High Country Meadow Mix Native Wildflower Seed
Lupinus perennis (Perennial Lupine), Linum lewisii (Lewis Flax), Gaillardia aristata (Blanketflower), Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower), Liatris pycnostachya (Thickspike Gayfeather), Liatris spicata (Gayfeather), Oenothera missouriensis (Dwarf Evening Primrose), Coreopsis lanceolata (Lance-Leaved Coreopsis), Penstemon strictus (Rocky Mountain Penstemon), Salvia farinacea (Blue Sage), Ratibida pinnata (Grey-Headed Coneflower), Aquilegia canadensis (Eastern Columbine), Asclepias tuberosa (Butterfly Milkweed), Rudbeckia hirta (Black-Eyed Susan), Ratibida columnifera Yellow (Prairie Coneflower), Ratibida columnifera Mexican Hat (Red Mexican Hat), Aster novae-angliae (New England Aster), Agastache foeniculum (Lavender Hyssop), Coreopsis lanceolata (Lance Leaf Corepsis), Gaillardia puchella (Annual Indian Blanket), Gilia tricolor (Bird’s Eye).
HAS6NQP (1/4 Pound)
HAS6NHP (1/2 Pound)
HAS6N01 (1 Pound)
|Common Name||High Country Meadow Mix Native Wildflower Seed|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade|
|Seed Life Cycle||Mixture of Annuals & Perennials|
|Coverage||1/4 lb covers 250-500 sq ft.
1/2 lb covers 500-1,000 sq ft.
1 lb covers 1,000-2,000 sq ft.
|Soil Moisture||Dry, Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining|
|Soil Type||Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil, Moist/Wet Soil, Acidic Soil|
|Advantages||Easy to grow, Good for Cut Flowers, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), High Impact - Low Maintenance|
|Zones||2, 3, 4, 5, 6|
|Storable||Yes - You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||Yes|
Step-by-Step Wildflower Seed Planting Instructions
- Check for your last frost date and plant after this has passed. Choose a spot on your property that gets 6 or more hours of direct sun a day unless you are planting seeds for shade.
- Prepare your soil by clearing the area of all existing growth. Simply dig up everything that is growing, turn the soil and rake the area flat. If this is an area that has never before been gardened, you may need to till the area up to remove growth.
- Mix the seeds with sand* for better visibility and scatter the seeds directly on top of the soil. If you are sowing a larger area, we recommend using a seed spreader; if not, you can sow by hand.
- We recommend lightly compressing the seeds into the soil, making sure not to bury them. You can either walk on them, use a board or if you are sowing a larger area, rent a seed roller.
- Water so that the soil is moist, not soaking wet, until the seedlings are about 4-6" tall. After that, the seedlings will survive on natural rains. If you are experiencing very dry weather, we recommend watering occasionally.
View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Spring-Planted Perennial and Bulb orders will ship from February 27-June 30, warmest zones first. Most plant orders will arrive within 3-4 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouses. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.
Grass Plugs Will ship at planting time in spring 2017, beginning in late February.
Wildflower Seed & Grass Seed Orders ship within 2-3 days.
Standard shipping costs are $4.99 and up, depending on the size of the order.
Make Fast Even Faster: For ‘Rush’ same week delivery, please call customer service at 800-925-9387.
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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
- If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
- If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).
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