NEW! Mesic by 24 Mixed Height

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NEW! Mesic by 24 Mixed Height

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:

Grasses:

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

Wildflowers:

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!

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 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