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Dalea bicolor v. argyraea (Fabaceae) (22x35, Z7, P, SC, 1) ................................................ 40 seeds / $3.50

 10442.14  (W) Eddy Co., NM, 5750ft, 1753m.  These silvery low shrublets bear attractive heads of bright purple in autumn.  The small keels of the individual flowers are white, hence the epithet “bicolor.”

Dalea candida (Fabaceae) (50x35,Z4,P,SC,1) .............................................................. 100 seeds / $3.00 12090.02 Essentially a white-flowered version of D. purpurea.

Dalea formosa (40x40,Z6,P,SC,1) ........................................................................................ 15 seeds / $4.00

 30704.70  (W) Grant Co., NM, 5100ft, 1555m.  The small tricolored pea-flowers of fuzzy white, yellow and purple festoon miniature shrubs in the spring. Pinnatifid leaves of tiny oval leaflets. One of the best.

Dalea ornata (38x22, Z6, P, SC, 1) ....................................................................................... 60 seeds / $3.00

 70458.14  (W) Benton Co., WA, 350ft, 107m.  Eye-catching fat spikes of bright violet.  Columbia River Basin.

Dalea pulchra (80x60, Z8, P, SC, 1) ..................................................................................... 75 seeds / $3.00

 70884.11  (W) Pima Co., AZ, 4000ft, 1220m.  Balls of purple flowers in early spring.  Silvery shrublets.

Dalea purpurea (50x35, Z4, P, SC, 1) ................................................................................. 100 seeds / $3.00

70905.12  Showy legume with purple cylindrical flower heads at the end of multiple branching stems.

Dalea villosa (30x35, Z5, P, SC, 1) ....................................................................................... 20 seeds / $4.00

 90484.14  (W) Yuma Co., CO, 3100ft, 945m.  Attractive perennial on account of the hairy (villous) pinnate leaves and long (3” - 5”) spikes packed with lavender flowers.  Grows on sand dunes.

Daphne alpina (Thymeliaceae) (35x60,Z4,P,C,4:12w) ...................................................... 25 seeds / $5.00 08471.13 Neat, tidy shrubs with downy, gray-green leaves and terminal heads of white, fragrant flowers followed by red-orange fruits.

Daphne kosaninii (Thymeliaceae) (40x40,Z5,P,C,4:12w) ................................................. 25 seeds / $5.00 52706.13 Ex Pirin Mtns, Bulgaria, 2200m. Obovate to elliptic, grayish-green, evergreen leaves on slow-growing bushlets bear creamy-white, fragrant flowers followed by pale orange berries.

Daphne kurdica (Thymeliaceae) (60x60,Z5,P,C,4:12w) ................................................... 25 seeds / $5.00 52904.13 Ex Ala Dag, Turkey, 2000m. Obovate to elliptic, waxy, bluish-green, evergreen leaves on slow-growing bushlets bear snow-white, fragrant flowers followed by orange berries.

Daphne pontica (100x120,Z5,P,C,4:12w) ......................................................................... 25 seeds / $5.00 70688.03 Small shrubs with glossy, elliptical leaves produce clusters of greenish-yellow flowers in late spring followed by dark-red berries. Native to northern Turkey.

Darlingtonia californica (Sarraceniaceae) (40x18,Z6,P,L,3:16w) ......................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 12085.20  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 6000ft, 1829m.  A carnivorous dweller of alpine bogs with tubular, hooded pitchers flashing purplish, forked tongues to draw prey.  Yellow-green, purple-veined, pendant flowers.   Photo

Darmera peltata (Saxifragaceae) (120x80,Z7,P,L,3:8w) …….........……………………..... 100 seeds / $3.50

 70284.35  (W) Tuolumne Co., CA, 3400ft, 1037m.  If you have a wet site, this will make an impressive display of huge umbrella-like, toothed leaves, each up to 2 feet across, from thick rhizomes. Umbels of pink flowers on 3 to 4 foot scapes appear in early spring before the leaves unfurl.

