Collector’s Nursery is a small specialty mail order nursery in the southwest corner
of Washington state, with an ever changing palette of interesting plants. I am particularly
fond of unusual shade plants, like Epimedium, Erythronium, Hepatica, Polygonatum
(Solomon Seal) and similar shade lovers.
Browse the on-line catalog for current availability, more information, and shopping
I’m a little late, perhaps, in getting this page up for the new season, but away
we go ! Things continue to change, and I am still in a big life transition. I am
in the slow process of moving about 70 miles from where I currently live. (The romantics
out there will appreciate that love has won out over business-as-usual.) So, I am
selling out or winding down on many old favorites, but even so, I can’t resist the
lure of something new. Erythroniums, especially, are looming large on my horizon.
As noted on another place on this page, I have acquired a collection of never released
or named Erythronium hybrids. As I write this, in late February, they have just
started to poke their leaves above ground, and I can see flower buds expanding. I
will be photographing and documenting them as they bloom, and I am in the process
of developing a web page devoted to Erythroniums. IRead