Make your septic field a thing of beauty with this mix. This mix has been designed using plants that prefer dry soil because the root systems of these draw moisture from the septic system helping to make it more efficient.Takes advantage of subsoil moisture when present, but also able to tolerate dry periods. ReGreen can be added in quick cover and erosion control situations. Birds and butterflies will be attracted to the flowers that bloom Spring to Fall.
Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem
Elymus riparius - Riverbank Wild Rye
Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye
Bouteloua curtipendula - Side-oats Grama
Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye
Bouteloua gracilis - Blue Grama
Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea
Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower
Gaillardia pulchella - Indian Blanket
Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis
Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower
Desmanthus illinoensis - Illinois Bundleflower
Monarda citriodora - Lemon Mint
Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan
Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed
Dalea candida - White Prairie Clover
Liatris spicata - Dense Blazingstar
Aster azureus - Sky Blue 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 any of these quick establishing annuals. They're perfect pollinator plants, too!
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 in to ensure germination.
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 can affect overall height. These factors include sunlight, hydrology and overall soil health.
Flower Color: Green, Purple, Yellow, White, Orange
Height: 3 to 5 Feet
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic
Bloom Time: Spring through Fall
Plant Type: Annuals/Perennials
Attracts: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators