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.
Borage is a mounded plant that produces beautiful blue flowers that are great for using as a garnish for different dishes or drinks. This large variety is a self seeding annual that bears hundreds of small edible flowers, mostly blue and some pink, over a long harvest. Borage has a mild cucumber flavor that is great for salads and garnishes. Medicinal: Seed oil is a rich source of gamma-linolenic acid.
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 Envy Zinnia will make all of your neighbors green with envy when they see this stunningly unique lime green variety in your garden! This easy to grow zinnia has a semi-double form that holds up very nicely in the garden or as a cut flower. As soon as the temperatures warm up, Envy will boast its green shades all season long! Envy's small blooms will attract butterflies, bees and even your neighbors to the garden! Enjoy this unique flower in beds, borders, containers and as cut flowers in an arrangement.
The Tall Mix Morning Glory is a combination of beautifully colored morning glories with heart shaped leaves and fuzzy vines that are super easy to grow! The Morning Glory is one of the most popular flowering vines and this variety produces a profusion of 4" inch, trumpet shaped flowers of indigo blue, maroon and white. These tall vines can grow up to 10+ feet tall! This mix blooms during the early morning hours and closes once the afternoon sun reaches them. The Tall Mix is attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies and also easily self-seeds.