A blend of annual and perennial flowers specially designed for honey bee health & conservation. Plant this mix to provide colorful blooms, forage & essential nutrition for the hard-working honey bee all season long.
An ideal mix for beekeepers and gardeners interested in bee-friendly gardening and helping the honeybee population.
Beautifully suited for garden beds, borders, or meadows.
Planting Rate/acre 6-12 lbs.
Planting Rate for 1/2 acre or less 4 oz./1000 sq. ft.
Mix Includes: Blanketflower, Borage, California Poppy, Cape Forget-Me-Not, China Aster, Chinese Forget-Me-Not, Corn Poppy, Dwarf Sulphur Cosmos, French Marigold, Lacy Phacelia, Lance-Leaved Coreopsis, New England Aster, Prairie Coneflower, Purple Coneflower, Purple Prairie Clover, Rockcress, Rocky Mountain Penstemon, Scarlet Cinquefoil, Siberian Wallflower, Sweet Mignonette, White Upland Aster.
|Germination Temperature||Planting Depth||Days to Germination||Plant Spacing||Row Spacing||Sun|
|65-75||1/8"||7-21||25 seeds p/sq ft.||Thin as needed||Full|
Sow outdoors 1-2 weeks after average last frost. Broadcast mixture evenly over area. Lightly rake seed and gently tamp into soil. Seed should be no deeper than 1/8".
Prefers average, well-drained soil.
Keep area moist to aid germination.
Plant in late spring, after last frost, early summer or fall. Fall seeding can be very successful, especially in dry soils. Fall plantings will germinate the following spring.