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1. Choose a spot on your property that receives at least 6 hours of sun per day.
2. Prepare your soil by clearing the area of all existing growth.
3. Mix the Wildflower seeds with sand for better visibility.
4. After spreading the seed, we recommend compressing the seed into the soil.
5. After planting, give the area a good water.
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A customer favorite for over 30 years this special blend of wildflowers will do very well in a dry, well drained soil. Popular in costal areas or sandy soil conditions, this mix contains 25 hardy wildflower varieties. Color from your annual wildflowers will begin in just 6 weeks and last all season long with 14 annual species for first year color and 11 perennial varieties for lasting color for years to come.
Step-by-Step Wildflower Seed Planting Instructions
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(based on 10 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
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Last month, I wrote a review cautioning that these seeds need a lot of irrigating to start out and that by late June in central Oregon, I had seen merely a couple of varieties...Read complete review
Last month, I wrote a review cautioning that these seeds need a lot of irrigating to start out and that by late June in central Oregon, I had seen merely a couple of varieties in bloom. Well, fast forward three weeks with warmer night-time weather and my wildflower beds have really taken off. Beautiful wispy blooms are everywhere with a lot of color and height variety. Started with a prolific alyssum-type flower, then rep poppies, now so many I can't tell what's what! So I'd like to amend my previous review by still recommending early watering for many weeks, yes, and adding good dose of patience.
Most Liked Negative Review
Need a Lot of Water for Dry Area Mix
Broadcast in April mixed with compost in our around-the-house-and-yard flower beds after preparing the soil with high quality organic fertilzer and plenty of humus. This was necessary because of our sandy soil and arid...Read complete review
Broadcast in April mixed with compost in our around-the-house-and-yard flower beds after preparing the soil with high quality organic fertilzer and plenty of humus. This was necessary because of our sandy soil and arid climate in west-central Oregon. Good germination, but seedlings routinely died after about a week if they were not irrigated for 20 minutes morning and evening. I had to re-seed two additional times before I had hardy seedlings. Finally getting some blooms now in late June, but mostly only two or three varieties and they still need once daily irrigation. I haven't given up on them - hoping for more variety as summer advances. These are not a throw-and-go meadow mix by any means. I suspect fall sowing would be a better practice for these seeds and I might give them another try. I'd like to echo the other reviewers - it would be better if we knew generally which flowers to expect to help with weeding. Thanks.
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Abundance in a bag!
from Arvada, CO
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Comments about High Country Gardens Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:
I didn't expect so many of the seeds to be viable, so I over seeded. I ended up with a garden that was choking itself! Great product! Amazing results!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Good prolific seeds
from Aspen, Colorado
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Scatter them in dry areas that need cover. They do need adequate water to get startedand to maintain.
(0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Very nice mix
By Barb wire
from southwestern Montana
The response and the arrival of seeds was very good. I was pleased with the speed and the quality and quantity, but I gave them away and so have not seen the results.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
See my review of Western Xeriscape Wildflower Mix
By Water Wise Gardener
from Western Nebraska
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This is the other wildflower mix I used when replanting a small area at our business. The wildflowers created a stunning look that required little maintenance.
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
It Works for Me
from Southern New Mexico
So I just tossed these seeds out and forgot about them. Some came up and added attractive color to a very hot and dry rocky area between my house and the road. Since, to a certain extent, I neglected them by not adding water until they were a few inches tall as directed, I bought another sack and spread them also......these did better but I still used little effort.......I have now done it a third time and the flowers get better each time and as they improve the looks of the area I improve my efforts! It takes a little work and multiple "throws" to help mother nature with her most challenging habitats!
(14 of 14 customers found this review helpful)
from Oregon High Desert
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(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Dry area wildflower seed mix
from Denver, Co.
I like the fact that these wildflower seeds were adapted to our dry Colorado soil. They are hardy and are able to withstand the draught conditions when they arise, (not right now as Co. is experiencing lots of rain) the rain only makes them more prolific.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
By Cat Lover
from Chino Valley, AZ
Brings some easy to grow color and variety to a difficult landscape.
You do need to do a rain dance!
from west texas/new mexico
You really need to hit these seeds with water until they are a few inches tall to get the best results.
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