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/suburban gardens by providing colorful native perennial blooms for pollinator nourishment from Spring through Fall.
Contains the following species:
Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea
Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower
Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower
Gaillardia pulchella - Indian Blanket
Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed
Eryngium yuccifolium - Rattlesnake Master
Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis
Ratibida pinnata - Yellow Coneflower/Grey-Headed Coneflower
Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed
Monarda citriodora - Lemon Mint
Astragalus canadensis - Canadian Milk Vetch
Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod
Aster laevis - Smooth Aster
Aster novae-angliae - New England Aster
Aster umbellatus - Flat-topped White Aster
White Aster Species - White Aster Species
Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot
Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan
Aster azureus - Sky Blue Aster
Solidago speciosa - Showy Goldenrod
Penstemon digitalis - Foxglove Beardtongue
Pycnanthemum virginianum - Virginia Mountain Mint
Lobelia siphilitica - Great Lobelia
Aster pilosus - Frost Aster
Solidago graminifolia (Euthamia graminifolia) - Grass Leaved Goldenrod
Solidago nemoralis - Dwarf Goldenrod
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!
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 your purchase.
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, Butterflies, Pollinators