Midwest wildflower seed mix formulated for IL, IN, IA, eastern KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, eastern NE, OH, WI
Midwestern wildflower seed mixture is made up of 19 species chosen for their lasting blooms as well s their rugged ability to withstand the extremes of the Midwestern climates. There are approximately 50% annual and 50% perennial wildflowers in this mix. Under normal condtions, this mix may reach a height of 24-30 inches. This wildflower seed mixture includes approximately the following percentages:
Seeding rate: 8 - 16 pounds per acre or 1 - 2 pounds per 5,000 square feet
Question: Why such a broad range on the seeding rate?
Answer: Wildflower seed planting applications vary tremendously from the back yard flower bed to the 5 acre meadow. Various seeding rates are needed depending on the type of application you are considering. For your specific application use this for your guideline:
- For a meadow look with scattered wildflowers using the lower end of the seeding rate
- For an average display with good coverage use the middle range of the seeding rate
- For a lush stand with almost solid wildflowers choose the upper end of the seeding rate