NEW! 20th Anniversary Prairie Native Seed Mix

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NEW! 20th Anniversary Prairie Native Seed Mix

Add five native grasses, three annuals and twelve early to late season perennials and what do you get? Twenty species that make up Ohio Prairie Nursery's 20th Anniversary Prairie Native Seed Mix!

Attract game birds, pollinators and wildlife with this mix that prefers medium soils and at least six hours of sunlight a day. Bees will thank you, birds will thank you and we thank you for an awesome twenty years! Cheers to twenty more!

In honor of our 20th Anniversary, take 20% off this native seed mix only all year long! (Discount automatically applied at checkout.)

Contains the following species:

Grasses:

Elymus canadensis - Nodding Wild Rye

Elymus virginicus - Virginia Wild Rye

Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem

Bouteloua curtipendula - Side-oats Grama

Bouteloua gracilis - Blue Grama

Wildflowers:

Gaillardia aristata - Blanket Flower

Gaillardia pulchella - Indian Blanket

Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower

Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis

Dalea purpurea - Purple Prairie Clover

Astragalus canadensis - Canadian Milk Vetch

Dalea candida - White Prairie Clover

Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan

Monarda citriodora - Lemon Mint

Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot

Penstemon digitalis - Foxglove Beardtongue

Ratibida pinnata - Yellow/Grey-Headed Coneflower

Aster novae-angliae - New England Aster

Aster laevis - Smooth Aster

Aster pilosus - Frost 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

Do you need a nurse crop?

PLS Lbs. Per Acre Broadcast = 12

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 out 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 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, White, Purple, Yellow

Height: 3 to 5 Feet

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils

Bloom Time: Spring through Fall

Plant Type: Annual/Perennial

Attracts: Game Birds, Pollinators and Wildlife