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The date after each entry indicates the last time the information was gathered. (OG) indicates organic, (F1) indicates hybrid. Links will open in a separate tab/window for each vendor to make shopping easy.

1500 Year Old Cave BN177

Baker Creek - packet $3.00 (7/24/2017)

Amethyst

Johnny's Selected Seeds - packet $3.95 (9/4/2017)

Amethyst Purple Filet

John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds - packet $3.95 (9/4/2017)

Annie's Rainbow

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $3.00 (11/18/2016)

Annie's Rainbow (OG)

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $4.50 (11/18/2016)

Arikara Yellow BN145

Baker Creek - packet $2.75 (7/24/2017)

Beurre De Rocquencourt Wax BN128

Baker Creek - packet $2.75 (7/24/2017)

Beurre De Roquencourt Wax (OG)

Seeds of Change - 50 seeds $3.49 (9/4/2017)

Black Turtle BN169

Baker Creek - packet $3.00 (7/24/2017)

Black Valentine

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)
Seed Savers - packet $2.99 (10/21/2016)

Blauhilde BN165

Baker Creek - packet $2.75 (7/24/2017)

Blue Lake (OG)

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $4.50 (11/18/2016)
Seeds of Change - 50 seeds $3.49 (9/4/2017)
Territorial Seeds - 2 oz $3.05 (9/4/2017)

Blue Lake 274

Botanical Interests - packet $ 1.89 (9/4/2017)
Fedco Seeds - 2oz for $1.50   (12/20/2016)
Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Blue Lake 274 BN119

Baker Creek - packet $2.50 (7/24/2017)

Blue Lake 274 (OG)

Botanical Interests - packet $ 2.39 (9/4/2017)

Blue Lake Bulk

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $8.50 (11/18/2016)

Bobis D'Albenga

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $2.50 (11/18/2016)

Bolita BN133

Baker Creek - packet $2.50 (7/24/2017)

Borlotto

John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds - packet $3.45 (9/4/2017)

Borlotto Di Vigevano Nano BN191

Baker Creek - packet $2.75 (7/24/2017)

Borlotto or Tongues of Fire BN141

Baker Creek - packet $2.75 (7/24/2017)

Bountiful

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)
Seed Savers - packet $2.99 (10/21/2016)

Bountiful Stringless (OG)

Seeds of Change - 50 seeds $3.49 (9/4/2017)

Brinker Carrier

Seed Savers - packet $3.75 (10/21/2016)

Bronco (OG)

High Mowing Seeds - packet $0.00 (9/4/2017)

Brown Lazy Wife Lentil WW119

Baker Creek - packet $4.00 (7/24/2017)

BSC 825

Johnny's Selected Seeds - packet $3.95 (9/4/2017)

Burpee Stringless Green Pod

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Burpee's Stringless

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $2.50 (11/18/2016)
Seed Savers - packet $2.99 (10/21/2016)

Cantare BN153

Baker Creek - packet $2.50 (7/24/2017)

Capitano

Johnny's Selected Seeds - packet $3.95 (9/4/2017)
Territorial Seeds - 1 oz $2.55 (9/4/2017)

Capitano (OG)

Territorial Seeds - 1 oz $3.95 (9/4/2017)

Carson

Johnny's Selected Seeds - packet $3.95 (9/4/2017)
Territorial Seeds - 1 oz $2.55 (9/4/2017)

Cherokee Trail of Tears

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $2.75 (11/18/2016)
Seed Savers - packet $2.99 (10/21/2016)

Cherokee Wax

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Commodore Improved

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Concador

Fedco Seeds - 1/2oz for $2.30   (12/20/2016)

Contender

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $2.50 (11/18/2016)
Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Contender (Buff) Valentine BN102

Baker Creek - packet $2.50 (7/24/2017)

Contender (OG)

Botanical Interests - packet $ 2.39 (9/4/2017)

Contender Bulk

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $8.50 (11/18/2016)

Cosmos

Johnny's Selected Seeds - packet $3.95 (9/4/2017)

Dark Red Kidney

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $3.50 (11/18/2016)

Delinel

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Dragon Langerie

Fedco Seeds - 2oz for $2.30   (12/20/2016)

Dragon Tongue

Territorial Seeds - 1 oz $2.40 (9/4/2017)

Dragon Tongue BN126

Baker Creek - packet $2.75 (7/24/2017)

Dragon Tongue (OG)

Territorial Seeds - 2 oz $3.25 (9/4/2017)

