Detention Basin Wet Meadow Mix

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    Detention Basin Wet Meadow Mix

    SKU: 50062



    Do you have a stormwater detention basin that holds rainfall? Do you have trouble getting anything to grow there? The native plants in this mix are designed by nature to adapt to a wide range of growing conditions ranging from completely saturated in spring to bone dry in August!

    For step-by-step instructions see our How to Grow a Meadow information pages.

    About our Seed Mixes

    All of our wildflower seed mixes are designed on a "seeds sown per square foot" ratio of approximately 65% flowers and 35% grasses, this way you'll get exactly the amount of seed you need for the area you wish to grow your meadow. Our seed mixes include written instructions and are ready to plant!

    Our Detention Basin Wet Meadow Mix contains these wildflowers and native grasses:
    Click on the plant's name to see a pop-up photo of it.

    Wildflower Seeds
    Species Name Common Name
    Asclepias incarnata Red Milkweed
    Baptisia alba White False Indigo
    Desmodium canadense Canada Tick Trefoil
    Echinacea pallida Pale Purple Coneflower
    Eupatorium maculatum Joe Pye Weed
    Heliopsis helianthoides Ox-eye Sunflower
    Iris versicolor Blue Flag Iris
    Liatris pycnostachya Prairie Blazingstar
    Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal Flower
    Lobelia siphilitica Great Blue Lobelia
    Monarda fistulosa Bergamot
    Oligoneuron rigidum Stiff Goldenrod
    Ratibida pinnata Yellow Coneflower
    Rudbeckia hirta Black Eyed Susan
    Senna hebecarpa Wild Senna
    Silphium perfoliatum Cup Plant
    Symphyotrichum novae-angliae New England Aster
    Verbena hastata Blue Vervain
    Vernonia fasciculata Ironweed
    Veronicastrum virginicum Culvers Root
    Zizia aurea Golden Alexanders
    Native Grass Seeds
    Species Name Common Name
    Andropogon gerardii Big Bluestem
    Elymus canadensis Canada Wild Rye
    Panicum virgatum Switchgrass
    Sorghastrum nutans
    Nurse Crop
    Species Name Common Name
    Lolium multiflorum
    Annual Rye Grass
    Please note: All wildflower seed mixes over 1,000 sq. ft. are custom seed mixes. Custom seed mix orders, as they are made specifically for you, cannot be returned.


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