Attract butterflies and hummingbirds from spring through fall.
Flowers reach about 3 1/2' and create a meadow effect. Crushed corn cobs are added as a filler to this mix for better distribution of seed. Mix contains: • Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Milkweed (P) • Callistephus chinensis - China Aster (A) • Centaurea cyanus - Bachelor's Button (A) • Cheiranthus allionii - Siberian Wallflower (P) • Clarkia amoena - Godetia (A) • Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis (P) • Coreopsis tinctoria - Plains Coreopsis (P) • Delphinium consolida - Larkspur, Rocket (A) • Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower (P) • Eschscholzia californica - California Poppy (A) • Gaillardia aristata - Blanket Flower (P) • Gaillardia pulchella - Indian Blanket (A) • Iberis umbellate - Candytuft (A) • Liatris spicata - Blazing Star (P) • Lobularia maritima - Sweet Alyssum (A) • Lupinus perennis - Perennial Lupine (P) • Monarda citriodora - Lemon Mint (A) • Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan (P) • Salvia coccinea - Scarlet Sage (A) (Varieties subject to change depending upon availability.) Ht. 10-48". Avg. 7,400 seeds/oz. Packet: 650 seeds.
Days to Maturity or Bloom:
Shipping Information & Notes
CAUTION: This mix contains Lupinus perennis, commonly known as perennial lupine, and Consolida ambigua, commonly known as larkspur. All parts of these plants are poisonous, including the seeds. Exercise extreme caution around children and pets. The purchaser assumes all liabilities relating to the use of these products.
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 are dormant seedings and the seeds will not germinate until spring.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average, well-drained soil.
SEEDING RATES: A packet (approximately 650 seeds) sows a 75-100' row or 5-10 square feet; 1/2 lb. sows 1,000 square feet.; 11-22 lb./acre. Use the higher rate for maximum color and when adequate soil preparation and weed control are not possible.