Beautiful wildflowers with true colors make up this mix along with grasses that average 4 feet and under. This particular mix thrives in drier upland areas. The fall color is stunning, but this mix will bloom from late May through October once established.
Contains the following species:
Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem
Bouteloua curtipendula - Side-oats Grama
Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye
Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye
Sporobolus heterolepis - Prairie Dropseed
Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea
Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower
Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis
Desmanthus illinoensis - Illinois Bundleflower
Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower
Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan
Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot
Ratibida pinnata - Yellow/Grey-headed Coneflower
Lespedeza capitata - Roundheaded Bushclover
Senna hebecarpa - Wild Senna
Silphium perfoliatum - Cup Plant
Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed
Coreopsis tinctoria - Plains Coreopsis
Baptisia australis - Blue Falso Indigo
Liatris spicata - Dense Blazingstar
Zizia aurea - Golden Alexanders
Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed
Aster azureus - Sky Blue Aster
Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod
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 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: Green, Purple, Yellow, Orange, White
Height: 3 to 5 Feet
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils
Bloom Time: Spring through Fall
Plant Type: Annuals/Perennials
Attracts: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators, People
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!