The hardiness zones are given for each, and nearly all varieties are hardy at least in zones 4-8. A few have more restricted zones, but these are suitable for growth as annuals outside their range, flowering the first year from seed. And every variety in this collection is a customer favorite, proven successful in a wide range of conditions.
If you have even more garden space for perennials, consider our Deluxe Perennial Lover's Seed Collection, which contains 35 packets of seeds, or even the Ultimate Perennial Lover's Collection, with 46 packets -- 2 each of all 23 varieties listed below!
Here's what you get in this collection (1 packet of each):
Coneflower PowWow Wild Berry is the most exciting Echinacea in years. It blooms just 20 weeks from sowing, never needs deadheading, and sends out numerous side shoots, creating the most floriferous and lowest-maintenance Coneflower we have ever grown. The color's not too shabby, either! You've gotta grow it to believe it. Zones 3-9. Pkt is 10 seeds.
Butterfly Plant Gay Butterflies is one of our all-time bestsellers, and many gardeners tell us it's their favorite plant. This Asclepias sets masses of bright blooms of yellow, orange, and red, irresistible to butterflies, bees, and humans. Easy to grow despite heat, drought, and poor soil. Zones 3-9. Pkt is 20 seeds.
Shasta Daisy Snow Lady is a bloom machine for months on end. Winner of an AAS many years ago, it remains the popular favorite Leuanthemum for nonstop daisies. Zones 5-9. Pkt is 25 seeds.
Lupine Tutti Frutti is the best variety for cutting. These brilliant colors, including many bicolors, arise tightly packed on tall, elegant stems. Best in cool-summer areas, they are spring bloomers farther south and west. Zones 4-8. Pkt is 25 seeds.
Columbine Origami Mix blooms the first year from seed, with 6 glorious color combinations unlike anything else in the garden. Compact and content in partial shade, this Aquilegia is hardy in zones 3-8. Pkt is 10 seeds.
Coneflower Magnus is a classic, remaining popular while other Echinacea come and go. Must be the giant 4- to 6-inch blooms on sturdy stems! Zones 3-9. Pkt is 50 seeds.
Butterfly Bush Mix shoots right up, flowering the first year in all bright shades of blue, pink, purple, and white. Fragrant and irresistible to butterflies and bees, it is so easy and long-lived. Zones 5-9. Pkt is 100 seeds.
Monarda Bergamo is the first Bee Balm to be mildew-free, making it a great choice for humid or rainy climates. Butterflies can't resist it! Zones 4-9. Pkt is 50 seeds.
Delosperma Stardust covers hot, dry soil beautifully in no time! This Iceplant offers brilliant blooms and succulent-like foliage that looks great and stands up to just about anything. Zones 4-8. Pkt is 25 seeds.
Alyssum compacta is a Basket of Gold for the garden floor! Bright yellow spring blooms often repeat if you shear back the plant right after the flowers pass. Easy and long-lived, it's the brightest thing in the sunny garden! Zones 3-8. Pkt is 200 seeds.
Hollyhock Happy Lights Mix is a radiant blend of single blooms with golden centers. Great for cutting, they stand out magnificently in any setting, and love full sun. Zones 3-9. Pkt is 25 seeds.
Lavender Munstead is fragrant in flower and foliage, with intense blue blooms and bluish-green leaves on compact, early-blooming plants. One of the best for extracting lavender oils, it makes a fine hedge, accent planting, or container choice. Zones 5-9. Pkt is 100 seeds.
Verbena bonariensis thrives even in poor soils, and is grown as an annual north of its hardiness range. Big lavender pompons wow you all summer long! Zones 7-10. Pkt is 100 seeds.
Agastache Astello Indigo wins the fragrance award in the garden, with mint-scented blooms and foliage that is best described as smelling like root beer! Bees and butterflies adore these long blue spikes, perfect for cutting and very long-lasting. Zones 6-9. Pkt is 20 seeds.
Coreopsis Presto is less than a foot high and wide, but covers itself in big, bold, double blooms for months on end. Easy to grow and so versatile! Zones 4-9. Pkt is 25 seeds.
Columbine Sunshine regales you with double spurred flowers of softest yellow. This award-winner is a hummingbird and butterfly magnet! Zones 3-8. Pkt is 20 seeds.
Prairie Sunflower sends wands of big yellow daisies skyward in the late-season sunny garden. Easy to grow, this true perennial needs no attention to improve with each passing season. Zones 4-10. Pkt is 50 seeds.
Coneflower White Swan offers 5-inch blooms of pure ivory with a sweet fragrance and long life in garden or vase. An unusual color for Echinacea, it is one of the very finest and most flower-filled. Zones 3-9. Pkt is 50 seeds.
Oregano is a perennial herb that looks as good as it smells and tastes. Clusters of pinkish-purple blooms dot the plant all summer long, while the foliage makes splendid additions to cooked dishes. Easy to grow and so useful, it's a must-have! Zones 5-10. Pkt is 100 seeds.
Mother of Thyme spreads up to 3 feet wide, covering the garden floor in dense foliage and beautiful pinkish-purple blooms. Fragrant and beautiful. Zones 4-9. Pkt is 100 seeds.
Balloon Flower Astra Double Mix brings you 3 beautiful colors -- blue, pink, and white -- of the easiest and best Platycodon yet. Better germination, better branching, bigger blooms -- everything about this plant is superior. Zones 4-9. Pkt is 20 seeds.
Sagina creates a mossy carpet of green between flagstones, along the edge of paths, and in the rock or terrace garden. This Pearlwort blooms in late spring, but even out of bloom it is a spectacular groundcover. Zones 4-7. Pkt is 100 seeds.
Penstemon Rocky Mountain is native to the western U.S. and one of the best sources of blue blooms. It re-seeds freely to deliver armloads of snapdragon-like blooms year after year. Breathtaking! Zones 3-8. Pkt is 100 seeds.