, 1982m. Superb gray-green, tight, bumpy-surfaced cushions studded with white to pale pink fragrant flowers. Photo

Phlox hoodii (alpine form) (1x8,Z3,P,L,3:12w) ............................................................. 15 seeds / $6.00 35674.10 (W) Fremont Co., WY, 8950ft, 2729m. A taxon that rarely ventures into the alpine regions, this population has dense cushions with a surprisingly soft texture and bears masses of snow-white flowers. On limestone substrate.

Phlox hoodii ssp. canescens (2x15,Z4,P,C,4:12w) ................................................................ 10 seeds / $5.00

 35675.18  (W) Rio Blanco Co., CO, 6200ft, 1890m.  Very compact cushions stud themselves edge to edge with fragrant snow-white flowers.

Phlox hoodii ssp. canescens (colored) (2x12,Z5,P,C,4:12w) ....................................... 10 seeds / $6.00 35677.36 (W) Harney Co., OR, 4590ft, 1400m. A colored form here with predominantly pale blue flowers although there are some lavender and pinkish forms also. Dense mats of prickly leaves.

Phlox longifolia (12x10,Z4,P,C,4:16w) ............................................................................ 10 seeds / $6.00 54798.20 (W) Uintah Co., UT, 8000ft, 2439m. Non-mat-foming species with stems clothed in a few long, linear leaves crowned with corymbs of saucers colored in various pink shades. Limited amounts.

Phlox multiflora (3x20, Z3, P, C, 4:12w) ............................................................................... 15 seeds / $5.00

 56994.13  (W) Uintah Co., UT, 8750ft, 2668m.  Spreading mats of long stiff leaves and large snow-white flowers.  Meadows in the Uintah Mtns turn white when extensive colonies bloom in summer.

Phlox multiflora (white) (3x20,Z3,P,C,4:12w) ....................................................................... 20 seeds / $6.00

 56994.37  (W) Big Horn Co., WY 9100ft, 2775m.  These extensive alpine mats transform into sheets of large white flowers.   Photo

Phlox multiflora (colored) (3x12, Z3, P, C, 4:12w) ............................................................... 10 seeds / $6.00

 56995.15  (W) Converse Co., WY, 7600ft, 2317m.  This seed from a rare colored population of a normally white-flowered taxon.  Pinks and lavenders in deep to pale shades predominate here on loamy soil.   Photo

Phlox nana (Polemoniaceae) (12x9,Z5,P,L,4:12w) ............................................................. 10 seeds / $10.00 58200.15 (W) Lincoln Co., NM, 7400ft, 2256m. At last I have some seed of one of the most beautiful Phlox the American West has to offer. My last collection was in 2007 and then New Mexico went into an extended drought period. Lanceolate leaves on several erect stems, hirsute with glandular hairs, bearing numerous large sumptuous flowers of saturated, deep pink. Long- and late-blooming, from early to mid-summer. Sets frustratingly little seed. Consider your purchase an investment -- once established in your garden, you'll have it forever. My colony from a single original plant in my garden is over 20 years old.   Photo

Phlox opalensis (3x15,Z4,P,L,4:12w) ..................................................................................... 10 seeds / $6.00

 67019.49  (W) Lincoln Co., WY, 6800ft, 2073m.  Essentially a robust form of Phlox bryoides.  The dense, compact buns of square stems are covered with white wool and bear large white flowers.  This new taxon was described only in the last decade.

Phlox pilosa ssp. riparia (8x20,Z7,P,L,3:8w) ........................................................................ 15 seeds / $5.00

 70594.17  (W) Kerr Co., TX, 2200ft, 671m.  The dwarfest among the Phlox pilosa clan. Bright, deep-pink flowers over hairy, glandular foliage.   Photo

Phlox pulvinata (blue-flowered form) (2x12,Z3,P,C,4:12w) ........................................ 15 seeds / $6.00 70864.19 (W) Albany Co., WY, 11000ft, 3354m. The deep icy-blue flowers are mirrored by the glacial lakes below the alpine ridges where these dense, caespitose cushions grow. Variation in color is considerable, from very pale blue to deep china blues and even a few lavender-blues. Photo1   Photo2   Photo3

Phlox pungens (4x10,Z4,P,C,4:12w) ...................................................................................... 10 seeds / $7.50

 70998.18  (W) Fremont Co., WY, 6700ft, 2043m.  Dense and prickly mats of stiff, ribbed leaves cover themselves with white flowers. Endemic to tuffaceous soils in west-central Wyoming.   Photo

Phlox stansburyi (dwarf form) (5x20,Z5,P,C,4:8w) …………………………..............….... 40 seeds / $5.00

 76795.25  (W) Mono Co., CA, 8000ft, 2439m.  Wonderful pink flowers covering stiff-leaved open mats. The corolla tubes are shorter and the plants are much dwarfer and more spreading than the preceding population.

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Phlox tumulosa (Polemoniaceae) (2x16,Z4,P,C,4:12w) ................................................... 10 seeds / $6.00 78996.17 (W) White Pine Co., NV, 7200ft, 2195m. Gray-green cushions virtually rock hard are covered with fragrant white blossoms, occasionally tinged pink.   Photo

Phlox woodhousei (7x16,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ................................................................................... 15 seeds / $5.00

 92675.20  (W) Coconino Co., AZ, 7100ft, 2165m.  Narrow-leaved foliage and clusters of pink, white-throated, notched flowers. On level areas of loam derived from basalt.   Photo

Phyllodoce breweri (Ericaceae) (12x60,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ......................................................... 1000 seeds / $3.50

 10758.10  (W) Plumas Co., CA, 6850ft, 2088m.  Rosy-pink blossoms over fir-like stems. On N-facing granitic slopes.

Phyllodoce empetriformis (15x35,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ................................................................ 1000 seeds / $3.00

 39670.19  (W) Idaho Co., ID, 7400ft, 2256m.  Acicular leaves with deep pink campanulate flowers.   Photo

Physaria acutifolia (Brassicaceae) (6x16, Z5, P, L, 3:6w) ..................................................... 50 seeds / $2.50

 01301.13  (W) Grand Co., UT, 7800ft, 2378m.  Handsome gray rosettes erupt into a blaze of yellow in late spring.  On loamy mountain screes.

Physaria alpina (Brassicaceae) (4x14,Z3,P,L,1) ............................................................... 50 seeds / $5.00 05470.18 (W) Park Co., CO, 12100ft, 3689m. Silver, offsetting rosettes surround themselves with deep yellow blossoms shading to almost orange in the throat. On alpine screes. One of the best.   Photo

Physaria chambersii (9x10, Z5, P, L, 3:6w) .......................................................................... 50 seeds / $2.50

 12366.31  (W) Garfield Co., UT, 7400ft, 2256m.  Silvery-green rosettes have clusters of yellow flowers in the spring, followed by large balloons of tannish, angular fruit held erect.

Physaria condensata (2x7,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ................................................................................ 10 seeds / $5.00

 12800.16  (W) Lincoln Co., WY, 6900ft, 2104m.  Genuine xerophytes dwarfed by the constant wind and as silver-white as the gypsiferous badlands these plants grow on.  This new sp., described only in 1983, has decumbent, bright yellow racemes.  I have never seen much fruit set so seed always scarce.

Physaria dornii (6x16, Z4, P, C, 2) ........................................................................................ 75 seeds / $2.50

 15814.13  (W) Lincoln Co., WY, 6700ft, 2042m.  Yellow fls transform to voluminous brown fruits.

Physaria eburniflora (Brassicaceae) (4x12,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ................................................. 30 seeds / $4.00 21101.13 (W) Natrona Co., WY, 6500ft, 1982m. Heads of moonlight-cream distinguish this species from the others in this genus. Endemic to a small area in central Wyoming, these silvery-green rosettes flower very early in the spring. On W-facing granite ledges.

Physaria integrifolia v. monticola (14x8, Z3, P, L, 3:6w) ..................................................... 50 seeds / $3.00

 59878.13  (W) Sublette Co., WY, 8600ft, 2622m.  This silver-leaved alpine species bears yellow flowers and billows of fruit which are enormous compared to the small rosettes.

Physaria newberryi (7x12, Z5, P, L, 1) ................................................................................. 75 seeds / $2.50

 58433.17  (W) Coconino Co., AZ, 6750ft, 2058m.  Silver-gray rosettes produce yellow clouds of flowers.

Platycodon grandiflorum v. nanum (Campanulaceae) (25x10, Z5, P, L, 1) ........................... 80 seeds / $2.50

 32759.00  Blue balloon flowers on dwarf plants.

Platycodon grandiflorum v. apoiensis album (20x8, Z5, P, L, 1) ......................................... 80 seeds / $2.50

 32760.09  Single white flowers on dwarf plants.

Platycodon grandiflorum f. pink (30x12, Z5, P, L, 1) ........................................................... 50 seeds / $2.50

 32761.03  A lovely form with single rose-lilac to pink flowers.

Platycodon grandiflorum 'Double Blue' (32x12,Z5,P,L,1) ………………........................... 80 seeds / $2.50

32770.06     A robust selection with fully double, blue flowers.

Polemonium brandegei (Polemoniaceae) (18x15, Z3, P, GL, 4:8w) …………....................... 80 seeds / $3.00

 10754.45  (W) Albany Co., WY, 7400ft, 2255m.  Spikes of large, snow-white, campanulate flowers.

Polemonium carneum (22x16,Z5,P,L,3:8w) .......................................................................... 60 seeds / $4.00

 12218.16  (W) Douglas Co., OR, 5025ft, 1532m.   Loose mounds of green, pinnate foliage bear flower heads in delicate shades of soft salmon-pink. Found here under the shade of coniferous forests but grows considerably more compact in full sun.

Polemonium chartaceum (8x18,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ………………………………...............….. 100 seeds / $4.00

 12364.15  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 8900ft, 2713m.  Tufted rosettes of chunky, sculptural leaves covered so thickly with glandular hairs as to impart a whitish cast to the plants. The funnelform, deep blue flowers appear in dense balls just above the foliage. A striking contrast to its habitat of deep brown andesite. One of the best.

Polemonium confertum (16x14, Z3, P, L, 3:8w) .................................................................. 100 seeds / $4.00

 12798.13  (W) Gunnison Co., CO, 12100ft, 3689m.  (= P. grayanum.)  A robust version of P. viscosum with super flower heads 3"-4" long.  Flaring, campanulate blossoms of bright sky-blue with orange anthers.  This collection from a remote section of Colorado which is rarely visited.

Polemonium nipponicum (45x25.Z5,P,L,3:6w) ……………………………......................... 30 seeds / $3.00

 58610.06     Similar to P. caeruleum but with larger blue flowers.  From Japan.

Polemonium pulcherrimum (14x35, Z5, P, L, 3:6w) ............................................................. 90 seeds / $3.50

 70994.10  (W) Jackson Co., OR, 7100ft, 2165m.  Dense heads of blue to pale blue.

Pollia japonica (Commelinaceae) (90x90,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ........................................................... 40 seeds / $2.50

 50210.16  (W) Yoro Range, Japan, 200m.  A rhizomatous perennial with glossy, ginger-like leaves and panicles of small white flowers on long scapes. Clusters of blue berries in autumn. From Japan.

Polypodium hesperium (Polypodiaceae) (8x20,Z6,P,L,6) ............................................ 100 seeds / $3.50 35416.14 (W) Jefferson Co., WA, 5000ft, 1524m. A dwarf fern which ranges from sea level to high in the Cascade and Olympic Mountains. Singly-pinnate fronds about 2"-4" long are jammed by the thousands into cracks running through volcanic cliffs. Photo

Potentilla pulvinaris (4x14,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ............................................................................... 30 seeds / $4.00

 70995.08     Densely caespitose cushions with silvery-green, sericeous leaves and ¾" deep yellow flowers.

Potentilla uniflora (Rosaceae) (4x16,Z3,P,L,3:6w) .......................................................... 40 seeds / $4.00 85857.25 (W) Park Co., CO, 12400ft, 3780m. One of the best alpine cushion plants. Tight buns of trifoliolate, silver-green leaves with solitary yellow flowers on short scapes.

Primula angustifolia (Primulaceae) (4x3,Z3,P,L,3:8w) ................................................. 80 seeds / $5.00 19834.49 (W) El Paso Co., CO, 13500ft, 4116m. Minute, slow-growing tufts of linear-spatulate leaves which bear deep violet flowers with a yellow throat. Primarily a Colorado endemic with small populations in New Mexico and Idaho.  Photo

Primula cusickiana (Primulaceae) (7x6,Z5,P,L,3:8w) .................................................... 100 seeds / $5.00 13017.72 (W) Camas Co., ID, 5060ft, 1543m. Blue to violet-blue, round-petalled flowers shading to a darker ring around the yellow throat. This population, which bakes on the volcanic Snake River Plains all summer, is probably much more heat-tolerant than the alpine population. Photo

Primula cusickiana (Primulaceae) (5x5,Z3,P,L,3:8w) ..................................................... 100 seeds / $5.00 13017.50 (W) Custer Co., ID, 10000ft, 3050m. The entire short-stemmed inflorescence is farinose, bearing several glowing deep violet flowers with yellow bases, perfuming the air with a viola-like fragrance. Very early blooming, within a week after snowmelt. On wind-swept ridges just above timberline.

Primula minima (Primulaceae) (3x25,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ......................................................... 90 seeds / $4.00 56598.26 (W) Dolomites, 8200ft, 2500m, Italy. Mats of short dentate green leaves and stemless bright pink, notched flowers. From the acid region of the Dolomites.

Primula parryi (18x20,Z3,P,L,3:6w) .................................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.00

 70214.49  (W) Boulder Co., CO, 10900ft, 3323m.  "Rocky Mountain Primrose" with magenta flowers.   Photo

Primula sieboldii (15x15,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ........................................................................ 70 seeds / $3.50 76435.00 The well-known Japanese Primula in a mix of colors over fringed foliage.

Primula specuicola (Primulaceae) (8x8,Z5,P,L,3:5w) ................................................. 100 seeds / $4.00 76718.31 (W) Grand Co., UT, 4500ft, 1372m. The rosettes of spatulate, sparsely-toothed leaves are covered with a white farina and bear delicate umbels of lavender-purple fls with a large white eye.

Primula suffrutescens (12x9,Z4,P,L,3:8w) .......................................................................... 100 seeds / $5.00

 76970.50  (W) Plumas Co., CA, 7400ft, 2256m.  Rosettes of spoon-shaped, toothed leaves dot the alpine tundra with bright heads of magenta in late summer.  This Sierran species is one of the best.   Photo

Pteropyrum olivieri (Polygonaceae) (60x120,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ........................................ 30 seeds / $4.00 65463.00 Small shrubs with fascicled, oblong leaves and pale pink flowers, followed by deep rosy-pink, winged fruit. Native to Pakistan and Turkey.

Ptilotrichum spinosum (Brassicaceae) (8x30,Z5,P,L,1) ................................................... 60 seeds / $3.50 76731.01 Prickly, mounding shrublets of silver-gray leaves are densely covered with white to pink flowers early in the summer. From the Atlas Mountains.

Pulsatilla bungeana (Ranunculaceae) (25x15,Z5,P,C,3:8w) ................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50

 10998.09    Nice blue flowers over ferny foliage on this Siberian native. Very choice.

Pulsatilla patens (Ranunculaceae) (18x12,Z4,P,C,3:8w) ................................................. 80 seeds / $4.00 70219.54 (W) Jackson Co., CO, 9100ft, 2774m. The beautiful "Pasqueflower." Cup-shaped, spring flowers of ice-blue are embellished with a boss of golden stamens arising from furry palmate leaves.

Pulsatilla rubra (10x12,Z5,P,C,3:8w) .................................................................................... 30 seeds / $4.00

 74950.00    Deep ruby-red flowers on dwarf plants.

Pulsatilla turczaninovii (30x18, Z4, P, C, 3:8w) .................................................................... 55 seeds / $3.00

 79014.04  Leafy clumps of celery-like leaves sprout deep blue-purple, pendant flowers.  From Siberia.

Rafinesquia neomexicana (Asteraceae) (12x20,A,C,1) ......................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 58280.10  (W) San Diego Co., CA, 900ft, 274m.  A cute little annual with white, chicory-like flowers and smooth, gray-green stems.    Photo

Raillardella argentea (Asteraceae) (6x15,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ............................................. 16 seeds / $4.00 22432.11 (W) Jackson Co., OR, 7500ft, 2286m. Dense mats of acuminate leaves, covered with long silky, silvery hairs. On N-facing volcanic screes. Photo

Ramonda myconi f. alborosea (10x16, Z5, P, L, 1) ........................................................... 100 seeds / $3.00

 56977.03  Flowers not seen but are presumably white and pink.

Ramonda serbica (7x12, Z5, P, L, 1) …………………………………………….............. 100 seeds / $3.00

 76424.03  Smaller version of R. myconi, with lilac flowers.  Hairy, succulent rosettes.

Ranunculus andersonii (Ranunculaceae) (10x8,Z4,P,RGL,3:12w) ........................................ 50 seeds / $4.00

 20815.56  (W) Blaine Co., ID, 8900ft, 2713m.   Basal tufts of glaucous, dissected leaves with white to pale pink cups very early in the spring, soon after snowmelt. Rubbing the seed will reveal the tiny, cone-shaped seed inside the green papery achenes. On W-facing, fine granite screes.

Ranunculus andersonii (Ranunculaceae) (16x12,Z5,P,RGL,3:12w) ............................. 50 seeds / $5.00 20815.61 (W) Tooele Co., UT, 4750ft, 1448m. Basal tufts of glaucous, dissected leaves with deep pink to red cup-flowers, the first to bloom in the spring, often pushing right through the snowbanks. Rubbing the seed will reveal the tiny, cone-shaped seed inside the papery achenes. This xeric population is more tolerant of the summer heat compared to the Idaho alpine form. On N-facing slopes of rocky loam. Photo

Ranunculus andersonii (Ranunculaceae) (6x12,Z5,P,RGL,3:12w) .................................. 50 seeds / $5.00 20815.72 (W) Camas Co., ID, 5060ft, 1543m. White flowers here on much shorter peduncles compared to the Utah population. On basalt plains.   Photo

Ranunculus glaberrimus (10x16,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ............................................................... 50 seeds / $3.50 32564.33 (W) Twin Falls Co., ID, 3520ft, 1073m. Shining, bright yellow flowers over semi-succulent, broadly-lobed foliage. These drought-resistant plants are often found on sagebrush plains and are among the earliest spring bloomers.   Photo

Ranunculus seguieri (Ranunculaceae) (12x16,Z4,P,GL,4:12w) ....................................... 25 seeds / $4.00 76382.15 (W) Yugoslavia, 7875ft, 2400m. Tufted clumps of greatly-dissected, leathery leaves bear snow-white, roundish flowers, the petals shallowly notched. Grows on coarse limestone screes in the Apennines, Alps and the mountains of southwest Yugoslovia.

Rhodiola integrifolia (Crassulaceae) (15x4,Z3,P,L,1) ................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50 60878.35 (W) Park Co., CO, 12500ft, 3811m. The "King's Crown" of the Rockies. Forms multi-stemmed stands, each fleshy stem topped with flattened deep rose-red heads. A thrilling show in full bloom. From slightly moist alpine meadows.

Rhus microphylla (Anacardiaceae) (120x120, Z6, P, SC, 4:8w) ............................................ 45 seeds / $2.50

 56562.14  (W) Eddy Co., NM, 4800ft, 1463m.   As one might guess from the name, the deep green leaves are divided into small leaflets.  Tiny white flowers in spring turn into hairy orange berries.  An extremely drought-resistant bush found in large stands throughout the Chihuahuan Desert.

Ruellia ciliata f. depressa (Acanthaceae) (6x10, Z5, P, C, 3:12w) ……………........…….... 20 seeds / $4.00

 12604.03  Tufted clumps of hairy, spatulate, burgundy-colored foliage bear several capitate clusters of bluish-lavender trumpets all summer and fall.  Originally from India and Burma.

Ruschia pulvinaris (Aizoaceae) (5x40,Z5,P,L,1) ................................................................... 70 seeds / $3.00

 71004.05     Heat-loving succulent with gray-green, tubercled foliage. Masses of pink in mid-spring. A super rock garden plant from S. Africa.

Ruschia sp. Hantamberg (20x35,Z7,P,L,1) .......................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.00

 35208.09  Ex Hantamberg, N Cape Province, RSA.  Originally from huge, woody, domed specimens covered with bright pink flowers for several weeks in early summer.  Growing on a vernally moist mesa which bakes in the summer and experiences cold winters.

Salix arctica ssp. petraea (Salicaceae) (5x30,Z3,P,L,1) ............................................... 100 seeds / $3.50 23412.45 (W) Summit Co., CO, 12500ft, 3810m. One of the dwarfest willows, forms extensive mats on alpine tundra. Relatively large aments (catkins) at nearly every node. Seed is short-lived and kept refrigerated -- sow immediately upon receipt.   Photo

Salvia chinensis (45x30, Z8, P, L, 1) ..................................................................................... 25 seeds / $3.00

 12370.04  Abundant purple-blue flowers on columnar plants over deep green, leathery rosettes.

Salvia dorrii v. dorrii (18x30,Z4,P,L,1) ...................................................................... 20 seeds / $4.00 15834.81 (W) Inyo Co., CA, 10100ft, 3079m. Exceptionally hardy population here in the White Mtns growing on S-facing slopes of dolomite. Limited amounts of this dwarf, subalpine form.

Salvia dorrii v. pilosa (Lamiaceae) (50x60,Z7,P,L,1) ............................................................. 30 seeds / $3.50

 15837.10  (W) Kern Co., CA, 5100ft, 1555m.  Truly xeric version of this widespread taxon, found in many areas of the Mojave Desert. Spectacular bush in full bloom.

Salvia funerea (90x80,Z8,P,L,1) ……………………………………………..........……..... 18 seeds / $6.00

 31018.15  Ex cult.  The holly-like leaves, the stems and the calyxes are all encased in thick-spun, blue-white wool. Sky-blue flowers are borne in late spring. Perches on limestone ledges in the wild and is a challenge to cultivate, demanding absolute drainage and protection from winter wet.

Salvia greggii (50x50, Z7, P, C, 1) ……................................................................................ 20 seeds / $3.00

 32762.04   Ex cult. Carlsbad, NM, 3300ft.   Nearly ever-blooming with bright cherry-red flowers.

Salvia greggii (Lamiaceae) (55x60,Z6,P,C,2) ................................................................. 45 seeds / $3.00 32762.11 Ex cult., Thompson. JRT05G Multitudes of bright cherry-red blossoms festoon tidy bushlets practically the entire summer and fall.

Salvia henryi (Lamiaceae) (24x24,Z6,P,L,1) .................................................................... 30 seeds / $4.00 35418.15 (W) Grant Co., NM, 6150ft, 1875m. Profuse bloomer of bright red flowers in late spring over oak-like foliage.   Photo

Salvia jurisicii (26x26,Z4,P,L,1) ........................................................................................... 60 seeds / $3.00

 51034.06   Vigorous plants with ferny and hirsute foliage bear many deep blue spikes of "upside-down" flowers.

Salvia lemmoni (Lamiaceae) (40x40,Z7,P,C,1) ............................................................... 18 seeds / $4.00 54416.27 (W) Santa Cruz Co., AZ, 6210ft, 1893m. (= S. microphylla v. wislizeni). Diminuitive woody subshrubs with fragrant leaves burst into color in summer with spikes of brilliant fuchsia. Seed very limited.

