Growing Hummingbird/Butterfly Mix Wildflower Garden Seeds
- Seed Type: Mix of 23 varieties of perennials and annuals
- Sow Indoors or Outdoors: Wildflower mixes are easy to grow from seed and recommended for direct outdoor sowing after the frost. Blend wildflower seeds with sand to increase visibility during sowing. Broadcast the seed/sand mix over a weeded 10-square foot area and evenly rake and lightly tamp wildflower seeds into the soil. Germination for the 23 varieties occurs between 10 – 30 days. Seeds sown in the fall will be dormant until spring.
- Days to Maturity: Varies
- Hardiness Zone: 2 – 10
- Planting Depth: Broadcast seeds over 10-square foot area and tamp
- Growth Habit: Mix of various 24 – 48” tall wildflowers with 12 – 15” spreads of blooms
- Soil Preference: Average, loamy, medium-moist, well-drained
- Light Preference: Full sun
- Diseases/Pests/Troubleshooting: Wildflowers are one of the easiest, hardiest, and fastest growing flowers available to gardeners. Do not use pesticides because they are harmful to bees.
- Color: A mix of summertime color of 23 different varieties
Hummingbird/Butterfly Mix seeds are easy to grow and recommended for direct outdoor sowing after the frost. Blend Hummingbird/Butterfly Mix wildflower seeds with sand to increase visibility during sowing. Broadcast the mix over a weeded 10-square foot area and evenly rake and lightly tamp wildflower seeds into average, moist, and well-drained soil in full sun. Germination for the 23 different varieties occurs in 10 – 30 days. Hummingbird/Butterfly Mix wildflower seeds sown in the fall will be dormant until spring. Wildflowers are one of the easiest, fastest growing, and most hardy flowers available to gardeners and have no serious pests or diseases. Do not use pesticides on wildflowers since they are harmful to pollinators. Hummingbird/Butterfly Mix wildflowers will mature at various times during the season, filling in your garden with vibrant, untamed, summertime color.
Hummingbird/Butterfly Mix wildflower seeds contain a mix of 23 different varieties of wildflowers known to be especially desired by hummingbirds, butterflies, and other important pollinators. Growing insect-friendly flora is the single most important way you can help bolster your local honey bee population. Try to eliminate using pesticides in the garden. They're bad for humans, but even worse for pollinators.