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FALL/Spring Plant Wildflower Seed Mix is 14 different Kinds of Flowers! (see list below) +Helps Nonprofit - All plants are native to the midwestern USA. Blue, Purple, Yellow, Red, White
*Fall or early spring planting
*Apx 100 seeds - a mix of all seeds below
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The Midwest Wildflower Seed Mix is comprised of 14 different wildflower species, all perfect for planting in the Heartland of the USA, designed to provide nonstop season-long color.
What flowers are in the mix
Cornflower blue is a shade of medium-to-light blue containing relatively little green. This hue was one of the favorites of the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer.
Purple Coneflower - Echinacea purpurea The ever-popular Purple Coneflower, Echinacea purpurea, blooms profusely for up to two months in mid to late summer and sometimes re-blooms in the fall. Perfect for both small gardens and large prairie meadows, the showy flowers are a favorite nectar source for butterflies, bees, and numerous pollinators.
Showy partridge pea This plant provides food for birds. The seed is one of the major food items of northern bobwhite and quail because it remains in sound condition throughout the winter and early spring.
Plains Coreopsis This species is widely cultivated as an ornamental and is escaping. It is sometimes known in the horticultural trade as "calliopsis." Use Food: Flowers boiled in water makes a red liquid used as a beverage.
Lemon mint, or Monarda citriodora, is an annual plant that is native to both the midwestern and southern areas of the United States.
Dwarf Red Plains Coreopsis Dwarf Red Plains Coreopsis seeds are one of the most accessible flower seeds to germinate, and the established
Spiked gayfeather is Valued for its showy fluffy vertical flower spikes contrasting with lush, finely textured, grassy foliage.
Prairie Aster has Also known as "Tahoka Daisy," this spectacular American wildflower.
Purple prairie clover Tiny rose-purple flowers in cylindrical, head-like masses at ends of upright wiry stems.
Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta, commonly called black-eyed Susan, is a North American flowering plant in the family Asteraceae, native to Eastern and Central North America.
Upright prairie coneflower has yellow petals hanging from an elongated cone head. You can find this perennial throughout the Great Plains, Midwest, and eastern U.S.
Mexican Red Hat These flowers resemble broad-brimmed, high-centered hats worn during Mexican fiestas, with yellow and reddish-brown petals forming the brim.
Blanket flowers Gaillardia, also known as blanket flower, is an easy-to-grow, short-lived perennial with richly colored, daisy-like flowers.
Shasta daisy Like clockwork, these daisies return every spring or early summer and bloom until early fall.
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Share your love for the butterflies and bees by handing out these pollinator-favorite seed favors featuring nectar-rich wildflower varieties.
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HOW TO PLANT
Planting wildflowers in the fall can significantly add color and diversity to your garden or landscape. Here are the basic steps for planting wildflower seeds in the fall:
Choose a site: Wildflowers prefer well-drained soil and full sun, but many species can tolerate some shade. Avoid low-lying areas that are prone to flooding or standing water.
(Spring only)Prepare the soil: If the soil is heavy clay or has a lot of rocks and debris, you may need to till it to a depth of about 6 inches to create a loose, fertile seedbed. Otherwise, rake the area to remove any large debris and break up clumps of soil.
(Fall) Dust in a location with light fall leave. The tall plants will provide seed for the next generation, and the fallen leaves will protect the soil and new seedlings from harsh winter weather.
Sow the seeds: Once the soil is prepared, it's time to sow the seeds. You can do this by broadcasting the seeds over the area by hand or using a seed spreader.
Cover the seeds: Once you've sown them, you'll need to cover them with a light layer of soil or other material to protect them from birds and other animals. A thin layer of straw or leaf mulch can work well for this purpose.
Water the area: After planting and covering the seeds, water the area thoroughly to help settle the soil and ensure good seed-to-soil contact. Be sure to keep the soil consistently moist until the seedlings are established.
Wait for germination: Depending on the species, it can take a few days to several weeks for the wildflower seeds to germinate. Be patient and keep an eye on the area, watering as needed to keep the soil moist.
Once your wildflowers are established, be sure to leave them alone. Resist the urge to tidy up your wildflower bed! The tall plants will provide seed for the next generation, and the fallen leaves will protect the soil and new seedlings from harsh winter weather.
Planting wildflowers can have several benefits to human health and well-being. Wildflowers can help reduce air pollution, improve water quality, and attract beneficial insects such as bees, butterflies and other pollinators. These pollinators help provide food for humans and other animals. Wildflowers also add beauty and color to the landscape, reducing stress and providing a more enjoyable outdoor experience. Finally, wildflowers can also increase biodiversity, which is beneficial to ecosystems.
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