Designed for optimum performance in Northern climates.This colorful, carefree blend of 15 perennials and reseeding annuals provides color from spring to fall. Mix contains:
• Centaurea cyanus – Bachelor’s Button (A)
• Cheiranthus allionii – Siberian Wallflower (P)
• Coreopsis lanceolata – Lanceleaf Coreopsis (P)
• Coreopsis tinctoria – Plains Coreopsis (P)
• Digitalis purpurea – Foxglove (P)
• Echinacea purpurea – Purple Coneflower (P)
• Gaillardia aristata – Blanket Flower (P)
• Leucanthemum X superbum – Shasta Daisy (P)
• Liatris spicata – Blazing Star (P)
• Linaria maroccana – Spurred Snapdragon (A)
• Oenothera lamarkiana – Evening Primrose (P)
• Papaver rhoeas – Corn Poppy (A)
• Phlox drummondii – Phlox (A)
• Rudbeckia hirta – Black-eyed Susan (P)
• Silene armeria – Catchfly (A)
SEEDING RATE: Pkt. sows a 75–100′ row or 5–10 sq.ft.; 2–3 oz. sows 1,000 sq.ft.; 6–7 lb./acre. Full sun. (Varieties are subject to change depending upon availability.)
Ht. 12–48". Avg. 17,300 seeds/oz. Packet: 650 seeds.Caution:This mix contains Digitalis purpurea, commonly known as foxglove. All parts of this plant are poisonous, including the seeds. Exercise extreme caution around children and pets. The purchaser assumes all liability relating to the use of this product.
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).
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.
PLANT HEIGHT: 12-48" Plant heights vary depending on species.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Average, well-drained soil.
USES: Natural plantings for beds and field areas.
SEEDING RATES: A packet (approximately 650 seeds) sows a 75-100′ row or 5-10 square feet; 2-3 oz. sows 1000 sq. feet.; 6-7 lb./acre. Use the higher rate for maximum color and when adequate soil preparation and weed control are not possible.