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Eastern Great Lakes Native Pollinator Seed Packet

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Eastern Great Lakes Native Pollinator Mix

Our Eastern Great Lakes Native Pollinator Mix in a packet for smaller areas. Bring back the pollinators with a mix especially designed for Ohio, Indiana, Western Pennsylvania and Western New York. Mostly wildflowers, this mix is designed to give pollinators a place to stop all season long and are regionally adapted and open pollinated. We've partnered with The Xerces Society and this neonicotinoid and pesticide free mix has their seal of approval.

The Xerces Society

Contains the following species:

Grasses:

Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem

Bouteloua curtipendula - Side-oats Grama

Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye

Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye

Wildflowers:

Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower

Ratibida pinnata  - Yellow/Grey-headed Coneflower

Gaillarida pulchella - Indian Blanket

Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis

Dalea purpurea - Purple Prairie Clover

Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed

Zizia aurea - Golden Alexanders

Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan

Dalea candida - White Prairie Clover

Orbexilum pedunculatum - Sampson's Snakeroot

Liatris spicata - Dense Blazingstar

Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed

Monarda citriodora - Lemon Mint

Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot

Silphium perfoliatum - Cup Plant

Tradescantia ohiensis - Ohio Spiderwort

Vernonia altissima - Tall Ironweed

Baptisia alba (macrophylla) - White Wild Indigo

Coreopsis tinctoria - Plains Coreopsis

Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod

Aster laevis - Smooth Aster

Aster novae-angliae - New England Aster

Pycnanthemum tenuifolium - Narrow Leaved Mountain Mint

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.

 

Eastern Great Lakes Native Pollinator Seed Packet

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

Height: 3 to 5 Feet

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils

Bloom Time: Spring through Fall

Plant Type: Annuals/Perennials

Attracts: Pollinators, Birds, Bees, Butterflies

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