Salvia pachyphylla (60x50, Z5, P, C, 2) ………………………………………............….... 50 seeds / $4.00

 70172.15  (W) Tulare Co., CA, 6100ft, 1859m.  A more robust cousin of Salvia dorrii with 4" to 6" ovate flower spikes of rosy-purple bracts surrounding blue trumpets.  This is my "robust form” from the original collection site.  Spectacular in full bloom, see High Country Gardens catalog.   Photo

Salvia pachyphylla (Lamiaceae) (50x60,Z5,P,C,2) .......................................................... 40 seeds / $6.00 70172.25 (W) Riverside Co., CA, 7825ft, 2385m. A more robust cousin of S. dorrii and larger in all its parts. Plants bear multitudes of stems clothed in undulating fragrant leaves terminating in spectacular showy spikes, 4" to 6" long, of rosy-purple bracts surrounding blue flowers. Originally offered back in 1998 as a "compact form" compared to the original collection in the Sierra Nevadas from Tulare Co. at 6100ft.   Photo

Salvia summa (24x32,Z7,P,L,2) …………………………………………………........….... 18 seeds / $6.00

 77016.15  (W) Eddy Co., NM, 4960ft  New to cultivation is this limestone dweller with oak-like, hairy leaves and large, gaping, rosy-pink flowers. Endemic to remote canyons in the Guadalupe Mtns.

Saponaria cypria (Caryophyllaceae) (16x22,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ........................................... 45 seeds / $3.50 12983.14 (W) Troodos Mts., Cyprus. Glaucous, blue-green, evergreen leaves and large, bright pink flowers on longish stems. A wonderful little plant whose flowers open in the evening and close about noon the following day. Great for late-season color in July and August.

Saponaria pumila (4x30,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ................................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50

 71016.06     Densely caespitose cushions with long, linear leaves bear stemless, inch-wide, bright lilac-pink flowers with undulate petals.

Sarracenia purpurea (Sarraceniaceae) (40x24, Z4, P, L, 3:16w) …………............……..... 100 seeds / $2.50

 71034.09  Mature pitchers are about a foot long, suffused with reddish-purple.

Satureja spinosa (Lamiaceae) (8x12,Z4,P,L,2) ….........……..…………………….......….... 45 seeds / $3.00

 76726.15 Ex Crete. Thymbra-like foliage turns white in late summer with thousands of tiny blossoms.

Saxifraga caesia (8x12,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ............................................................................. 100 seeds / $4.00 12051.13 (W) Tyrol, Obernberg, 1800m., Austria. Dense cushions of tiny, lime-encrusted rosettes bear large, snow-white flowers on slender stems. Challenging in cultivation, best on tufa or lime substrates.

Saxifraga chrysantha (Saxifragaceae) (4x9,Z3,P,L,3:6w) .............................................. 100 seeds / $3.50 12373.11 (W) El Paso Co., CO, 13500ft, 4116m. Tiny rubbery rosettes bear clear yellow flowers. Photo

Saxifraga grisebachii (Saxifragaceae) (10x12,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ........................................... 100 seeds / $5.00 32774.11 (W) Korab Mtns, Macedonia, 3600ft, 1100m. Small, stiff, lime-encrusted rosettes erupt with those wonderful velvety, crimson inflorescences on cherry-pink stems.   Photo

Schizanthus hookeri (Solanaceae) (26x16, A, L, 1) ................................................................ 40 seeds / $2.50

 35681.11  (W) Portillo, V Reg., Chile, 9100ft, 2774m.  This glandular annual boasts large cymes of pretty lavender flowers, the upper petal yellow spotted red and all the petals deeply slashed.

Sclerocactus parviflorus (Cactaceae) (16x12, Z6, P, GL, 3:4w) …………………............... 50 seeds / $3.00

 70235.23  (W) San Juan Co., UT, 6600ft, 2012m.  Apical flowers of purple-magenta to light violet.

Sclerocactus parviflorus (Cactaceae)(30x10,Z6,P,GL,3:4w) ................................................. 60 seeds / $3.50

 70235.37  (W) Montezuma Co., CO, 5600ft, 1707m.  Very robust population, some barrels were over a foot tall. Purple to lavender flowers.

Sclerocactus whipplei v. reevesii (15x13,Z6,P,GL,2) .......................................................... 18 seeds / $4.00

 92381.17  (W) San Juan Co., NM, 7100ft, 2165m.  Extremely robust form of an already super cactus. Extra-hefty barrels richly festooned with long recurved spines produce deep pink flowers. A must for cactus lovers.

Scutellaria brittonii (Lamiaceae) (10x5,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ....................................................... 50 seeds / $3.50 10801.15 (W) Douglas Co., CO, 6650ft, 2027m. Purple-blue flowers sporting wide, flaring lips embossed with double pale stripes. Woodland plant forming small colonies under Gambel's Oak.   Photo

Scutellaria nana v. sapphirina (Lamiaceae) (5x30,Z4,P,L,3:4w) .................................. 70 seeds / $4.00 58218.17 (W) Nye Co., NV, 6200ft, 1890m. Royal-blue dragons on erect stems. Forms carpets in dry granitic scree. Beautiful Great Basin endemic.   Photo

Scutellaria tournefortii (10x40, Z4, P, L, 3:4w) .................................................................... 75 seeds / $2.00

 78703.04  Mats of wiry stems with decumbent spikes of cream and reddish-purple flowers.

Sedum divergens (Crassulaceae) (5x8,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ................................................... 100 seeds / $4.00 15650.13 (W) Linn Co., OR, 5600ft, 1707m. Lining the short, decumbent stems are leaves like small, flattened spheres and colored green with dark red highlights. Flat-topped heads of yellow, starry flowers. On S-facing volcanic ledges and screes.

Sedum griffithsii (6x15,Z7,P,L,3:8w) ................................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.00

 32764.17  (W) Cochise Co., AZ, 6800ft, 2073m.  Rosettes of succulent, pointed leaves bear lax scapes of whitish/pale pink flowers.

Sedum japonicum v. senanense (6x24,Z5,P,L,3:6w) …..........................…........................... 50 seeds / $3.00

 50230.16    (W) Japan.  Forms carpets of short stems covered with flattened, bright green and crimson leaves. Yellow flowers.

Sedum laxum (15x10,Z7,P,L,3:8w) ...................................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.00

 54256.26  (W) Josephine Co., OR, 2200ft, 671m.   Globular rosettes of glabrous, very thick, succulent, rounded leaves barely notched at the apex. Flat-topped inflorescences of pink flowers. On steep, N-facing serpentine outcrops.

Sedum laxum ssp. heckneri (7x12, Z7, P, L, 3:8w) ............................................................ 100 seeds / $3.00

 54254.14  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 1400ft, 427m.  Originally offered in my 1999 Addendum as Sedum sp. (Salmon River),  I have since researched its identity.  Tiny flattened rosettes, offsetting stoloniferously, appear margined in crystal due to scarious teeth.  Flowers still unseen but should be pale pink.

Sedum moranii (Crassulaceae) (18x12,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ..................................................... 100 seeds / $5.00 56834.24 Ex cult. Rosettes of waxy, green leaves bear red-flushed flowering stems terminating in lemon-yellow heads. One of the closest relatives to the Dudleya genus. Very limited quantities. Cultivated seed from my three plants, painstakingly cross-pollinated with no other Sedums in the area. Photo

Sedum obtusatum (8x10,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ……………..……………………............……..... 100 seeds / $3.00

 77078.15  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 5800ft, 1768m.  Rosettes of glaucous, fleshy, rounded leaves, distinctively notched at the apex. Short stems bearing dense racemes of yellow flowers. Often found on the high-elevation serpentine outcrops of northern California.

