Growing Low Growing Mix Wildflowers from Seeds
- Seed Type: Mix of annuals and perennial wildflowers
- Sow Seeds Indoors or Outdoors: Low Growing wildflower mix is 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 wildflower mix over a well-shaded and weeded 10 – 20 square foot area and evenly rake and lightly tamp into the soil. Germination for the different varieties occurs between 10 – 30 days.
- Days to Maturity: Varies
- Hardiness Zone: 1 – 10
- Seed Planting Depth: Broadcast 1oz of seeds over 10 – 20 square feet and tamp
- Wildflower Growth Habit: Blend of small or dwarfed 12 – 18” tall varieties with tidy 6 – 12” spreads
- Soil Preference: Average, loamy, well-drained
- Light Preference: Full sun – partial shade
- Diseases/Pests/Troubleshooting: Wildflowers are one of the easiest, hardiest, and fastest growing flowers available to gardeners.
- Color: A mix of summertime color of several varieties
Sowing wildflower seeds as domesticated garden pieces became popular in England during the late 19th Century. The privileged of the time grew tired of the formal and redundant flower beds of tradition and became more interested in gardens mimicking the “wild” and “natural” of real flowers. Various poets and writers of the time did away with classic roses and hedges and embraced the unpredictability of wildflowers.
Dwarfed and short varieties of Wildflowers perfect for growing in compact areas, but with all the wild beauty of traditional wildflowers. Buy bulk Low Growing Wildflower Seed mix.