New 2015 Varieties

Lemon Bee Balm Flower (wholesale)
Lemon Bee Balm Flower (wholesale)More info
This plant is the most prolific flower we‰ۡó»ve grown on our farm, period. Lemon Bee Balm (Monarda citriodora) has a more rapid growth rate than its Bergamot Lavender relative; a few spring plants of this mint-family rhizome that a small stand of plants will fill out a wide swath of garden area by autumn. Plants form dense pink / light purple blossoms five to six inches tall, and like the name suggest, bees absolutely love this stuff. Has similar plant uses to Bergamot Lavender; plant foliage has an oregano scent when crushed. 100 days to bloom from seed. Perennial. Grown at Mano Farm in Ojai, California.
$10.00
McKana Giants Columbine Flower Mix (wholesale)
McKana Giants Columbine Flower Mix (wholesale)More info
Columbines (Aquilegia spp. ) are ornamental flowers utterly captivating in bloom. This variety is our open-pollinated selection of McKana Giants, known for its multiple shades of colors and large captivating blossoms that beneficial insects are attracted to. A lovely addition for any gardener who takes beautiful things seriously. Perennial. 120 days from transplant to flower. Grown at Mano Farm in Ojai, California.
$10.00
Absinthe Mugwort / Wormwood
Absinthe Mugwort / WormwoodPacket: 0.05 gram, ~200 seeds More info496 available
The infamous Absinthe Mugwort (Artemisia absinthium), also known as wormwood, is a pale emerald green plant constitutive ingredient of the spirit Absinthe. Mugwort is an easy to grow rhizome that will spread easily but not aggressively. The trick is to limit its water. The foliage is extremely bitter and has folkloric uses as a dream aid and medicinal uses as for digestion. 90 days to harvestable foliage. Perennial.
$3.75
Giant Violet Zinnia Flower
Giant Violet Zinnia FlowerPacket: 1 gram, ~130 seeds More info151 available
The most prolific zinnia flower (Zinnia elegans) variety we‰۪ve ever grown. Often called ‰ÛÏdahlia flowered,‰۝ these plants form deep purple four to six inch single stacked and double blossoms, the latter which can reach the size of some smaller dahlia varieties. This zinnia is a market flower for sure, and it‰۪s an absolute stunner in the field. Try pairing flowers in bouquets with Dara Queen Anne‰۪s Lace and our market ready Soraya Sunflower. Zinnias have a long blooming period too; late spring plantings can last well into the fall. 70 days to flower from transplants. Annual. Seeds grown at Mano Farm in Ojai, California. All of our seed varieties are certified organic by Oregon Tilth.
$3.75
Soraya Sunflower
Soraya SunflowerPacket: 1 gram, ~60 seeds More info196 available
This open-pollinated sunflower (Helianthus annuus) features abundant and uniform orange-yellow blooms on sturdy perfectly upright stems that make it a perfect cut flower for bouquets. Plants grow to about five to six feet tall and flowers typically measure five to six inches in diameter. Extremely productive with plenty of branching for up to 25 blooms per plant on 18 inch stems. 70-80 days. Annual.
$3.75
Dara Queen Anne's Lace Flower
Dara Queen Anne's Lace FlowerPacket: 0.75 gram, ~400 seeds More info2423 available
This variety of Queen Anne‰ۡó»s Lace (Daucus carota var. sativas) features prolific blooms of lacy̴Ì_umbels ranging in color from deep maroon to white. Highly productive and tolerant of varying soil conditions and extreme heat, this is a farm favorite for use in our popular farmer‰ۡó»s market bouquets. Long lasting and unique in floral arrangements, these plants have a very long blooming period and reach heights of 3-4 feet. Also known as ornamental carrot, ammi or wild carrot. Sow directly in the garden or grow in seedling trays and transplant outside anytime following your last frost. 100 days from seed to flower. Biennial. Grown at Mano Farm in Ojai, California.
$3.75
Daydream Cosmos Flower
Daydream Cosmos FlowerPacket: 1 gram, ~100 seeds More info
This romantic cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus) variety is a dreamy addition to any garden or farm, attracting plenty of butterflies and hummingbirds with its abundant pink accented blooms. This flower is heat and drought tolerant, prefers low fertility soil and is perfect in bouquets or for pressing. Extremely easy to grow, branching plants can reach heights of 4-5 feet and will bloom for multiple months especially if flowers are being harvested regularly. 65 days from seed to flower. Annual.
Ruby Moon Hyacinth Bean
Ruby Moon Hyacinth BeanPacket: 3 grams, ~12 seeds More info141 available
I first encountered hyacinth beans (Dolichos lablab) in the Bronx Botanical Garden̴Ì_during one of my brief stints living in New York City. These vines produce pronounced, shiny magenta-purple pods that have almost serrated-like edges. I knew one day we would need to grow them on our farm, and this summer we finally invested in the trellises necessary to grow them. Other than that, they‰ۡó»ve proven quite easy to grow, and will perennialize in warmer winter climates. Hyacinth Beans are not the same genus/species as typical pole and bush beans (Phaseolus vulgaris). Their edibility is contentious ‰ۡÌÝÌÕ?Ì_the mature pods and beans shouldn‰ۡó»t be eaten without many changes of water, but young pods, flowers and foliage can be eaten raw. -Quin 80 days for fresh beans. Perennial. Grown at Mano Farm in Ojai, California.
$3.75
Festivity Sweet Corn
Festivity Sweet CornPacket: 7 grams, ~30 seeds More info3514 available
An open-pollinated sweet corn (Zea mays) that originally hails from Lupine Knoll Farm in Southern Oregon. Multi-colored kernels with a crisp starchy flavor, fast producing, and from our experience, less predated upon by common corn pests. 100̴Ì_days from seed to eating cobs. Annual. Grown at Mano Farm in Ojai, California.
$3.75
Painted Ukrainian Tomato
Painted Ukrainian TomatoPacket: 0.15 gram, ~50 seeds More info36 available
The most productive large type heirloom we've grown on our farm, Painted Ukrainian Tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum) red and yellow streaked fruits that extend into the flesh of the̴ tomato itself. Fruits can easily reach one pound .  100 days from transplant. Annual. Grown at Mano Farm in Ojai, California.
$3.75
Chick Lupine Flower
Chick Lupine FlowerPacket: 3.5 grams, ~150 seeds More info
Chick (or Wide Bannered) Lupine (Lupinus densiflorus aureus) is a stout nitrogen fixing ornamental flower with low water requirements. Flowers with six to eight inch yellow plumed blossoms that are occasionally blushed with a tinge of orange. Really really pretty. Annual. ̴Ì_100 days from seed to flower. Grown at Mano Farm in Ojai, California.
Pink Flowered Hyssop
Pink Flowered HyssopPacket: ~100 seeds (0.15 gram) More info282 available
Pink flowered hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis) is a low-lying shrub with tubular pink flowers on aromatic leaves and attracts plenty of bees, butterflies and other winged insects. This versatile medicinal herb will perennialize in areas with warm winters and can be trimmed to form a low hedge along walkways or in containers. The foliage can withstand mild frosts. 90 days from transplant. Perennial. Grown at Mano Farm in Ojai, California.
$3.75
White Flowered Hyssop
White Flowered HyssopPacket: ~100 seeds (0.15 gram) More info846 available
White flowered hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis) is a beautiful low-lying shrub native to the Mediterranean featuring brilliant white flowers on erect, dark green stalks. Known to attract beneficial insects, hyssop‰ۡó»s pungent volatile oils are responsible for its medicinal qualities: a gentle, effective respiratory expectorant, tonic, anti-viral and anti-spasmodic. An excellent tea for cold and flu season. The foliage has a licorice scent and can withstand mild frosts. 90 days from transplant. Perennial. Grown at Mano Farm in Ojai, California.
