Find an item mentioned in Jan’s column

Looking for a plant or product you read about in one of Jan’s recent garden columns?

Start by asking at your local nursery or garden center if they can get it for you.  For a free plant-finder service, see  Here’s additional help:

Unusual Salad greens:
Johnny’s Selected Seeds (877/564-6697,
Renee’s Garden (

Cast iron plant (Aspidistra elatior):
Glasshouse Works (740/662-2142,
Plant Delights Nursery (919/772-4794,

Hens and chicks (Sempervivum):
Mountain Crest Gardens (877/656-4035,
Garden Crossings (616/875-6355,

Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds (417/924-9817,
Johnny’s Selected Seeds (877/564-6697,
Southern Exposure Seed Exchange (540/894-9480,

Maxi Rootrainers 40 Cell:
Gardeners’ Supply Company (888/833-1412,

Perennials with colorful autumn foliage:
Ozark bluestar (Amsonia illustris), Prairie Moon Nursery (866/417-8156,
Bloody cranesbill (Geranium sanguineum), American Meadows
Red barrenwort (Epimedium x rubrum)
Garden Vision Epimediums (978/249-3863,

Black Raspberries:

Ohio’s Treasure: Hartmann’s Plant Comp. (269/253-4281,
Niwot: Indiana Berry Co. (800/295-2226,

Cheyenne Spirit coneflower seeds:
Johnny’s Selected Seeds (877/564-6697,
Harris Seeds (800/544-7938,

Joel, Joy, and/or Jan Sour Cherry Bushes:
Indiana Berry Co. (800/295-2226,
Edible Landscaping (434/361-9134,
One Green World (877/353-4028,

Carmine Jewel Sweet Cherry Bush:
Edible Landscaping (434/361-9134,
Gurneys (513/354-1492,

Scallions Delicious Duo
Renee’s Garden (

Impatiens Resistant to Downy Mildew
New Guinea and SunPatiens: Widely available wherever bedding plants are sold
Beacon: Burpee Seeds (800/888-1447,
Bounce: Monrovia ( 

Artwork, Bellstar, and De Cicco broccoli
(varieties which produce generous side shoots):
Jung Seed (800/247-5864,

Unusual veggies
Orach, ground cherries, tomatillos,
cucamelons (Mexican sour gherkin):
Territorial Seed Company (800/626-0866, www.Territorial
All of the above, plus Hamburg parsley :
Baker Creek Heirlooms (417/924-8917,

Native Prairie Plants for variable site, wet and dry
For shade: jack-in-the-pulpit, bloodroot, goat’s beard
Partial shade: Marsh phlox, bottle gentian
Full sun: rose mallow, swamp milkweed, boltonia
Wherever Midwest prairie plants are sold. Also:
Prairie Moon Nursery (866/417-8156,
Prairie Nursery, (800/476-9453,