Dasylirion wheeleri (Agavaceae) (110x110,Z7,P,C,1) ……………...........……………….... 90 seeds / $3.00

 92355.24  (W) Eddy Co., NM, 5700ft, 1738m.  Globular rosettes of narrow leaves with sharp teeth. Huge spikes of thousands of cream florets packed in multiple spirals.

Delosperma ashtonii (Aizoaceae) (9x14,Z6,P,L,1) ......................................................... 70 seeds / $3.50 10635.02 Ex Thompson. Flat, tapered, greenish-gray leaves covered with medium-dark, hot-pink flowers.

Delosperma basuticum (Aizoaceae) (2x8,Z6,P,L,1) .............................................................. 40 seeds / $3.50

 10106.19    Chiseled clumps of succulent foliage with large yellow, white-throated blossoms.

Delosperma cooperi (6x40, Z6, P, L, 1) ……………………………………….................... 90 seeds / $2.50

 12670.14  Succulent, creeping stems of deep green covered with rosy-magenta flowers all summer.

Delosperma esterhuyseniae (3x6, Z8, P, L, 1) ………………………………….......…….. 90 seeds / $3.00

 30678.19   Green tufts bear white flowers all summer.

Delosperma harazianum (3x6, Z8, P, L, 1) ………………..................…………………..... 80 seeds / $3.00

 35104.10   Gray-green, reticulated tufts and pink flowers.  From Yemen.

Delosperma 'John Proffitt' (4x20, Z6, P, L, 1) ................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.00

 50665.19   A vigorous mat-former with abundant magenta-pink flowers.

Delosperma sp. (Graaf-Reinet) (4x20,Z6,P,L,1) ................................................................. 45 seeds / $3.00

 32743.06  Ex Ouberg, Graaf-Reinet Division, RSA.   A mound former with small pickle-like leaves and one-inch white flowers all summer until frost. Collected on cliffs in the East Cape mountains.

Delosperma sp. (ruby stars) (5x24, Z?, P, L, 1) …………………………….......……...... 100 seeds / $2.50

 76711.18   Abundant brilliant magenta-ruby flowers are about 3/4" across.

Delosperma sp. #2 (Sani Pass, RSA) (3x35, Z5, P, L, 1) ..................................................... 45 seeds / $3.00

 76710.01  Low-growing plants are covered with deep magenta flowers which fade to pink.

Delphinium andersonii (Ranunculaceae) (45x18,Z5,P,RL,3:8w) ………….............………... 80 seeds / $3.50

 08815.35  (W) Mono Co., CA, 7835ft, 2389m.  Spectacular, compact racemes of deep indigo blue over basal, fleshy, grayish-green, dissected leaves. In rocky, volcanic soil.

Delphinium barbeyi (Ranunculaceae) (90x40,Z3,P,L,3:8w) ...................................... 100 seeds / $3.00 10104.31 (W) Beaver Co., UT, 10650ft, 3247m. Basal clumps of minutely-hairy, dissected foliage produce several bold spikes of deep blue flowers. Photo

Delphinium burkei (40x12,Z6,P,L,3:6w) ............................................................................... 60 seeds / $3.50

 10904.19  (W) Klickitat Co., WA, 300ft, 91m.  Dark-blue flowers spikes over tufts of gray, finely-dissected leaves held upright.  Growing in clay soils on basalt terraces.

Delphinium carolinianum ssp. virescens (60x15, Z4, P, L, 3:8w) ........................................ 90 seeds / $3.00

 12104.14  (W) Fremont Co., CO, 5350ft, 1630m. Beautiful spikes of white flowers with darker markings around the bee.  A dryland species which aestivates during the summer.  Dissected basal foliage.

Delphinium decorum ssp. traceyi (16x7,Z5,P,L,3:6w) ......................................................... 40 seeds / $4.00

 15242.40  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 5600ft, 1707m.  A dwarf, dainty montane species with tufts of deeply-lobed leaves and racemes of dark purple-blue flowers. In stony, serpentine soils under scrub. Photo

Delphinium geyeri (50x25,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ................................................................................ 40 seeds / $3.50

 32299.10  (W) Boulder Co., CO, 5700ft, 1738m.  Grayish-green, incised, basal foliage sprouts in early summer bold racemes of pink flowers which turn blue as they age, giving a nice two-tone effect.   Photo

Delphinium glaucum (160x25, Z5, P, L, 5) .......................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 32543.15  (W) Jackson Co., OR, 6600ft, 2012m.  Dense spikes of blue-purple over glaucous blue-green foliage.

Delphinium gypsophilum (60x20,Z8,P,RL,3:6w) ……………………............……………... 90 seeds / $3.50

 32970.15  (W) Fresno Co., CA, 600ft, 183m.  Pale pink, pale lavender and ethereal blue shades here.

Delphinium hansenii (100x25,Z7,P,RL,3:8w) ………………………………...........……..... 70 seeds / $3.50

 35088.25  (W) Kern Co., CA, 1600ft, 488m.  Hairy stems and leaves with flowers of white to pale purple.

Delphinium hansenii ssp. ewanianum (100x16,Z7,P,RL,3:8w) ............................................. 50 seeds / $4.00

 35087.10  (W) Madera Co., CA, 1600ft, 488m.  Gorgeous spikes of plum-colored flowers, each with a prominent, fuzzy white bee and the petals with diffuse central stripes of orangish-violet.   Photo1   Photo2

Delphinium menziesii (16x10,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ............................................................. 60 seeds / $3.50 56288.11 (W) Linn Co., OR, 5200ft, 1585m. Similar to D. nuttallianum with short racemes of dark blue flowers. On volcanic tufa and breccia.

Delphinium novomexicanum (120x26,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ........................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 58720.17  (W) Lincoln Co., NM, 10100ft, 3079m.  Imposing plants with luxurious, cut, basal foliage and stout stems bearing up to 100 or more purplish-blue to lavender flowers.

Delphinium nudicaule (Ranunculaceae) (50x26,Z7,P,L,3:6w) .................................. 50 seeds / $4.00 58845.71 (W) Lake Co., CA, 3300ft, 1006m. The beautiful scarlet to scarlet-orange flowers are held out on long pedicels on well-branched plants. Growing on steep, W-facing embankments of volcanic loam. Photo1 Photo2

Delphinium nuttallianum (18x10,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ..................................................................... 60 seeds / $3.50

 58908.47  (W) Mesa Co., CO, 9100ft, 2774m.  An alpine species with short racemes of deep blue flowers and deeply-cut basal leaves.   Photo

Delphinium occidentale (Ranunculaceae) (125x26,Z3,P,L,3:8w) .......................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 64212.38  (W) Park Co., WY, 9350ft, 2851m.  Dense spikes of pale blue to cream-colored flowers with a darker blue bee.

Delphinium parishii (48x18,Z7,P,RL,3:8w) …………………………………..............…….. 70 seeds / $3.50

 70104.45  (W) Clark Co., NV, 2300ft, 701m.  The rains in southern Nevada in late 2004 prompted a mass bloom of this Delphinium. The dense racemes bear downy flowers in a pale azure-blue with a white bee, almost luminescent by moonlight.

Delphinium parishii (35x12,Z7,P,RL,3:8w) …………………………….............………...... 70 seeds / $3.50

 70104.55  (W) Inyo Co., CA, 4500ft, 1372m.  Dwarfer form here on granite hills. Same azure blue flowers.

Delphinium pavonaceum (45x18,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ..................................................................... 50 seeds / $4.00

 70120.29  (W) Polk Co., OR, 164ft, 50m.  Practically identical to D. leucophaeum but with glandular-pubesence on the stems and flower parts. Creamy-white flowers with a dark blue or purple bee.

