Big 12 Wildflower Mix

CHARACTERISTICS
Planting Rate 3-5 PLS lbs/ac
Plant Height 2-3 Ft.
Life Cycle Perennial/Annual Mix
Environment Full Sun
Bloom Period Summer-Fall
Pollinator Value High
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Description

The "Big 12 Mix" is composed of 12 native wildflower species that are both easy to grow and highly showy. Containing long lived perennials and reseeding annuals, this mix will provide many years of beautiful flowers with very little maintenance. Winter or early spring is the optimum time to plant this mix at a rate of 3-5 PLS lbs/acre. Shallow planting into a firm, weed free seed bed are recommended. During the first year of growth, weeds are the leading cause of stand failure. During this time, weeds can be controlled by mowing at a height of 6-8 inches.

This mix contains the following species:

  • Maximilian Sunflower
  • Blackeyed Susan
  • Lanceleaf Coreopsis
  • Illinois Bundleflower
  • Partridge Pea
  • Plains Coreopsis
  • Butterfly Milkweed
  • Wild Bergamot
  • Purple Prairie Clover
  • Blanketflower
  • Purple Coneflower
  • Clasping Coneflower
  • Upright Prairie Coneflower

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