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Mesic Annual / Perennial Forbs

If you're in need of first year color, then this is the mix for you. There are no grasses contained in this mix, just beautiful, colorful wildflowers. Make sure your seedbed is clean as you will not be able to mow it to control unwanted weeds. Year One will bring a mix of annuals. Year Two will be some annuals, biennials and perennials. By Year Three you will have an established prairie with mostly perennials.

This mix can be used alone or over existing grass plantings or be combined with any of our grass only mixes. 

Contains the following species:

Wildflowers:
Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea

Gaillardia pulchella - Indian Blanket

Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower

Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower

Liatris spicata - Dense Blazingstar

Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed

Dalea purpurea  - Purple Prairie Clover

Monarda citriodora - Lemon Mint

Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot

Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan

Coreopsis tinctoria - Plains Coreopsis

Dalea candida - White Prairie Clover

Eryngium yuccifolium - Rattlesnake Master

Aster novae-angliae - New England Aster

Ratibida pinnata - Yellow / Grey-Headed Coneflower

Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod

Do you need a nurse crop?


Lbs Per Acre Broadcast = 9

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.

Flower Color: Yellow, Purple, Orange, White

Height: 3 to 5 Feet

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils

Bloom Time: Spring through Fall

Plant Type: Annuals/Perennials

Attracts: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators