Slope Pollinator Mix | OPN Seed
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Slope Pollinator Mix

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Our Slope Pollinator Mix is composed of native and introduced grasses and native annual and perennial wildflowers. The introduced grasses in this mix are included because they establish quickly for slope stability but they are not at a rate where they will compete with the native species trying to establish.

The perennial native grass and wildflower species provide a long term solution for pollinator habitat on slight to moderate slopes and erosion control applications.

This mix requires at least 4 to 6 hours of sunlight a day and can handle variable moisture conditions. Please factor in weather conditions when selecting a seeding time for this mix.

Contains the following species:

Grass and Grasslike:

Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye

Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem

Sorghastrum nutans - Indian Grass

Festuca rubra - Creeping Red Fescue ( Introduced)

Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye

Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem

Lolium multiflorum - Annual Ryegrass (Introduced)

Panicum virgatum - Switch Grass

Agrostis alba (Agrostis gigantea) - Redtop (Introduced)

Agrostis perennans - Autumn Bentgrass

Wildflowers:

Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea

Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan

Monarda citriodora - Lemon Mint

Gaillardia pulchella - Indian Blanket

Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower

Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis

Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot

Rudbeckia triloba - Brown-eyed Susan

Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed

Ratibida pinnata - Yellow/Grey-headed Coneflower

Coreopsis tripteris - Tall Coreopsis

Baptisia australis - Blue False Indigo

Bidens frondosa - Devil's Beggertick

Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod

Aster novae-angliae - New England Aster

Penstemon digitalis - Foxglove Beardtongue

Aster laevis - Smooth Aster

PLS Lbs Per Acre Broadcast=12

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 raked in to ensure germination.

This mix of native grasses and wildflowers typically grows to a height of 3 to 6 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.

Slope Pollinator Mix

Flower Color: Green, Blue, Yellow, Orange, White

Height: 3 to 6 Feet

Light Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Sun ( 4 to 6 hours a day)

Soil Hydrology: Dry to Wet Soils

Bloom Time: June through October

Plant Type: Annual/Perennial

Attracts: Native Bees, Butterflies, Birds and People

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