This mix contains annuals and perennials that are native to the Intermountain region of the U.S., bounded by the Rocky Mountains on the east, and the Cascade and Sierra Nevada mountain ranges on the west. This area includes eastern Washington, eastern Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, western Montana, western Wyoming and western Colorado. It is also suitable for southwestern Alberta and southeastern B.C. in Canada. For maximum adaptability, most of these species are derived from seed sources located within this geographical area. Best for elevations below 7,000 feet. For higher elevations, see the Mountain Native Mix. This mix should be planted at 7-14 pounds per acre or 6 ounces per 1,000 sq.ft.
The Whorled Asclepias is a beautiful brilliant white flower that will grow anywhere and bees, butterflies and hummingbirds love it! This Butterfly Weed variety is native to the Midwest but can grow almost anywhere is the USA and provides nectar to many pollinators. This easy to grow, attractive perennial blooms mid to late summer and will spread easily without thinning.
The Russel Lupine flower is easy to grow and bears beautiful, tall spikes of graceful flowers that blossom in a wide range of colors. This variety produces a mix of yellows, reds, blues and purples midsummer. Russel is outstanding in mixed beds, when massed by themselves or for backgrounds. This flower is also gorgeous in cut-flower arrangements!
The Burning Love Lychnis is a vibrantly beautiful red flower with a unique shape that attracts many pollinators like butterflies and hummingbirds. This variety is a dwarf form of the Maltese cross that blooms the first year from seed. Enjoy the winter hardy bright scarlet blooms from May to August on its tall plants.
The Senora Zinnia is a large double blooming flower that produces such a unique lush pink bloom, its hard not to look away! This flowerhead makes the perfect addition to any garden or bouquet. Like most zinnias, the Senora will bring hummingbirds and butterflies to your garden. The Senora thrives in the sun and can be enjoyed summer to frost, year after year!