Prairies with tall grasses are as just as cool as prairies with short grasses. This seed packet has beautiful wildflowers along with grasses that average 4 to 6 feet. Fully mature at 3 years, you'll see species germinate in years 1 and 2 as well.
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Contains the following species:
Sorghastrum nutans - Indian Grass
Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye
Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem
Panicum virgatum - Switch Grass
Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea
Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower
Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis
Gaillardia aristata - Blanket Flower
Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed
Gaillardia pulchella - Indian Blanket
Eryngium yuccifolium - Rattlesnake Master
Rudbeckia triloba - Brown-eyed Susan
Aster umbellatus - Flat-topped White Aster
Silphium terebinthinaceum - Prairie Dock
Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot
Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan
Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed
Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod
Zizia aurea - Golden Alexanders
Vernonia altissima - Tall Ironweed
Boltonia asteroides - False Aster
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 square feet.
Detailed instructions on planting your seed packet are provided with purchase.
This mix of native grasses and wildflowers typically grows to a height of 5 to 7 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, Blue, Pink
Height: 4 to 6 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