Butterfly Garden Mix
Pollinators are probably the first beneficial insect that we think of. Without pollinators, our food resources would be drastically reduced. Pollination is required to produce seeds and fruit in up to 80 percent of the world's flowering plants, including 2/3 of the world's food plants. It would be difficult to imagine our food choices without food plants!
NEW Seed Mixture!!
Pollinator Wild flower seed mixtureContains:
Echinacea purpurea, Coneflower, purple
Helianthus annuus, Sunflower Dwarf Sunspot
Coreopsis lanceolata, Lance-leaved Coreopsis tall
Gaillardia aristata, Blanketflower
Linum usitatissimum, Annual blue flax
Lupinus perennis, Perennial lupine
Coriander sativus, Coriander
Rudbeckia amplexicaulis, Clasping coneflower
Ocimum basilicum, Basil, Genovese
Ratibida columnaris, Mexican hat
Asclepias tuberosa, Butterfly milkweed
Aster tanacetifolius, Prairie aster (rubbed)
Chamaecrista fasciculata, Partridge pea
Lupinus succulentus, Arroyo lupine
Ratibida columnaris, Yellow prairie coneflower
Lupinus hartwegii, Dwarf lupine, Pixie delight mix
Trifolium incarnatum, Crimson clover
Cosmos bipinnatus, Cosmos sensation mix
Exchscholzia californica, California poppy orange
Monarda citriodora, Lemon mint
Phacelia tanacetifolia, Lacy phacelia
Aster novae-angliae, New England aster
Coreopsis tinctoria, Plains coreopsis
Monarda fistulosa, Bee balm, Wild bergamont
Phacelia campanularia, California blue bell
Rudbeckia hirta, Black-eyed Susan
Contains approx 100 organic seeds
On small areas, broadcast seeds evenly by hand.
It is helpful to mix a carrier such as clean, dry sand with the seed; sand adds volume and aids in even distribution. We recommend using a ratio of 1 or 2 parts sand to 1 part seed. Rake in lightly, covering seeds to a maximum depth of 2-3 times their thickness. Or drag the area lightly with a piece of chain link fence to mix the seed into the surface of the soil.
All seeds, including wildflowers, need ample moisture to germinate and to develop into healthy seedlings. Best results will be obtained by soaking the planted areas thoroughly and maintaining consistent moisture for 4-6 weeks - then gradually reducing waterings.