About Jelitto Perennial Seeds: “Our company has been supplying high quality seeds to plant growers and nurserymen all over the world since 1957. Our headquarters are in Germany and we have offices in the United States, United Kingdom and Japan.”

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Cosmos atrosanguineus ‘Black Magic’

Common name: Black Magic chocolate cosmos

Trademark: None indicated

Introduced by: Jelitto Perennial Seeds

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 8 to 12
  • Ornamental features: Velvet burgundy-red, almost black flowers fragrant with the scent of vanilla and chocolate; perennial if root stock is kept frost-free
  • Habit and growth rate: 2’ tall
  • Culture: Full sun; average soil; average moisture
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: None indicated
  • Availability: Liners

Heliopsis helianthoides var. scabra ‘Burning Hearts’

Common name: Burning Hearts oxeye sunflower

Trademark: None indicated

Introduced by: Jelitto Perennial Seeds

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 3 to 9
  • Ornamental features: Bicolored golden blooms with a vivid red eye; healthy, dark purple leaves on purple-black stems; sturdy habit; first year flowering
  • Habit and growth rate: 4’ tall by 4’ wide in several years
  • Culture: Full sun average soil; average moisture
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: None indicated
  • Availability: Liners

Solidago rigida ssp. humilis ‘Golden Rockets’

Common name: Goldenrod

Trademark: None indicated

Introduced by: Jelitto Perennial Seeds

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 3 to 8
  • Ornamental features: Dense, golden flower umbels on sturdy stems above clean basal foliage; a nice, compact front-of-the-border selection
  • Habit and growth rate: 2’ tall
  • Culture: Full sun average soil; average moisture
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: None indicated
  • Availability: Liners

Trifolium rubens f. album ‘Frosty Feathers’

Common name: Ornamental clover

Trademark: None indicated

Introduced by: Jelitto Perennial Seeds

  • USDA hardiness zone: Zones 4 to 8
  • Ornamental features: White flowering selection; dense flowers; vivid green foliage; reblooms after deadheading; pollinator magnet
  • Habit and growth rate: 2’ tall
  • Culture: Full sun average soil; average moisture
  • Pest/disease problems/unique resistance: None indicated
  • Availability: Liners