Now you can buy Native American wildflower seeds from David's Garden Seeds. Many of our customers whom we have met at garden shows have been asking for native wildflower seeds. Now David's Garden Seeds is proud to bring you a collection of them!
Pollinators need nectar throughout most of the year, not just in spring. Planting diverse native wildflowers will benefit honey bees & native bees.
This mix is made up of the following: Texas Bluebonnet, Cutleaf Daisy, Indian Blanket, American Basketflower, Lanceleaf Coreopsis, Purple Prairie Clover, Purple Coneflower, Annual Winecup, White Prairie Clover, Foxglove, Partridge Pea, Greenthread, Gayfeather, Lemon Mint, Golden-Wave, Bush Sunflower, Missouri Primrose, Illinois Bundleflower, Black-Eyed Susan, Tahoka Daisy, Butterflyweed, Winecup, Frostweed, Lazy Daisy, Prairie Verbena, Common Sunflower, Rattlesnake Master, Maximilian Sunflower, Blue Mistflower, and Rose Milkweed.
Native American Wildflower Bee Happy Mix 500 Open Pollinated Seeds
This annual, or short-lived perennial, grows to a height of one to three feet tall. It blooms from April to November, depending on your location. With good rains, Black-eyed Susan will be lush.
We have seen this wildflower blooming in part shade, and the bloom will last longer if shaded from the hot afternoon sun. Where Black-Eyed Susans are blooming in the fall, they are a very important source of nectar to butterflies.
Native American Wildflower Black Eyed Susan 500 Open Pollinated Seeds
A few of these hardy, drought tolerant perennials can still be found on dry, rocky, caliche and clay hills around Texas and northern Mexico.
Short, full, bushy plants seem to thrive when grown in better soils, but need good drainage. Though the rough leaves discourage grazing animals, the flowers attract many pollinators. The seeds are an excellent source of nutrition for game and songbirds.
This fantastic xeriscape plant grows from seed to full bloom in about 60 days. Blooms spring, summer and fall. Lesser American Goldfinches absolutely love Bush Sunflower! Grows to a height of 6 to 24 inches.
Native American Wildflower Bush Sunflower 500 Open Pollinated Seeds
Blooms June to October, Perennial, for best results plant in the fall.
This is the most prevalent Milkweed species found east of I-35 and throughout the North Eastern United States. Located in the migration path of the Monarch butterfly, the common milkweed is the host plant for 90 percent of these beautiful creatures, producing large quantities of nectar and providing a food source for many other pollinators as well.
Native American Wildflower Common Milkweed 100 Open Pollinated Seeds
Wild Foxglove (not a true foxglove) is one of the loveliest sights on the spring prairie. It spends most of the year as a small, insignificant rosette, then shoots up 1 to 1 1/2 foot stems a couple of weeks before blooming in the spring.
The blooms are white to purple, and each is about 2 to 3 inches long. They will grow in part shade to full sun.
References say that they bloom for only a couple of weeks, but if they can have some afternoon shade, we’ve found that the blooms will last longer. Grows to a height of 12 to 18 inches.
Blooms April through May, Perennial, for best results plant in Spring.
Native American Wildflower Foxglove 50 Open Pollinated Seeds
A member of the Sunflower Family, Frostweed is a stiff, upright, perennial that is an extremely beneficial plant for many butterflies.
When you have shade, this plant is a great choice. Stem is winged. Frostweed gets its name because the moisture in the stem does amazing things! With the first hard freeze, the stems will sometimes split and exude a sap that expands and solidifies into a showy mass of ice.
Blooms August through November, Perennial, for best results plant in Spring.
Native American Wildflower Frostweed 50 Open Pollinated Seeds
Indian Paintbrush needs plenty of sun and room to germinate. They do best in a wildflower meadow setting. The seeds are very fine and must not be buried, but only pressed into the top of the soil.
They grow in sandy, loamy or clay soil that is well drained, and are a good early source of nectar for hummingbirds and butterflies. Drought conditions and this year's unseasonable rains have caused the seeds to be in very short supply.
Blooms March to May, Annual; for best results plant in the fall.
Native American Wildflower Indian Paintbrush 50 Open Pollinated Seeds
Cloudless Giant Sulphur, Orange Sulphur, Little Yellow, and Sleepy Orange Butterflies all use the plant as their larval food. The seeds that form in the flat bean pod are an important source of food for game birds like dove and quail, as well as for songbirds.
The roots have nitrogen-fixing properties that enhance the soil that they are growing in. Over-all, this is one of our best habitat plants.
The Partridge Pea
is easy in sandy or loamy soils, as long as they are well drained.
Though they germinate in late spring, be sure to plant them in the fall.
They need to over-winter in the ground.
Native American Wildflower Partridge Pea 500 Open Pollinated Seeds
Pigeonberry is a great choice for a ground cover in dappled to part shade. It's one of those plants that has to be experienced to be believed. Its bloom time is actually whenever the weather is above freezing.
After it gets started, Pigeonberry will have pink and white blooms and red berries all at the same time. The berries don't last long, though, because they are a real favorite with the birds. Berries are not for human consumption. Grows to a height of 12 to 24 inches.
Native American Wildflower Pigeonberry 25 Open Pollinated Seeds
A prolific perennial that is widespread throughout the prairie regions. Deer, goats, sheep, and cattle will not eat this plant.
Prairie Coneflower is often a dominant plant in heavily grazed areas of the Edwards Plateau. Good nectar plant for butterflies.
Maroon-yellow blooms are commonly called Mexican Hat. Grows from Minnesota to Montana to Louisiana and Mexico.
Native American Wildflower Prairie Coneflower 500 Open Pollinated Seeds
Prairie Parsley, Polytaenia nuttallii, is a biennial which means it has a 2 year life cycle, staying as a low growing rosette the first year and then bolting or sending up a bloom stalk and flowering the second year. In some areas it is considered a tender perennial because it has been documented to last up to 4 years.
Yellow flowers top the 1-3 foot stalk in clusters or umbels. These dome shaped umbels are covered in tiny yellow flowers that attract primarily small bees, flies and many different butterflies.
Native American Wildflower Prairie Parsley 25 Open Pollinated Seeds
Prairie Verbena is an amazing native perennial. It is drought tolerant and highly deer resistant for those areas that are suffering under increased deer pressure. It likes well drained soils like sand, loam, clay, caliche and limestone.
Grows to a height of 4 to 12 inches.
Native American Wildflower Prairie Verbena 50 Open Pollinated Seeds
Used by many tribes for making everything from rope to cloth to medicine this beautiful milkweed has a very interesting ethnobotanical history.
Though once common, it was targeted for eradication because of it's perceived toxicity to livestock. This same toxicity is critical for the survival of monarch butterflies, it is now clear that the survival of both species are tied together.
Native American Wildflower Showy Milkweed 50 Open Pollinated Seeds
Swamp Sunflower can grow in the boggy piney woods of East Texas and in the roadside ditches all the way to the harsh salt environment of the Coastal Salt marshes on the Texas Coast.
If planted this spring it will bloom September to November about the same time that the perennial Maximilian Sunflower is blooming. It is easy to tell the two apart.
Swamp Sunflower has a dark purplish center and reddish purple stems and skinny willowy leaves while Maximilian Sunflower will have yellow centered flowers and larger leaves.
The flowers of Swamp Sunflower are 2-3 inches across and are smaller than the other species in the sunflower family.
Native American Wildflower Swamp Sunflower 100 Open Pollinated Seeds
Sow this seed thickly to allow for a succession of blooms for a six-month period. Single plants may be in flower for two months then go to seed. They look great on a rocky slope.
This is one of the showiest wildflowers for the fall. Its range is Canada to Mexico and is abundant over the western portions of Texas. Grows to a height of 4 to 16 inches.
Blooms May to October, Annual; for best results plant in the fall.
Native American Wildflower Tahoka Daisy 100 Open Pollinated Seeds
White Prairie Clover is a native legume that possesses the ability to take nitrogen from the air and capture it on its roots into nodules.
An important seed producer for quail and other ground birds, this is the ideal plant to introduce on thin soils or highly erodible land to begin a healing process and rebuild fertility.
Grows to a height of 2 to 3 feet. Native Americans used the plant for both food and medicine.
Native American Wildflower White Prairie Clover 500 Open Pollinated Seeds
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