Detention Basin Wet Meadow Mix

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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Detention Basin Wet Meadow Mix

  • Product Code: 50062
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $135.00