Flower, Bird and Butterfly Mix
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** SEED PREORDER EVENT - Seeds ordered by February 21st will be available for pickup beginning March 5th. Please do not order if you need your seeds earlier! ** _________________________ This annual and perennial mixture of flowers will provide nectar to many species of butterflies, including brushfoots, monarchs, skippers, sulphurs and swallowtails. Some of these plants will also provide food for butterfly larvae. Sows 125 square feet per oz. Varieties include: Candytuft, Annual - Iberis umbellata
Wallflower, Siberian - Cheiranthus allionii Larkspur, Rocket - Delphinium consolida Lupine, Perennial - Lupinus perennis Gayfeather - Liatris spicata Coneflower, Purple - Echinaceae purpurea Blanketflower - Gaillardia aristata Aster, China, Single Mix - Callistephus chinensis Cornflower 'Polka Dot Mix' - Centaurea cyanus Poppy, California Orange - Eschscholzia californica Indian Blanket - Gaillardia pulchella Sage, Scarlet - Salvia coccinea Coreopsis, Lance Leaved - Coreopsis lanceolata Godetia, Dwarf - Clarkia amoena Coneflower, Dwarf Red - Ratibida columnifera Coreopsis, Dwarf Plains - Coreopsis tinctoria Mint, Lemon - Monarda citriodora Milkweed, Butterfly - Asclepias tuberosa Sweet Alyssum, Tall White - Lobularia maritima Black-Eyed Susan - Rudbeckia hirta
You may sow the bee feed mix 1 to 2 weeks before your average last frost date. Mix the seed with some sand or sawdust, broadcast the seed, and then go over the area with a rake to work the seed into the soil a little. This product is best seeded at 6-12 lbs per acre or 5 ounces for 1000 square feet.
SUBSTITUTIONS: Due to supply chain issues and high demand, some seed varieties may not be available. If an item in your order is unavailable, we will substitute a similar variety. If you do NOT want substitutions, enter “No Substitutions” in the comment box during checkout and we will refund you for the unavailable item(s).
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