Low maintenance wildflower mix.
This mix combines hardy annual and perennial varieties that, once established, need little extra water or fertilizer. Formulated for the eastern U.S. and southeast Canada. Mix contains:
• Agastache foeniculum – Anise Hyssop (P)
• Aster ptarmicoides – White Upland Aster (P)
• Cassia fasciculate – Partridge Pea (A)
• Coreopsis basalis -Golden Wave Tickseed (A)
• Coreopsis lanceolata – Lanceleaf Coreopsis (P)
• Coreopsis tinctoria – Plains Coreopsis (A)
• Dalea purpurea – Purple Prairie Clover (P)
• Echinacea pallida – Pale Purple Coneflower (P)
• Echinacea purpurea – Purple Coneflower (P)
• Gaillardia pulchella – Indian Blanket (A)
• Lupinus perennis – Perennial Lupine (P)
• Oenothera missouriensis – Dwarf Evening Primrose (P)
• Ratibida columnifera – Prairie Coneflower (P)
• Rudbeckia amplexicaulis – Clasping Coneflower (P)
• Salvia coccinea – Scarlet Sage (A)
• Tradescantia ohiensis – Ohio Spiderwort (P)
(Varieties are subject to change depending upon availability.)
Ht. 6-48". Avg. 12,700 seeds/oz. Packet: 500 seeds.
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 10-28 days at 65-75°F (18-24°C)
SOWING: Direct seed (recommended) – Prepare weed-free field or bed area. Broadcast mixture evenly over area. Lightly rake seed and gently tamp into soil to ensure good seed-to-soil contact. Seed should be no deeper than 1/8". Keep area moist to aid germination. Planting Times: Plant in late spring, early summer, or late fall. For fall sowing, wait until the soil temperature is too cool to allow seed germination (below 40ºF/4.4ºC).
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.
PLANT HEIGHT: 6-48". Plant heights vary depending on species.
PLANT SPACING: Varies.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average, well-drained soil.
USES: Natural plantings for beds and field areas.
SEEDING RATES: A packet (approximately 500 seeds) sows a 75-100′ row or 5-10 square feet, 5-9 oz. sows 1000 square feet; 12-24 lb./acre. Use the higher rate for maximum color and when adequate soil preparation and weed control are not possible.
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