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Shade Mix

Shade MixFlower 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.

Product Price Qty
1739Packet  $3.95 
17391 Ounce  $9.35 
17391/4 Pound  $18.10 
17391 Pound  $58.00 

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   Varies

Plant Cycle:   (TP)  

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Growing Information

Flower Mixes

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.


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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