Where to Use Southeast Native Wildflower Seed Mix:
Southeast native wildflowers in this collection can brave the heat and humidity. These southeast favorite native flowers gain their popularity from the bold colors and long bloom times. Self-sowing annuals and tough perennials comprise this reliably returning native seed mix. The southeast regional wildflower seed mix tolerates many soil conditions*, and the species are among the most loved wildflowers of eastern USA and Canada. AND this seed mix is by far the most economical way to bring flowers and pollinating insects to your garden project. The many uses for Southeast Native Wildflower Seed Mix include beautifying curbsides, driveways, borders, ditches, fencerows and meadow areas. Southeast Native Grass Mix compliments this mix and creates a natural combination to establish a southern meadow. *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 bold reds, yellows, oranges, with purple hues to cool the fury.
Native Seed Mix Contains: Starry Rosinweed (Silphium asteriscus), Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta), Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa), Clasping Coneflower (Rudbeckia amplexicaulis), Gaura (Gaura lindheimeri), Gayfeather (Liatris spicata), Scarlet Gilia (Ipomopsis rubra), Golden Tickseed (Coreopsis basalis), Indian Blacket (Gaillardia pulchella), Lance-leaved Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata), Leavenworth’s Tickseed (Coreopsis leavenworthii), Lemon Mint (Monarda citriodora), New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae), Partridge Pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata), Plains Coreopsis (Coreopsis tinctoria), Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Red Phlox (Phlox drummondii), Scarlet Sage (Salvia coccinea)
Planting Rate: 10-20 lbs per acre, 1 lb per 2000 sq. ft.
Grows Well In: Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia, Florida (except south quarter of Florida) Call for info on Gulf Coast/Carribean 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.