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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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Butterfly Wildflower Blend Ingredients

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Butterfly Wildflower Blend Ingredients

Our Butterfly Blend wildflower ingredients include the following species. These were chosen specifically for their nectar rich flowers to which butterflies are drawn. The type of butterfly attracted to your flower patch will depend on where you live, but this mix includes flowers that are attractive to Monarch butterflies, swallow-tails, skippers, admirals, and many more. This blend is also attractive to hummingbirds and wild pollinators like bumblebees, hoverflies, and other beneficial insects. Black Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta),  Blanketflower (Gaillardia aristata),  Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa),  California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica),  Candytuft (Iberis umbellata),  China Aster (Callistephus chinensis),  Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus),  Dwarf Godetia...

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