Shade Flower Mix - Key Growing Information
SOWING: Direct seed (recommended) - Prepare weed-free field or bed area. Broadcast mixture evenly over area. Lightly rake seed and gently tamp into soil to ensure good seed-to-soil contact. Seed should be no deeper than 1/8". Keep area moist to aid germination. Planting Times: Plant in late spring, early summer, or late fall. For fall sowing, wait until the soil temperature is too cool to allow seed germination (below 40ºF/4.4ºC).
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Part Shade.
PLANT HEIGHT: 6-36" Plant heights vary depending on species.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average, well-drained soil.
USES: Part shade.
SEEDING RATES: A packet (approximately 650 seeds) sows a 75-100' row or 5-10 square feet; 1/4 lb. sows 1000 square feet.; 5-10 lb./acre. Use the higher rate for maximum color and when adequate soil preparation and weed control are not possible.