Deep Soil Seed Mix


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3 Spring, summer, fall
Full sun
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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.
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 packet covers about 25 square feet.
  • 1 ounce per 755 square feet
  • 1 pound per 12,100 square feet
  • 3.6 pounds per acre

These species prefer plenty of sunlight and moderate moisture. 

12-9-2023 Contents: Yarrow, Lead Plant, Shining Blue Star, Prairie Pussytoes, Tall Green Milkweed, Common Milkweed, Butterfly Weed, Spider milkweed, White Wild Indigo, Blue Wild Indigo, White Doll's Daisy, Purple Poppy Mallow, Prairie Camas, Indian Paintbrush, Partridge Pea, Tall Thistle, Lanceleaf Coreopsis, Plains Coreopsis, White Prairie Clover, Purple Prairie Clover, Ill. Bundleflower, Pale-purple Coneflower, Purple coneflower, Rattlesnake Master, Southern Prairie Aster, Texas Goldentop, Wild Strawberry, Closed Gentian, Downy Gentian, Willowleaf Sunflower, Oxeye Sunflower, Shrubby St. Johns Wort, Roundheaded Bushclover, Rough Blazing Star, Prairie Blazing Star, Sensitive Briar, Wild Bergamot, Longflower beeblossom, Rigid Goldenrod, Wild Quinine, Foxglove Beardtongue, Hairy Mountain Mint, Long-headed Coneflower, Gray-headed Coneflower, Climbing Prairie Rose, Black-eyed Susan, Sweet Coneflower, Blue Sage, Maryland Senna, Royal Catchfly, Compass Plant, Prairie Dock, Gray Goldenrod, New England Aster, Willowleaf Aster, Goat's rue, Longspike Tridens, White Vervain, Yellow Crownbeard, Western Ironweed, Golden Alexanders


We include an extra ounce of seed with each bulk pound.

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