It doesn’t get better than this mix for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds. The 3 different species of Milkweed contained in this mix are host plants for the migrating Monarch butterfly. Watch in amazement as they complete their life cycle on these plants and use them as a source of nectar. Hummingbirds will love the bright colors and tubular flowers. The grasses contained in this packet add structure and diversity. Perfect to get kids involved!
The bright colors and tubular wildflowers in this seed mix provide food and nectar sources for Butterflies and Hummingbirds. The Milkweed species are host plants for the migrating Monarch Butterfly and are guaranteed to attract them. Create your own suburban sanctuary with this mix. This is a diverse mix that will produce grasses that will blow in the breeze and flowers that produce blooms from spring to fall.
Contains the following species:
Schizachyrium scoparium – Little Bluestem
Elymus canadensis – Nodding Wild Rye
Bouteloua curtipendula – Side-oats Grama
Elymus virginicus – Virginia Wild Rye
Echinacea purpurea – Purple Coneflower
Heliopsis helianthoides – Ox Eye Sunflower
Chamaecrista fasciculata – Partridge Pea
Dalea purpurea – Purple Prairie Clover
Rudbeckia hirta – Black-eyed Susan
Monarda fistulosa – Wild Bergamot
Coreopsis tinctoria – Plains Coreopsis
Liatris spicata – Dense Blazingstar
Asclepias tuberosa – Butterfly Milkweed
Asclepias syriaca – Common Milkweed
Aster azureus – Sky Blue Aster
Dalea candida – White Prairie Clover
Solidago rigida – Stiff Goldenrod
Eupatorium purpureum – Sweet Joe Pye
Asclepias incarnata – Swamp Milkweed
Zizia aurea – Golden Alexanders
Eryngium yuccifolium – Rattlesnake Master
Aster novae-angliae – New England Aster
|Butterfly / Hummingbird Seed Info||
Seed Packet covers 250 square feet (a 10 x 25 area) and will take up to three growing seasons to fully establish.
PLS=Pure Live Seed
PLS Lbs. Per Acre = 15
Pure Live Seed is a measure of viable seed stated as a percentage. It is the product of total germination times purity.
Example: 96% Germination x 93% Purity = 89% PLS
All of our native warm season grasses and seed mixes are sold PLS.
Broadcast Seeding is the process of sowing seed by hand. The seeds are sprinkled into the soil and can be lightly raked in to ensure germination.
This mix of native grasses and wildflowers typically grows to a height of 3 to 5 feet. Please note that each site is unique and that several factors can affect overall height. These factors include sunlight, hydrology and overall soil health.