Delphinium purpusii (52x20,Z7,P,RL,3:6w) ……………………..............……………….... 60 seeds / $5.00

 70904.35  (W) Kern Co., CA, 3800ft  One of the best introductions for this genus I've seen in years. From a dense tuft of almost succulent foliage arise dense racemes of wonderful rosy-pink flowers, each with a white bee.  A true xerophyte, blooming in early spring and dormant by mid-summer. Definitely worthy of trials to see if blossoming time can be extended under garden conditions. Growing on steep, E-facing granite screes and cliffs.   Photo

Delphinium scaposum (50x12,Z5,P,RL,3:8w) ……………………….…….............……..... 50 seeds / $3.50

 76132.15  (W) Yavapai Co., AZ, 6000ft, 1829m.  Deep sky-blue flowers with white bees over mere tufts of glabrous, incised leaves. On vernally-moist basaltic meadows.

Delphinium uliginosum (35x12,Z7,P,L,3:8w) ......................................................... 100 seeds / $4.00 85446.11 (W) Lake Co., CA, 2300ft, 701m. An unusual delphinium with semi-succulent, yellow-green, lobed, basal foliage and spikes of purple-blue, long-spurred flowers. Photo

Delphinium variegatum (40x12,Z7,P,RL,3:8w) ...................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50 90104.41 (W) Mariposa Co., CA, 2375ft, 724m. Spikes of very dark blue flowers. Photo

Delphinium virescens v. wootonii (28x12,Z5,P,L,3:5w) ........................................................ 70 seeds / $4.00

 90505.50  (W) Grant Co., NM, 4750ft, 1448m.  Pale lavender-pink flowers with darker spurs are emblazoned with large, snowy-white bees covered with long hairs.   Photo

Delphinium viridescens (120x20,Z5,P,L,3:8w) .................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 90506.10  (W) Chelan Co., WA, 3300ft, 1006m.  Narrow, dense spikes of pubescent greenish-brown flowers. More odd than beautiful. In vernally wet meadows with a basalt substrate.

Delphinium xantholeucum (50x14,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ................................................................. 100 seeds / $3.50

 94088.26  (W) Chelan Co., WA, 3500ft, 1067m.   Creamy-white flowers, sometimes with a pale yellowish cast, in a stout raceme over palmately-dissected leaves. There are green or blue markings near the bee. On volcanic loam.

Desmanthus illinoiensis (Fabaceae) (90x24,Z5,P,SC,1) ....................................................... 60 seeds / $3.00

 48454.17  (W) Bent Co., CO, 4800ft, 1463m.  Erect plants looking very much like a small Mimosa with pinnate leaves and small clusters of white flowers which transform into attractive seedpod balls.

Dianthus freynii (Caryophyllaceae) (6x15,Z5,P,L,1) ............................................................... 50 seeds / $3.50

 30746.07    Makes low tufts of narrow, gray-green leaves which are covered with myriad small, soft pink flowers on short stems. A great trough plant. Considered a form of D. glacialis.

Dianthus subacaulis ssp. brachyanthus (Caryophyllaceae) (7x20,Z4,P,C,2) ........... 35 seeds / $3.50 76841.09 Dense, spiny mats covered with pretty pale-to-rose-pink flowers. Endemic to the Pyrenees.

Dichelostemma pulchellum (Liliaceae) (30x10,Z7,P,C,3:8w) ................................................. 40 seeds / $3.00

 70887.28  (W) Yavapai Co., AZ, 4400ft, 1341m.  Pretty umbels of dark lavender to blue flowers. The lone desert member of this genus.

Dichelostemma volubile (Liliaceae) (120x6,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ............................................... 25 seeds / $4.00 90684.33 (W) Lake Co., CA, 2175ft, 663m. Twining stems terminate in umbels of rosy-pink to purple.