Sedum pilosum (10x5,Z6,B,L,3:8w) ………..…………………………..........…………... 100 seeds / $3.00

 70614.05     Very attractive first-year rosettes, compact and sphaerical. Sprays of showy pink flowers.

Sedum aff. rupicolum (8x8,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ............................................................................. 100 seeds / $4.00

 75030.28  (W) Blaine Co., ID, 8200ft, 2500m.  Small clumps of burgundy and chalk-colored, ovoid leaves with yellow flowers.  Considered a subspecies of S. lanceolatum, this has not been reported from my locality.  However, it does not appear to be anything else.   Photo

Sedum sempervivoides (14x7,Z6,B,L,1) ……………………………………..........…….. 100 seeds / $3.00

 76416.05   First-year rosettes look very similar to a small Sempervivum, gray-green, mottled purple. The rosettes elongate the second year into dense cymes of carmine red, unique in the genus.

Sedum stelliforme (9x6,Z6,P,L,3:8w) .................................................................................. 100 seeds / $3.00

 76798.17  (W) Cochise Co., AZ, 6800ft, 2073m.  Succulent rosettes of rounded leaves bear upright scapes of whitish or pale pinkish which dry to a distinctive white-gray stellar pattern.

Shepherdia rotundifolia (Eleagnaceae) (110x200,Z6,P,C,3:12w) ..................................... 25 seeds / $5.00 74838.15 (W) Wayne Co., UT, 8400ft, 2561m. One of the most beautiful small shrubs in the world, hugging its sandy-red rocky habitat as if cast from molten pewter. The cupped round leaves and new stems are encased in silvery farina-meal so thick as to impart a three-dimensional textured appearance. Photo1   Photo2

Shoshonea pulvinata (Apiaceae) (6x20,Z3,P,GL,4:12w) ........................................................ 60 seeds / $6.00

 71014.28  (W) Park Co., WY, 8000ft, 2439m.  Tight mounds of highly aromatic, pinnatifid foliage sprout numerous short-peduncled yellow flowers.  On N-facing limestone slopes.  Relatively easy to grow for such a dense alpine cushion.  First introduced in 1994.   Photo

Silene acaulis ssp. acaulescens (Caryophyllaceae) (2x24,Z3,P,L,2) ........................ 100 seeds / $3.50 01224.31 (W) Albany Co., WY, 10100ft, 3079m. Tight mats of fleshy green spike-like leaves are studded with small pink flowers.

Silene argaea (5x16,Z4,P,L,2) ……………………………………………….......…….…. 40 seeds / $3.00

 23433.05  Ex Ericas Dag, Turkey, 3200m.   Large inflated, deep rose-pink blossoms abound in late spring to early summer.

Silene californica (12x24,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ................................................................................ 20 seeds / $3.50

 12219.46  (W) Trinity Co., CA, 4900ft.   Myriad arching stems with lanceolate leaves bear scarlet flowers.

Silene californica (Caryophyllaceae) (12x24,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ........................................... 15 seeds / $3.50 12219.69 (W) Tuolumne Co., CA, 3500ft, 1067m. Myriad arching stems with lanceolate leaves bear scarlet flowers. Limited seed.

Silene hookeri (5x8,Z6,P,L,3:6w) .......................................................................................... 25 seeds / $5.00

 35683.19  (W) Josephine Co., OR, 1500ft, 457m.  Very dwarf plants of broad, velvety, grayish-green leaves. Over-sized flowers with deeply slashed petals variously colored deep salmon to light rosy-pinks. Long blooming, eventually going dormant in the intense summer heat.   Photo

Silene hookeri ssp. bolanderi (Caryophyllaceae) (5x12,Z6,P,L,3:6w) ........................... 10 seeds / $4.00 35682.10 (W) Trinity Co., CA, 2460ft, 750m. (=Silene nelsonii.) Stunning, large, snow-white flowers, deeply incised in this form, narrowly endemic to this area in N Cal., and quite distinct from the typical colored forms. Photo

Silene hookeri ssp. ingramii (Caryophyllaceae) (5x8,Z6,P,L,2) ............................................. 15 seeds / $5.00

 35685.16  (W) Douglas Co., OR, 1510ft, 460m.   Here the flowers are a stunning deep cherry-rose color. On S-facing serpentine slopes.   Photo

Silene salmonacea (7x18,Z6,P,L,3:6w) .......................................................................... 10 seeds / $4.00 76214.10 (W) Trinity Co., CA, 3418ft, 1042m. Tufts of gray-green, felted leaves with large flowers of salmon-colored flowers just above the leaves.   Photo

Silene serpentinicola (Caryophyllaceae) (5x12,Z7,P,L,3:6w) .......................................... 20 seeds / $6.00 76434.14 (W) Del Norte Co., CA, 2065ft, 630m. Brilliant scarlet flowers with slashed petals atop a few stiff, dark-green, oval leaves. Growing on N-facing serpentine screes. A superb showpiece for the rock garden. Photo

Sisyrinchium douglasii (Iridaceae) (20x7,Z7,P,L,3:8w) ............................................... 40 seeds / $4.00 15699.21 (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 2875ft, 876m. Satiny, bright reddish-violet flowers over grassy foliage very early in spring. Photo

Sophora gypsophila v. guadalupensis (Fabaceae) (65x75,Z7,P,SC,1) ........................... 20 seeds / $5.00 32983.15 (W) Otero Co., NM, 5350ft, 1631m. A refined and elegant version of the much more common S. secundiflora. Deep blue-purple, compact clusters of pea-flowers in dense racemes appear over silvery, pinnatifid foliage in early spring, followed by long, chained pods.   Photo

Sophora secundiflora (Fabaceae) (100x80,Z7,P,SC,1) ......................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50

 76372.20  (W) Real Co., TX, 2200ft, 670m.  Deep evergreen glossy pinnate leaves.  Beautiful dense clusters of violet-blue to lavender flowers followed by silvery chained pods containing large red to orange, round seeds.

Sphaeralcea ambigua (Malvaceae) (40x38,Z6,P,SL,3:6w) …………………............…….... 75 seeds / $3.00

 21610.25  (W) Mono Co., CA, 6100ft, 1860m.  Densely-packed, deep orange, cupped flowers are displayed to their best advantage against the deltoid, gray leaves and pale green stems. On carbonates.

Sphaeralcea caespitosa (Malvaceae) (6x10,Z5,P,SL,3:6w) ........................................ 25 seeds / $5.00 12044.10 (W) Millard Co., UT, 5700ft, 1738m. Silver-gray tufts of pleated, fan-shaped leaves display heads of large, orange, sessile flowers. Superb endemic of Great Basin limestone barrens and gravels. Photo

Sphaeralcea laxa (80x45, Z7, P, SL, 2) ................................................................................. 70 seeds / $3.00

 54255.11  (W) Sierra Co., NM, 4500ft, 1372m.  Pink to lavender flowers on somewhat tall stems.

Sphaeralcea munroana (30x24,Z5,P,SL,3:6w) ………………………………..........…….... 50 seeds / $3.00

 57018.15  (W) Churchill, NV, 6000ft, 1829m.  Dark maroon stems with dark-green, cut, lobed leaves and many heads of clear orange flowers.

