Deep Soil seed mix
Sassman Prairie

Deep Soil seed mix

Mesic Prairie
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Item #:Deep mix


Deep soil seed mix
Our deep soil mix provides color from early May into October and attracts many kinds of wildlife.  It consists nearly entirely of perennials with a few annuals or biennials that will provide some color while the perennials get established.  This mix should be sown in late fall or winter--early February at the latest. Seed sown after February may not get the cold moist treatment (stratification) that it needs in order to germinate.
Contents of the mix vary due to availability.  Native grasses are sold separately.
Seed:  Many of the species need a cold, moist period of stratification. Sow seed between November and February.
Seeding rates will yield ~30 seeds per square foot:
  • A 3- gram packet covers about 25 square feet.
  • 1 ounce per 575 square feet
  • 1 pound per 9,250 square feet
  • 4.7 pounds per acre
These species prefer plenty of sunlight and moderate moisture. 
12/7/2018 contents: Yarrow, lead plant, shining bluestar, common milkweed, spider milkweed, white wild indigo, Bush's sedge, Indian paintbrush, partridge pea, lanceleaf coreopsis, plains coreopsis, white prairie clover, purple prairie clover, prairie cinquefoil, pale-purple coneflower, purple coneflower, rattlesnake master, boneset, white snakeroot, closed bottle gentian, gum weed, ox-eye sunflower, roundheaded bushclover, rough blazing star, prairie blazing star, sensitive brier, wild bergamot, longflower beeblossom, rigid goldenrod, wild quinine, foxglove beardtongue, hairy mountain mint, gray-headed coneflower, Missouri coneflower, brown-eyed Susan, blue sage, royal catchfly, prairie dock, showy goldenrod, New England aster, germander, Ohio spiderwort, blue vervain, yellow crownbeard, western ironweed
We include an extra ounce of seed with each bulk pound.

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