All across Texas, our customers have been asking us for Texas Native Wildflower Seeds. We had just a handful that we sold at garden shows. Now we have a lot more and we hope you enjoy them.
This mix works well in the shallow soils of the Hill Country and the Edwards Plateau west, and provides blooms for the spring and summer. The mixture of annuals and perennials will allow for blooms year after year.
Allow the annuals to re-seed before mowing.
Best results to sow in fall for spring blooms can grow up to 4 inches tall.
Contains: A mix of Texas favorites: Bush Sunflower, Cutleaf Daisy, Foxglove, Gayfeather, Golden-Wave, Greenthread, Indian, Blanket, Limestone Gaura, Missouri Primrose, Purple Prairie Clover, Texas Bluebonnet, Standing Cypress, and Yellow Prairie Flax.
Texas Native Wildflower Apache Plateau Mix 500 Open Pollinated Seeds
This annual forms large, dense colonies along the roadsides and in pastures throughout all of Texas. It can grow up to 5 feet tall and in the early summer it blooms into solitary flower heads 2 to 3½ inches in diameter.
The blooms are a beautiful pink, with a creamy center. They make interesting cut flowers, and are suitable for dried flower arrangements as well.
Blooms between May and June, Annual, for best results plant in the fall.
Texas Native Wildflower Basketflower 200 Open Pollinated Seeds
A hardy winter annual native to Texas. Adopted as the "State Flower of Texas", this is the most commonly seen variety along roadsides and in uncultivated pastures throughout the state. Flowers are densely arranged on a spike with a characteristic ice white terminal tip.
Bluebonnets cannot tolerate poorly drained, clay based soils. Seed planted in poorly drained soils will germinate, but plants will never fully develop. Seedlings will become either stunted or turn yellow and soon die.
Prefers a sloped area in light to gravelly, well drained, soil with a pH level between 6-7. Bluebonnets require 8 hours of direct sun.
Suggested Use: Raised flower beds, half wooden barrels, hanging baskets, mixtures, hillsides, roadsides and meadows.
Miscellaneous: Easy to grow from seed providing you do not have an overabundance of rainfall and plant in well-drained soils.
Blooms in about 70 days.
Texas Native Wildflower Bluebonnet 100 Open Pollinated Seeds
Texas Maroon bluebonnets are a special variation of bluebonnets developed and increased in conjunction with Douglass King and Dr. Jerry M. Parsons, retired professor and Texas A&M Extension Horticulturist. The original plant was found in a planting of ‘Abbott Pink’ near La Pryor, Texas and has taken over 30 years to develop.
The ‘Texas Maroon’ bluebonnet cannot tolerate poorly drained, clay based soils. Prefers a sloped area in light to gravelly, well-drained soil. Requires full sun. Seeds perform better when sown in the fall for spring growing. Or put in freezer for a week before planting.
Ready in 70 days.
Maroon Bluebonnet Texas Native Wildflower (Maroon) 100 Open Pollinated Seeds
Purple Heart bluebonnets are a special variation of bluebonnets developed and increased in conjunction with Douglass King and Dr. Jerry M. Parsons, retired professor and Texas A&M Extension Horticulturist.
The Purple Heart bluebonnet cannot tolerate poorly drained, clay based soils. Prefers a sloped area in light to gravelly, well-drained soil. Requires full sun. Seeds perform better when sown in the fall for spring growing. Or put in freezer for a week before planting.
Blooms in 70 days.
Purple Heart Bluebonnet Texas Native Wildflower (Purple) 100 Open Pollinated Seeds
Butterfly Retreat Mix contains a beautiful mix of species that will host butterflies in each phase of their life cycle.
Includes: Texas Bluebonnet, Indian Blanket, Rose Milkweed, Lanceleaf Coreopsis, American Basketflower, Purple Coneflower, Golden-Wave, Purple Prairie Clover, Cutleaf Daisy, Partridge Pea, Lemon Mint, Illinois Bundleflower, Tahoka Daisy, Prairie Verbena, Standing Cypress, Maximilian Sunflower, Gayfeather, Black-Eyed Susan, Butterfly Weed, Foxglove Annual, Winecup, Showy Milkweed, Rose Milkweed, and Shiny Goldenrod.
Blooms March to November, Annual & Perennial, for best results plant in Fall.
Texas Native Wildflower Butterfly Retreat Mix 500 Open Pollinated Seeds
Very easy to grow. Often found along drainage or bottom-land farm fields when left fallow after cultivation. Flower petals can be solid yellow or yellow with a little reddish brown near the 'cone' portion. Range is Georgia to Texas.
Blooms April through June, Annual, for best results plant in Fall to bloom in late to mid Spring.
This is a smooth-stemmed annual coneflower 1-2 feet tall with solitary flower heads.
Texas Native Wildflower Clasping Coneflower 500 Open Pollinated Seeds
Comanche Mix contains a mix of both Annual & Perennial seeds. The Texas Bluebonnets will lead the way in this beautiful mix, with Huisache Daisy and Indian Blanket close to follow. This mix will be happy in most any well-drained soil. Depending on your natural rainfall and whether or not you water occasionally, some of these flowers will bloom until frost.
Contains: Huisache Daisy, Indian Blanket, Prairie Verbana, Texas Bluebonnet, Lemon Mint, Annual Winecup, Scrambled Eggs, Sleepy Daisy.
Comanche Mix Texas Native Wildflower (Multi) 500 Open Pollinated Seeds
The Common Sunflower is one of those natives that we all take for granted. We see them here, there and everywhere, but almost always at a distance. We have forgotten how attractive those big yellow blooms are, when seen up close. Sunflowers are a "nostalgic" flower that make us think of farms and country gardens of the past. They turn up on everything from clothing to pot holders in the kitchen.
This is the most abundant wildflower in Texas probably because it thrives in full sun and requires very little water. The bloom of this species faces east as the morning sun rises and follows the sun through the sky until sunset with its face turned towards the west.
Blooms in May through October, Annual, for best results plant in Fall.
Texas Native Wildflower Common Sunflower 100 Open Pollinated Seeds
Also known as Golden Crownbeard, the Cowpen Daisy is an annual that loves sandy and disturbed soils. It has many branches covered with large yellow blooms. It is one of the larval food plants of the bordered patch butterfly. Grows to a height of 4 inches.
Blooms April to October, Annual, for best results plant in the fall.
Texas Native Wildflower Cowpen Daisy 50 Open Pollinated Seeds
Also known as Engelman Daisy, this easy-to-grow perennial blooms from February to November, but mostly from March to July.
At the base of the plant, the leaves are 6" to 12" long and deeply lobed, giving this wildflower the name Cutleaf Daisy. The foliage is very attractive on its own.
Cut back the bloom stems when they have passed their prime, and the plant will be set to bloom again when conditions suit it.
Blooms February to November, Perennial, for best results plant in the fall grows between 1 to 3 inches in height.
Texas Native Wildflower Cutleaf Daisy 200 Open Pollinated Seeds
Golden-Wave is a foundation plant in many wildflower meadows throughout central Texas. It is found on sandy and limestone soils of prairies and woodland openings, and is abundant over much of the area from the eastern half of Texas west to New Mexico.
Blooms April to July, Annual, for best results plant in the fall.
Texas Native Wildflower Golden Wave 500 Open Pollinated Seeds
Green Milkweed is a native, perennial or herb with alternate, entire leaves. The leaf margins are often wavy.
Flowers are white and in an umbel, mostly one per plant. Upon close inspection, some rose or purple color is evident in the center of each individual flower.
The milky substance that is exuded when a plant part is broken is very sticky, much resembling “Elmer’s glue.” These milkweeds bloom from late spring to middle summer.
Blooms April to September, perennial, for best results plant in early spring when soil temperatures have reached 70 degrees.
Texas Native Wildflower Green Milkweed 50 Open Pollinated Seeds
Named for its green, thread-like foliage, this dependable bloomer shows its golden heads throughout the year after adequate rainfall.
Often found growing in shallow soils, the ripened seeds are a food source for the multi-colored painted bunting. It does not appear to be favored by deer.
Also a good larval and nectar plant for butterflies. The crushed leaves have a pleasant aroma and have been used for tea. Found as far north and east as Arkansas across to Colorado and down to Mexico. Grows to a height of 12 inches.
Blooms February to November, Annual and Perennial, for best results plant in the fall.
Texas Native Wildflower Greenthread 100 Open Pollinated Seeds
This mix contains favorites among our winged friends. Songbirds and hummingbirds use these
plants as food source, nesting materials and cover. Select a sunny
Contains both annuals and perennials including: Greenthread, Bush Sunflower, Partidge Pea, American Basketflower, Purple Coneflower, Cutleaf Daisy, Illinois Bundleflower, Lemon Mint, Purple Prairie Clover, Black-sun Susan, Maximillian Sunflower, Gayfeather, Scarlet Sage, Standing Cypress, Butterfly Weed, Pink Evening Primrose, Foxglove, Annual Winecup, and Mealy Blue Sage.
Hummers and Singers Mix Texas Native Wildflower (Multi) 500 Open Pollinated Seeds
A small semi-woody plant, one to four feet tall, this perennial blooms from May to September. Flat, curved seed pods form a cluster about one inch in diameter, making an unusual ornamental dried arrangement.
Illinois Bundleflower is a very important forb for restorations and wildlife habitat. As a legume, it helps to build the soil. It is winter-hardy, drought tolerant, and will grow in a variety of soils.
Nutritious and readily eaten by all classes of livestock, Illinois Bundleflower will attract deer and game birds to any area where it grows. It will also decrease with heavy grazing, and for this reason it is a good "indicator" plant for rangeland.
Blooms between May to September, Perennial, for best results plant in the fall.
Texas Native Wildflower Illinois Bundleflower 200 Open Pollinated Seeds
Sometimes referred to as "Firewheel," Indian Blanket is one of the showiest wildflowers around.
A super-easy annual that grows one to two feet in height, it blooms from May to July and sometimes later, and appears just as the Texas Bluebonnets are finishing.
Find a sunny corner in the yard to plant Indian Blanket. You can plant the seeds in the late Fall or very early Spring, and there is no need to till before planting - just scalp the grass and rake the area, so that the seeds make good soil contact.
Blooms May to July, Annual, for best results plant in the fall.
Texas Native Wildflower Indian Blanket 500 Open Pollinated Seeds
A hardy winter annual native to Texas. Components of the mix are among Lady Bird’s favorites, and are well-suited to Central Texas. Comprised of annuals and perennials you will see blooms from spring – early summer.
Contains a mix of Texas favorites: Texas Bluebonnet, Indian Blanket, Lemon Mint, Plains Coreopsis, Black-Eyed Susan, Purple Coneflower, Pink Evening Primrose, Prairie Verbena Indian Paintbrush, and Annual Winecup.
Best results to sow in fall for spring blooms.
Texas Native Wildflower Lady Bird's Legacy Mix 500 Open Pollinated Seeds
Also known as "Horsemint," this native annual grows from Missouri to Kansas to Mexico.
Aromatic foliage makes it deer resistant. Citridora is used as a natural insect repellent, and when it is plentiful you can grab a handful of leaves and rub them on your skin to keep the bugs away.
Native Americans incorporated the use of Lemon Mint leaves for edible greens, seasoning, and as an aromatic tea. Allow it to re-seed itself before mowing.
Blooms May to June, Annual, for best results plant in the fall.
Texas Native Wildflower Lemon Mint (Horsemint) 500 Open Pollinated Seeds
The Latin name calcicola means dwelling in lime, which properly describes this colorful flower. It is very tolerant of poor soils and harsh growing conditions.
Also called Texas Beeblossom.
Blooms May thru June, Perennial, for best results plant in Spring.
Texas Native Wildflower Limestone Gaura 25 Open Pollinated Seeds
Native Texas Mix is a blend of native annuals and perennials that provide a carpet of color throughout the spring and early summer. It's also the best value around.
This mix contains: Black-Eyed Susan, Clasping Coneflower, Indian Blanket, Lemon Mint, Mexican Hat, Prairie Coneflower, Plains Coreopsis, and Texas Bluebonnet.
Blooms March to Nov, Annual & Perennial, for best results plant in Fall.
Texas Native Wildflower Native Texas Mix 500 Open Pollinated Seeds
Prairie Paintbrush, or Downy Paintbrush, is one of the more eye-catching plants native to Texas. Unlike Indian Paintbrush, this one is a perennial.
The colors range from pure white to wine, and can include all the shades of pink and salmon that you can imagine! They aren't what you see on the sides of the highways in Texas, as they are a little more difficult to establish. They are, however, well worth the effort! Once you have them established in a spot they enjoy, they will be with you forever.
Grows to a height of 6 to 18 inches.
Blooms March to May, Perennial, for best results plant in the fall.
Texas Native Wildflower Prairie Paintbrush 100 Open Pollinated Seeds
This perennial reaches a height of 2 feet, grows in shade to full sun, and blooms from April through June. With deadheading, and a little extra water, it can bloom all summer.
It likes well drained soils of sand, loam, clay, or limestone. Purple Coneflower is one of the very best plants to attract butterflies. It is also an important species to add into any tall grass prairie restoration.
Seed can be sown in fall or spring.
Blooms April thru May, Perennial, for best results plant in Fall to bloom in late to mid Spring.
Texas Native Wildflower Purple Coneflower 100 Open Pollinated Seeds
This perennial grows 1 to 3 feet in height and blooms June to July.
Being in the legume family, there are nitrogen fixing bacteria which cluster on the roots of this plant, and therefore it helps to enrich the soil. Purple prairie clover can be found in the sandy soils of prairies, plains and mountain slopes.
Purple Prairie Clover is a larval food for the Dogface Butterfly.
Blooms June--July, perennial, for best results plant in early spring when soil temperatures have reached 70 degrees.
Texas Native Wildflower Purple Prairie Clover 500 Open Pollinated Seeds
Also known as Pink Milkweed, Swamp Milkweed likes to grown in swampy areas, wet thickets, and along the shoreline, and is Ideal for gray water areas and ponds. Despite its name it will grow in drier habitats and is found growing throughout the United States. It’s small, pink and sometimes white flowers can be seen usually during the months of August and September.
Blooms June to October, Perennial, for best results plant in the fall.
Texas Native Wildflower Rose Swamp Milkweed 50 Open Pollinated Seeds
Loves the heat. A hardy annual or tender perennial, native to Texas, and found throughout the southern portion of the United States.
In warmer climates, this variety tends to act as an annual. The fluorescent red tubular flowers are concentrated in whorls surrounding a square stem. Prefers sandy to gravelly soil in full sun to partial shade.
Suggested use: Mixtures, borders, floral gardens, roadsides, fields.
Miscellaneous: Hummingbirds and butterflies will flock to this garden favorite.
Blooms in about 52 days.
Texas Native Wildflower Scarlet Sage 500 Open Pollinated Seeds
This spectacular red flowering biennial attracts butterflies and hummingbirds galore! It thrives in a wide range of soils from caliche to rich bottom lands.
Grows from North Carolina to Florida to Texas. Plants bloom the second spring after planting. After its blooming period the second year, the plant reseeds readily before dying. Seedlings can be transplanted in late fall. The plants are highly popular as cut flowers, often lasting a week or more.
Blooms May thru June, Biennial, for best results plant in Fall.
Texas Native Wildflower Standing Cypress 100 Open Pollinated Seeds
Easily grown from seed, very effective in the wildflower garden, this species can even grow in a tiny fault in solid limestone. Its leaves are thick and gray and have a velvety texture.
Yellow flowers are few to several in spike-like racemes. It is often used as a background or specimen plant. A tea brewed from the leaves has a strong laxative effect.
Blooms August to October, Perennial, for best results plant in the fall.
Texas Native Wildflower Velvet Leaf Senna 50 Open Pollinated Seeds
A hardy, drought tolerant, sprawling perennial native to Texas and the central United States.
The numerous trailing stems spread vine-like over the ground originating from a carrot-like tuber. The magnificent dark purple-red or wine colored flowers are numerous found at the end of slender stems.
The flowers close each evening and remain permanently shut after pollination. The stems and leaves of the entire plant die back in the heat of summer and should be trimmed to promote fall growth.
Easy to grow from seed, or can be started from the carrot-like tuber. Prefers full sun in gravelly or sandy soils.
Texas Native Wildflower Wine Cup 200 Open Pollinated Seeds
Texas Yellow Star sometimes begins flowering when not over 2 inches tall, and continues blooming while growing taller. In a cultivated area it can get up to 30" tall with hundreds of blooms.
The common name, Texas Yellow Star, is derived from the yellow flowers that have five petals or rays that correspond to the five points of the Texas Lone Star emblem. Texas Yellow Star is found throughout all of Texas, north to OK east to AR & LA and south into Mexico.
Grows to a height of 6 to 20 inches. Texas Yellow Star, Lindheimera texana, is one of the first spring bloomers to cover the country side. This yellow daisy makes a dramatic announcement that spring is here with roadsides and prairies covered in brilliant yellow blooms.
Bloom time will last through May but with the onset of the heat of summer the blooms start to fade.
Blooms Aug to Oct, Perennial, for best results plant in the fall.
Texas Native Wildflower Yellow Star 500 Open Pollinated Seeds
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