What's a wetland? Simply put, wetlands are areas where the ground or soil is covered with water at different times of the year, including the active growing season. Seeding this mix in a wetland area will help increase not only plant diversity, but pollinators and other wildlife. Native plants will increase biodiversity in a wetland and create a more healthy ecosystem.
This mix was designed to be sown in wet areas, but it is best to not seed into standing water.
Contains the following species:
Grass and Grass like:
Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye
Elymus riparius - Riverbank Wild Rye
Panicum (Dichanthelium) clandestinum - Deer-Tongue Grass
Carex vulpinoidea - Brown Fox Sedge
Carex hystericina - Porcupine Sedge
Scirpus pendulus - Rufous Bulrush
Leersia oryzoides - Rice Cut Grass
Sparganium eurycarpum - Broadfruit Bur-Reed
Carex comosa - Bristly Sedge
Scirpus atrovirens - Dark Green Bulrush
Scirpus fluviatilis - River Bulrush
Juncus tenuis - Path Rush
Scirpus cyperinus - Woolgrass
Spartina pectinata - Prairie Cordgrass
Glyceria striata - Fowl Manna Grass
Calamagrostis canadensis - Bluejoint Grass
Senna hebecarpa - Wild Senna
Bidens aristosa - Tickseed Sunflower
Polygonum pensylvanicum - Pinkweed/Smartweed
Verbena hastata - Blue Vervain
Asclepias incarnata - Rose Milkweed
Rudbeckia laciniata - Green-headed Coneflower
Eupatorium fistolosum - Hollow Joe Pye
Mimulus ringens - Monkey Flower
Angelica atropurpurea - Angelica
Acorus americanus - Sweetflag
Pycnanthemum tenuifolium - Narrow Leaved Mountain Mint
Lycopus americanus - Common Water Horehound
Lobelia siphilitica - Great Lobelia
Lobelia cardinalis - Cardinal Flower
PLS Lbs Per Acre Broadcast = 8
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 rake to ensure germination.
This mix of native grasses and wildflowers typically grows to a height of 3 to 7 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, Brown, Pink, Blue, Yellow, Purple. Red
Height: 3 to 7 Feet
Light Requirements: At Least 4 to 6 Hours of Sunlight A Day
Soil Hydrology: Wet Soils
Bloom Time: Spring through Fall
Plant Type: Annuals/Perennials
Attracts: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Small Mammals, Humans
Product Code: OPNWM01
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!