Darby Plains Native Seed Mix

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Darby Plains Native Seed Mix

The Darby Plains Native Seed Mix attracts butterflies, pollinators and songbirds and mimics what Ohio prairies would have looked like in pre-settlement times. This mix prefers mesic soils and full sun. Plant some history in your landscape and watch it come to life!

Contains the Following Species:

Grasses:

Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem

Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye

Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye

Sorghastrum nutans - Indian Grass

Panicum virgatum - Switch Grass

Wildflowers:

Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea

Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower

Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower

Tradescantia ohioensis - Ohio Spiderwort

Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed

Astragalus canadensis - Canadian Milk Vetch

Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot

Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan

Silphium terebinthinaceum - Prairie Dock

Silphium trifoliatum - Whorled Rosinweed

Liatris spicata - Dense Blazingstar

Allium cernuum  - Nodding Wild Onion

Euphorbia corollata - Flowering Spurge

Solidago riddellii - Riddell's Goldenrod

Helianthus grosseserratus - Sawtooth Sunflower

Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod

Ratibida pinnata - Yellow / Grey-Headed Coneflower

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.

 

 

 

 

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

Height: 3 to 5 Feet

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils

Plant Type: Annuals/Perennials

Attracts: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators