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Short Mesic Prairie Native Mix

Short Mesic Prairie Native Mix

Regular price $25.00 Sale

Origin: Central and Eastern US

Improvement status: Wild

Seeds per packet: ~4oz

Life cycle: Herbaceous Perennial

Zones: 4-8

A shorter, strictly native grass and wildflowers mix suitable for prairie and meadow full sun plantings in the Central and Eastern US. For mesic or average moisture soil sites. Covers approximately 1,000 sq. ft. 

Our seed was produced by Shooting Star Native Seeds in Spring Grove, MN.

Growing Tips: Fall seed. Seeds need a well prepared site: bare soil that is weeded and cultivated for best germination. Broadcast seed over site in Fall and tamp it into soil. Cold Stratification needed for most species.

Grasses

Sideoats Grama, Bouteloua curtipendula (32.00%)

Prairie Brome, Bromus kalmii (6.00%) 

Little Bluestem, Schizachyrium scoparium (30.00%) 

Rough Dropseed, Sporobolus aspera (8.00%) 

Sedges & Rushes 

Plains Oval Sedge, Carex brevior (1.80%) 

Field Oval Sedge, Carex molesta (2.20%) 

Forbs 

Anise Hyssop, Agastache foeniculum (0.40%) 

Prairie Onion, Allium stellatum (0.60%) 

Swamp Milkweed, Asclepias incarnata (0.80%) 

Common Milkweed, Asclepias syriaca (1.00%) 

Sky Blue Aster, Aster azureus (0.40%) 

Smooth Blue Aster, Aster laevis (0.40%)

Canada Milk Vetch, Astragalus canadensis (0.80%) 

White Wild Indigo, Baptisia alba (0.80%) 

Cream Wild Indigo, Baptisia leucophaea (0.40%) 

Partridge Pea, Chamaecrista fasciculata (3.20%) 

White Prairie Clover, Dalea candidum (1.00%) 

Purple Prairie Clover, Dalea purpurea (1.60%) 

Rattlesnake Master, Eryngium yuccifolium (0.60%) 

Cream Gentian, Gentiana flavida (0.40%) 

Round-headed Bush Clover, Lespedeza capitata (0.80%) 

Prairie Blazingstar, Liatris pycnostachya (2.00%) 

Wild Bergamot, Monarda fistulosa (0.20%) 

Prairie Cinquefoil, Potentilla arguta (0.20%) 

Mountain Mint, Pycnanthemum virginianum (0.20%) 

Prairie Wild Rose, Rosa arkansana (0.60%) 

Black-eyed Susan, Rudbeckia hirta (0.80%) 

Stiff Goldenrod, Solidago rigida (0.40%) 

Showy Goldenrod, Solidago speciosa (0.20%) 

Ohio Spiderwort, Tradescantia ohiensis (1.00%) 

Golden Alexanders, Zizia aurea (1.20%)