Florida Tropics Pollinator Mix
0.5' - 6'
Colors:Dark Green Medium Green Light Green Dark Purple Medium Purple Light Purple Pink Red Orange Yellow White
Seeding Rate: 1 lb. / 1000 sq. ft.
Our Florida Tropics Pollinator Mix has been designed to provide optimum pollinator habitat throughout the tropical climate of southern Florida. It contains some of the most valuable plants for bees, butterflies, birds, moths and other animal pollinators, and will provide an excellent nectar and pollen source during each season of the year. This mix contains both perennial and self-seeding annual species for multi-year productivity. A special emphasis has been placed on providing habitat for the struggling monarch butterfly – a majestic insect that relies solely on milkweed as a food source. This mix produces a stand that will contain approximately:
12% Annual Sunflower, Helianthus annuus
12% Black Eyed Susan, Rudbeckia hirta
12% Purple Coneflower, Echinacea purpurea
12% Clasping Coneflower, Dracopis amplexicaulis
9% Standing Cypress, Ipomopsis rubra
9% Crimson Clover, Trifolium incarnatum
9% Alfalfa, Medicago sativa
6% White Clover, Trifolium repens
6% Yellow Sweetclover, Melilotus officinalis
4% Common Milkweed, Asclepias syriaca
3% Scarlet Sage, Salvia coccinea
3% Goldenrod, Solidago rigida
3% Butterfly Weed, Asclepias tuberosa
In an effort to help our customers visualize the finished product, note that the percentages listed above are what you can expect the stand to contain once established. For the contents of this seed mix by weight, please contact us to request a digital copy of the seed tag.