10 g. Perennial Pollinator Wildflower Mix, 15 species
Our Perennial Pollinator Wildflower Mix contains 15 heirloom wildflower varieties that are proven to attract hummingbirds, butterflies and other beneficial insects to your garden or farm. ALL 15 are perennial varieties that will continue to bloom year after year and even reseed. Just add lavender.
Great for attracting green lacewings, ladybugs, hover flies and parasitic wasps (such as mud daubers and paper wasps) to reduce populations of harmful insects such as aphids, thrips and mites; a lovely form of natural pest control.
Our Perennial Pollinator Wildflower Mix is a great way to naturally and organically control harmful insect pests around your homestead and specifically the vegetable garden. This specialized blend includes an even mix of annual and perennial flowers that produce beautiful blooms.
Some Perennial Pollinator Wildflower Mix Benefits:
- Great for native bees and honeybees
- Provides excellent habitat and food for butterflies
- Relatively low maintenance once established
- Blooms may be harvested for cut flowers
- Continuous blooms throughout the warm growing season
- Easily reseeds and regrows year after year
When to Plant
Wildflower seed mixes should be planted in spring after the risk of frost has passed. Seeds will germinate best once soil temps are above 60 degrees. In cooler climates, wildflower mixes may be planted late spring into early summer.
How to Plant
Plant wildflowers in an area that receives at least six hours of full sun per day. Well-drained soils will perform best and wildflowers should not be planted in areas that tend to hold water after periods of heavy rainfall. Wildflowers should be planted in a tilled or cultivated area to reduce competition with weeds when plants are small.
Wildflower seeds should be scattered evenly along the planting area, but do not need to be covered with soil for adequate germination. We do recommend rolling or packing the area after seeding to improve seed to soil contact for germination. Once planted, the area should be watered frequently to maintain soil moisture until plants are at least 4-6 in. tall.
Perennial Pollinator Mix Includes:
- Siberian Wallflower
- Shasta Daisy
- Lance Leaf Coreopsis
- Sweet William
- Purple Coneflower
- Blanket Flower
- Blue Flax
- Perennial Lupine
- Mexican Hat
- Gloriosa Daisy
- Black-Eyed Susan
- Gayfeather-Blazing Star
- Maltese Cross