The bright colors and tubular wildflowers in this seed mix provide food and nectar sources for butterflies and hummingbirds. The milkweed species are host plants for the migrating Monarch butterfly and are guaranteed to attract them. Create your own suburban sanctuary with this mix. This is a diverse mix that will produce grasses that will blow in the breeze and flowers that produce blooms spring through fall.
Contains the following species:
Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem
Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye
Bouteloua curtipendula - Side-oats Grama
Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye
Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower
Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower
Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea
Dalea purpurea - Purple Prairie Clover
Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan
Coreopsis tinctoria - Plains Coreopsis
Liatris spicata - Dense Blazingstar
Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed
Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed
Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot
Asclepias incarnata - Swamp Milkweed
Dalea candida - White Prairie Clover
Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod
Coreopsis grandiflora - Large Flower Coreopsis
Monarda citriodora - Lemon Mint
Eupatorium purpureum - Sweet Joe Pye
Zizia aurea - Golden Alexanders
Aster azureus - Sky Blue Aster
Hibiscus laevis - Halberdleaf Rose Mallow
Eryngium yuccifolium - Rattlesnake Master
Aster novae-angliae - New England Aster
Seed Packet covers 250 square feet (a 10 x 25 area) and will take up to three growing seasons to fully establish.
PLS = Pure Live Seed
PLS Lbs. Per Acre = 15
Pure Live Seed is a measure of viable seed stated as a percentage. It is the product of total germination times purity.
Example: 96% Germination x 93% Purity = 89% PLS
All of our native warm season grasses and seed mixes are sold PLS.
Broadcast seeding is the process of sowing seed by hand. The seeds are sprinkled into the soil and can be lightly raked in to ensure germination.
This mix of native grasses and wildflowers typically grows to a height of 3 to 5 feet. Please note that each site is unique and that several factors can affect overall height. These factors include sunlight, hydrology and overall soil health.
Flower Color: Yellow, Purple, Pink, Green, White
Height: 3 to 5 Feet
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils
Bloom Time: Spring through Fall
Plant Type: Annual/Perennial
Attracts: Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Bees, Birds, Pollinators
Product Code: BF03
The native perennials in your mix do require some patience to establish, but for instant gratification consider adding any of these quick establishing annuals. They're perfect pollinator plants, too!