High Country Butterfly Habitat Wildflower Seed Mix

Plant a butterfly buffet with our High Country Butterfly Habitat Wildflower Seed Mix. Featuring 15 species selected for their nectar-rich flowers and varied bloom times, and host plants for monarch butterfly larvae. The result? A symphony of brilliant colors from late spring through fall, providing a nourishing feast for butterflies, as well as a feast for your eyes.
Zones6 - 8
Ideal Regions
Pacific Northwest
Bee Friendly
Attract Butterflies
Attract Birds
Great For Mass Plantings
Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Easy To Grow
Low Maintenance
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Water Tolerance
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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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What's in this Mix?

If you're serious about attracting butterflies, the High Country Butterfly Habitat Wildflower Seed Mix is for you. Every plant in this exclusive blend was chosen specifically for its ability to attract and feed butterflies. You'll enjoy an extended season of colorful flowers, and butterflies will have food and habitat through the entire growing season. The mix includes three annuals and 12 perennials. Annuals like Five Spot and California Giants Zinnia start blooming early and bloom all summer long. Perennials like Russell Lupine and Purple Coneflower bloom at different times, so there's always something for visiting butterflies to sip! We included two types of Milkweed as host plants for monarch larvae, to nourish successive generations of these winged wonders during their amazing yearly migration. Most of the plants are native wildflowers. Zinnias are native to the flight path of Monarch butterflies! Non-native Shasta Daisies are highly attractive to butterflies. High Country Gardens seed mixes contain 100% seed with no fillers, and all seeds are non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free, and guaranteed to grow. This mix is suitable for the southwest, especially southern California.

What’s In This Mix:


  • Five Spot (Nemophila maculata)
  • California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica)
  • California Giant Zinnia (Zinnia elegans)



  • Oregon Sunshine (Eriophyllum lanatum)
  • Russell Lupine (Lupinus polyphyllus)
  • Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)
  • Wild Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)
  • Blue Flax (Linum perenne)
  • Narrowleaf Milkweed (Asclepias fascicularis)
  • Showy Milkweed (Asclepias speciosa)
  • Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum maximum)
  • Illinois Bundleflower (Desmanthus illinoensis)
  • Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpureum)
  • Nettleleaf Hyssop (Agastache urticifolia)
  • White Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)
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Associated SKUsHC017633
HC017671 (1/4 Pound)
HC017672 (1/2 Pound)
HC017673 (1 Pound)
HC017674 (5 Pounds)
Common Name
High Country Butterfly Habitat Wildflower Seed Mix
Seed Life Cycle
Mix of Annuals & Perennials
Light Requirements
Full Sun
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Soil Moisture
Waterwise, Average
Soil Type
Average Soil, Sandy Soil, Clay Soil
Wildflower Mix or Specie
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
6, 7, 8
Bee Friendly, Attract Butterflies, Attract Birds, Great For Mass Plantings, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Multiplies / Naturalizes, Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance
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Planting Guides

Step-by-Step Wildflower Seed Planting Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
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