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Desert Canyon Gifts presents a collection of seed packets from Southwestern Deserts and the Western Mountains of the United States. The selection includes Cactus Seeds, Wildflower Seeds, Chili and Pepper Seeds, Ground Covers, Shrubs and Pine Trees. Information packet contained inside packets includes the history of the plant, detailed planting instructions, and suggested reading. Also, check out our other seed products by clicking on any of the other links above.

Minimum of five packet order requested. Mix and Match.

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Agave Seed Packet 217x300 Cactus Seed Packets 

Agave (The Century Plant)

The Agave family of plants live in the desert, and have the unique ability to store water within their swollen leaves, stems, and roots.
The Century Plant is the largest native Agave plant in Southwestern United States. It shoots up a stalk to 20 feet towards the end of it’s life cycle and lives up to 15 to 20 years.

Price: $1.99


Anaheim Chili Seed Packet 221x300 Cactus Seed Packets 

Anaheim Chili Seeds

New Mexico Anaheim Chiles are commonly strung into brilliant red Ristras of chiles. The Anaheim Chili is the New Mexico state vegetable and is harvested green (used as a vegetable) or red (used as a spice). Anaheim Chiles score between 500 and 2,500 on the Scoville scale.

Price: $1.99


Barrel Cactus Seed Packet 217x300 Cactus Seed Packets 

Barrel Cactus

These specimens are always cylindrical or barrel shaped and are usually among the largest cacti in the desert. They have prominent ribs and are fiercely armed with heavy spines.

Price: $1.99


Boojum Seed Packet 217x300 Cactus Seed Packets 


The Boojum Tree is native to Baja California and a small area of Sonora, Mexico. The Boojum Tree resembles a giant upside down parsnip and is in the same family as the Ocotillo. It can grow up to 54 feet tall and live for possibly 300 years.

Price: $8.99


California Poppy Seed Packet 217x300 Cactus Seed Packets 

California Poppy

The golden poppy became the State Flower of California in 1903 and every year on April 6th is California Poppy Day! These seeds can be planted anywhere you desire and will produce a beautiful springtime display of yellow to gold poppies.

Price: $1.99


Cayenne Pepper Seed Packet 217x300 Cactus Seed Packets 

Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne Peppers, also known as the Guinea Spice or Bird Pepper, are native to the tropics of Central and South America. As Cayenne Peppers mature the color changes from green to red. When the Cayenne Peppers are still green, they can be used to make excellent salsas. When the peppers become red, they are more commonly used in dried powders as a spice (Red Pepper in your spice cabinet!).

Price: $1.99


Cilantro Seed Packet 217x300 Cactus Seed Packets 


There is nothing better than adding freshly grown herbs to any culinary dish. Cilantro is also known as Chinese Parsley. Coriander seeds are the seeds that come from the Cilantro plant. These seeds can be traced back at least 5,000 years. Coriander was cultivated in ancient Egypt and are even mentioned in the Bible. Cilantro leaves may be added to soups, salads, poultry dishes, and our favorite: SALSA!

Price: $1.99


Colorado Columbine Seed Packet 217x300 Cactus Seed Packets 

Colorado Columbine

The Columbine flower is the most recognizable to Colorado gardeners. It is a very showy flower and is easy to germinate. It can be found growing wild in the mountains as well as on rocks and in shaded areas under trees. The white and lavender Columbine flower was adopted as the State Flower of Colorado in 1899. It is actually unlawful to dig or uproot the flower on public lands!

Price: $1.99


Cowboys Fried Egg Seed Packet 217x300 Cactus Seed Packets 

Cowboys Fried Egg

Cowboys Fried Egg is a drought-tolerant perennial that grows to about 3′ in height with showy 3″ white tissue paper like flowers. Best is full sun in well-drained soil, this wildflower is single-stemmed but bushy and will return for 3-4 years.

Price: $1.99


Daisys Daisies Seed Packet 217x300 Cactus Seed Packets 

Daisy’s Daisies

The Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum Maximum) is a hybrid flower created by Luther Burbank in 1890. According to the Perennial Plant Association, Burbank named this flower “Shasta Daisy” because the white petals reminded him of the snow on Mount Shasta in California.

