NEW! Native Shade Wildflower Mix:
Where to Use Native Light Shade Seed Mix: This collection are natives from the forest edges where the light is low parts of the day. You find these native shade flowers in open woods, and riparian areas. Natives for Shade seed mix has soft toned wildflowers. They are hardy perennial flowers that offer native species for the wildlife and an easy care solution to low light landscapes. The flowers are drought tolerant* once established (about a year of care). These wildflowers will also grow well in sunny areas so you really can’t go wrong if you are adding native species to your landscape plans.
Other light shade solutions from our store include our very popular, very colorful ‘LIttle Bit Shady’ Wildflower Seed Mix. *New plantings benefit from equivalent to an inch of rainfall per week. Established plantings will benefit from watering in times of extreme heat or drought. Get ready for subtle tones of gold, pink, purple, white and blues from summer through fall.
Native Light Shade Seed Mix Contains: Starry Rosinweed (Silphium asteriscus), Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta), Lance-leaved Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata), New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae), Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Wingstem (Verbesina alternifolia), Prairie Ironweed (Vernonia fasciculata), Blue Vervain (Verbena hastata), New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae), Autumn Sneezeweed (Helenium autumnal), Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa), Virginia Mountainmint (Pycnanthemum virginianum), Gray Goldenrod (Solidago nemoralis)
Planting Rate: 10-20 lbs per acre, 1 lb per 2500 sq. ft.
Grows Well In: Eastern and Western North America. The flowers in this mix are widely native across the USA and southern half of Canada. Give your shady edges a lift with this wonderful NEW HWF signature seed mix
When to plant: Sow this mix in fall, winter or spring when your site has been prepared and soil is exposed. Summer plantings are ok also IF you plan to irrigate to establish. Please refer to our planting guide for specifics. Your order will also come with detailed planting and prep instructions.