It doesn't get better than this mix for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds. The 3 different species of Milkweed contained in this mix are host plants for the migrating Monarch butterfly. Watch in amazement as they complete their life cycle on these plants and use them as a source of nectar. Hummingbirds will love the bright colors and tubular flowers. The grasses contained in this packet add structure and diversity. Perfect to get kids involved!
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Contains the following species:
Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem
Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye
Bouteloua curtipendula - Side-oats Grama
Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower
Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower
Asclepias incarnata - Swamp Milkweed
Liatris spicata - Dense Blazingstar
Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan
Aster novae-angliae - New England Aster
Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed
Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot
Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed
Eupatorium fistulosum - Hollow Joe Pye
Aster laevis - Smooth Aster
Eryngium yuccifolium - Rattlesnake Master
Penstemon digitalis - Foxglove Beardtongue
The native perennials in your mix do require some patience to establish, but for instant gratification consider adding an ounce of any of these quick establishing annuals. They're perfect pollinator plants, too!
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.
Flower Color: Yellow, Purple, Pink, Orange, White
Height: 3-5 Feet
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils
Bloom Time: Spring through Fall
Plant Type: Annuals/Perennials
Attracts: Hummingbirds, Butterflies, Birds, Pollinators