Southwest Desert Pollinator Mix
0.5' - 7'
Colors:Dark Green Medium Green Light Green Dark Blue Medium Blue Light Blue Dark Purple Medium Purple Light Purple Pink Red Orange Yellow White
Seeding Rate: 1 lb. / 1000 sq. ft.
Our Southwest Desert Pollinator Mix has been designed to provide optimum pollinator habitat throughout the hot, dry climate of southeastern California, southern Nevada, Arizona and southwestern New Mexico. 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% Western Yarrow, Achillea millefolium
12% Lacy Phacelia, Phacelia tanacetifolia
12% Blue Flax, Linum lewisii
9% Blanketflower, Gaillardia aristata
9% Desert Lupine, Lupinus sparsiflorus
9% Alfalfa, Medicago sativa
6% Yellow Sweetclover, Melilotus officinalis
6% White Clover, Trifolium repens
4% Parry Penstemon, Penstemon parryi
3% Butterfly Weed, Asclepias tuberosa
3% Showy Milkweed, Asclepias speciosa
3% Canada Goldenrod, Solidago canadensis
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.