NEW! Econo Native Tall Meadow

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NEW! Econo Native Tall Meadow

A lower cost alternative for pollinator and native grassland seedings. This mix contains 3 warm season and 3 cool season grasses plus annual and perennials wildflowers. Low maintenance, once established. Will establish quickly, with blooms typically the first growing season. Grasses and perennials fully matured by 2 to 3 growing seasons.

Contains the following species:

Grasses:

Sorghastrum nutans - Indian Grass

Elymus riparius - Riverbank Wild Rye

Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye

Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem

Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye

Panicum virgatum - Switch Grass

Wildflowers:

Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea

Gaillardia pulchella - Indian Blanket

Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower

Desmanthus illinoensis - Illinois Bundleflower

Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis

Dalea purpurea - Purple Prairie Clover

Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan

Aster umbellatus - Flat-topped White Aster

Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed

Silphium terebinthinaceum - Prairie Dock

Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot

Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed

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!

Lemon Mint

Indian Blanket

Partridge Pea

Do you need a nurse crop?

PLS Lbs. Per Acre Broadcast = 15

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 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, Yellow, Purple, White, Orange, Pink

Height: 5 to 7 Feet

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Hydrology: Mesic Soils

Bloom Time: Spring through Fall

Plant Type: Annuals/Perennials

Attracts: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators