This mix has been designed to provide a mixed height grass matrix embedded with native perennial wildflower species. Applications include: native prairie restoration, pollinator habitat creation or as a pre-filter for stormwater systems. If you want a mix that contains a sampling of the different species we carry, this is for you!
Contains the following species:
Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem
Sorghastrum nutans - Indian Grass
Elymus riparius - Riverbank Wild Rye
Bouteloua curtipendula - Side-oats Grama
Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem
Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye
Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye
Sporobolus heterolepis - Prairie Dropseed
Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea
Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower
Aster umbellatus - Flat-topped White Aster
Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower
Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed
Dalea purpurea - Purple Prairie Clover
Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot
Silphium terebinthinaceum - Prairie Dock
Silphium trifoliatum - Whorled Rosinweed
Coreopsis tripteris - Tall Coreopsis
Silphium integrifolium - Rosinweed
Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan
Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed
Vernonia altissima - Tall Ironweed
Lespedeza capitata - Roundheaded Bushclover
Helianthus grosseserratus - Sawtooth Sunflower
Rudbeckia subtomentosa - Sweet Black-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia triloba - Brown-eyed Susan
Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod
Verbena hastata - Blue Vervain
Zizia aurea - Golden Alexanders
Aster novae-angliae - New England Aster
Ratibida pinnata - Yellow / Grey-Headed Coneflower
Eryngium yuccifolium - Rattlesnake Master
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!
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 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 Pink, Orange
Height: 3 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