East Coast Pollinator Mix | OPN Seed
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East Coast Pollinator Seed Mix

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Item #: ECPM01
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If you live in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia and want to create your own pollinator paradise, we've got you covered! Feed the bees, attract Monarch Butterflies and reduce the need for mowing with a perennial seed mix that establishes in 2 to 3 growing seasons and provides long term habitat. This mix was designed to bloom late spring through fall.

Some things to remember:

  • This is a mix of mostly perennial native grasses and wildflowers. This mix does contain some annuals for first growing season color, but will take 2 to 3 growing seasons to fully establish.
  • Our East Coast Pollinator Mix grows well in dry to mesic (well-drained soils). It will need at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight a day and established heights will range from 3 to 5 feet.
  • Questions on seeding times or whether this mix will work well for your area? Contact us!

Contains the following species:

Grasses:

Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem

Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye

Bouteloua curtipendula - Side-oats Grama

Tridens flavus - Purple Top

Sporobolus cryptandrus - Sand Dropseed

Sporobolus (compositus) asper - Tall Dropseed Grass

Poa palustris - Fowl Bluegrass

Wildflowers:

Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea

Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan

Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower

Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot

Gaillardia pulchella - Indian Blanket

Senna marilandica - Maryland Senna

Ratibida pinnata - Yellow/Grey-headed Coneflower

Rudbeckia triloba - Brown-eyed Susan

Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed

Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed

Hibiscus moschuetos - Crimson-eyed Rose Mallow

Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod

Penstemon digitalis - Foxglove Beardtongue

Tradescantia ohiensis - Ohio Spiderwort

Liatris aspera - Rough Blazingstar

Aster laevis - Smooth Aster

Pycnanthemum virginianum - Virginia Mountain Mint

Lobelia siphilitica - Great Lobelia

PLS Pounds Per Acre = 12

PLS = Pure Live Seed

Pure Live Seed is a measure of viable seed stated as a percentage. It is a product of total germination times purity.

Example: 96% Germination x 93% Purity = 89% PLS

All of our native warm season grasses and mixes are sold PLS.

Broadcast seeding is the process of sowing seeds by hand. The seeds are sprinkled into the soil and can be lightly raked into the soil to ensure germination.

East Coast Pollinator Seed Mix

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

Height: 3 to 5 Feet

Light Requirements: At Least 4 to 6 Hours of Sunlight a Day

Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils

Bloom Time: Late Spring through Fall

Plant Type: Annual/Perennial

Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Wildlife and Humans

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