Distegia involucrata (Caprifoliaceae) (65x100,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ................................................. 40 seeds / $3.00

 48890.19  (W) Larimer Co., CO, 9300ft, 2835m.  Multiply-stemmed, small shrubs with broad, ovate leaves and yellow flowers along the stems, followed by decorative purple-black berries surrounded by a bright maroon calyx.

Dodecatheon alpinum (Primulaceae) (9x6,Z4,P,L,3:8w) .................................................. 40 seeds / $4.00 08470.12 (W) Trinity Co., CA, 7800ft, 2378m. Narrow, erect foliage with many violet flowers per umbel. Growing around a tarn near timberline.

Dodecatheon austrofrigidum (Primulaceae) (14x10,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ............................ 100 seeds / $5.00 09067.33 (W) Clatsop Co., OR, 2700ft, 823m. Similar to D. dentatum but with rose-violet flowers encircled with a broad band of white at the base. W-facing vernally wet mountain slopes of basalt. Photo

Dodecatheon clevelandii ssp. insulare (Primulaceae) (18x15,Z9,P,L,3:8w) ........................ 100 seeds / $3.50

 12545.20  (W) Ventura Co., CA, 350ft, 107m.  Star-bursts of several lavender-pink flowers with black anthers.

Dodecatheon conjugens (18x12,Z4,P,L,3:8w) ...................................................................... 70 seeds / $3.50

 12688.66  (W) Blaine Co., ID, 6700ft, 2043m.   A robust population here in a vernally moist meadow with large, bright violet shooting stars over basal rosettes of slender leaves.

Dodecatheon conjugens (15x9,Z4,P,L3:8w) ......................................................................... 70 seeds / $3.50

 12688.78  (W) Fremont Co., WY, 6500ft, 1982m.  A somewhat dwarfer population here in stony red clay which bakes in the summer.  Flowers not seen.

Dodecatheon cusickii (Primulaceae) (16x10,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ............................................... 100 seeds / $4.00 12906.12 (W) Gem Co., ID, 2875ft, 876m. Nodding flowers of rose with yellow centers. On steep, N-facing sandy, grassy hillsides. Photo

Dodecatheon dentatum (20x14,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ............................................................ 80 seeds / $4.00 15289.63 (W) Chelan Co., WA, 5625ft, 1715m. Creamy-white, pendant flowers suffuse to yellow at the base which displays a distinct reddish, undulating ring. The thin leaves are conspicuously toothed.   Photo

Dodecatheon hendersonii (Primulaceae) (22x10,Z6,P,L,3:8w) ................................. 80 seeds / $3.50 35288.31 (W) Josephine Co., OR, 1350ft, 412m. Robust population of very deep lavender flowers with a pale yellow ring at the base of the corolla and a prominent black beak. Each rosette of wide, orbicular leaves may support several flowering stems. Photo

Dodecatheon jeffreyi (40x20,Z5,P,L,3:8w) …………………………..............……….….... 90 seeds / $3.50

 50260.45  (W) Deschutes Co., OR, 6300ft, 1921m.  Large basal rosettes topped by numerous lavender shooting stars.

Dodecatheon jeffreyi (24x12,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ........................................................................... 90 seeds / $3.50

 50260.29  (W) Idaho Co., ID, 7400ft, 2256m.  Somewhat shorter plants with more flowers per head compared to the Oregon population.  Flowers not seen.

Dodecatheon jeffreyi ssp. pygmaeum (24x12,Z5,P,L,3:8w) …………………..............….. 90 seeds / $3.50

 50261.15  (W) Siskiyou Co., CA, 6800ft, 2073m.  An old taxon which I retain here to emphasize the dwarfer stature of this population. Oblanceolate leaves, gradually narrowing to the petiole. Deep lavender flowers. In small roadside streams near timberline.

Dodecatheon poeticum (14x12,Z7,P,L,3:8w) ...................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 70630.86  (W) Klickitat Co., WA, 350ft, 107m.   Bright rose flowers with a yellow band at the base arch several per 6" scape. One of the brightest-colored in the genus. On loam derived from basalt.

Dodecatheon poeticum (16x22,Z6,P,L,3:8w) .......................................................... 100 seeds / $4.00 70630.33 (W) Yakima Co., WA, 1880ft, 573m. Bright rose-lavender flowers with a yellow band at the base. At a higher elevation than the preceding. On a steep, E-facing slope of basalt. Photo

Dodecatheon pulchellum (7x6, Z3, P, L, 3:8w) ..................................................................... 70 seeds / $3.00

 70886.15  (W) Gilpin Co., CO, 10750ft, 3277m.  Deep violet stars over wispy basal tufts.

Dodecatheon pulchellum (Primulaceae) (15x12,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ....................................... 100 seeds / $3.50 70886.43 (W) Pennington Co., SD, 6500ft, 1982m. The robust Black Hills version of this widespread taxon. Bright violet-pink flowers with a broad white ring around the base.   Photo

Douglasia laevigata v. laevigata (Primulaceae) (5x15,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ....................... 75 seeds / $6.00 54032.11 (W) Linn Co., OR, 5600ft, 1707m. Rosettes of smooth, green, lanceolate leaves are packed into evergreen cushions. The bright rosy-pink flowers are borne in loose umbels. Found on eroding, NW-facing volcanic cliffs. Photo

Douglasia montana (Primulaceae) (1x12,Z3,P,L,4:8w) .................................................... 60 seeds / $6.00 56688.13 (W) Sheridan Co., WY, 10100ft, 3079m. Flat cushions of needle-like gray leaves studded with bright pink Phlox-like flowers. On limestone rubble. Photo

Douglasia nivalis (Chumstick form) (Primulaceae) (3x16,Z5,P,L,3:8w) ........................ 90 seeds / $6.00 58520.13 (W) Chelan Co., WA, 5700ft, 1738m. Gorgeous blue-gray compact mounds composed of linear downy leaves in rosettes. Umbels of deep rosy-pink to rosy-magenta flowers smother the cushions in early spring. A stunning sight when in full bloom. Photo

Draba atlantica (Brassicaceae) (8x12,Z6,P,L,3:6w) ……………………............…………... 80 seeds / $3.50

 10854.05  Ex High Atlas, Jbel Toubkal, Morocco, 2200m.   Rosettes of whitish-tipped, linear leaves packed into tight cushions bear globose clusters of yellow flowers on short scapes.

Draba aureola (8x6,Z3,P,L,3:6w) ……………………………….………………..........…... 80 seeds / $4.00

 08745.25  (W) Deschutes Co., OR, 9200ft, 2805m.  Dense, hairy rosettes elongate into a yellow fountain. A most unusual Draba form. Occurs on a very few Cascade volcano summits.

Draba juniperina (8x10,Z4,P,L,3:4w) .................................................................................... 70 seeds / $3.50

 50888.47  (W) Daggett Co., UT, 5500ft, 1675m.  Essentially a robust form of D. oligospermae with more numerous and taller racemes of yellow.

Draba oligosperma (4x7,Z3,P,L,3:4w) ............................................................................ 90 seeds / $3.50 65446.53 (W) Albany Co., WY, 10100ft, 3079m. Miniscule, silver-gray, button-like rosettes carpeted with rich yellow. Growing in open alpine rocky areas.

Draba paysonii v. treleasii (Brassicaceae) (2x6,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ...................................... 70 seeds / $4.00 70099.62 (W) Custer Co., ID, 8940ft, 2726m. Tight, hairy rosettes in ball-like clumps covered with acid yellow flowers. On exposed, windy volcanic crests.

Draba smithii (12x20,Z4,P,L,3:6w) ..................................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.00

 76567.37  (W) Mineral Co., CO, 8500ft, 2590m.  Loose mats of blue-gray leaves bear myriad racemes of creamy-white flowers.

Draba subalpina (6x5,Z4,P,L,3:4w) ....................................................................................... 70 seeds / $3.50

 76840.20  (W) Iron Co., UT, 10600ft, 3230m.  Dark green rosettes with racemes of comparatively large white flowers. An alpine species growing on dry, eroded, gypsiferous soils.

Dracocephalum ruyschianum (30x14,Z5,P,L,1) …………………………............................ 30 seeds / $3.00

 74899.06     Forms loose mats which spike in summer to display deep blue dragon-head flowers.

Draperia systyla (Hydrophyllaceae) (5x60, Z6, P, C, 4:6w) ………………...........……….. 100 seeds / $2.50

 76971.14  (W) Tulare Co., CA, 5600ft, 1705m.  Fantastic dense furry carpets.  Coiled cymes of white flowers.

Dryas octopetala v. hookeriana (Rosaceae) (9x100,Z3,P,L,3:8w) .......................... 100 seeds / $3.50 64278.21 (W) Big Horn Co., WY, 10100ft, 3079m. Ubiquitous alpine carpet of green, crenate leaves, tomentose below. Numerous short scapes with creamy, rose-like blossoms which turn into feathery seed heads. Photo

Dudleya caespitosa (Crassulaceae) (14x24,Z10,P,L,1) ................................................ 100 seeds / $3.50 12039.10 (W) Monterey Co., CA, 300ft, 92m. The rosettes are light-blue farinose with bordeaux-red leaf tips. Corolla orange.   Photo

Dudleya caespitosa (dune form) (40x16,Z10,P,L,1) ........................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 12039.60  (W) Monterey Co., CA, 33ft, 10m.  A very different form here on fine sand dunes of multi-rosetted clusters, the leaves more lance-shaped, more glaucous and with less red on the tips. Strong, erect, multiple stems with yellow flowers.

Dudleya caespitosa X farinosa (12x10,Z10,P,L,1) ................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50 12139.10 (W) San Mateo Co., CA, 40ft, 12m. Perhaps not actual hybrids but D. caespitosa and D. farinosa intergrade extensively between San Francisco and Santa Cruz. Glabrous and glaucous forms here, usually red-tipped, variable flower stem lengths.

Dudleya calcicola (10x6,Z6,P,L,1) ....................................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 12086.50  (W) Kern Co., CA, 3800ft, 1159m.  Small, glaucous white rosettes and inflorescences of pale yellow. Growing on E-facing, steep granite slopes. Also found on limestone slopes.   Photo

Dudleya collomiae (28x12,Z7,P,L,2) ................................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 12684.10  (W) Yavapai Co., AZ, 4600ft, 1402m.  (= Echeveria collomiae).  Succulent rosettes, glaucous blue and near white in the center, bear waxy yellow flowers on uncoiling coral-red stems.   Photo

Dudleya cymosa (orange) (Crassulaceae) (16x12,Z7,P,L,1) ........................................... 100 seeds / $3.50 12968.31 (W) Tuolumne Co., CA, 5400ft, 1646m. Perhaps the best form I have ever seen of this highly variable species. Brilliant orange-red to salmon-orange inflorescences open above very glaucous, chalky-blue rosettes. At this elevation in the Sierra Nevada Mtns, this population is likely to have exceptional cold tolerance. On S-facing, crumbling volcanic outcrops. Photo

Dudleya cymosa (yellow)  (14x10,Z9,P,L,1) ....................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 12968.70  (W) Mariposa Co., CA, 2100ft, 640m.  This population has bright Sedum-yellow flowers over small glaucous rosettes. Grows on two separate substrates in the same area -- one on fractured slate and the other on serpentine outcrops, both N- and W-facing.   Photo

Dudleya edulis (24x20,Z10,P,L,1) ....................................................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 21588.40  (W) San Diego Co., CA, 600ft, 183m.  Upright rosettes of numerous, narrow, cylindrical leaves sprout spreading inflorescences of creamy-white flowers. Reminds me of the succulent Senecio spp. I grew in my youth.

