Great Lakes/New England Pollinator Mix
0.5' - 6'
Colors:Dark Green Medium Green Light Green Medium Blue Light Blue Dark Purple Medium Purple Light Purple Pink Red Orange Yellow White
Seeding Rate: 1 lb./1000 sq. ft.
Our Great Lakes/New England Pollinator Mix has been designed to provide optimum pollinator habitat throughout northern Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. 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% Blue Flax, Linum lewisii
9% White Clover, Trifolium repens
9% Alsike Clover, Trifolium hybridum
9% Alfalfa, Medicago sativa
6% Birdsfoot Trefoil, Lotus corniculatus
6% Yellow Sweetclover, Melilotus officinalis
4% Goldenrod, Solidago rigida
3% Butterfly Weed, Asclepias tuberosa
3% Common Milkweed, Asclepias syriaca
3% New England Aster, Aster novae-angliae
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.
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