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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Great Blue Lobelia Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Great Blue Lobelia Seed Pack

Great Blue Lobelia: Lobelia siphilitica Lobelia siphilitica is native to the eastern United States and was used and valued for its medicinal benefi...

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New York Ironweed Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
New York Ironweed Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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New York Ironweed Seed Pack

New York Ironweed: Vernonia noveboracensis Vernonia noveboracensis is native to the stream banks and moist thickets of the eastern United States. ...

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

Cockscomb: Celosia species Celosia species was commonly grown in 18th century flower gardens. Celosia is an annual and prefers full to partial sun....

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Cardinal Flower Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Cardinal Flower Seed Pack

Cardinal flower: Lobelia cardinalis Lobelia cardinalis is native to central, eastern, and southern North America. Cardinal flower is typically foun...

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Blackberry Lily Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Blackberry Lily Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Blackberry Lily Seed Pack

Blackberry Lily: Iris domestica Iris domestica is native to North America. Its common name, blackberry lily, comes from the seed pods which form af...

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Brown-Eyed Susan Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Brown-Eyed Susan Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Brown-Eyed Susan Seed Pack

Brown-Eyed Susan: Rudbeckia triloba Rudbeckia triloba is an easy-to-grow native of the central-eastern United States and was commonly grown in 18th...

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Cayenne Pepper Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Cayenne Pepper Seed Pack

Cayenne Pepper: Capsicum annuum George Washington wrote in his diary on June 13, 1785 that he sowed "one row of the Cayan pepper" in his botanic ga...

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Cow Horn Okra Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
Cow Horn Okra Seed Pack - The Shops at Mount Vernon - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Cow Horn Okra Seed Pack

Cow Horn Okra: Abelmoschus esculentus Abelmoschus esculentus is believed to have originated around Ethiopia and was cultivated by the ancient Egypt...

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Jackson Wonder Bush Lima Bean Seed Pack - MT. VERNON LADIES ASSOC - The Shops at Mount Vernon
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Jackson Wonder Bush Lima Bean Seed Pack

Jackson Wonder Bush Lima Bean Phaseolus lunatas In the 18th century, the lima or butterbean was often called the bushel or sugar bean. Jackson Wond...

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