Price: $1.99


Date Palm Seed Packet 217x300 Cactus Seed Packets 

Date Palm

Date Palm is characterized by a rough gray trunk and a “feather-duster” crown of dark green fronds. The can grow 100 feet high. the flowers are small, waxy, cream colored, borne on long slender strands and sheathed inside a woody spathe.

Price: $1.99


Desert Marigold Seed Packet 217x300 Cactus Seed Packets 

Desert Marigold

The Agave family of plants live in the desert, and have the unique ability to store water within their swollen leaves, stems, and roots.
This desert herb is a very showy member of the aster and sunflower group. The Desert Marigold is very hardy, it’s long wooly stems and it’s lemon colored flowers make it unforgettable.

Price: $1.99


Desert Wildflowers Seed Packet 217x300 Cactus Seed Packets 

Desert Wildflowers

This “Magic Mixture” of seeds will produce a colorful springtime show of beautiful wildflowers. A palette of Yellow, Orange, White, Red, and Purple flowers. These seeds can be planted in yards, planters, roadsides, hill sides, window boxes, etc. Wildflowers require much less maintenance & water than traditional garden plants.

Price: $1.99


Desert Yellow Blanket Seed Packet 207x300 Cactus Seed Packets

Desert Yellow Blanket

The Desert Yellow Blanket (Lesquerella gordoni) is one of the first wildflowers to appear each spring as it carpets the desert in magnificent yellow! Each plant spreads out from a single base to cover a 1-2 foot wide area.

Price: $1.99

Dipper Gourd Seed Packet 217x300 Cactus Seed Packets 

Dipper Gourd

These gourds are among man’s earliest cultivated plants. The dried fruit is used for food, storage, floats, musical instruments (rattles), medicine, bird houses, canteens and can be painted or carved for artistic endeavor.

Price: $1.99


Dish Garden Seed Packet 217x300 Cactus Seed Packets 

Dish Garden

A mixed variety of cactus seeds from the deserts of the Southwest. The plants come in many shapes and sizes. Cactus require very little care and can be grown very well in Dish Gardens, terrariums, in pots or warm frost-free areas outdoors. Some varieties come up in as little as 3 days and some as long as 3 weeks.

Price: $1.99


Giant Saguaro Blue Seed Packet 217x300 Cactus Seed Packets 

Giant Saguaro

One of the largest and most spectacular inhabitants of the Sonoran Desert is the Saguaro Cactus (Latin name “Carnegiea gigantea”). This cactus can live up to 250 years, grow more than 70 feet high and weigh up to 2000 pounds. The night-blooming saguaro blossom is the state flower of Arizona. The sweet, juicy cactus fruit ripens through late June. Purchase your own saguaro seed packet and you will be able to grow your own Giant Saguaro Cacti from anywhere in the world! Your saguaros will germinate in 3 to 10 days.

Price: $1.99


Golden Barrel Seed Packet 217x300 Cactus Seed Packets 

Golden Barrel

The Golden Barrel is a globular plant that grows very slowly. The cacti sports about 30 sharp ribs and has areolas that are covered in yellowish down. The spines are initially golden-yellow, later becoming whitish. The small brownish flowers are yellow on the inside and appear like a crown around the apex.

Price: $1.99


Green Onion Seed Packet 217x300 Cactus Seed Packets 

Green Onion

Onions are native to Asia and the Middle East and have been cultivated for over five thousand years. Onions make a delicious addition to many dishes, and are essential to making a great salsa! In addition to adding just the right flavor, onions are high in antioxidants and have tremendous anti-inflammatory properties.

Price: $1.99


Habanero Chili Seed Packet 217x300 Cactus Seed Packets 

Habanero Chili Peppers

Habanero Chili Peppers (Capsicum chinense) have a unique aroma and taste. In spite of their fierce, intense heat (these peppers rate between 100,000 -350,000 on the Scoville scale), Habaneros have a wonderful flavor with tropical fruit overtones. Habanero Chili Peppers also offer many health benefits!

Price: $1.99


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