Sphaeromeria capitata (Asteraceae) (12x20, Z4, P, L, 2) ….................................................. 40 seeds / $2.50

 12230.04  Ex Albany Co., WY, 7275ft.   Silver-gray mats of filigreed foliage with greenish poms.

Stachys coccinea (Lamiaceae) (30x18,Z6,P,C,1) .......................................................... 30 seeds / $4.00 12773.97 (W) Graham Co., AZ, 7200ft, 2195m. Soft-hairy, emerald foliage bears spikes of red, tubular flowers with flaring lips from mid-summer to frost. Easily grown, blooming the first year from seed. This population was at the highest elevation I’ve seen, hopefully increasing its hardiness factor. I had a customer in Minnesota tell me his plants from my original collection back in 2006 lived through their winters.   Photo

Stachys lavandulifolia (Lamiaceae) (14x24,Z4,P,C,3:6w) ............................................... 25 seeds / $4.00 54251.01 Mats of grooved, hairy, grayish-green leaves. The flower spikes consist of numerous woolly calyxes with spidery appendages, embedded in which are bright purple blossoms. Exquisite species from Turkey. Photo

Stachys sp. (Lamiaceae) (15x20,Z5,P,L,3:6w) …………………………………..............…. 20 seeds / $4.00

 10117.05 Ex Ala Dag, Turkey, 1700m.   A beautiful mat former with rose flower clusters.

Stauntonia hexaphylla (Lardizabalaceae) (500x200,Z6,P,C,5) .............................................. 20 seeds / $3.00

 35455.00    An evergreen, woody climber with palmate leaves and white, six-petalled flowers, violet near the center. Small, purple, edible fruits. Vines are monoecious, from Japan.

Stomatium sp. (Sutherland) (3x16,Z6,P,L,1) ........................................................................ 40 seeds / $3.00

 77038.09  Ex Sutherland, N. Cape Province, RSA.  Outstanding tight mats of pewter-gray, toothed leaves with sheets of fragrant, nocturnal, lemon-yellow flowers.

Swertia perennis (Gentianaceae) (18x16, Z3, P, L, 3:8w) ………………………….............. 50 seeds / $3.00

 70434.13  (W) Summit Co., CO, 12000ft, 3658m.  From pleated, basal foliage sprout several racemes of star-like flowers in a dark "electric" blue that defies description.  On alpine seeps.

Swertia perennis (Gentianaceae) (26x12,Z3,P,L,3:8w) ....................................................... 90 seeds / $3.50 70434.22 (W) Park Co., WY, 6600ft, 2012m. From pleated, basal foliage sprout several racemes of star-like flowers in a dark "electric" blue that defies description. Near an alpine swamp.

Synthyris missurica (Scrophulariaceae) (14x10,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ............................................. 90 seeds / $4.00 56636.32 (W) Idaho Co., ID, 5500ft, 1677m. Plumes of dark blue flowers over tufts of rounded, toothed leaves. N-facing volcanic slopes. One of the loveliest and earliest-blooming of the Pacific Northwest wildflowers. Photo

Synthyris pinnatifida v. canescens (9x7,Z3,P,L,3:8w) ........................................................ 100 seeds / $3.50

 70617.30  (W) Custer Co., ID, 10200ft, 3110m. Tight rosettes of grayish, ferny foliage. Short spikes of densely-packed purple flowers unfurl soon after the snowbanks recede. On N-facing slopes of rocky alpine tundra.

Synthyris pinnatifida v. laciniata (Scrophulariaceae) (10x16,Z3,P,L,3:8w) .......................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 70620.10  (W) Iron Co., UT, 11270ft, 3436m.  Spikes of purple-blue flowers appear before the roundish, laciniated leaves develop early in the alpine spring.  On E-facing summits of volcanic ash.

Synthyris pinnatifida v. lanuginosa (8x5,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ..................................................... 70 seeds / $6.00 70616.42 (W) Clallam Co., WA, 6100ft, 1860m. Perhaps the best form of all with its hairy (tomentulose), silver-gray, pinnate foliage and congested spikes of blue-purple. On dry volcanic scree fields.

Synthyris pinnatifida v. pinnatifida (Scrophulariaceae) (8x10,Z3,P,L,3:8w) ................ 50 seeds / $3.50 70618.11 (W) Cache Co., UT, 9800ft, 2988m. Laciniated, ferny green leaves turn purple with the first frosts. The deep blue flower spikes appear early in the spring. On E-facing slopes of limestone.

Synthyris platycarpa (34x20, Z4, P, L, 3:8w) ………………………………..….........…... 100 seeds / $4.00

 70557.39  (W) Idaho Co., ID, 2100ft, 640m.  Endemic to the Selway River area, this woodlander bears soft reniform leaves and dense racemes several inches long of lavender flowers with laciniated petals.

Synthyris schizantha (Scrophulariaceae) (16x20,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ......................................... 30 seeds / $4.50 76140.13 (W) Clatsop Co., OR, 2900ft, 884m. Elegant, serrated, dark-green leaves with conspicuous veins, often bronze-tinted. Spikes of lavender-blue, deeply-fringed flowers. Steep N-facing slopes. Photo

Tacitus bellus (Crassulaceae) (10x14, Z10, P, L, 1) ............................................................ 100 seeds / $3.00 

 10424.04   Echeveria-like rosettes of blue-gray tinged red bear enormous deep pink star-flowers.

Tagetes lemmonii (Asteraceae) (120x120,Z8,P,L,1) .................................................. 40 seeds / $3.00 54426.09 Drought-resistant, heat-tolerant aromatic, shrublets with vibrant yellow daisies.

Talinum brachypodium (2x12,Z6,P,L,1) ............................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50

 10740.07   Ex cult.  Deep pink flowers similar to T. brevifolium but more robust, the stems having a tendency to creep. Limited quantities.

Talinum pulchellum (6x12, Z5, P, L, 1) ................................................................................. 70 seeds / $3.50

 71024.01  Ex NM Mtn crests.  Clumps of blue-green, terete leaves produce deep pink flowers.

Talinum spinescens (15x16,Z6,P,L,1) ………………………………………....................... 25 seeds / $3.00

 76728.56  (W) Douglas Co., WA, 2500ft, 762m.   Dense cushions of succulent, sausage-like leaves. Well-branched cymes of myriad pink to rose flowers. On basalt scablands.

Talinum thompsonae (Portulacaceae) (4x8,Z5,P,L,3:4w) ................................................ 40 seeds / $3.50 78373.03 (W) Ex Emery Co., UT, 7800ft, 2377m. Tiny Sedum-like clumps bear pink flowers in its native habitat. Somewhat larger and more vigorous under cultivation.

Tanacetum heterotomum (Asteraceae) (12x30,Z5,P,L,1) ..................................................... 20 seeds / $3.00

 35448.07    A great little slow-growing, suffrutescent subshrub only 4" tall, taking years to reach a foot across.  Pinnatifid, silvery-green leaves and small white flowers.

Tanacetum uralense (30x16, Z3, P, L, 1) .............................................................................. 55 seeds / $3.00

 87422.01  Soft, blue-white, finely-cut foliage.  Yellow flowers appear in early summer.

Teucrium orientale (Lamiaceae) (16x30,Z5,P,C,3:6w) .......................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 67459.06     An elegant little shrub with aromatic, pinnatifid, blue-green foliage and pale purple-blue flowers most of the summer.

Thalictrum uchiyamai (Ranunculaceae) (200x85,Z6,P,GL,3:8w) ........................................... 50 seeds / $3.50

 98235.07    A robust form of T. delavayi in flower size and height. Lilac flowers are borne on shoots of finely-cut foliage reaching 5 to 7 feet tall.

Thermopsis fabacea (Fabaceae) (85x50, Z4, P, SC, 1) ……………………………............. 40 seeds / $2.50

 30180.12  Enormous racemes of primrose-yellow pea-flowers.  Native to Kamchatka.

Thermopsis rhombifolia (Fabaceae) (12x9, Z4, P, SC, 1) ..................................................... 35 seeds / $3.00

 74373.10  (W) Douglas Co., CO, 6400ft, 1951m.  Clumps of golden pea-flowers in early spring.

Titanopsis calcarea (Aizoaceae) (2x12,Z6,P,L,1) ............................................................ 50 seeds / $3.50 12226.05 Ex Thompson cult. TC006 Leaves variously chalky, blue and sandy-warted. Flowers in dark to light yellow hues.

Titanopsis hugo-schlechteri (Aizoaceae) (6x12,Z7,P,L,1) .................................................. 50 seeds / $3.50 36001.02 Ex Thompson. Clumps of blue-green leaves with brown rims covered with creamy warts. Orange, yellow-throated flowers.

