Ohio Pollinator Oasis Native Seed Mix

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Ohio Pollinator Oasis Native Seed Mix

Beekeepers and Gardeners, you can make a difference in your environment. How? Turn your property from a food desert into a food oasis for pollinators. You will also attract a wide variety of birds and butterflies into your garden. Ohio State Beekeepers Association is partnering with Ohio Prairie Nursery to help you make an easy choice. This blend is appropriate for urban/surburban gardens and now available to cover larger areas. The native seeds contained in this mix provide colorful native perennial blooms for pollinator nourishment Spring through Fall.

Contains the following species:

Wildflowers:

Chamaecrista fasciculata - Partridge Pea

Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower

Heliopsis helianthoides - Ox Eye Sunflower

Gaillardia pulchella - Indian Blanket

Desmanthus illinoensis - Illinois Bundleflower

Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis

Astragalus canadensis - Canadian Milk Vetch

Dalea purpurea - Purple Prairie Clover

Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan

Monarda fistulosa - Wild Bergamot

Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed

Asclepias syriaca - Common Milkweed

Monarda citriodora - Lemon Mint

Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod

Ratibida pinnata - Yellow/Grey-headed Coneflower

Gaillardia aristata - Blanket Flower

Vernonia noveboracensis - New York Ironweed

Zizia aurea - Golden Alexanders

Erynigium yuccifolium - Rattlesnake Master

Aster pilosus - Frost Aster

Asclepias incarnata - Swamp Milkweed

Dalea candida - White Prairie Clover

Solidago speciosa - Showy Goldenrod

Boltonia asteroides - False Aster

Solidago graminifolia (Euthamia graminfolia) - Grass Leaved Aster

Aster laevis - Smooth Aster

Solidago nemoralis - Dwarf Goldenrod

Aster novae-angliae - New England Aster

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!

Lemon Mint

Indian Blanket

Partridge Pea

Do you need a nurse crop?

PLS Lbs Per Acre Broadcast = 10

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 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, Green, 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: Bees, Pollinators, Birds, Butterflies