Cyndi's Catalog of Garden Catalogs
Mail-Order Gardening Companies Names Beginning with R
This is an alphabetical list of all the mail-order gardening websites whose names start with the letter R.
Last Update: January 12, 2013
***January 12 - Added The Red Barn RI*
List of daylilies, mostly newer introductions, their own and others. Min order $35, most are priced higher. Order form
available on web site. Tall bearded iris, their own new intros and others, has different set of ordering instructions. Doesn't
look like there is a print catalog.
RAINBOW DAYLILY GARDEN
Tetraploids and unusual forms, their own hybrids. Call or email for info. No international shipping.
RAINBOW IRIS FARM
Primarily tall bearded iris, some border and intermediate types as well, good prices. Possible to order online or request
free print catalog. Min order $25; ships to US only.
RAINBOW LILY SEED
Lilium species seed, and seed for various hybrids - Orientals, Martagons, Asiatics. More species than hybrids.
Occasionally bulbs are available. Send email with desired order.
RAINIER SEEDS INC.
150 varieties of native seeds. Cool and warm season native grasses. Native shrub, tree, legumes and wildflower seed.
Catalog upon request.
Free catalog. Lots of fruit trees - apples, cherries, pears, peaches, etc. as well as grapes, berries and many unusual types
of fruit. A few roses & other trees.
Lady slipper orchids (cypripediums), hybrids and native species. Flask propogated and wild rescues. Possible to order
online, US shipping only, no print catalog.
Guy Wrinkle's exotic plants - succulents, cycads, caudiciforms, bromeliads, orchids, odd bulbs. Print catalog $1.
RARE EXOTIC SEEDS
Seeds from an assortment of ornamentals and oddities - daylilies, iris, some trees, carnivorous plants, cactus, tropicals
(musa, heliconia, passiflora, others) and some water plants. Order online via Paypal, looks like they will ship outside
RARE FIND NURSERY
Wide variety of rhododendrons and azaleas; hollies, dogwoods, magnolias, and some other unusual hardy plants. Print
RARE PLANT RESEARCH
Rare succulents and a few cactus, some tropicals. Collection of lewisia. Min order $30; will ship overseas.
Big selection of rare and unusual succulents, priced accordingly. Email or call owner Petra Crist for ordering info.
REAL PALM TREES
Nice selection of palms including hardy varieties and a few other tropical plants, kind of pricey though. Possible to order
online, by phone or mail. Probably no print catalog.
Cat $3. Peonies, siberian iris. Fall shipment only, will ship outside US.
THE RED BARN FARM RI - NEW!
Small family nursery with a pretty selection of deciduous azaleas, mountain laurel, and rhododendron. Order
online. Prices are so low the plants are likely quite small.
RED HAWK DAHLIAS
Big selection of dahlias at excellent prices. Fill out order form on website and mail; don't see printed price list available.
RED LANE GARDENS
Hardy daylilies for northern gardeners, 700 or so cultivars. International shipping. Catalog $2.
REDWOOD CITY SEED COMPANY
Open pollinated, old fashioned varieties of vegetable & herb seeds. Lots of peppers, tobacco, and some rare items.
REESEVILLE RIDGE NURSERIES
Good selection of trees and shrubs - lilac, holly, rhododendron, quercus, viburnum, more. No ship to California or Canada.
Good selection of all types of roses.
Mostly vegetables and herbs, some flower seeds. Very large selection of hot peppers and a variety of seed for
"world-record" giant vegetables. No print catalog, online ordering only. Will ship internationally.
RENAISSANCE ACRES ORGANIC HERB FARM
Herb plants and seeds, culinary, medicinal and ornamental; hot peppers and scented pelargoniums. All grown organically.
Order form available on website, print catalog $3. Ships to US only.
Vegetable and flower seeds. Heirlooms, cottage garden flowers, and herbs chosen for flavor and performance. Also sells
via retailers. Very nice varieties.
Open-pollinated organic vegetable, medicinal herb, and some flower seeds. Not a huge variety but some interesting
selections including salad & cooking greens. Order online, probably no print catalog.
Specializing in vanda orchids. Also has cattleyas, other species and hybrids. Does an "orchid of the month club" special.
Possible to order online.
RHODODENDRON SPECIES FOUNDATION
Species rhododendrons, vireyas, and companion plants. Print catalog $4. You must be a member or associate to order
RHORA'S NUT FARM AND NURSERY
Selection of nut trees, including some unusual ones like pine nuts, acorns and ginkgos. A few fruits, again uncommon
types, and a selection of uncommon trees, a few clematis. Possible to order online.
RICH FARM GARDEN SUPPLY
Fairly extensive list of vegetables, herbs, flowers, trees & shrubs including some uncommon types. Seeds or plants
available for many varieties. However, several reports of payments made with no delivery, so caveat emptor.
RICH'S FOXWILLOW PINES
Conifers. Free catalog
RICHARD OWEN NURSERY (aka Exciting Gardens)
Yet another Plantron company promising great ornamental plants for little money. You may get lucky, but this company
has a very poor reputation. Free print catalog or order online, if you must.
Very extensive herb catalog but also sell alpine flowers, beneficial insects, supplies, etc. Ship to the US, catalog $2.50.
RIDAUGHT DAYLILIY FARM
Selection of daylilies from various breeders, different colors and forms. Possible to order online. Looks like printed price
list is available.
RIO GRANDE CACTI
Specializing in cacti from the American southwest, both plants and seeds available. Possible to order online. Ships to US
Worm bins, redworms, worm castings and a how-to book. Order online or print out an order form; probably no print
Supplies for about everything you can think of to do in the garden, for the consumer and the professional. Golf course
Edible and non-edible opuntia cactus, some agaves, couple others. Order form on website, continental US orders only. No
RIVER ROCK NURSERY
Unusual trees and shrubs, many suitable for the smaller landscape. Firs, maples, conifers, flowering shrubs, and many
many more. Ships throughout U.S.
RIVER VALLEY ORCHIDS
Orchids: Specializes in new world orchid species from Ecuador, Colombia, and Peru. They list Phragmipedium,
Maxillaria, Brassia, Tolumnia, Scaphasepalum, Stanhopea and the Pleurothallis group as their favorites. No
orchid price list or even available orchid plant list on their website, you'll need to contact them if you're
looking for a particular orchid.
Bonsai - unusual maples and rare conifers; deciduous, evergreen, and azaleas. Plants for indoor bonsai and some small
This site is a little bit like the gift shop at a botanical garden. Pretty selection of iris - Japanese, Siberian, Louisiana, plus
some daylilies, orchids, and garlic. Then there's garden tools, décor, and other attractive gift items. Order online, no info
about international shipping, probably no print catalog.
ROBERTS FLOWER SUPPLY
Cypripediums, cyp. hybrids & other native orchids plus a large selection of supplies for orchid growing - baskets, grow
medium, fertilizers, lots more. Fill out order form and mail; don't see print catalog option.
ROGUE VALLEY ROSES
Antique and rare roses on their own roots, some very nice roses. Has the old stock from Ashdown Roses and collections of
Fineschi, Delbard, Kordes, and offerings from Paul Barden. Order online, looks like US shipping only.
P.L. ROHRER & BRO'S INC.
Veg, flowers, farm seed (edible soybean). Free catalog. Variety is supposed to be comparable to Parks or Stokes.
ROLLING ACRES NATIVE LANDSCAPE NURSERY
Native midwestern-ish trees, shrubs, grasses and wildflowers. Not an extensive selection but some good choices, prices
are reasonable. Landscape design for their local area.
Daylily introductions from Jeff and Elizabeth Salter. Minimum order $25; fill out form on website and mail. They will ship
LON J ROMBOUGH
Over 100 varieties of wine and table grapes - cuttings, not plants - and will search for varieties. No credit card ordering.
ROMENCE GARDENS AND GREENHOUSES
Primarily a retail establishment, but does have a lot of ornamental plant material online - bulbs, annual plants, some
natives, roses, etc. Print catalog doubtful, probably US shipping only.
ROOTS AND RHIZOMES
Daylilies, Siberian iris, hostas, other perennials. Order online, phone, catalog. Free print catalog. No plants to CA, HI, or
ROOZENGAARDE DISPLAY GARDENS
Tulip, daffodil, iris as well as some speciality bulbs. Order online or request free print catalog. Will ship bulbs to Canada.
ROSE FRANKLIN PERENNIALS
AKA ButterflyBushes.com. Nice selection of perennials, with an emphasis on plants to attract butterflies and
hummingbirds. Also has some décor items. Order online, no print catalog, very restricted on shipping with only 27
eastern states listed.
ROSE MEADOW NURSERY
Selection of miniature roses, including some climbers. Ships to US only. Free print catalog.
Everything the rose enthusiast might need. Selection of bare-root roses and miniatures, but a much bigger list of supplies,
from fertilizers to pruners to flower life extenders. Possible to order online.
THE ROSEMARY HOUSE
Herb plants, edible, medicinal, and for potpourri. Sells practically everything else herbal as well - oils, extracts, edible
blends, books and so forth. Order online, no plants shipped outside US. Not sure about a print catalog - does have a mailing
ROSES OF YESTERDAY AND TODAY
Rare and unusual roses, heirlooms and modern hybrids. Ships January through May. Probably no print catalog.
Roses, container-grown own-root in one gallon containers, all one price. Lots of varieties - old roses to hybrid teas. 3 plant
minimum order. Ships to US only.
ROYAL PALM ENTERPRISES
Bananas, palms, gingers, heliconia, other tropical plants in 3.5" pots. Order online. Probably no print catalog.
ROYCROFT DAYLILY NURSERY
Color catalog $5. Large list of gorgeous to-die-for daylilies, some expensive, some very reasonable.
RURAL ROOTS GARDENS
Daylilies, about 700 varieties. Ships within Canada only. Order form on website.
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