Pretty Prairie – Shortgrass Mix

Variety Star Seed
Planting Rate 6 PLS LBS per Acre
Plant Height 2-4 FT
Life Cycle Annuals-Perennials
Environment Full Sun
Preferred Sites Mesic to Dry Soils, Upland
Bloom Period Late Spring-Summer
Flower Color Red, Blue, Yellow, Purple
Pollinator Value Excellent
Grazing Value Good


Pretty Prairie - Shortgrass Mix


Pretty Prairie - Shortgrass Mix by Star Seed may be short in stature, but this mixture will pack a mighty beautiful punch!


  • Comprised of two thirds native warm season grasses and one third wildflowers
  • Once established, mature heights of the species will range from 2 to 4 feet
  • Aids in weed suppression and erosion control
  • Provides food and shelter for wildlife
  • Increases the aesthetic value for areas large and small
  • All species are highly adaptable for many regions in the United States


Mix Components

Little Bluestem

Sideoats Grama


Blue Grama

Plains Coreopsis

Purple Prairie Clover

Illinois Bundleflower

Partridge Pea

Maximilian Sunflower

Clasping Coneflower

Butterfly Milkweed

Purple Coneflower


Lanceleaf Coreopsis

Upright Prairie Coneflower

Blackeyed Susan


Mix components may vary due to specie availability.


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Native Shortgrass Mix

Big 12 Wildflower Mix

Honey Bee Wildflower Mix



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