Mesic Woodland Edge Seed Packet

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Price: $15.95

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Have a shady spot in your yard and don't know what to do with it? This Mesic Woodland Edge packet is perfect for that area where you don't think anything will grow. All of the species in this mix are native to Ohio and are commonly found on woodland edges and in open meadows. Lower light levels are welcome. Performs well in areas that are not too wet or dry.

Contains the following species:

Grasses:

Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye

Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye

Bouteloua curtipendula - Side-oats Grama

Elymus riparius - Riverbank Wild Rye

Andropogon virginicus - Broom Sedge

Chasmanthium latifolium - River Oats

Panicum (Dichanthelium) clandestinum - Deer-tongue Grass

Cinna arundinacea - Wood Reed

Wildflowers:

Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea

Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower

Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower

Rudbeckia triloba  - Brown-eyed Susan

Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed

Bidens frondosa - Devil's Beggertick

Hibiscus moscheutos - Swamp Rose Mallow

Liatris spicata - Dense Blazingstar

Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot

Eupatorium purpureum - Sweet Joe Pye

Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan

Aster divericatus - White Wood Aster

Solidago riddelli - Riddell's Goldenrod

Vernonia noveboracensis - New York Ironweed

Aquilegia canadensis - Wild Red Columbine

Boltonia asteroides - False Aster

Eupatorium coelestinum - Blue Mist Flower

Helianthus strumosus - Pale Woodland Sunflower

Aster novae-angliae - New England Aster

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!

Lemon Mint

Indian Blanket

Partridge Pea

Seed Packet contains 1 PLS (Pure Live Seed) oz. of seed which is enough to cover 250 sqaure feet.

Detailed instructions on planting your seed packet are provided with your 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: Yellow, Purple, Pink, Red

Height: 3 to 5 Feet

Light Requirements: Partial Shade to Shade

Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils

Bloom Time: Spring through Fall

Plant Type: Annuals/ Perennials

Attracts: Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Pollinators