Guess who's taking the night shift for pollinators...moths! This mix was specifically crafted with grasses and forbs with characteristics that make them attractive to moths. They include: nocturnal blooms with pale or white flowers, flowers typically in clusters and providing landing platforms, ample nectar producers and open late afternoon or night. These species are also appropriate for daytime pollinators as well!
Contains the following species:
Grasses and Grass Like:
Schizachyrium scoparium-Little Bluestem
Bouteloua curtipendula-Side-oats Grama
Zizia Aurea - Golden Alexanders
Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower
Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower
Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed
Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed
Aster azureus - Sky Blue Aster
Liatris spicata - Dense Blazingstar
Monarda citriodora - Lemon Mint
Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot
Vernonia altissma - Tall Ironweed
Vernonia noveboracensis - New York Ironweed
Vernonia missurica - Missouri Ironweed
Eupatorium maculatum - Joe Pye Weed
Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan
Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod
Solidago speciosa - Showy Goldenrod
Solidago ulmifolia - Elm-Leaved Goldenrod
Eupatorium perfoliatum - Common Boneset
Veronicastrum virginicum - Culver's Root
Pycnanthemum tenufolium - Narrow Leaved Mountain Mint
Pycnanthemum virginianum - Virginia Mountain Mint
Aster ericoides - Heath Aster
Solidago graminifolia (Euthamia graminfolia) - Grass Leaved 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 purchase.
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: Yellow, Purple, Pink, 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: Moths, Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators