Designed for optimum performance in Northern climates.
A colorful, carefree blend of 15 perennials and reseeding annuals, designed for optimum performance in Northern climates, provides color from spring to fall. Mix contains: • Centaurea cyanus - Bachelor's Button (A) • Cheiranthus allionii - Siberian Wallflower (P) • Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis (P) • Coreopsis tinctoria - Plains Coreopsis (P) • Digitalis purpurea - Foxglove (P) • Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower (P) • Gaillardia aristata - Blanket Flower (P) • Leucanthemum X superbum - Shasta Daisy (P) • Liatris spicata - Blazing Star (P) • Linaria maroccana - Spurred Snapdragon (A) • Oenothera lamarkiana - Evening Primrose (P) • Papaver rhoeas - Corn Poppy (A) • Phlox drummondii - Phlox (A) • Rudbeckia hirta - Black-eyed Susan (P) • Silene armeria - Catchfly (A) SEEDING RATE: Pkt. sows a 75-100' row or 5-10 sq.ft.; 2-3 oz sows 1,000 sq.ft.; 6-7 lb./acre. Full sun. (Varieties are subject to change depending upon availability.) Ht. 12-48". Avg. 17,300 seeds/oz. Packet: 650 seeds.
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Shipping Information & Notes
CAUTION: This mix contains Digitalis purpurea, commonly known as foxglove. All parts of this plant are poisonous, including the seeds. Exercise extreme caution around children and pets. The purchaser assumes all liabilities relating to the use of this product.
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 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; 2-3 oz. sows 1,000 sq. feet.; 6-7 lb./acre. Use the higher rate for maximum color and when adequate soil preparation and weed control are not possible.