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Didn't think you could plant wildflowers because you have too much shade? Think again. This mix is composed of all Ohio native species that can tolerate lower light levels. These species are commonly found on woodland edges as well as open meadows. Cover crops are not generally used in woodland plantings unless significant erosion potential exists. In that case, Regreen™ can be used as required. Wildflowers for all!

Contains the following species:

Grasses:

Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye

Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye

Bouteloua curtipendula - Side-oats Grama

Panicum (Dichanthelium) clandestine - Deer-tongue Grass

Chasmanthium latifolium - River Oats

Wildflowers:

Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea

Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower

Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower

Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan

Liatris spicata - Dense Blazingstar

Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed

Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot

Eupatorium purpureum - Sweet Joe Pye

Polygonum virginianum - Jumpseed

Lobelia siphilitica - Great Lobelia

Bidens frondosa - Devil's Beggertick

Rudbeckia triloba - Brown-eyed Susan

Vernonia altissima - Tall Ironweed

Aquilegia canadensis - Wild Red Columbine

Verbena hastata - Blue Vervain

Agastache foeniculum - Anise Hyssop

Aster divercatus - White Wood Aster

Aster novae-angliae - New England Aster

Aster cordifolius - Heart Leaved Aster - Common Blue

Mertensia virginica - Virginia Bluebells

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

Do you need a cover crop?

PLS Lbs Per Acre Broadcast = 15

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 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.

Woodland Edge

Flower Color: Green, Yellow, Purple, Pink, Red

Height: 3 to 5 Feet

Light Requirements: Partial Shade to Shade

Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils

Bloom Time: Spring through Fall

Plant Type: Annuals/Perennials

Attracts: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators

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