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East Coast Wildflowers Blend Ingredients

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East Coast Wildflowers Blend Ingredients

Here is a blend of flowers native to eastern North America that are adapted to survive the sometimes shifting weather of the Maritimes, New England, and the St. Lawrence coast. This mix of fourteen showy plants is primarily composed of perennials, but includes the annual Gaillardia. It is sure to create a feast for the eyes and return for years to come. Here is the list of component species in our East Coast Wildflowers Blend: Blue Wild Indigo (Baptisia australis) Brown-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia triloba) Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa) Eastern Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis) Gayfeather (Liatris spicata) Golden Alexander (Zizia aurea) Indian...

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Great Lakes Wildflower Blend Ingredients

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Great Lakes Wildflower Blend Ingredients

This is a list of the twenty-one component species of our Great Lakes Wildflower Blend, and it includes annuals, biennials, and perennials. While this blend will grow in nearly any garden, its components are all selected natives to the Great Lakes region. By that we mean from the Canadian Shield in southeast Manitoba to New York State, and from Illinois and Indiana to southern Quebec. This blend contains no invasive species. Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa) Clasping Coneflower (Dracopis amplexicaulis) Dwarf Evening Primrose (Oenothera macrocarpa) Grey-Headed Coneflower (Ratibida pinnata) Indian Blanket (Gaillardia pulchella) Lance-Leaved Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata)...

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Southern Prairies Wildflower Blend Ingredients

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Southern Prairies Wildflower Blend Ingredients

Please review the list below for the seeds that are included in our Southern Prairies wildflower blend. These flowers will thrive in most garden settings, but they have been selected due to their performance in the North American Plains. By that we mean from the foothills of the Rocky Mountains east to the Great Lakes. They will also grow perfectly well in coastal gardens. This is a beautiful and diverse mix of flowers both short and tall. Dotted Gayfeather (Liatris punctata) Greenthread (Thelesperma filifolium) Golden Crownbeard (Verbesina encelioides) Hoary Vervain (Verbena stricta) Indian Blanket (Gaillardia pulchella) Narrow-Leaf Purple Coneflower (Echinacea...

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Xeriscape Wildflower Blend Ingredients

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Xeriscape Wildflower Blend Ingredients

The wildflower seeds in our Xeriscape blend are intended for planting in any area where drought is likely during summer. Xeriscaping is landscaping with water conservation in mind, so once they are established, these plants will not require regular watering except for regular rainfall. It’s important to keep them watered during the early part of the season until the seedlings are well established. Here’s a list of our Xeriscape Wildflower Blend ingredients. Bird’s Eyes (Gilia tricolor) Blanketflower (Gaillardia aristata) Blazing Star (Mentzelia lindleyi) Blue Flax (Linum perenne) California Bluebell (Phacelia campanularia) California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica) Deerhorn Clarkia (Clarkia pulchella) Greenthread...

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Hummingbird Wildflower Blend Ingredients

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Hummingbird Wildflower Blend Ingredients

The wildflower seeds in the Hummingbird Blend are selected for the abundant nectar their mature flowers produce. These lure native and migratory hummingbirds to the garden to fuel up naturally. Grow them en masse or in a long strip down the length of your garden, and hummingbirds will become downright territorial over the generous (and colourful) wildflowers. We hope you can make use out of this list of Hummingbird Wildflower Blend ingredients. Columbine, giant (Aquilegia caerulea) Dwarf Spurred Snapdragon (Linaria maroccana) Four O’Clocks (Mirabilis jalapa) Gayfeather (Liatris spicata)Standing Cypress (Ipomopsis rubra) Lemon mint (Monarda citriodora)Lupine 'Pink Fairy' (Lupinus elegans) Perennial Lupine...

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