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Clayton M. Kelly Seed Fund 

The seed fund is a service to members only and is a privilege of membership.

Send orders, comments and suggestions to:

The Clayton M. Kelly Seed Fund
2533 Warrego Way
Sacramento, CA 95826


  NOTE: All mail-in orders must be accompanied by check or money order,
  in US funds ONLY, made out to The American Begonia Society.

Please self pollinate your species begonias and collect seeds to send to the seed fund. When sending seeds wrap them carefully in a dry paper packet folded on all four sides and sealed with tape. It is important that the packet is folded on all four sides so that the seeds will not escape and get stuck in the sealing tape. Do not use plastic envelopes because the seeds adhere to the plastic. Glassine envelopes can be used if the open side is folded twice before sealing.

Send all seed donations to:

Clayton M. Kelly Seed Fund
Tom Keepin
4513 Randwick Dr.
Houston, TX 77092


Michael Ludwig's article on Growing Seeds

Michael Ludwig's article on Creating Seeds

All packets of seeds of species, U numbers and cultivars (including open pollinated) are $2.00. Very rare seeds and newly collected seeds will be $3.00 or more per packet as noted in the Begonian. Cost of Mailing: US: $5.00, International: $9.00

DISCLAIMER: The seeds distributed by the seed fund are identified as received from the donors. The species names (in italics) reported here are correct based on the latest information from BEGONIACEAE, Ed. 2; Golding, and Wasshausen. Hybrid names are made consistent with the "ABS Check List of Begonia Hybrids" edited by Howard Berg dated 9/13/2005.

Ordering Seeds

*** Orders are limited to one packet per variety. ***

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Step 1: Select a shipping method and add to cart.
Step 2: Select Seeds and add to cart.
Standard Seeds
($2.00 US Only)
G Garden grown; seed collected from plants grown in an outdoor, frost free, garden. The contributing grower engages in hand pollinations. But, hybrid seeds may be encountered.
T This seed was produced in a Terrarium.
O Open pollinated.
P Potted, from a home grown, potted plant.
U Unknown parentage.
Rare Seeds ($10.00 US Only)

Mail-in Order Form (PDF format)

Order form in Adobe PDF format. Print this form and mail.
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Mail-in Order Form (DOC format)

Order form in Microsoft Word DOC format. This form can be filled out in Microsoft Word and mailed.
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