Econo Native Short Meadow Mix

Econo Native Short Meadow Mix

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A lower cost alternative to our Native Short Grass and Wildflower Seed Mix, this mix stays true to creating habitat and supporting sustainability, but with a higher ratio of grasses to wildflowers. Works well in areas with well-drained soils and receives at least 6 hours of sunlight a day. The native wildflowers in this mix will bloom spring through fall. Grasses swaying in the breeze with colorful wildflowers mixed in? It's a delight for the senses!

Contains the following species:


Elymus virginicus - Virginia WIld Rye

Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye

Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem

Bouteloua curtipendula - Side-oats Grama

Agrostis perennans - Autumn Bentgrass


Desmanthus illinoensis - Illinois Bundleflower

Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower

Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower

Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea

Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan

Centaurea cyanus - Cornflower (Introduced)

Gaillardia pulchella - Indian Blanket

Dalea purpurea - Purple Coneflower

Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed

Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis

Dalea candida - White Prairie Clover

Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed

Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot

Aster azureus - Sky Blue Aster

Lespedeza capitata - Roundheaded Bushclover

Seed Info

PLS Lbs. Per Acre Broadcast = 15

PLS = Pure Live Seed

Pure Live Seed is a measure of viable seed stated as a percentage. It is the product of total germinationĀ 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 rakes 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, Green, White, Pink, Blue

Height: 3 to 5 Feet

Light Requirements: At Least 6 Hours of Sunlight A Day

Soil Hydrology: Mesic Soils

Bloom Time: Spring through Fall

Plant Type: Annuals/Perennials

Attracts: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators

Product Code: ENSGM01

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

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!