Butterfly / Hummingbird Mix

Butterfly / Hummingbird Mix

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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:

Grasses:

Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem

Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye

Bouteloua curtipendula - Side-oats Grama

Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye

Wildflowers:

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 Info

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.

Product Details

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

Color Boosters

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!

Indian Blanket

Partridge Pea

Fast Flowering Seed Packet

Quick Growing Wildflowers Mix

Cover Crops and Seed Carriers

Do you need a cover crop?

Know where you sow! Add some Rice Hulls to your order!