This mix contains species normally found in drier upland areas. Beautiful true colors exhibited by 18 different wildflower species. The 5 grasses contained in this mix give the true "Sea of Grass" look as the wind makes them look like waves in the ocean. Wildflowers bloom above and below the grass plumes that will generally reach heights of 4 feet and higher. Once established, wildflowers bloom from late May through October.
Contains the following species:
Sorghastrum nutans - Indian Grass
Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem
Panicum virgatum - Switch Grass
Elymus riparius - Riverbank Wild Rye
Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye
Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower
Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea
Dalea purpurea - Purple Prairie Clover
Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis
Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower
Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed
Liatris spicata - Dense Blazingstar
Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan
Silphium terebinthinaceum - Prairie Dock
Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot
Rudbeckia triloba - Brown-eyed Susan
Silphium trifoliatum - Whorled Rosinweed
Baptisia australis - Blue False Indigo
Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed
Coreopsis tripteris - Tall Coreopsis
Lespedeza capitata - Roundheaded Bushclover
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 an ounce of any one of these quick establishing annuals. They're perfect pollinator plants, too!
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 5 to 7 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, Yellow, Purple, Orange, Pink, White
Height: 3 to 5 Feet
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils
Plant Type: Annuals/Perennials
Attracts: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators