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 Orange Maverick Geranium is a more vigorous, hybrid plant that produces bigger 5-6" flower heads that are a stunning orange color! This variety is the best Geranium to grow from seed in 4-6" containers. It's is excellent for high density growing and takes 13 weeks to be ready from seed. The Maverick's garden performance is superior to other varieties, with well-branched plants, 16 to 18" tall.
The Empress of India Dwarf Nasturtium produces a dark green foliage with stunning scarlet blooms that are very pleasing to the eye! Its scarlet flowers stand out amid the foliage of this old-fashioned favorite making it the perfect addition to any garden. You can use the leaves and pods in salads or as garnishes. The compact, mounded plant habit makes it especially suitable for containers or as an edging plant.
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.