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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:


Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye

Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye

Bouteloua curtipendula - Side-oats Grama

Elymus riparius - Riverbank Wild Rye

Andropogon virginicus - Broom Sedge

Cinna arundinacea - Wood Reed


Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea

Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower

Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower

Rudbeckia triloba - Brown-eyed Susan

Liatris spicata - Dense Blazingstar

Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed

Hibiscus moscheutos - Swamp Rose Mallow

Bidens frondosa - Devil's Beggertick

Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot

Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan

Eupatorium purpureum - Sweet Joe Pye

Aster divaricatus - White Wood Aster

Solidago riddelli - Riddell's Goldenrod

Vernonia noveboracensis - New York Ironweed

Aquilegia canadenis - Wild Red Columbine

Helianthus strumosus - Pale Woodland Sunflower

Eupatorium coelestinum - Blue Mist Flower

Boltonia asteroides - False Aster

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

Do you need a nurse 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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