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A large genus of grasses. Those perennial species of ornamental value in the garden are mound-forming species, many with blue, or blue-green foliage. Full sun and ordinary well-drained soil.

FESTUCA saximontana1580
Rocky Mountain Fescue15-45cm  Zone: 1/2
This is a widespread species in North America, ranging into the arctic, growing in alpine areas and prairie. A densely tufted small grass with bluish-gray to green foliage. Closely related to F. brachyphylla. Wild collected in Colorado.
Germination Instructions: Easy, warm germinator.
30 seeds  $3.50   


FRAGARIA virginianaSpring1587
Wild StrawberryZone: 2
The delicious, small-fruited wild strawberry; native and widespread throughout North America, growing in dry to moist open woodlands and clearings, often in disturbed areas; preferring sunny locations. When the New World was discovered F. virginiana was found in "vast patches along the great river and in the woods" according to French explorer Jacques Cartier in 1534. Like the fruits, the leaves are high in vitamin C. This species is the parent of 90% of all the cultivated strawberries now grown. The related Coastal Strawberry, F. chiloensis is the source parent of the remaining cultivars. Wild collected in Ontario.
Germination Instructions: Easy, warm germinator.
30 seeds  $3.75   

A genus of 100 species found throughout temperate and subtropical zones. Spring-flowering bulbous plants with erect stems and scattered or whorled leaves. Flowers are campanulate, nodding.

FRITILLARIA montana New Spring3755
30cm  Zone: 3/4
Native to much of Europe into Russia, an easy, beautiful, stoloniferous species with glaucous foliage carrying heavily chequered purple-black over brown flowers.
Germination Instructions: Cold treatment required.
30 seeds  $4.25   

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