Beekeepers and Gardeners, you can make a difference in your environment. How? Turn your property from a food desert into a food oasis for pollinators. You will also attract a wide variety of birds and butterflies into your garden. Ohio State Beekeepers Association is partnering with Ohio Prairie Nursery to help you make an easy choice. This blend is appropriate for urban/surburban gardens and now available to cover larger areas. The native seeds contained in this mix provide colorful native perennial blooms for pollinator nourishment Spring through Fall.
Contains the following species:
Chamaecrista fasciculata- Partridge Pea
Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower
Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower
Gaillardia pulchella - Indian Blanket
Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis
Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed
Astragalus canadensis - Canadian Milk Vetch
Dalea purpurea - Purple Prairie Clover
Desmanthus illinoesis - Illinois Bundleflower
Monarda citriodora - Lemon Mint
Aster umbellatus - Flat-topped White Aster
Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed
Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan
Aster azureus - Sky Blue Aster
Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot
White Aster Species - White Aster Species
Solidago speciosa - Showy Goldenrod
Aster laevis - Smooth Aster
Asclepias incarnata - Swamp Milkweed
Eryngium yuccifolium - Rattlesnake Master
Dalea candida - White Prairie Clover
Solidago graminfolia (Euthamia graminfolia) - Grass Leaved Goldenrod
Solidago nemoralis - Dwarf Goldenrod
Aster pilosus - Frost Aster
Zizia aurea -Golden Alexanders
Aster novae-angliae - New England Aster
Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod
Ratibida pinnata - Yellow / Grey-Headed Coneflower
The native perennials in your mix do require some patience to establish, but for instant gratification consider adding an ounce of any of these quick establishing annuals. They're perfect pollinator plants, too!
PLS Lbs Per Acre Broadcast = 10
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 in to ensure germination.
This mix of native 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, Green, Orange, White
Height: 3 to 5 Feet
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils
Bloom Time: Spring through Fall
Plant Type: Annuals/Perennials
Attracts: Bees, Pollinators, Birds, Butterflies