Western Perennial Wildflower Seed Mix

Our Western Perennial Wildflower seed mix will provide long-lasting natural beauty in your landscape. This mix is drought-tolerant, deer resistant, and will hold its color in the challenging Western climate, making it the perfect way to establish a low-maintenance garden or meadow that’s alive with blooms, bees, and butterflies. Perennials will start blooming in year two or three. Once mature, each passing year will bring more color as the plants naturalize and spread, with flowers blooming from late spring through summer.
Zones4 - 7
Ideal Regions
Western Only
Pacific Northwest
Attract Butterflies
Attract Birds
Great For Mass Plantings
Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Multiplies / Naturalizes
Easy To Grow
Low Maintenance
Good For Cut Flowers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Water Tolerance
Mature Spread Up to 48" tall
Bloom TimeLate spring to late summer
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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?

Our Western Perennial Wildflower Seed Mix is the solution for long-lasting, low-maintenance meadows in the American West. This drought-tolerant mix requires moisture to sprout, but needs little water once established. This mix includes 14 perennial wildflowers, growing up to 4 feet tall when mature. In the first year, perennials will establish foliage and roots that overwinter; they will start to bloom in in the second or third year, and will return for years to come. Look for a colorful mix of blue, red, yellow, pink, purple, and white blooms that will attract bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators. When establishing deer resistant wildflowers, we recommend protecting seedlings and young plants with fencing or spray, so they have time to mature and establish their natural defenses. High Country Gardens seed mixes contain 100% seed with no fillers, and all seeds are non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free, and guaranteed to grow.

What’s In This Mix:

Scarlet Cinquefoil (Potentilla thurberi)
Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)
Fleabane Daisy (Erigeron speciosus)
Mexican Hat (Ratibida columnifera)
Smooth Aster (Aster laevis)
Columbine ‘McKana Giants’ (Aquilegia caerulea)
Pale Evening Primrose (Oenothera pallida)
Hoary Vervain (Verbena stricta)
Narrow Leaved Purple Coneflower (Echinacea angustifolia)
Prairie Spiderwort (Tradescantia occidentalis)
Rocky Mtn. Penstemon (Penstemon strictus)
Bigleaf Lupine (Lupinus polyphyllus)
Blanket Flower (Gaillardia aristata)
Blue Flax (Linum perenne)

How much seed do I need? See product information below for coverage rates.

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Associated SKUsHC017943
HC017937 (1/4 Pound) - Out of stock.
HC017938 (1/2 Pound)
HC017939 (1 Pound)
Common Name
Western Perennial Wildflower Seed Mix
Seed Life Cycle
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Bloom Time
Late spring to late summer
Mature Height
Up to 48" tall
Ships As
Seed Coverage
1/4 lb covers 1,785 sq ft
1/2 lb covers 3,565 sq ft
1 lb covers 7,130 sq ft
Neonicotinoid Free
Soil Moisture
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Wildflower Mix or Specie
Ideal Region
West, Western Only, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
4, 5, 6, 7
Attract Butterflies, Attract Birds, Great For Mass Plantings, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Multiplies / Naturalizes, Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance, Good For Cut Flowers
Ships To Canada
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.
Get more information on Planting Wildflowers
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.
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