OPN Seed (Ohio Prairie Nursery) is proud to be working with the West Virginia Beekeepers Association to create a seed packet with wildflower species native to West Virginia. This packet contains no native grasses and we've handpicked species that will bloom all season long. Bees will be as busy as well.....Bees!
Contains the following species:
Chamecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea
Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower
Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower
Coreopsis tinctoria - Plains Coreopsis
Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis
Desmodium canadense - Showy Tick Trefoil
Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan
Ratibida pinnata - Yellow/Grey-headed Coneflower
Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed
Dalea candida - White Prairie Clover
Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed
Actinomeris alternifolia - Wingstem
Astragalus canadensis - Canadian Milk Vetch
Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot
Penstemon digitalis - Foxglove Beardtongue
Hibiscus moschuetos - Crimson-eyed Rose Mallow
Pycnanthemum virginianum - Virginia Mountain Mint
Aster azureus - Sky Blue Aster
Solidago speciosa - Showy Goldenrod
Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod
Aster laevis - Smooth Aster
Aster novae-angliae - New England Aster
Lobelia siphilitica - Great Lobelia
Solidago graminifolia (Euthamia graminifolia) - Grass Leaved Goldenrod
Solidago nemoralis - Dwarf Goldenrod
Helenium autumnal - Sneezeweed (Helen's Flower)
Veronicastrum virginicum - Culver's Root
Seed Packet contains 1 PLS (Pure Live Seed) oz. of seed which is enough to cover 250 square feet or a 10 x 25 area.
Detailed instructions on planting your seed packet are provided with your purchase.
This mix of native 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: Yellow, Purple, Pink, White, Green, Blue
Height: 3 to 5 Feet
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Soil Hydrology: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Spring through Fall
Plant Type: Annuals/Perennials
Attracts: Bees, Birds, 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!