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Shade Mix

Flower Seed

Product ID: 1739

Brighten shaded areas with this colorful mix.

Best for woodland edges and softly shaded areas. Crushed corn cobs are added as a filler to this mix for better distribution of seed. Mix contains:
• Aquilegia caerulea - Columbine, Giant (P)
• Aquilegia vulgaris - Columbine (P)
• Campanula carpatica - Tussock Bellflower (P)
• Leucanthemum X superbum - Shasta Daisy (P)
• Clarkia unguiculata - Clarkia (A)
• Collinsia heterophylla - Chinese Houses (A)
• Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis (P)
• Cynoglossum amabile - Chinese Forget-Me-Not (A)
• Consolida ambigua - Larkspur, Rocket (A)
• Dianthus barbatus - Sweet William (TP)
• Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower (P)
• Gypsophila elegans - Baby's Breath (A)
• Iberis umbellat - Candytuft (A)
• Linaria maroccana - Spurred Snapdragon (A)
• Myosotis sylvatica - Forget-Me-Not (B)
• Nemophila menziesii - Baby Blue-Eyes (A)
• Papaver rhoeas - Corn Poppy (A)
• Viola cornuta - Pansy, Horned Violet (P)
(Varieties are subject to change depending upon availability).

Ht. 6-36". Avg. 40,500 seeds/oz. Packet: 650 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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1 Ounce

$9.35
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1/4 Pound

$18.65
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1 Pound

$58.00
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Additional Information

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. Seed should be no deeper than 1/8". Keep area moist to aid germination. Planting Times: Plant in late spring, after late frost, early summer or fall. Fall seeding can be very successful, especially on dry soils. Fall plantings and dormant seedings and the seeds will not germinate until spring.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Part Shade.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average, well-drained soil.

SEEDING RATES: A packet (approximately 650 seeds) sows a 75-100' row or 5-10 square feet; 1/4 lb. sows 1,000 square feet.; 5-10 lb./acre. Use the higher rate for maximum color and when adequate soil preparation and weed control are not possible.

USE: Natural plantings for beds and field areas.

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Quick Facts

Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
Varies
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Tender Perennial