$3.75
Lemon Bee Balm Flower
Lemon Bee Balm FlowerPacket: 0.05 gram, ~85 seeds More info762 available
This plant is the most prolific flower we‰ۡó»ve grown on our farm, period. Lemon Bee Balm (Monarda citriodora) has a more rapid growth rate than its Bergamot Lavender relative; a few spring plants of this mint-family rhizome that a small stand of plants will fill out a wide swath of garden area by autumn. Plants form dense pink / light purple blossoms five to six inches tall, and like the name suggest, bees absolutely love this stuff. Has similar plant uses to Bergamot Lavender; plant foliage has an oregano scent when crushed. 100 days to bloom from seed. Perennial. Grown at Mano Farm in Ojai, California.
$3.75
White Linen California Poppy
White Linen California PoppyPacket: 1 gram, ~625 seeds More info405 available
A cream colored variant of our native California Poppy (Eschscholszia californica), White Linen has a long blooming period and low water requirements. Poppies add an ineffable beauty to any garden, and if left to go to seed they will re-grow for seasons and years to come. A great plant for beneficial insect pollinators – honeybees especially love the blooms. 60 days to flower from transplant. Annual. Grown at Mano Farm in Ojai, California. Our seed varieties are certified organic by Oregon Tilth.
$3.75
Iceland Poppy
Iceland PoppyPacket: 0.1 gram, ~500 seeds More info92 available
A subpolar cool-season ornamental flower (Papaver nudicaule) with papery blossoms in shades of orange, yellow, white and occasionally light pink. ‰ۡÌÝ?Icelandic‰ۡó? is actually a misnomer when describing this poppy species ‰ۡÌÝÌÕ they aren‰ۡó»t native to Iceland, but rather a broad range of boreal geographies throughout the world. With adequate spacing and temperature conditions their bloom period can span multiple months. 90 days from transplant to flower. Perennial (although in most warmer climates will be a grow as a short lived biennial or annual). Grown at Mano Farm in Ojai, California.
$3.75
McKana Giants Columbine Flower Mix
McKana Giants Columbine Flower MixPacket: 0.2 gram, ~150 seeds More info302 available
Columbines (Aquilegia spp. ) are ornamental flowers utterly captivating in bloom. This variety is our open-pollinated selection of McKana Giants, known for its multiple shades of colors and large captivating blossoms that beneficial insects are attracted to. A lovely addition for any gardener who takes beautiful things seriously. Perennial. 120 days from transplant to flower. Grown at Mano Farm in Ojai, California.
$3.75
Arroyo Lupine Flower
Arroyo Lupine FlowerPacket: 3.5 grams, ~150 seeds More info
Arroyo Lupine (Lupinus succulentus; also known as hollowleaf annual lupine, arroyo lupine, or succulent lupine) is a nitrogen fixing annual flower native to our Mediterranean climate and prevalent throughout California, Mexico, and Arizona. The gorgeous lavender-violet purple plumes attract a variety of beneficial insects. This species is quite easy to grow and is frequently used as an ornamental or for cut flower bunches. Drought tolerant but performs even better with consistent watering. Annual. 100 days from seed to flower. Grown at Mano Farm in Ojai, California.
Cerinthe / Honeywort Flower
Cerinthe / Honeywort FlowerPacket: 3 grams, ~60 seeds More info74 available
Cerinthe (Cerinthe major) is an annual flower that our illustrator Goda has likened to a fish family Pokemon. Plants have an arched dragon-like neck and magenta colored, bell-shaped blossoms that emanate subtly from the plant foliage. Also known as ‰ۡÌÝ?Honeywort,‰ۡó? it works excellently as an accent flower for bouquets. Incredibly easy to grow from seed. Plants reach two to three feet in height. Annual. 75 days to flower. Grown at Mano Farm in Ojai, California.
$3.75
Arianna Batavian Lettuce
Arianna Batavian LettucePacket: 1 gram, ~600 seeds More info1401 available
A Batavian type lettuce (Lactuca sativa) with an open-head and crisp succulent green leaves. If you are in search of a lettuce with heat tolerance and summer succulence, look no further than Arianna. 28 days. Annual.
$3.75
Tendergreen Snap Bean
Tendergreen Snap BeanPacket: 7 grams, ~18 seeds More info217 available
Tendergreen is the classic green snap bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). A fast growing heirloom that produces succulent stringless pods that are great for eating raw off the plant or lightly streamed or stir-fried. We typically plant ours in mid to late summer and try to keep the plants going for beans on thanksgiving. In colder fall climates, plant earlier in the summer. Harvest frequently for sustained yield. A bush bean: plants do not require support or trellising. 50 days for fresh green beans. Annual.
$3.75
Touchstone Gold Beet
Touchstone Gold BeetMore info1671 available
An improved open-pollinated yellow beet (Beta vulgaris) that produces deliciously sweet round roots and lush, edible tops. Touchstone Gold is a perfect sell for people who are on the fence with beets. 60 days from seed. Biennial.
$3.75
Winter Squash Seed Collection
Winter Squash Seed CollectionWinter Squash Seed Collection: Five Seed Packets At Value Pricing More info11 available
Take one packet each of: Burgess Buttercup (Cucurbita maxima; ~30 seeds/packet), New England Pie Pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo; ~35 seeds/packet), Waltham Butternut (Cucurbita moschata; ~36 seeds/packet), Queensland Blue (Cucurbita maxima; ~20 seeds/packet), and Lower Salmon River (Cucurbita maxima; ~20 seeds/packet) winter squashes at value pricing.
$15.00
South African Pearl Daisy
South African Pearl DaisyPacket: 0.2 gram, ~100 seeds More info73 available
A daisy (Arctotis grandis) with light, silver-green spoon shaped foliage and pale purple blossoms. We grew a small stand between trees in our orchard and they filled out the empty space quite nicely. Plants reach up to two feet in height and reseed easily. 50 days from seed to flower. Annual. Grown at Mano Farm in Ojai, California.
$3.75
Holy Basil / Tulsi Seed Collection
Holy Basil / Tulsi Seed CollectionThree Packet Collection: Krishna, Rama and Vana Tulsi More info1630 available
Take one packet each of our three tulsi varieties: Rama (Ocimum tenuiflorum), Vana (Ocimum gratissimum), and Krishna (Ocimum sanctum) at value pricing.
$10.00
Bright Lights Cosmos Flower
Bright Lights Cosmos FlowerPacket: 1 gram, ~100 seeds More info
Cosmos flowers (Cosmos sulphureus) feature eye-popping papery yellow and orange blossoms approximately three to four inches in diameter. These bright flowers quite literally light up any garden or field. They grow well in hot climates, have a degree of drought tolerance and a sustained blooming period of many weeks. We add a few stems each to our farmer‰ۡó»s market bunches and they always sell out by the end of the day. 65 days from seed to flower. Annual. Grown at Mano Farm in Ojai, California.
Rainbow Sylvestris Tobacco Seed
Rainbow Sylvestris Tobacco SeedPacket: ~350 seeds (0.02 gram) More info154 available
We were excited to finally grow our first crop of sylvestris or what's commonly called woodland tobacco (Nicotiana sylvestris), as it had been missing from our otherwise eclectic selection of tobacco species offerings. We expected the plants to blossom white, but discovered many of the long, trumpet-shaped flowers were shades of pink and purple as well. Thus rainbow sylvestris tobacco was born. The blossoms are fragrant and the plants are ornamental, but we‰ۡó»ve known people who cure and smoke this tobacco species too. 75 days from transplant to flower. Annual. Grown at Mano Farm in Ojai, California.
$3.75
Chioggia Guardsmark Beet
Chioggia Guardsmark BeetMore info1037 available
Also known as ‰ۡÌÝ?Candy-Stripe‰ۡó? beet, Chioggia Guardsmark (Beta vulgaris) is an improved version of the nineteenth century Italian heirloom best known for its striking pink and white-ringed flesh. The beet has a light red outer skin and a mild and sweet flavor palette. Guardsmark has more uniform roots than the standard heirloom. Chioggia also produces luscious greens that that can be stir-fried just like chard. An utterly gorgeous addition to any garden. ‰ۡó?ۡóÂ 45 days leaf. 60 days root. Biennial.
$3.75