Seeds

All seeds are grown, collected, cleaned and packaged by hand at George Washington's Mount Vernon.

African Marigold Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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African Marigold Seed Pack

African marigold: Tagetes erecta African marigold seeds were advertised for sale in Boston in 1760. The plant is native to Mexico and Central Ameri...

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Sweet William Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Sweet William Seed Pack

Sweet William: Dianthus barbatus Dianthus barbatus is believed to have been introduced to England by Carthusian monks as early as the 12th century....

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Hollyhock Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Hollyhock Seed Pack

Hollyhock:  Alcea rosea  Alcea rosea was brought to Europe from China during or possibly even before the 16th century. John Custis of Williamsburg,...

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Eastern Red Columbine Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Eastern Red Columbine Seed Pack

Eastern Red Columbine: Aguilegia canadensis  Aguilegia canadensis is a beautiful plant native to North America, east of the Rocky Mountains. The g...

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Halberd Leaved Rose Mallow Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Halberd Leaved Rose Mallow Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Halberd Leaved Rose Mallow Seed Pack

Halberd-leaved Rose Mallow: Hibiscus laevis Hibiscus laevis is a marshland plant native to the eastern and central United States. Formerly known as...

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Rose Campion Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Rose Campion Seed Pack

Rose Campion: Lychnis coronaria Lychnis coronaria was found in Britain as early as 1596 and was growing in American Colonial gardens by the 1700s. ...

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Joseph's Coat Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Joseph's Coat Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Joseph's Coat Seed Pack

Joseph's Coat Amaranthus tricolor, originally from South Central Mexico, is mentioned in American writings as early as 1786. Its common name, Josep...

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Black Hollyhock Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Black Hollyhock Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Black Hollyhock Seed Pack

Black Hollyhock: Alcea rosea nigra. Alcea rosea nigra came to Europe from China during the 15th century. At this time, the herbalist William Turner...

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Crimson Eyed Rose Mallow Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Crimson Eyed Rose Mallow Seed Pack

Crimson-Eyed Rose Mallow Hibiscus moscheutos is a marshland plant native to eastern and southern portions of North America. It has been growing in ...

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Basket of Gold Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Basket of Gold Seed Pack

Basket of Gold: Aurinia saxatilis Basket of Gold is a shrubby perennial that only reaches 10" in height. It has gray foliage with light yellow flow...

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Butterfly Weed Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Butterfly Weed Seed Pack

Butterfly Weed: Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Weed is a native perennial to the U.S. and Canada. The plant was introduced into Europe in 1690. Flowe...

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Sunflower Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Sunflower Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Sunflower Seed Pack

Sunflowers: Helianthus annuus Helianthus annuus has been historically present in Virginia gardens. In 1793, Lady Jean Skipworth included sunflowers...

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Pot Marigold Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Pot Marigold Seed Pack

Pot Marigold: Calendula officinalis Calendula officinalis was growing in Virginia gardens by the 1600s. The petals were used to flavor soups and st...

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Purple Salsify Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Purple Salsify Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Purple Salsify Seed Pack

Salsify: Tragopogon porrifolius Tragopogon porrifolius is native to the Mediterranean. This popular colonial vegetable was grown by Brother August ...

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Globe Candytuft Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Globe Candytuft Seed Pack

Globe Candytuft: Iberis umbellata Iberis umbellata is native to the Mediterranean region and was introduced to cultivation in the 1600s. Candytuft ...

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Pincushion Flower Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Pincushion Flower Seed Pack

Pincushion Flower: Scabiosa Atropurpurea. This fragrant annual or tender perennial attracts butterflies. It gets its scientific name from its use a...

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Spotted Joe-Pye Weed Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Spotted Joe-Pye Weed Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Spotted Joe-Pye Weed Seed Pack

Spotted Joe-Pye Weed: Eutrochium maculatum. Eutrochium maculatum is native to North America and commonly grew in 18th century flower borders. Joe-P...

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Love Lies Bleeding Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Love Lies Bleeding Seed Pack

Love-Lies-Bleeding: Amaranthus caudatus Amaranthus caudatus was growing in Colonial gardens by the 1700s. Its common name, love-lies-bleeding, come...

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Love In A Mist Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Love In A Mist Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Love In A Mist Seed Pack

Love-in-a-mist: Nigella damascena Nigella damascena is native to the Mediterranean. It has grown in English gardens since the late 16th century and...

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Larkspur Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Larkspur Seed Pack

Larkspur: Consolida ajacis Consolida ajacis is native to the Mediterranean and was once used medicinally to stop bleeding and heal wounds. Larkspur...

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Silver Dollar Plant Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Silver Dollar Plant Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Silver Dollar Plant Seed Pack

Silver Dollar Plant: Lunaria annua Lunaria annua was brought to North America from Europe. It was growing in American colonial gardens as early as ...

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Globe Amaranth Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Globe Amaranth Seed Pack

Globe Amaranth: Gomphrena globosa Gomphrena globosa is mentioned in a letter written by John Custis, of Williamsburg, in 1742. Commenting on globe ...

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Foxglove Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Foxglove Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Foxglove Seed Pack

Purple Foxglove: Digitalis purpurea Digitalis purpurea was a colonial favorite of the gardener and the apothecary. Foxglove was brought to Mount Ve...

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Four O'Clocks Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Four O'Clocks Seed Pack

Four O'Clock: Mirabilis jalapa Mirabilis jalapa is native to the Andes Mountains in South America. In 1596, seeds were brought to England from Peru...

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