Shade Flower Mix - Key Growing 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.