Low Sedge Meadow Native Seed Mix

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Low Sedge Meadow Native Seed Mix

A combination of native sedges species and wildflowers make up this mix that thrives in moist sedge meadows and stream sides. The beautiful various shades of green the sedges provide the perfect back drop for the rainbow of colors of the wildflowers. The mix provides good stabilization properties.

Contains the following species:

Grass or Grasslike:

Elymus riparius - Riverbank Wild Rye
 
Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye
 
Carex vulpinoidea - Brown Fox Sedge
 
Scirpus atrovirens - Dark Green Bulrush
 
Carex lurida - Shallow / Lurid Sedge
 
Carex comosa - Bristly Sedge
 
Carex crinita - Fringed Sedge
 
Carex stipata - Awl Sedge
 
Scirpus validus - Great / Soft-stemmed Bulrush
 
Scirpus cyperinus - Woolgrass

Wildflowers:

Asclepias incarnata - Swamp Milkweed
 
Mimulus ringens - Monkey Flower
 
Tradescantia ohiensis - Ohio Spiderwort
 
Solidago riddellii - Riddell's Goldenrod
 
Lobelia cardinalis - Cardinal Flower

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!

Tickseed Sunflower

Devil's Beggarticks

Do you need a nurse crop?


PLS Lbs per Acre Broadcast = 8

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, Pink, Blue, Purple, Red

Height: 3 to 5 Feet

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Hydrology: Wet Soils

Bloom Time: Spring through Fall

Plant Type: Perennials

Attracts: Hummingbirds, Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators