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Cow's Horn Okra Seeds (Abelmoschus esculentus 'Cow’s Horn')   $3.95
Harvested from the gardens at Monticello. Thomas Jefferson edged his tomato square in the Monticello Kitchen Garden with a border of okra, and was perhaps planting these companion species in some ornamental pattern. Okra, a member of the Mallow family, is a highly ornamental vegetable with ... yellow flowers. Jefferson family recipes include various types of okra stews in which okra was blended with tomatoes and other tangy ...

Sunset Hibiscus Seeds (Abelmoschus manihot)   $2.95
Palmate-leaved Hibiscus was introduced into Europe from East India by 1712 ... blossoms in summer and striking, deeply-lobed leaves, is related to Okra and grows to five feet. Prefers full sun and well-drained garden loam. ...

Monticello Salsa Gift Set   $35.00
Thomas Jefferson first mentions tomatoes in Query VI of his Notes on the ... State of Virginia: “The gardens yield muskmelons, watermelons, tomatas, okra, pomegranates, figs, and the esculent plants of Europe.” Jefferson ...

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