This mix contains species normally found in drier upland areas. Beautiful true colors exhibited by different wildflower species. The grasses contained in this mix give the true "Sea of Grass" look as the wind makes them look like waves in the ocean. Wildflowers bloom above and below the grass plumes that will generally reach heights of 4 feet and higher. Once established, wildflowers bloom from late May through October.
Contains the following species:
Sorghastrum nutans - Indian Grass
Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem
Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye
Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye
Panicum virgatum - Switch Grass
Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower
Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea
Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis
Dalea candida - White Prairie Clover
Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower
Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan
Coreopsis tinctoria - Plains Coreopsis
Ratibida pinnata - Yellow/Grey-headed Coneflower
Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot
Desmanthus illnoensis - Illinois Bundleflower
Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed
Silphium perfoliatum - Cup Plant
Liatris spicata - Dense Blazingstar
Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed
Lespedeza capitata - Roundheaded Bushclover
Baptisia australis - Blue False Indigo
Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod
Aster azureus - Sky Blue Aster
The native perennials in your mix do require some patience to establish, but for instant gratification consider adding an ounce of any one of these quick establishing annuals. They're perfect pollinator plants, too!
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 5 to 7 feet. Please note that each site is unique and several factors can affect overall height. These factors include sunlight, hydrology and overall soil health.
Flower Color: Green, Yellow, Purple, Orange, Pink, White
Height: 4 to 7 Feet
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils
Plant Type: Annuals/Perennials
Attracts: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators, People