If you're new to native gardening or want a colorful wildflower garden, we've taken the guesswork out of what you'll need to start your project. This mix contains vibrant annual wildflowers that typically bloom the first growing season and long-lasting perennial species that establish over time and offer continuous blooms and foraging for pollinators for years to come.
The Midwest Wildflower Seed Mix is great for garden beds and once established, can also be used for cut flowers if desired.
This seed mix is appropriate for Midwest locations that receive at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight a day. Plant this in well-drained soils.
This mix can be used alone or over existing grass plantings or be combined with any of our grass only mixes.
Contains the following species:
Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea
Gaillardia pulchella - Indian Blanket
Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower
Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower
Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan
Dalea purpurea - Purple Prairie Clover
Dalea candida - White Prairie Clover
Coreopsis tinctoria - Plains Coreopsis
Liatris spicata - Dense Blazingstar
Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed
Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot
Ratibida pinnata - Yellow / Grey-Headed Coneflower
Erynigium yuccifolium - Rattlesnake Master
Aster azureus - Sky Blue Aster
Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod
Seed Packet covers 250 square feet (a 10 x 25 area) and will take up to three growing seasons to fully establish.
Lbs Per Acre Broadcast = 9
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 in to ensure germination.
Flower Color: Yellow, Purple, Orange, White
Height: 3 to 5 Feet
Light Requirements: 4 to 6 Hours a Day
Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils
Bloom Time: Spring through Fall
Plant Type: Annuals/Perennials
Attracts: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators
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!