Detailed species descriptions, cultivation guidelines, classification and map of native range. For sale online. Quantity discounts available.

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Native Seed Germination

January 28, 2015

Native Seed Germination

Ever wonder why such a small fraction of our indigenous flora is available for sale through nurseries, even the good native plant nurseries?  There are three primary factors.

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Holiday Gifts for Gardeners & Native Plant Buffs

December 4, 2014

Holiday Gifts for Gardeners & Native Plant Buffs

A gift guide for the gardener who you suspect already has everything, or for the gardener who is just starting out. This is a short list of some of the best tools and books available.

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New RARE species Streptopus lanceolatus var. roseus, just added.

July 23, 2014

New RARE species Streptopus lanceolatus var. roseus, just added.

Endangered within its native range, and even harder to find in cultivation!

For sale NOW, $8.95 each, minimum order of 3.

Pricing is valid for a limited time only, while supplies last.

Streptopus lanceolatus var. roseus (twistedstalk) is a native herbaceous perennial of the Lily family. It is easy to grow in a cool, shaded spot with moist and organically rich soil. 

DESCRIPTION: The species name provides an excellent physical description of the plant: strepto, from the Greek, means twisted, and describes the zigzagging stem; lanceola, from the Latin, means lance-shaped, and describes the leaves; and finally roseus describes the pinkish color of the bell-shaped flowers.

The stems of Streptopus lanceolatus var. roseus  are usually uninterrupted, though some stems might be branched on larger, mature specimens. read more