Butterfly/Hummingbird Seed Packet | Native Seed Planting
Butterfly/Hummingbird Seed Packet | Native Seed Planting
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Butterfly / Hummingbird Seed Packet

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Butterfly / Hummingbird Mix

It doesn't get better than this mix for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds. The 3 different species of Milkweed contained in this mix are host plants for the migrating Monarch butterfly. Watch in amazement as they complete their life cycle on these plants and use them as a source of nectar. Hummingbirds will love the bright colors and tubular flowers. The grasses contained in this packet add structure and diversity.  Perfect to get kids involved!

Contains the following species:

Grasses:

Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem

Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye

Bouteloua curtipendula - Side-oats Grama

Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye

Wildflowers:

Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower

Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower

Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea

Dalea purpurea - Purple Prairie Clover

Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan

Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot

Coreopsis tinctoria - Plains Coreopsis

Liatris spicata - Dense Blazingstar

Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed

Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed

Aster azureus - Sky Blue Aster

Dalea candida - White Prairie Clover

Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod

Eupatorium purpureum - Sweet Joe Pye

Asclepias incarnata - Swamp Milkweed

Zizia aurea - Golden Alexanders

Eryngium yuccifolium - Rattlesnake Master

Aster novae-angliae - New England Aster

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!

Lemon Mint

Indian Blanket

Partridge Pea

Seed packet contains 1 PLS (Pure Live Seed) oz. of seed which is enough to cover 250 square feet.

Detailed instructions on planting your seed packet are provided with purchase.

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.

Butterfly / Hummingbird Seed Packet

Flower Color: Yellow, Purple, Pink, Orange, White

Height: 3-5 Feet

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils

Bloom Time: Spring through Fall

Plant Type: Annuals/Perennials

Attracts: Hummingbirds, Butterflies, Birds, Pollinators

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