Fire Restoration Wildflower Seed Mix

The Fire Restoration Mixture has been formulated to help restore fire damaged land with fast growing annual and perennial wildflowers. This mix is perfect for areas that need to be established quickly, not just those damaged by fire.
Zones1 - 10
Ideal Region
Pacific Northwest
Easy to Grow
Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Light Requirements
Full Sun
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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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The Fire Restoration Wildflower Seed mix has been formulated to provide landowners with a mix of flowering annuals and perennials to restore fire-damaged lands. The mix will help to quickly cover bare ground, hold the soil and provide cover for rains to soak into the ground. Wildflowers Included: Aquilegia caerulea (Blue Columbine), Aster laevis (Smooth Aster), Coreopsis lanceolata (Lance-Leaf Coreopsis), Dianthus plumarius (Cottage Pinks), Echinacea purpurea (Purple Coneflower), Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy), Gaillardia aristata (Blanket Flower), Gaillardia pulchella (Indian Blanket), Geranium viscosissimum (Sticky Purple Geranium), Linum perenne lewisii (Blue Flax), Lupinus argenteus (Mountain Lupine), Penstemon palmeri (Palmer Penstemon), Penstemon strictus (Rocky Mountain Penstemon), Potentilla fissa (Bigflower Cinquefoil), Ratibida columnifera (Prairie Coneflower), Rudbeckia hirta (Black Eyed Susan), Tradescantia occidentalis (Western Spiderwort)
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Common Name
Fire Restoration Wildflower Seed Mix
Seed Life Cycle
Mixture of Annuals & Perennials
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Bloom Time
Late Spring - Early Summer, Early - Mid Summer, Mid - Late Summer
Ships As
Seed 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, Well Draining
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Drought / Dry Soil, Moist / Wet Soil
Wildflower Mix or Specie
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Easy to Grow, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
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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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