Tonestuspygmaeus (Asteraceae) (4x10,Z3,P,L,3:6w) ................................................ 40 seeds / $3.50 70980.41 (W) Park Co., CO, 12000ft, 3658m. Caespitose plants of hairy, oblong leaves and yellow daisies on very short stems.

Townsendia condensata (Asteraceae) (3x7,Z3,B,C,3:4w) ...................................................... 15 seeds / $5.00

 12828.18  (W) Beaver Co., UT, 11500ft, 3506m.  Rosetted mounds of spatulate leaves with silvery hairs bear huge white embedded daisies.  This seed from a disjunct population in the Tushar Mtns.   Photo

Townsendia exscapa (Asteraceae) (2x7,Z5,P,C,1) ............................................................. 30 seeds / $4.00 46476.12 (W) Elbert Co., CO, 6650ft, 2027m. Compact buns of silver, linear leaves are covered with white daisies early in the spring. Photo

Townsendia florifer (5x12,Z4,A/B,L,1) ................................................................................. 30 seeds / $3.00

 30563.36  (W) Custer Co., ID, 6400ft, 1951m.   Creeping stems radiating from a rootstalk are covered with linear-spatulate leaves and myriad pink flowers over several weeks in summer.

Townsendia hookeri (2x7,Z4,P,C,1) ..................................................................................... 30 seeds / $4.00

 35684.39  (W) Carbon Co., WY, 6400ft, 1951m.  Tufts of very narrow, silver leaves and stemless white daisies early in spring.

Townsendia jonesii v. lutea (Asteraceae) (2x4,Z5,P,L,3:6w) .......................................... 15 seeds / $5.00 50828.25 (W) Sevier Co., UT, 5620ft, 1713m. Ethereal yellow, stemless daisies. The reverse of the petals is lavender, imparting a mysterious tangerine overtone to the flower color. Elusive dweller of Arapien Shale deposits. Occasional cream forms in this population. On shale ridges.   Photo

Townsendia leptotes (Asteraceae) (1x3,Z4,P,L,1) ............................................................. 30 seeds / $4.00 54440.14 (W) Saguache Co., CO, 9100ft, 2775m. Exceptionally tiny, gray tufts. Less-than-stemless white daisies in early spring. On N-facing volcanic loamy ash.

Townsendia montana (blue) (2x5,Z3,P,C,1) ………………………………...….................. 25 seeds / $4.00

 56828.65  (W) Big Horn Co., WY, 10100ft, 3079m.  Small tufts of dark green, spatulate leaves with stemless purple-blue flowers. Great form. Growing on W-facing, fractured limestone slopes.   Photo

Trichosanthes cucumeroides (Cucurbitaceae) (30x450,Z?,P,C,1) ......................................... 12 seeds / $2.50

 12982.26  (W) Inazawa, Japan, 30m.  A vining "Snake Gourd" with lobed, undulate leaves and scarlet fruit about 6 cm long.

Trichosanthes kirilowii v. japonica (Cucurbitaceae) (600x200,Z8,P,C,2) ................ 10 seeds / $4.00 52644.19 (W) Nagoya, Japan, 15m. A fascinating monoecious vine with lobed leaves and large, white, fimbriated flowers, followed by yellow gourds.

Trifolium andersonii (Fabaceae) (7x18,Z5,P,SC,1) ……………………………..........….... 25 seeds / $4.00

 22815.15  (W) Mono Co., CA, 7700ft, 2348m.  Decumbent, plumose flower heads of pink/lavender to rosy magenta. Pinnate leaves of 3 to 7 leaflets. On granite screes.

Trifolium brandegei (8x10,Z3,P,SC,1) .................................................................................. 30 seeds / $4.00

 10764.27  (W) Mineral Co., CO, 11400ft, 3475m.  Unusual pendulous, deep rose flower heads over loose mats of clover-leaves.   Photo

Trifolium dasyphyllum (8x25, Z3, P, SC, 1) ......................................................................... 55 seeds / $2.50

 15246.17  (W) Park Co., CO, 12000ft, 3660m.  Bicolored heads of creamy banners and purple keels.

Trifolium nanum (Fabaceae) (1x30,Z3,P,SC,1) ............................................................ 18 seeds / $5.00 58228.45 (W) El Paso Co., CO, 13200ft, 4024m. Pulvinate, green mats on west-facing, gentle alpine slopes with erect three-fingered leaves tightly packed. Purple to lavender flowers.   Photo

Trifolium nanum (Fabaceae) (1x30,Z3,P,SC,1) ............................................................. 18 seeds / $5.00 58228.27 (W) Park Co., WY, 10600ft, 3232m. Pulvinate, green mats on N-facing steep alpine slopes with tiny three-fingered leaves tightly interwoven. Rosy-purple flowers. The best form I have seen.Photo

Trifolium X nanum (4x35,Z3,P,SC,1) ................................................................................... 40 seeds / $5.00

 58228.17  (W) Park Co., CO, 12500ft, 3811m.  Exceptionally vigorous and robust plants which may be hybrids of T. nanum and T. dasyphyllum. Dense mats of erect trifoliate leaves with loads of solitary violet flowers lying prostrate around the plants. On rocky, south-facing, alpine slopes.

Trillium grandiflorum (Liliaceae) (30x30,Z4,P,GC,4:12w) ............................................. 40 seeds / $3.50 32777.06 Large white flowers fading to pink on plants which thrive in shady, woodland conditions. Seed requires oscillating temperatures or "outdoor" treatment for best germination and GA3 is helpful. Seed refrigerated, sow immediately upon receipt.

Trillium ovatum (24x14,Z5,P,GL,3:8w) .......................................................................... 35 seeds / $4.00 69024.38 (W) Clatsop Co., OR, 2400ft, 732m. One of the most wide-spread Trilliums in the Pacific Northwest with white to pink flowers, often with many stems per plant. Growing in deep pine duff in heavy shade.

Trillium ovatum (Liliaceae) (24x14,Z5,P,GL,3:8w) ............................................................... 60 seeds / $4.00 69024.22 (W) Adams Co., ID, 4250ft, 1296m. One of the most wide-spread Trilliums in the Pacific Northwest with white to pink flowers, often with many stems per plant. Growing in deep pine duff in heavy shade. Photo

Trillium rivale (Liliaceae) (6x12,Z6,P,GL,4:12w) ............................................................ 20 seeds / $6.00 74660.48 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 2640ft, 805m. The smallest Trillium with green, pale-veined leaves and white flowers, often spotted pink. On steep, north-facing serpentine slopes. Limited amounts. Photo

Tripterocalyx carnea v. wootonii (Nyctaginaceae) (20x35, A, C, 4:6w) …………............... 45 seeds / $2.50

 12244.11 (W) Socorro Co., NM, 5400ft, 1646m. An unusual annual with starburst clusters of pink flowers.

Triteleia hendersonii (Liliaceae) (16x9, Z6, P, L, 3:6w) ........................................................ 35 seeds / $4.00

 35428.16  (W) Douglas Co., OR, 1520ft, 463m.  Pale yellow, indigo-striped flowers over grassy foliage.

Umbellularia californica (Lauraceae) (200x150,Z7,P,C,3:12w) .......................................... 30 seeds / $3.50 12225.12 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 2500ft, 762m. "Myrtlewood." An aromatic shrub with bright green leaves and yellow-green inflorescences which are followed by small avocado-like drupes. This seed from a population which experiences colder temperatures than in California and can also take brutally hot and dry conditions in the summer.   Photo

Vania campylophylla (Brassicaceae) (5x15, Z5, P, L, 1) ....................................................... 40 seeds / $3.00

 12236.03  Soft cushions of gray-green, needle-like leaves which bear abundant clear white flowers on 5-cm stems.  Native to cool limestone screes,  Turkey.

