Good As Gold Pollinator Mix- 1 Lb Jar

  • Good As Gold Pollinator Mix- 1 Lb Jar

Good As Gold Pollinator Mix- 1 Lb Jar

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  • 1 LB Jar $40.00

Description

This carefully selected mix of native wildflowers and forbs consists of beneficial species that will provide pollen and nectar for foraging pollinators throughout the growing season. Butterflies, native bees, honeybees and other pollinators will all swarm to your pollinator planting. The hardy perennials in this blend are low maintenance and adapted to a wide range of temperatures and soil types. Besides being a crucial food and nesting source, this mix will provide years of stunning color and natural beauty to your garden or landscape.

Common Name

Scientific Name

Bloom Color

Bloom Time

Nectar/Pollen Source

Caterpillar Host

Swamp Milkweed

Aclepias incarnate

Pink-Purple

Summer-Fall

Yes

Yes

Showy Milkweed

Asclepias speciosa

Pink-Purple

Summer- Fall

 

Yes

Common Milkweed

Asclepias syriaca

Purple

Summer

 

Yes

Butterfly Milkweed

Asclepias tuberosa

Orange

Summer

Yes

Yes

Partridge Pea

Cassia chamacrista

Yellow

Early Summer

Yes

Yes

Lanceleaf Coreopsis

Coreopsis lanceolate

Yellow

Spring- Summer

Yes

 

Plains Coreopsis

Coreopsis tinctoria

Maroon Yellow

Spring- Summer

Yes

 

White Prairie Clover

Dalea candida

White

Summer

Yes

Purple Prairie Clover

Dalea purpurea

Purple

Summer

Yes

 

Illinois Bundleflower

Desmanthus illinoisensis

White

Spring- Summer

Yes

 

Purple Coneflower

Echinacea purpurea

Purple

Summer

Yes

Yes

Indian Blanket

Gallardia pulchella

Orange-Red

Spring- Summer

Yes

 

Maximillian Sunflower

Helianthus maximilliani

Yellow

Fall

Yes

Black Eyed Susan

Rudbeckia hirta

Yellow

Summer

Yes

Yes

Prairie Blazingstar

Liatris pycnostachya

Purple

Summer

Yes

Yes

Lemon Mint

Monarda citriodora

Lavender

Spring- Summer

Yes

Prairie Coneflower

Ratibida columnaris

Yellow

Spring- Fall

Yes

 

 Planting Rate: Field - 4.5 lbs. / Acre

                        Landscape - .5 lbs. / 1000 sq. ft.