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Bee Happy Mix American Native Wildflower 500 Heirloom Seeds
Planting diverse native wildflowers will benefit honey bees & native bees. The time of blooming varies, annual and perennial. For best results, plant in the fall.
Black-Eyed Susan American Native Wildflower (Yellow) 500 Non-GMO, Heirloom Seeds
This annual, or short-lived perennial, grows to a height of one to three feet tall. 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. Average height is anywhere from 1 to 3 inches. Blooms from May to November. For best results, plant in the fall.
Blanketflower American Native Wildflower (Multi) 500 Heirloom Seeds
A hardy, drought tolerant perennial found throughout much of the United States. Easily established from seed, it frequently forms dense colonies of brilliant red flowers with yellow rims. Thrives in full sun in well-drained areas. Occasional watering will extend the blooming period. This will aid in reseeding for the following year. Wildflower seeds perform better when planted in the fall for spring growing. Blooms in about 90 days.
Bush Sunflower American Native Wildflower 500 Heirloom 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! The average height is anywhere from 6 to 24 inches. Blooms from April to August, annual. For best results, plant in the Spring.
Catchfly Nodding American Native Wildflower (Pink) 500 Non-GMO, Heirloom Seeds
Now here’s an unusual wildflower. Nodding Catchfly – also called “Drooping Catchfly” is an esoteric Silene variety that originated in Europe and is rarely seen in North America. A conversation starter as well as a very attractive flower, we recommend Nodding Catchfly to any wildflower enthusiast. Blooms in about 80 days.
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. Blooms from June to October. For best results, plant in the fall.
Devil's Claw American Native Wildflower (White) 25 Heirloom Seeds
The large flowers of this interesting, upright to sprawling plant are over 2 inches long, pink to pale lavender and mottled with purple and yellow. When in bloom, the trumpet-shaped flowers are exotic-looking. The plant is named for its oddly shaped fruit, a fleshy, curved pod tipped by a long beak that splits into two hooks or claws when dry. These “claws” easily become entangled in the fur, tails or hooves of animals which thereby disperse the seeds. The young seedpods are often picked and eaten like okra. Blooms from June to September, annual.
Foxglove American Native Wildflower 50 Heirloom 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 and 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 an average height of 12 to 18 inches. Blooms from April to May. For best results, plant in the Spring.
Frostweed American Native Wildflower 50 Heirloom 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 from August to November. For best results, plant in the Spring.
Hyacinth American Native Wildflower (Blue) 25 Heirloom Seeds
The Wild Blue Hyacinth doesn't look like any Hyacinth you've seen in a bulb catalog! For one thing, it's much taller, and the blossoms are more delicate in color, ranging from lavender to pale blue. The sight of them growing on the prairie in the spring is memorable! Their native habitat is moist but well drained sand, loam, clay or even limestone soil. On the prairie, you see them growing in swales and seasonal run-off areas. In Texas, their natural range is the Edwards Plateau to the Red River and east. However, they grow north and east all the way to Ontario, Canada. Blooms from March to May, perennial.
Indian Paintbrush American Native Wildflower 50 Heirloom 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 from March to May. For best results, plant in the fall.
Meadow Pinks American Native Wildflower (Pink) 25 Heirloom Seeds
Meadow Pinks can often be found growing around old home sites in the southeast, probably because this is one of the few wildflowers that can be transplanted successfully.They are native to the eastern 2/3 of Texas. The cheerful little blooms are eye-catching in masses, and work very well in wildflower meadow plantings. If you use Meadow Pinks in a flower border, just sow the seeds among the other plants, and let them come up where they will. The seeds are very fine, so do not bury them! Once you have them started, they will self-sow well. Blooms from April to July, annual.
Missouri Primrose American Native Wildflower (Yellow) 100 Heirloom Seeds
A hardy perennial native from Texas to Missouri and extending throughout much of central North America. A prolific bloomer with magnificent lemon-yellow flowers which last for several days. An excellent border plant remaining green throughout the year. Prefers well-drained soil in full sun.
Partridge Pea American Native Wildflower 500 Heirloom 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. Blooms from June to October. For best results, plant in the fall.
Passionflower American Native Wildflower (Purple) 25 Heirloom Seeds
vines are familiar to most of us. Who hasn't been fascinated by the
delicate fringe inside the lavender flowers? Please note that this
flower is the food plant of several species of butterfly larvae, so
don't spray caterpillars!
Blooms from April to June, biennial. For best results, plant early spring when soil temperatures have reached 70 degrees.
Pigeonberry American Native Wildflower 25 Heirloom 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. The average height is 12 to 24 inches. Blooms from May to October, perennial. For best results, plant in the Spring.
Prairie Coneflower American Native Wildflower 500 Heirloom 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. The average height for this flower is from 1 to 3 inches. Blooms from April to July. For best results, plant in the fall.
Prairie Parsley American Native Wildflower 25 Heirloom 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 to 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. Blooms from April to June, biennial. For best results, plant early Spring when soil temperatures have reached 70 degrees.
Prairie Verbena American Native Wildflower 50 Heirloom 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. Blooms from March to October, perennial. Fore best results, plant early Spring when soil temperatures have reached 70 degrees.
Showy Milkweed American Native Wildflower 50 Heirloom 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. Blooms from May to September. For best results, plant in the fall.
Showy Primrose American Native Wildflower (Pink) 500 Heirloom Seeds
Perennial. This prolific wildflower blooms throughout the summer with large and delicate, pale pink blooms. Showy Evening Primrose is unique as it opens its blooms in the cool evening hours, attracting moths and other nocturnal insects. A perfect addition to your moon garden.
Swamp Sunflower American Native Wildflower 100 Heirloom 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 to 3 inches across and are smaller than the other species in the sunflower family. Blooms in October, perennial. For best results, plant in June.
Tahoka Daisy American Native Wildflower 500 Heirloom 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 from May to October, annual. For best results, plant in the fall.
White Prairie Clover American Native Wildflower 500 Heirloom 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. Blooms from May to July, perennial. For best results, plant early Spring when soil temperatures have reached 70 degrees.
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