The native seed in this mix will become plants that help, in some cases, increase transpiration in your septic field. This blend of native grasses and native wildflowers prefers drier soils, with their root systems drawing moisture to help better utilize nutrients.
Contains the following species:
Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem
Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye
Bouteloua gracilis - Blue Grama
Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower
Gaillardia pulchella - Indian Blanket
Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis
Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower
Ratibida pinnata - Yellow/Grey-Headed Coneflower
Monarda citriodora - Lemon Mint
Liatris spicata - Dense Blazingstar
Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod
Penstemon digitalis - Foxglove Beardtongue
Aster laevis - Smooth Aster
Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed
Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan
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: 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