Dragon's Tongue

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $3.00 (11/18/2016)
Johnny's Selected Seeds - packet $3.95 (9/4/2017)
Seed Savers - packet $2.99 (10/21/2016)

Dulcina

Johnny's Selected Seeds - packet $3.95 (9/4/2017)

Empress

Seed Savers - packet $2.99 (10/21/2016)

Espada

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Eureka

Botanical Interests - New! $ 1.89 (9/4/2017)

E-Z Pick

Johnny's Selected Seeds - packet $4.35 (9/4/2017)

Ferrari

Botanical Interests - packet $ 2.69 (9/4/2017)

Fertilizer or Velvet BN183

Baker Creek - packet $2.75 (7/24/2017)

Filet French Filet

Botanical Interests - packet $ 1.99 (9/4/2017)

Filet Tavera (OG)

Botanical Interests - packet $ 2.69 (9/4/2017)

Fin de Bagnol

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $3.00 (11/18/2016)

Fort Portal Jade BN186

Baker Creek - packet $4.50 (7/24/2017)

French Horticultural

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Galopka BN161

Baker Creek - packet $2.75 (7/24/2017)

Gold Marie Vining BN142

Baker Creek - packet $3.00 (7/24/2017)

Gold of Bacau

Seed Savers - packet $2.99 (10/21/2016)

Gold Rush

Fedco Seeds - for $0.00   (12/20/2016)
John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds - packet $3.35 (9/4/2017)

Gold Rush (OG)

Botanical Interests - packet $ 2.39 (9/4/2017)

Gold Rush Yellow Wax (OG)

High Mowing Seeds - packet $2.95 (9/4/2017)

Golden Butterwax

Fedco Seeds - 2oz for $1.60   (12/20/2016)

Golden Butterwax BN190

Baker Creek - packet $2.75 (7/24/2017)

Golden Rocky

Fedco Seeds - 2oz for $2.30   (12/20/2016)

Golden Wax

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $2.50 (11/18/2016)

Golden Wax BN104

Baker Creek - packet $2.50 (7/24/2017)

Golden Wax (OG)

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $4.50 (11/18/2016)

Golden Wax Bulk

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $8.50 (11/18/2016)

Goldrush

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Good Mother Stallard

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $2.50 (11/18/2016)
Seed Savers - packet $2.09 (10/21/2016)

Good Mother Stallard BN148

Baker Creek - packet $2.75 (7/24/2017)

Great Northern

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $2.50 (11/18/2016)

Great Northern (OG)

Seeds of Change - 50 seeds $3.49 (9/4/2017)

Great Northern Bulk

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $8.00 (11/18/2016)

Greencrop

Fedco Seeds - 2oz for $1.50   (12/20/2016)
Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Guard-N Seed Inoculant

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $8.00 (11/18/2016)

Haricot Tarbais BN149

Baker Creek - packet $2.75 (7/24/2017)

Henderson's Black Valentine BN103

Baker Creek - packet $2.00 (7/24/2017)

Hickok

Territorial Seeds - 1 oz $2.65 (9/4/2017)

Hidatsa Red

Seed Savers - packet $2.99 (10/21/2016)

Hidatsa Red Indian BN146

Baker Creek - packet $2.75 (7/24/2017)

Hutterite

Fedco Seeds - 1/2oz for $2.00   (12/20/2016)

Hutterite (OG)

Seeds of Change - 50 seeds $3.49 (9/4/2017)

Hutterite Soup BN121

Baker Creek - packet $2.50 (7/24/2017)

Ideal Market

Seed Savers - packet $2.99 (10/21/2016)

Improved Golden Wax

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Ireland Creek Annie

Seed Savers - packet $2.99 (10/21/2016)

Ireland Creek Annie (OG)

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $4.00 (11/18/2016)

Jacob's Cattle BN115

Baker Creek - packet $2.50 (7/24/2017)

Jade

Botanical Interests - packet $ 2.39 (9/4/2017)
Fedco Seeds - 2oz for $2.50   (12/20/2016)
Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Jade (OG)

High Mowing Seeds - packet $0.00 (9/4/2017)

Jade Green

John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds - packet $3.85 (9/4/2017)

Jade II

Johnny's Selected Seeds - packet $3.95 (9/4/2017)
Territorial Seeds - 1 oz $2.55 (9/4/2017)

Jumbo

Johnny's Selected Seeds - packet $4.35 (9/4/2017)

Jumbo (OG)

Territorial Seeds - 1 oz $3.85 (9/4/2017)

Kentucky Dreamer

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Landreth Stringless BN151

Baker Creek - packet $2.50 (7/24/2017)

Lazy Wife

Seed Savers - packet $2.99 (10/21/2016)

Magpie BN182

Baker Creek - packet $3.00 (7/24/2017)

Marconi a Grano Bianco BN167

Baker Creek - packet $3.50 (7/24/2017)

Masai

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $2.50 (11/18/2016)
Fedco Seeds - 1/2oz for $1.80   (12/20/2016)

Maxi Filet

John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds - packet $3.95 (9/4/2017)

Maxibel

Fedco Seeds - for $0.00   (12/20/2016)
Johnny's Selected Seeds - packet $3.95 (9/4/2017)
Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Maxibel (OG)

Seeds of Change - 50 seeds $3.49 (9/4/2017)

Mayflower

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)
Seed Savers - packet $2.99 (10/21/2016)

Mayflower BN111

Baker Creek - packet $2.50 (7/24/2017)

Meraviglia Di Venezia BN166

Baker Creek - packet $3.00 (7/24/2017)

Midnight Black Turtle Soup

Johnny's Selected Seeds - packet $3.95 (9/4/2017)
Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Monachelle di Trevio (Angelini Family Selection) JS190

Baker Creek - packet $4.00 (7/24/2017)

Navy

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Nickel

Johnny's Selected Seeds - packet $3.95 (9/4/2017)

Nickel Baby Filet

John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds - packet $3.95 (9/4/2017)

Nonna (Grandmother) Agnes’s Blue Phaseolus vulgaris JSBN102

Baker Creek - packet $6.00 (7/24/2017)

Ojo De Cabra BN140

Baker Creek - packet $3.00 (7/24/2017)

Ojo De Tigre BN170

Baker Creek - packet $3.00 (7/24/2017)

Old Homestead (Kentucky Wonder) BN105

Baker Creek - packet $2.50 (7/24/2017)

Or Du Rhin BN155

Baker Creek - packet $3.00 (7/24/2017)

Orient

Johnny's Selected Seeds - packet $3.95 (9/4/2017)

Painted Pony

Seed Savers - packet $2.99 (10/21/2016)

Pauldor

Johnny's Selected Seeds - packet $3.95 (9/4/2017)

Pencil Pod Golden Wax

Seed Savers - packet $2.99 (10/21/2016)

Pencil Pod Yellow

Botanical Interests - packet $ 1.89 (9/4/2017)

Pencil Pod Yellow Wax

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Petite Carre de Caen WW181

Baker Creek - packet $4.00 (7/24/2017)

Petite Filet French

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Pinto

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $2.50 (11/18/2016)
Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Pinto Bulk

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $8.00 (11/18/2016)

Provider

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $2.50 (11/18/2016)
Fedco Seeds - 2oz for $1.50   (12/20/2016)
Fedco Seeds - 2oz for $2.30   (12/20/2016)
Johnny's Selected Seeds - packet $3.95 (9/4/2017)
Johnny's Selected Seeds - packet $4.35 (9/4/2017)
Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)
Seed Savers - packet $2.99 (10/21/2016)

Provider (LG) (OG)

Botanical Interests - packet $ 4.99 (9/4/2017)

Provider (OG)

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $4.00 (11/18/2016)
High Mowing Seeds - packet $2.95 (9/4/2017)

Purple Dove BN150

Baker Creek - packet $3.50 (7/24/2017)

Purple Koronis WW192

Baker Creek - packet $4.00 (7/24/2017)

Purple Queen

John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds - packet $3.45 (9/4/2017)
Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Purple Rose (OG)

Seeds of Change - 50 seeds $3.49 (9/4/2017)

Purple Teepee BN162

Baker Creek - packet $2.75 (7/24/2017)

Rajama Indian Pink JS131

Baker Creek - packet $3.25 (7/24/2017)

Red Anasazi BN157

Baker Creek - packet $3.00 (7/24/2017)

Red Swan

Seed Savers - packet $2.99 (10/21/2016)

Red Swan BN181

Baker Creek - packet $3.50 (7/24/2017)

Red Swan (OG)

High Mowing Seeds - packet $4.00 (9/4/2017)

Rio Zape BN175

Baker Creek - packet $3.00 (7/24/2017)

Roc d'Or

John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds - packet $3.85 (9/4/2017)

