Old House Gardens
From America’s Expert Source for Heirloom Flower Bulbs

We’re constantly searching for great old bulbs to add to our catalog. (Email us your suggestions!) Here’s what we’re offering for the first time — or after a hiatus — in our fall 2014/spring 2015 catalog.

New for FALL 2014 Planting
Ice Follies, 1953 — multiple award winner
Keats, 1968 — the weirdest daffodil we’ve ever grown
Lent lily, Easter flower, 1200 — Wordsworth’s dancer
Mrs. William Copeland, 1930 — Mary and Irene’s mother
Orange Phoenix, Eggs & Bacon, 1731 — cottage-garden classic
Queen Anne’s Double Jonquil, 1611 — prom dresses for honeybees
Sun Disc, 1946 — circular shape and highest honors
Gigantea, 1859 — preserved in Lithuania
Couronne d'Or, 1873 — gold-crowned, hard to find
Edulis Superba, 1824 — one of the oldest and most fragrant
Elsa Sass, 1930 — Gold Medal winner and wedding favorite
fern-leaf peony, 1765 — thread-like foliage, extra early
Mons. Martin Cahuzac, 1899 — darkest peony ever?
Bessie, 1847 — burgundy and white “Premiere Flame”
Feu Ardent, 1906 — “entrancing brown,” much older than 1906
Joost van de Vondel, 1850 — bold and intense
Lord Stanley, 1860 — almost as exciting as the Cup itself!
Madras, 1913 — golden-bronze and fragrant
Willem van Oranje, 1933 — Renoir coppery-peach

New for SPRING 2015 Planting
Black Friar, 1951 — velvety, wine-dark petals
Mikado, 1929 — graceful mango and mahogany
Sovereign, 1906 — very early and very old
Vespers, 1941 — enjoy it day AND night
Radiance, 1958 — vivid rose-pink and silver
Flutter-By, 1924 — like a host of butterflies
Germanica, 1500 — from Rome to Van Gogh
Great Lakes, 1938 — great name, great iris
Monsignor, 1907 — violet and deep claret, by Vilmorin-Andrieux
Mrs. Horace Darwin, 1888 — elegant white
Susan Bliss, 1922 — “appealing creamy pink tone”
Swerti, 1612 — from the gardens of Emperor Rudolf II

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