This flower mixture is for pollinator conservation in the western United States and southwest Canada. The eastern planting boundary would be a line straight south from the eastern borders of North and South Dakota. It contains a balanced blend of native annuals and perennials that provide nectar and pollen throughout the growing season. Plant at 5 oz. per 1,000 sq.ft. or 7-14 lbs. per acre.
This mixture contains a wide variety of colors and textures and is suitable for fresh cut flowers as well as dried flowers. Flowers that are cut and dried can be used in winter bouquets when fresh flowers are no longer available. Many species have stiff, papery petals or bracts while still attached to the living plant. To dry flowers, cut stems and tie together. Hang upside down in a dark, well-ventilated room for 3-5 weeks. Money Plant is cut and dried when seed pods are fully developed. This mix should be planted at 14-28 pounds per acre or 10 ounces per 1,000 sq.ft.
This mix contains annuals and perennials that are native to the southwestern United States. This area includes Arizona, southern California, southern Nevada and New Mexico. Use for elevations below 7,000 feet. For higher elevations, see the Mountain Native Mix. Plant at a rate of 5 oz. per 1,000 sq.ft. or 7-14 lbs. per acre.