Autumn Magic Pollinator Collection

This collection of plants will support pollinators in the late summer and fall. These easy-to-care-for native perennials are water-wise and deer resistant, as well as long-blooming and highly attractive to butterflies, hummingbirds and honeybees.

Zones5 - 7
Advantages
Native
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
Mature HeightVaries:
Aster Lady in Black: 24-36" tall
Helianthus Dakota Sunshine: 5-6' tall
Solidago Golden Fleece: 15" tall
Aster Prof. Kippenberg: 40-48" tall
Agastache: 32-36" tall
Liatris mucronata: 24-30" tall
Mature SpreadVaries:
Aster Lady in Black: 24-36" wide
Helianthus Dakota Sunshine: 36-60" wide
Solidago Golden Fleece: 24" wide
Aster Prof. Kippenberg: 18-24" wide
Agastache: 18" wide
Liatris mucronata: 18" wide
Bloom TimeMid Summer through Fall
ShippingShipping begins the week of September 2nd, 2019 Learn More…
SizeCollection of 6
SKUHC017159

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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Regular Price $58.94 Sale $53.05
Per Collection of 6
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This collection of plants will support pollinators in the late summer and fall. These easy-to-care-for perennials are water-wise and deer resistant. They are long-blooming and attractive to butterflies, songbirds, and honeybees. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plants (xeric).

It includes: Aster lateriflorus Lady in Black, Helianthus maximiliana Dakota Sunshine, Solidago sphacelata Golden FleeceAster novi belgii Professor Kippenberg, Agastache Desert Solstice, Liatris mucronata. We reserve the right to substitute a plant with similar attributes. 

*Does not include planting map

More Information
SKUHC017159
Item Package Size
Collection of 6
Common Name
Autumn Magic Pollinator Collection
Botanical Name
Autumn Magic Pollinator Collection
Zones
5, 6, 7
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Pink, Yellow, Purple
Mature Height
Varies:
Aster Lady in Black: 24-36" tall
Helianthus Dakota Sunshine: 5-6' tall
Solidago Golden Fleece: 15" tall
Aster Prof. Kippenberg: 40-48" tall
Agastache: 32-36" tall
Liatris mucronata: 24-30" tall
Mature Spread
Varies:
Aster Lady in Black: 24-36" wide
Helianthus Dakota Sunshine: 36-60" wide
Solidago Golden Fleece: 24" wide
Aster Prof. Kippenberg: 18-24" wide
Agastache: 18" wide
Liatris mucronata: 18" wide
Bloom Time
Mid Summer through Fall
Ships As
Potted Plant
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Average Soil
Soil Moisture
Drought Resistant / Waterwise
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30"
Advantages
Native
Ideal Region
Western Only
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Item Unit Of Measure
Plant
Ships To Canada
No
Planting Guides
Planting and Caring for Pre-Planned Gardens & Collections

Soil Preparation: Remember that proper soil preparation is the key to healthy, vigorous blooming perennials. Use Yum Yum Mix and a high quality compost at recommended rates to prepare the soil. Inoculate the plant roots with Plant Success mycorrhizal inoculant. Planting: Plant according to the mature size of the plant. Don’t be tempted to put the plants too close based on their size in the pots. They’ll grow quickly and cover the space shown in the planting map. (Maps included only with Pre-Planned Gardens, not Collections.)

Fertilizing: Once annually in mid-fall, after plants begin to go dormant. Use Yum Yum Mix or Yum Yum Mix Winterizer at recommended rates to improve the soil and provide essential plant nutrients.Use it with high quality compost, mix half and half by volume and spread on top of the soil. Scratch it in lightly and water thoroughly. It is also beneficial to treat the plant roots with Plant Success® mycorrhizal root inoculant if you didn’t do so at planting time. (Inoculation only needs to be done once.)

Mulching: In arid climates mulching is very beneficial. Coarse textured composts, shredded leaves, pine needles and composted bark are all excellent mulch materials. Apply to a depth of 1-2 inches. Replenish annually (or as needed).


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.
Shipping
ZoneShipping Status
Zone 2Shipping begins the week of September 2nd, 2019
Zone 3Shipping begins the week of September 2nd, 2019
Zone 4Shipping begins the week of September 2nd, 2019
Zone 5Shipping begins the week of September 9th, 2019
Zone 6Shipping begins the week of September 16th, 2019
Zone 7Shipping begins the week of September 23rd, 2019
Zone 8Shipping begins the week of September 30th, 2019
Zone 9Shipping begins the week of October 7th, 2019
Zone 10Shipping begins the week of October 14th, 2019

As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Plant Information’ section describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our shipping information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (800) 925-9387 or contact us by email.

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