Septic Bed Mix

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    Septic Bed Mix

    SKU: 50008



    Yes! You can grow flowers in the sand and gravel used to fill your septic bed without adding topsoil! We have selected the toughest native plants in nature to match these tough growing conditions! Many studies have shown that the roots of these wildflowers do not interfere with septic systems pipes. In fact, wildflowers and native grasses actually absorb the nutrients discharged into septic beds better than turf! This is ecological landscaping at its best!

    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 Septic Bed 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
    Agastache foeniculum Anise Hyssop
    Allium cernuum Nodding Wild Onion
    Asclepias tuberosa Butterflyweed
    Coreopsis lanceolata Lanceleaf Coreopsis
    Dalea purpurea Purple Prairie Clover
    Echinacea pallida Pale Purple Coneflower
    Gaillardia aristata Blanketflower
    Liatris pycnostachya Prairie Blazingstar
    Lupinus perennis Wild Lupine
    Monarda punctata Dotted Mint
    Oligoneuron album White Aster
    Oligoneuron rigidum Stiff Goldenrod
    Penstemon grandiflorus Beardtongue
    Ratibida pinnata Yellow Coneflower
    Rudbeckia hirta Black Eyed Susan
    Solidago speciosa Showy Goldenrod
    Symphyotrichum laeve Smooth Aster
    Tradescantia ohiensis Spiderwort
    Verbena stricta Hoary Vervain
    Zizia aurea Golden Alexander
    Native Grass Seeds
    Species Name Common Name
    Bouteloua curtipendula Sideoats Grama
    Elymus canadensis Canada Wild Rye
    Schizachyrium scoparium Little Bluestem
    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.