I see your true colors....If you have average soil (not too wet or dry) then this mix of 18 wildflowers and 6 grasses is perfect for you. The flowers provide bloom color from Spring to late Fall and the grasses provide beauty, structure and habitat cover all year long. 4 feet and under is the magic height. This mix contains annual, biennial and perennial plants for quick establishment and long life.
Contains the following species:
Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem
Elymus riparius - Riverbank Wild Rye
Bouteloua curtipendula -Side-oats Grama
Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye
Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye
Sporobolus heterolepis - Prairie Dropseed
Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea
Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower
Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower
Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed
Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed
Desmanthus illinoensis - Illinois Bundleflower
Rudbeckia triloba - Brown-eyed Susan
Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis
Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot
Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan
Silphium trifoliatum - Whorled Rosinweed
Dalea purpurea - Purple Prairie Clover
Lespedeza capitata - Roundheaded Bushclover
Aster umbellatus - Flat-topped White Aster
Ratibida pinnata - Yellow / Grey-Headed Coneflower
Solidago rigida - Stiif Goldenrod
Eryngium yuccifolium - Rattlesnake Master
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!
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 that several factors can affect overall height. These factors include sunlight, hydrology and overall soil health.
Flower Color: Green, 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: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Pollinators