Dudleya farinosa (glaucous+glabrous) (12x10,Z10,P,L,1) ......................................... 100 seeds / $4.00 30104.23 (W) Sonoma Co., CA, 80ft, 24m. A mix of the glaucous, chalky-gray rosettes and the glabrous, green rosettes, all brightly tipped with red. I saw no evidence of intermediate characteristics. Pale yellow inflorescences on short stems. Photo1   Photo2

Dudleya lanceolata (45x12,Z10,P,L,1) ................................................................................ 100 seeds / $3.50

 54088.80  (W) San Diego Co., CA, 600ft, 183m.  Standard form here with usually single, glaucous green rosettes and rather tall flowering scapes bearing heads of yellow flowers.

Dudleya lanceolata (mini form) (12x12,Z6,P,L,1) ............................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 54088.60  (W) Santa Barbara Co., CA, 3800ft, 1158m.  Miniature form here of glaucous green, clumping rosettes and orange-red flowers in broad heads. W-facing serpentine outcrops.

Dudleya palmeri (15x15,Z10,P,L,1) ............................................................................... 100 seeds / $4.00 70085.23 (W) San Luis Obispo Co., CA, 100ft, 30m. Very succulent rosettes, most glaucous, some green, all suffused ruby-red. Thick flower spikes bear deep red to orange flowers.   Photo

Dudleya pulverulenta ssp. arizonica (18x35,Z8,P,L,1) ....................................................... 100 seeds / $3.50

 70930.90  (W) San Diego Co., CA, 4100ft, 1250m.  Generally smaller than the low-elevation forms but equally impressive. Higher, drier and colder at this locality on the edge of the Anza-Borrego Desert. On steep, N-facing, igneous slopes.   Photo

Dudleya pulverulenta ssp. pulverulenta (30x75,Z10,P,L,1) ............................................... 100 seeds / $4.00

 70931.30  (W) Santa Barbara Co., CA, 1000ft, 305m.  Dinner-plate-sized rosettes heavily encrusted with chalk sprout several 2-3 foot long silver streamers bearing dusky-red, pendant flowers. On N-facing outcrops.   Photo

Ebracteola wilmaniae (Aizoaceae) (8x24,Z7,P,L,1) ............................................................... 30 seeds / $3.50

 92495.09  Ex Riverton, North Cape Province, RSA.  Distinctive and beautiful species originally from a cold, arid plateau near Riverton.  Mats of gray-green, finger-like leaves turn purplish in the cold.  Large, soft pink flowers appear in early spring and continue for several months.

Echinacea paradoxa (Asteraceae) (120x45, Z4, P, C, 3:4w) ................................................. 50 seeds / $3.00

 70116.04  This Ozark native has large golden-yellow flowers on plants 3 to 5 feet tall.  Great for back borders.

Echinocactus horizonthalonius (Cactaceae) (10x14,Z8,P,GL,3:4w) ............................... 25 seeds / $4.00 35714.33 (W) Hudspeth Co., TX. JRT4222 Single thick bluish-gray stems with thick grayish-black spines. Beautiful flowers in dark to light-pink shades.

Echinocactus polycephalus (Cactaceae) (35x75, Z7, P, GL, 2) ............................................. 30 seeds / $3.00

 70694.25  (W) Inyo Co., CA, 4500ft, 1372m. Fierce, multi-headed clumps bear pink-hued, yellow flowers.

Echinocactus texensis (9x16,Z7,P,GL,2) ……………………........……………………….. 40 seeds / $3.00

 78334.15  (W) Roosevelt Co., NM, 4000ft, 1220m. JRT5211  Robust, hardy plants with variable spine lengths. Flowers in all combinations of white, red, pink and orange.

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