Growing Meadow Mix Wildflower Garden Seeds
- Seed Type: Mix of 26 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 mix over a weeded 10 – 20 square foot area and evenly rake and lightly tamp. Germination for the 26 varieties occurs between 10 – 30 days.
- Days to Maturity: Varies
- Hardiness Zone: 1 – 10
- Planting Depth: Broadcast 1oz of seeds over 10 – 20 square feet and tamp
- Growth Habit: Mix of various 12 – 36” tall wildflowers with 12” spreads of blooms
- Soil Preference: Average, medium-dry, well-drained
- Light Preference: Full sun – partial shade
- Diseases/Pests/Troubleshooting: Do not use pesticides because they harm pollinators, but wildflowers are otherwise vigorous performers.
- Color: A mix of summertime color of 26 different varieties
Wildflower Meadow Mix seeds are easy to grow and recommended for direct outdoor sowing after the frost. Blend 1oz Meadow Mix wildflower seeds with sand to increase visibility during sowing. Broadcast the mix over a weeded 10 – 20 square foot area and evenly rake and lightly tamp into average, moist, and well-drained soil in full sun. Scattered germination for the 26 varieties occurs in 10 – 30 days. 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 bees and other pollinators. Meadow Mix seeds will mature at various times during the season, filling in your garden with untamed seasonal color of various 12 – 36” tall wildflowers with 12” spreads of blooms.
Meadow Mix Includes: Crested Wheatgrass, Siberian Wheatgrass, Smooth Brome, Intermediate Wheatgrass, Orchardgrass, Alfalfa, Bachelor Buttons, Siberian Wallflower, Garland Daisy, Shasta Daisy, Plains Coreopsis, Larkspur, Sweet William, African Daisy, California Poppy, Perennial Gaillardia, Globe Gilia, Baby's Breath, Spurred Snapdragon, Blue Flax, Sweet Alyssum, Evening Primrose, Rocky Mountain Penstemon, Prairie Coneflower, Black Eyed Susan, Catchfly.
Meadow Mix wildflower seeds contain a mix of 26 different varieties of wildflowers known to be desired by bees. Growing bee-friendly flora is the single most important way you can help bolster your local honey bee population. Meadow Mix wildflower seeds provide a small habitat or garden inviting for local bees to thrive. Try to eliminate using pesticides in the garden. They're bad for humans, but even worse for bees.