Vella spinosa (Brassicaceae) (25x35,Z7,P,L,1) ................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50 76732.11 (W) Sierra Nevada, Trevenque, Spain, 6560ft, 2000m. Intricately-branched, spiny, mounding subshrubs covered with straw-yellow flowers in late spring.

Veronica oltensis (Scrophulariaceae) (2x15,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ...................................................... 50 seeds / $3.50

 83478.08    Mats of teensy, dark green, scalloped leaves and short spikes of dark blue flowers.  Turkey.

Veronica schmidtiana v. yezoalpina (10x16,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ………………………................ 75 seeds / $3.00

 76141.05    Pinnatisect foliage in tight mounds with blue and white flowers. Japan.

Violabeckwithii (Violaceae) (5x12,Z4,P,GL,3:8w) ...................................................... 20 seeds / $6.00 10393.21 (W) Harney Co., OR, 4600ft, 1402m. One of the fabulous "Sagebrush Violets." The side and bottom 3 petals are snow white with a yellow throat delicately pencilled deep violet. The smaller upper 2 petals are very deep lilac, paling slightly upwards. Each clump of sage-green, deeply-cut foliage produces a multitude of blossoms which eventually aestivates (goes dormant) by early summer. On vernally moist, gently sloping volcanic meadows. Photo

Viola cuneata (Violaceae) (8x8,Z6,P,GL,3:8w) …….........…………………………............. 15 seeds / $4.00

 13038.26  (W) Josephine Co., OR, 2000ft., 610m.   Small, round, white flowers with deep violet backs and purple eyespots. Broadly ovate, entire leaves with purple veins. Summer dormant.

Viola hallii (6x10,Z6,P,GL,3:8w) .................................................................................. 18 seeds / $6.00 35234.71 (W) Mendocino Co., CA, 6400ft, 1951m. Similar to V. beckwithii but with darker upper petals of violet and creamy lower ones. Loosely slashed, glaucous foliage. Summer dormant. Photo

Viola perinensis (Violaceae) (6x16,Z4,P,L,3:8w) .............................................................. 40 seeds / $4.00 70454.12 (W) Pirin Mtns, 2300m., Bulgaria. Tufts of oblong, thick leaves bear several yellow flowers on 2-3" scapes. Needs well-drained limestone rocks. Photo

Violatrinervata (Violaceae) (6x15,Z6,P,GL,3:8w) ........................................................... 30 seeds / $5.00 78762.43 (W) Yakima Co., WA, 2000ft, 610m. One of the "sagebrush violets" widely distributed over the basalt scablands of eastern Washington. Flowers are borne high over the slashed, leathery foliage, the bottom petals pale lilac with a yellow throat delicately penciled deep violet and the smaller upper petals very deep lilac. Eventually aestivates with the deep summer heat. Photo1   Photo2

Wulfenia baldaccii (Scrophulariaceae) (14x15,Z5,P,L,2) ………………………….............. 100 seeds / $3.00

 10245.05     Hairy rosettes of deeply-toothed, elliptical leaves sprout racemes of small lilac-blue flowers.

Wyethia helianthoides (Asteraceae) (35x35,Z5,P,C,3:6w) .................................................... 25 seeds / $3.00

 35444.28  (W) Blaine Co., ID, 6600ft, 2012m.  Large hairy and scabrous leaves emanate from a central crown, along with white flowers 3" to 4" across, reminiscent of the Shasta Daisy.

Xerophyllum tenax (Liliaceae) (130x45,Z5,P,C,4:12w) ....................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 78448.50  (W) Boundary Co., ID, 5800ft, 1768m.  "Beargrass." Attractive grassy rosettes produce stout wands of innumerable white flowers. Leaching seed in water for a day appears to speed germination.

Xylorhiza confertifolia (Asteraceae) (15x24,Z5,P,L,1) ........................................................... 40 seeds / $3.50

 12850.39  (W) Garfield Co., UT, 6350ft, 1936m.  The dwarfest of the Xylorhiza spp. listed here.  The large white daisies are held over loose mounds of linear leaves. Growing on alkaline clay slopes.

Yucca baccata ssp. vespertina (Liliaceae) (100x220,Z5,P,C,1) ........................................ 30 seeds / $3.50 10203.03 TC066 Long narrow light olive greenish-blue leaves to almost 4 ft. high. Slowly clumps to develop a massive colony up to 8 ft. wide.

Yucca brevifolia (300x180,Z6,P,C,1) ..................................................................................... 30 seeds / $4.00

 10761.48  (W) Kern Co., CA, 5100ft, 1555m.  The famous "Joshua Tree," symbol of the Mojave Desert. Stiff and sharp leaves stack tightly to form multi-headed trunks in old specimens. Waxy cream and green flowers appear in favorable years.

Yucca constricta (120x45,Z7,P,C,1) ...................................................................................... 60 seeds / $3.00

 12849.17  (W) Menard Co., TX, 2100ft, 640m.  Large rosettes of narrow leaves and spectacular, multiply-branched inflorescences. One of the predominant Yuccas on the Edwards Plateau.   Photo

Yucca elata (400x300,Z5,P,C,1) ........................................................................................ 30 seeds / $3.50 25426.32 (W) Pueblo Co., CO. JRT044 Giant form with multi-clumping stems to fifteen feet high with up to 30 heads. Giant southern forms transplanted to Pueblo in the 1980s and thriving ever since.

Yucca faxoniana (Liliaceae) (500x120,Z7,P,C,1) ............................................................ 15 seeds / $5.00 30284.14 (W) Española, NM. Impressive plants generally with single trunk topped by a symmetrical head of rigid leaves with curling filaments. The inflorescence is a panicle over three feet tall of numerous greenish-white flowers. Found wild in western Texas, this seed from a small cultivated stand in Española, NM.

Yucca pallida (100x40,Z7,P,C,1) ....................................................................................... 50 seeds / $3.50 70246.12 (W) Callahan Co., TX. JRT462 Wide, sky-blue leaves with ivory flower stalks.

Yucca rupicola (100x40,Z7,P,C,1) ......................................................................................... 50 seeds / $3.50

 75060.27  (W) Mills Co., TX, 1800ft, 549m.  "Twisted-Leaf Yucca." Another dominant Yucca on the Edwards Plateau with wide leaves which often twist. Multiply-branched inflorescences of creamy-white.

Yucca rupicola (180x40,Z7,P,C,1) ..................................................................................... 50 seeds / $3.50 75060.42 (W) Brown Co., TX. JRT461 Variable population with bright green to bluish tinted, wide, twisted leaves. Bloom stalks range from four to nine feet, possibly reflecting some Y. reverchoni influence. Nice ivory flowers.

Yucca schottii (Liliaceae) (200x55,Z7,P,C,1) ...................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50 76142.19 (W) Santa Cruz Co., AZ, 4800ft, 1463m. JRT8901 Glaucous blue leaves atop trunks covered with thatched old leaves. Sphaerical white flowers in panicles.

Yucca thompsoniana (150x55,Z7,P,C,2) ............................................................................... 40 seeds / $3.50

 78375.17  (W) Pecos Co., TX, 4500ft, 1372m.  Rosettes of tightly-packed, long, slender, blue-green leaves often margined yellowish. Trunk-forming with age, often with two heads. Showy, branched racemes of white flowers.   Photo

Zinnia acerosa (Asteraceae) (12x20, Z6, P, C, 2) ................................................................... 30 seeds / $3.00

 01246.14  (W) Doña Ana Co., NM, 4400ft, 1340m.  Woody subshrubs of gray-green, linear leaves and copius white flowers, nearly everblooming.  On calcareous sandy washes.

Zygadenus elegans (Melanthiaceae) (15x18,Z3,P,C,3:12w) ............................................. 80 seeds / $4.00 25442.13 (W) Teller Co., CO, 12000ft, 3660m. Superb alpine form of several compact racemes of cream flowers with pale yellow centers.Photo

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