This seed mix was developed in support of monarch butterflies. Minor substitutions of similar species may be made based on availability. It includes a seasonally appropriate cover crop and seed carrier. The carrier helps with seed dispersal and the cover crop is an annual species that will help to suppress weeds while your seeds are germinating.
Cover crop: oats (spring/summer) or winter wheat or rye (fall)
Seed carrier: rice hull or corn cob
Planting Details: refer to the information in the "Shipping and Planting" tab below.
Approximate amount of each species in the seed mix is listed below:
Asclepias tuberosa (butterfly milkweed) - 9%
Dalea purpurea (purple prairie clover) - 9%
Echinacea purpurea (eastern purple coneflower) - 9%
Eutrochium purpureum (sweetscented Joe Pye weed) - 9%
Liatris pycnostachya (prairie blazing star) - 8%
Monarda fistulosa (wild bergamot) - 10%
Ratibida pinnata (pinnate prairie coneflower) - 10%
Rudbeckia hirta (blackeyed Susan) - 13%
Rudbeckia subtomentosa (sweet coneflower) - 9%
Solidago speciosa (showy goldenrod) - 7%
Symphyotrichum laeve (smooth blue aster) - 8%
TOTAL 4 oz - will cover 500 Sq ft
Regardless of the ship week selected at checkout, orders placed by Wednesday 5 pm ET will ship the following Monday. Seed orders are not eligible for delayed shipping. No exceptions, please.