Native Bee Wildflower Seed Packet
Native Bee Wildflower Seed Packet
Native Bee Wildflower Seed Packet

Native Bee Wildflower Seed Packet

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This special blend of easy to grow wildflowers will both attract and feed bees, along with other pollinators and beneficial insects.  Vibrant with color and buzzing with garden friends, the Happy Bees mix will quickly become your favorite. 

SOURCED IN THE USA. HIGH QUALITY NON-GMO SEEDS.

 

Contains a mixture of the following:

 

• Agastash foeniculum - Anise Hyssop (P)
• Aster novae-angliae - New England Aster (P)
• Callistephus chinensis - China Aster (A)
• Cheiranthus allionii - Siberian Wallflower (P)
• Coreopsis lanceolata - Lanceleaf Coreopsis (P)
• Coreopsis tinctoria - Plains Coreopsis (A)
• Cynoglossum amabile - Chinese Forget-Me-Not (B)
• Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower (P)
• Erigeron speciosus - Fleabane (P)
• Eschscholzia californica - California Poppy (A)
• Gaillardia pulchella - Indian Blanket (A)
• Gilia capitata - Globe Gilia (A)
• Layia platyglossa - Tidy Tips (A)
• Linum perenne - Blue Flax (P)
• Lobularia maritima - Sweet Alyssum (A)
• Monarda fistulosa - Bergamot (P)
• Nemophila menziesii - Baby Blue-Eyes (A)
• Papaver rhoeas - Corn Poppy (A)

 

(A) = Annuals, will flower in first season then die in the frost

(P) = Will return year after year with increased blooms

(B) = Won't flower the first year, but will return on second year and be worth the wait!

 

DAYS TO GERMINATION:10-28 days at 65-75°F (18-24°C)

SOWING:Direct seed (recommended) -Prepare weed-free field or bed area. Broadcast mixture evenly over area. Lightly rake seed and gently tamp into soil to ensure good seed-to-soil contact. Seed should be no deeper than 1/8". Keep area moist to aid germination. Planting Times: Plant in late spring, early summer, or late fall. For fall sowing, wait until the soil temperature is too cool to allow seed germination (below 40ºF/4.4ºC).

SEEDING RATE:A packet (approximately 500 seeds) sows a 75-100' row or 5-10 square feet.; 5 oz. sows 1,000 square feet; 6-12 lb./acre. Use the higher rate for maximum color and when adequate soil preparation and weed control are not possible.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

PLANT HEIGHT:4-48" Plant heights vary depending on species.

PLANT SPACING:6-12 lbs/acre. 540,000 seeds/lb.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:Average, well-drained soil.

USES:Natural plantings for beds and field areas.