Rocdor

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Roma II

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $2.00 (11/18/2016)
Botanical Interests - packet $ 1.89 (9/4/2017)
Fedco Seeds - 2oz for $2.00   (12/20/2016)
John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds - packet $3.25 (9/4/2017)
Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Roma II BN107

Baker Creek - packet $2.25 (7/24/2017)

Romano

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Romano 14

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Romano Gold PVP

Reimer Seeds - packet $3.50 (9/4/2017)

Romano Purpiat

Territorial Seeds - 1 oz $3.95 (9/4/2017)

Rose Creek Beauty (OG)

Seeds of Change - 50 seeds $3.49 (9/4/2017)

Royal Burgundy

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $2.50 (11/18/2016)
Botanical Interests - packet $ 1.89 (9/4/2017)
Johnny's Selected Seeds - packet $4.35 (9/4/2017)
Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)
Territorial Seeds - 1 oz $2.15 (9/4/2017)

Royal Burgundy (OG)

Botanical Interests - packet $ 2.39 (9/4/2017)
High Mowing Seeds - packet $2.95 (9/4/2017)

Royalty Purple Pod

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)
Seed Savers - packet $2.99 (10/21/2016)

Royalty Purple Pod BN101

Baker Creek - packet $2.50 (7/24/2017)

Saxa BN163

Baker Creek - packet $2.75 (7/24/2017)

Slenderette

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Slenderwax

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Snow Cap BN147

Baker Creek - packet $2.75 (7/24/2017)

Soleil Baby Filet

John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds - packet $4.55 (9/4/2017)

Southern Cowpea California Blackeye #5

Botanical Interests - packet $ 1.79 (9/4/2017)

Southern Cowpea Coronet Pinkeye Purple Hull

Botanical Interests - packet $ 1.99 (9/4/2017)

Spanish Tolosana BN171

Baker Creek - packet $3.00 (7/24/2017)

Speedy

Territorial Seeds - 1 oz $2.85 (9/4/2017)

Strike

Fedco Seeds - 2oz for $1.50   (12/20/2016)
Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Strike (OG)

High Mowing Seeds - packet $0.00 (9/4/2017)

Sultan's Green Crescent

Seed Savers - packet $2.99 (10/21/2016)

Taylor Dwarf Horticultural

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Telemaco Yellow Romano

John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds - packet $3.45 (9/4/2017)

Tenderette

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Tendergreen Improved

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Tennessee Green Pod

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

The Bicolor Romano Blend

John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds - packet $3.45 (9/4/2017)

The Festive Filet Blend

John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds - packet $3.95 (9/4/2017)

The Multi-Colored Bountiful Bonanza

John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds - packet $17.95 (9/4/2017)

Tiger's Eye (OG)

Seeds of Change - 50 seeds $3.49 (9/4/2017)

Tongue of Fire (OG)

Seeds of Change - 50 seeds $3.49 (9/4/2017)

Top Crop

Reimer Seeds - packet $2.50 (9/4/2017)

Top Crop BN158

Baker Creek - packet $2.75 (7/24/2017)

Tricolor Mixture

John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seeds - packet $3.45 (9/4/2017)

Trilogy

Johnny's Selected Seeds - packet $5.10 (9/4/2017)

Trio (LG)

Botanical Interests - packet $ 3.99 (9/4/2017)

Turkey Craw

Annie's Heirloom Seeds - packet $2.50 (11/18/2016)
Seed Savers - packet $2.99 (10/21/2016)

Tuvaglieda JS206

Baker Creek - packet $3.75 (7/24/2017)

Velour

Fedco Seeds - 1/2oz for $2.30   (12/20/2016)
Johnny's Selected Seeds - packet $3.95 (9/4/2017)

White Rice BN116

Baker Creek - packet $2.50 (7/24/2017)

Wild Pigeon WW137

Baker Creek - packet $4.00 (7/24/2017)

Zuni Gold BN156

Baker Creek - packet $3.00 (7/24/2017)

Disclaimer: I have no affiliation with the seed companies listed here other than as a satisfied customer. Prices are for comparison only and although they are updated fairly regularly, you should always visit the vendor's site directly to confirm accuracy and availability. In addition, packet sizes vary from vendor to vendor as well as quality and germination rates, so price is not always an accurate determination of value. All of these vendors deserve your support, so please spread the love around when you are ordering seeds and don't be afraid to experiment with at least some varieties and vendors each year.