Have a shady spot in your yard and don't know what to do with it? This Mesic Woodland Edge packet is perfect for that area where you don't think anything will grow. All of the species in this mix are native to Ohio and are commonly found on woodland edges and in open meadows. Lower light levels are welcome. Performs well in areas that are not too wet or dry.
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Contains the following species:
Elymus riparius- Riverbank Wild Rye
Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye
Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye
Bouteloua curtipendula - Side-oats Grama
Andropogon virginicus - Broom Sedge
Cinna arundinacea - Wood Reed
Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea
Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower
Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower
Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed
Hibiscus moscheutos - Crimson-eyed Rose Mallow
Rudbeckia triloba - Brown-eyed Susan
Liatris spicata - Dense Blazingstar
Polygonum virginianum - Jumpseed
Vernonia noveboracensis - New York Ironweed
Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot
Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan
Eupatorium purpureum - Sweet Joe Pye
Aster divaricatus - White Wood Aster
Solidago riddellii - Riddell's Goldenrod
Aquilegia canadensis - Wild Red Columbine
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!
Seed Packet contains 1 PLS (Pure Live Seed) oz. of seed which is enough to cover 250 sqaure feet.
Detailed instructions on planting your seed packet are provided with your 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, Red
Height: 3 to 5 Feet
Light Requirements: Partial Shade to Shade
Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils
Bloom Time: Spring through Fall
Plant Type: Annuals/ Perennials
Attracts: Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Pollinators