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:
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
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