Butterfly / Hummingbird Seed Packet

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Item #: BF03P

Price: $15.95

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Butterfly / Hummingbird Seed Packet

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:

Grasses:

Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem

Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye

Bouteloua curtipendula - Side-oats Grama

Wildflowers:

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!

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.

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