This Rain Garden native seed mix is composed of native grasses and wildflowers that can tolerate wet events and dry areas based on season and the amount of rainfall. Also filters stormwater runoff. Beneficial and beautiful, the Rain Garden creates diverse color and is attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Read through our Rain Garden Manual for Homeowners to help you get started with your project.
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Contains the following species:
Grasses and Grasslike:
Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye
Carex comosa - Bristly Sedge
Carex crinita - Fringed Sedge
Carex vulpinoidea - Brown Fox Sedge
Scirpus atrovirens - Dark Green Bulrush
Carex lurida - Shallow/Lurid Sedge
Carez grayi - Gray's Sedge
Glyceria grandis- Reed Manna Grass / American Manna Grass
Scirpus validus - Great / Soft-stemmed Bulrush
Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower
Hibiscus moscheutos - Crimson-eyed Rose Mallow
Liatris spicata - Dense Blazingstar
Aster umbellatus - Flat-topped White Aster
Aster novae-angliae - New England Aster
Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot
Rudbeckia submentosa - Sweet Black-eyed Susan
Lobelia siphilitica - Great Lobelia
Physostegia virginiana - Obedient Plant - Purple
Lobelia cardinalis - Cardinal Flower
Mimulus ringens - Monkey Flower
The native perennials in your mix do require some patience to establish, but for instant gratification consider adding any of these quick establishing annuals.
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 several factors can affect overall height. These factors include sunlight, hydrology and overall soil health.
Flower Color: Green, Blue, Purple, Yellow, Red, White
Height: 3 to 5 Feet
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil Hydrology: Mesic to Wet Soild
Bloom Time: Spring through Fall
Attracts: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators