Wildflower Seed Mixes




 

Wildflower seed mixes are a good way to cover large areas with the least amount of money. The mixes have a good mixture of bloom periods, plant heights, and colors. These will give you the Wildflower meadow look, not a formal looking garden. The seed mixes we sell are pure seed and do not contain any fillers as do many others.

 

When to sow your seeds? In cold climates it is best to sow the seeds in the spring after the danger of frost has passed. In warmer climates you can sow them in the fall when your weather has cooled down for the winter.

When sowing in late spring or early summer, remember that you need at least 90 days of good growing weather so the plants will develop enough roots to survive the winter.

 

A little information about how to have success with Wildflower seeds. Pick the proper site; these seed mixtures need sun to really thrive. There is not a seed mix that will tolerate full shade. Even the shade mixture requires 3-4 hours of direct sunlight. Now that you have a good sunny location you need to get rid of all existing weeds. This is a must before you sow your seeds; the best way to do this is by hand pulling, or a general herbicide. Now that you have the area weed free you may want to add some compost or other organic matter to improve the soil. After adding organic matter the soil should be tilled, but not to deep, the deeper you go the more weed seeds you stir up. You are now ready to sow the seed. To help sow the seed more evenly get a five gallon bucket, fill it 3/4 full of sand or some other fine material such as peat moss, or vermiculite. Now mix the seed in this bucket and you are ready to broadcast the seed. The sand will help the seed spread more evenly and give it some cover when you spread it. Lightly rake the seed in; it does not have to be deep just lightly covered to keep it from drying out. You are now ready to cover it very lightly with some weed free straw. You should still see some ground through the straw after you spread it. This straw will keep the seed from drying out. It is a must to keep the ground moist for the next 4-6 weeks so the seeds will get a good start. After they are growing good you can back off on the watering and fertilize them lightly with some 5-5-5 or 8-8-8, too much fertilizer can burn them. A good liquid fertilizer is probably best at this stage of growth.

 

Please be patient, the first year your annuals will bloom, Second year your biennials will bloom with some of your perennials, the third year is when your perennials should really start blooming. It may be necessary to reseed bare spots from time to time to keep the full color going. Some people will sow some annual seeds every year to give it an extra punch of color.

 

In the fall after a killing frost and most of the seed has fallen to the ground you can mow the dead stems off and leave them on the ground as winter mulch.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The seed mixes we carry are listed here. Down below this list you will find more information on some of the specific seed mixes such as what flowers are in each mix and the sowing rate. At this time we do not have the detailed information for every mix we carry, we will be adding this to our website as time allows. However if you would like to download our catalog Click Here.

 

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Native Perennial Seed Mix -

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Deer Resistant Seed Mix -

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Cutflower Seed Mix -

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Wet Meadow Seed Mix -

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Low Growing Seed Mix -

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KneeHi Mix -

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Super-short Seed Mix -

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Dry Seed Mix -

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Honey Bee Flower Seed Mix -

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Northeast Mix

 


  Planting Rate per Acre - 5-10 lbs
  Planting Rate per 1000 sq ft - 4 ozs
  1 ounce will cover approximately 250 sq ft

 

Scientifc Name Common Name Type Color
NORTHEAST WF MIX      
Aster novae-angliae New England Aster P Pink/Violet/Purple
Centaurea cyanus (dwarf) Dwarf Cornflower P Mix
Cheiranthus allioni Wallflower B/P Orange
Chrysanthemum maximum Shasta Daisy P White
Coreopsis lanceolata Lance-Leaved Coreopsis P Yellow
Dianthus barbatus Sweet William Pinks P Pink/Red/ White
Digitalis purpurea Foxglove B/P Purple/Cream
Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower P Purple 
Gaillardia pulchella Annual Gaillardia A Yellow-Red
Gypsophila elegans Annual Baby's Breath A White
Liatris spicata Gayfeather P Purple
Linaria maroccana Spurred Snapdragon A Pink/Yellow/Violet/White
Linum grandiflorum rubrum Scarlet Flax A Scarlet
Lupinus perennis Perennial Lupine P Blue
Oenothera missouriensis Dwarf Evening Primrose P Yellow
Papaver rhoeas Corn Poppy A White/Pink/Red
Penstemon digitalis Smooth Penstemon P White
Rudbeckia hirta Black-Eyed Susan A/B/P Yellow
Silene Armeria Catchfly A/B  Pink
     

 

Northeast Seed Mix $3.95 per Oz.

 

Northeast Seed Mix $48.95 per Pound

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NORTHEAST NATIVE WF MIX
Scientifc Name Common Name Type Color
Aster novae-angliae New England Aster P Pnk/Vio/Pur
Coreopsis lanceolata Lance-Leaved Coreopsis P Yellow
Gaillardia pulchella Annual Gaillardia A Yellow-Red
Liatris spicata Gayfeather P Purple
Lupinus perennis Perennial Lupine P Blue
Penstemon digitalis Smooth Penstemon P White
Aquilegia canadensis Eastern Columbine P Red-Yellow
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Milkweed P Orange
Aster laevis Smooth Aster P Violet
Aster ptarmicoides White Upland Aster P White
Rudbeckia triloba Brown-Eyed Susan B/P Yellow
Solidago rigida Rigid Goldenrod P Gold
Zizia aurea Golden alexander P Yellow

 


 

Southeast Mix

 

 

Planting Rate per Acre - 10-20 lbs
Planting Rate per 100 sq ft - 8 ozs
1 ounce will cover approximately 125 sq ft.

 

Scientifc Name Common Name Type Color
SOUTHEAST WF MIX      
Aster novae-angliae New England aster P Pink/Violet/Purple
Coreopsis lanceolata Lance-Leaved Coreopsis P Yellow
Coreopsis leavenworthii Leavenworth's Tickseed P Yellow
Coreopsis tinctoria Plains coreopsis A yellow-Maroon
Cosmos sulphureus Sulphur Cosmos A Yellow/Orange
Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower P Purple
Gaillardia pulchella Annual Gaillardia A Yellow-Red
Gaura lindheimeri Gaura P White
Gypsophila elegans Annual Baby's Breath P White
Ipomopsis rubra Gilia B White/Red/Coral
Lavatera trimstris Tree Mallow A White/Pink
Liatris spicata Gayfeather P Purple
Linum grandiflorum rubrum Scarlet Flax A Scarlet
Lupinus perennis Perennial Lupine P Blue
Mirabilis jalapa Four-O-Clock TP Red/Pink/Yellow/White
Monarda citriodora Lemon Mint A Lavender/White
Papaver rhoeas Corn Poppy A White/Pink/Red
Phlox drummondi Annual Phlox A Red 
Rudbeckia amplexicaulis Clasping Coneflower A Yellow
Rudbeckia hirta Black-Eyed Susan A/B/P Yellow
Salvia coccinea Scarlet Sage A/P Red
Verbena tenuisecta Moss Verbena P Blue/Violet

 

 

Southeast Seed Mix - $3.95 per Oz

 

Southeast Seed Mix - $48.95 per pound


 

 

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Midwest Mix


 

Planting Rate per Acre - 6-12 lbs
Planting Rate per 1000 sq ft - 5 ozs
1 ounce will cover approximately 200 sq ft

 

Aster novae-angliae                      New England Aster

Centaurea cyanus                         Dwarf Cornflower

Chrysanthemum maximum            Shasta Daisy

Coreopsis lanceolata                    Lance-Leaved Coreopsis

Coreopsis tinctoria                       Plains Coreopsis

Echinacea purpurea                      Purple Coneflower

Gaillardia pulchella                       Annual Gaillardia

Heliopsis helianthoides                 Ox-Eye Sunflower

Liatris pycnostachya                    Thickspike Gayfeather

Linum grandiflorum rubrum           Scarlet Flax

Machaeranthera tanacetifolia         Prairie Aster

Oenothera missouriensis                Dwarf Evening Primrose

Papaver rhoeas                             Corn Poppy

Petalostemon purpureum               Purple Prairie Clover

Ratibida columnifera                      Prairie Coneflower

Ratibida pinnata                            Grey-Headed Coneflower

Rudbeckia amplexicaulis               Clasping Coneflower

Rudbeckia hirta                             Black-Eyed Susan

 

Midwest Seed Mix - $3.95 Per Ounce

 

Midwest Seed Mix - $48.95 Per Pound

 

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Native Perennial Mix

 

Planting Rate per Acre - 7-14 lbs
Planting Rate per 1000 sq ft - 5 ozs
1 ounce will cover approximately 200 sq ft

 

 

Scientifc Name Common Name Type Color
Native Perennial Mix      
Agastache foeniculum Lavender Hyssop P Purple
Aquilegia canadensis Eastern Columbine P Red
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Milkweed P Orange
Aster novae angliae New England Aster P Pink/Violet/Purple
Coreopsis lanceolata Lance-Leaved Coreopsis P Yellow
Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower P Purple
Gaillardia aristata Perennial Gaillardia P Yellow-Red
Liatris pycnostachya Thickspike Gayfeather P Purple
Liatris spicata Gayfeather P Purple
Linum lewisii Lewis Flax P Blue
Lupinus perenni Perennial Lupine P Blue
Oenothera missouriensis Dwarf Evening Primrose P Yellow
Penstemon strictus Rocky Mtn. Penstemon P Blue
Ratibida columnifera Mexican Hat B/P Red/Yellow
Ratibida columnifera Prairie Coneflower B/P Yellow
Ratibida pinnata Grey-Headed Coneflower P Yellow
Rudbeckia hirta Black-Eyed Susan A/B/P Yellow
Salvia farinacea Blue Sage P Blue

 

Native Perennial Seed Mix - $4.95 per ounce

 

Native Perennial Seed Mix - $71.95 per pound

 

 

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Bird And Butterfly Mix

 

Planting Rate per Acre - 10-20 lbs
Planting Rate per 1000 sq ft - 7 ozs
1 ounce will cover approximately 150 sq. ft.

 

 

 

Scientifc Name Common Name Type Color
BIRD AND BUTTERFLY WF MIX    
Asclepias speciosa Showy Milkweed P Pink
Callistephus chinensis China Aster A Pink/Purple/White/Rose
Centaurea cyanus Cornflower, Dwarf A Blue/Purple/Pink/White
Cheiranthus allionii Siberian Wallflower B/P Orange
Clarkia amoena Dwarf Godetia A Pink-White
Coreopsis lanceolata Lance-Leaved Coreopsis P Yellow
Coreopsis tinctoria (dwarf) Dwarf Plains Coreopsis A Red
Delphinum ajacis Rocket Larkspur A White/Pink/Blue/Violet
Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower P Purple
Eschscholzia californica California Poppy TP Yellow/Orange
Gaillardia aristata Perennial Gaillardia P Yellow-Red
Gaillardia pulchella Annual Gaillardia A Yellow-Red
Iberis umbellata Candytuft A White/Pink/Violet
Liatris spicata Gayfeather P Purple
Lobularia maritima Sweet Alyssum TP White
Lupinus perennis Perennial Lupine P Blue 
Monarda citriodora Lemon Mint A Lavender/White
Ratibida columnifera Dwarf Red Coneflower B/P Red
Rudbeckia hirta Black-Eyed Susan A/B/P Yellow
Salvia coccinea Scarlet Sage A/P Red

 

Bird and Butterfly Seed Mix - $3.95 per ounce

 

Bird and Butterfly Seed Mix - $48.95 per pound

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Shade Mix

 

Must receive at least 3-4 hours of direct sunlight.

Planting Rate per acre - 6-12 lbs
Planting Rate per 1000 sq ft - 5 ozs
1 ounce will cover approxmently 200 sq. ft.

 

 

Scientifc Name Common Name Type Color
Shade Mix      
Aquilegia caerulea/A.vulgaris Columbine P Yellow/Red/White/Blue
Campanula carpatica Tussock Bellflower P Lavender/Blue
Chrysanthemum maximum Shasta Daisy P White
Clarkia unguiculata Clarkia A Pink/Lavender
Collinsia heterophylla Chinese Houses A White/Violet
Coreopsis lanceolata Lance-Leaved Coreopsis P Yellow
Cynoglossum amabile Chinese Forget-Me-Not A/B Blue
Delphinium ajacis Rocket Larkspur A White/Pink/Blue/Violet
Dianthus barbatus Sweet William Pinks P Red/White/Pink
Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower P Purple
Gypsophila elegans Annual Baby's Breath A White
Iberis umbellata Annual Candytuft A White/Pink/Violet
Linaria maroccana Spurred Snapdragon A Pink/Yellow/Violet/White
Mimulus tigrinus Monkeyflower A Cream/Yellow/Red
Myosotis sylvatica Forget-Me-Not A/B Blue
Nemophila menziesii Baby Blue-Eyes A Blue
Papaver rhoeas Corn Poppy A White/Pink/Red
Viola cornuta Johnny Jump-Up A/P Purple/Yellow/Blue

 

Shade Seed Mix - $3.95 Per Ounce

 

Shade Seed Mix - $48.95 Per Pound

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Deer Resistant Seed Mix

 

Planting Rate:

Per Acre 8-16 lbs.

Per 1000 square feet 6 ounces

 

Scientifc Name Common Name Type Color
DEER RESISTANT MIX      
Achilleafilipendulina Gold Yarrow P Gold
Agastache foeniculum Lavender Hyssop P Purple
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly Milkweed P Orange
Gaura lindheimeri Gaura P White
Delphinium ajacis Rocket Larkspur A White/Pink/Blue/Violet
Dianthus barbatus Sweet William Pinks P White/Pink/Red
Digitalis purpurea Foxglove B Purple/Cream
Eschscholzia californica California Poppy TP Yellow/Orange
Lavandula angustifolia Lavender  P Lavender
Lobularia maritima Sweet Alyssum TP White
Lupinus perennis Perennial Lupine P Purple
Mirabilis jalapa Four O'Clock TP Red/Pink/Yellow/White Rose
Monarda citriodora Lemon Mint A Lavender/White
Monarda fistulosa Bergamot P Puple
Papaver rhoeas Corn Poppy A Red/Pink/White
Salvia farinacea Blue Sage P Blue
Tagates patula French Marigold A Red/Yellow/Orange

 

 

Deer Resistant Seed Mix - $4.25 per ounce


Deer Resistant Seed Mix - $46.95 per pound

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