Econo Native Tall Meadow Mix

Econo Native Tall Meadow Mix

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A lower cost alternative for pollinator and native tall grassland seedings. This mix contains warm season and cool season grasses plus annual and perennial wildflowers. Low maintenance, once established. Will establish quickly, with annual blooms typically the first growing season. Grasses and perennials fully matured by 2 to 3 growing seasons. This mix contains a higher ratio of grass to wildflower species, helping to keep the cost of the mix lower. 

Contains the following species:


Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye

Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye

Sorghastrum nutans - Indian Grass

Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem

Panicum virgatum - Switch Grass


Desmanthus illnoensis - Illinois Bundleflower

Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea

Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower

Dalea purpurea - Purple Prairie Clover

Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis

Gaillardia pulchella - Indian Blanket

Coreopsis tinctoria - Plains Coreopsis

Zizia aurea - Golden Alexanders

Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan

Gaillardia aristata - Blanket Flower

Penstemon digitalis - Foxglove Beardtongue

Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed

Silphium perfoliatum - Cup Plant

Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot

Vernonia fasciculata - Prairie Ironweed

Aster laevis - Smooth Aster

Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed

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 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 to ensure germination.

This mix of native grasses and wildflowers typically grows to a height of 5 to7 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: Green, Yellow, Purple, White, Orange, Pink

Height: 5 to 7 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: ENTGM03

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!