WILDFLOWERS FOR THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
See our test garden photo of: PNW Wildflowers
An easy to grow colorful mixture of native and naturalized flowers. Includes approximately 24 species of annuals, perennials and biennials, growing up to 3 feet in height. Many varieties will live over or reseed ensuring a permanent wildflower garden of your own. Please note: our packets contain no fillers, only wildflower seed.
Special Directions for Short Season Climates
SOWING: Sow seed from early spring through fall. Mix seed with a cup of sand or other inert material and broadcast over an area previously prepared. Lightly rake into soil or cover with light soil to a depth of 1/8 inch. Keep soil moist while germinating.
SPACING: When scattering seed mixture try to leave ample space between seeds to allow enough room for growing and best coverage of mixture. This packet will cover up to 18 sq. ft.
GERMINATION: The different species germinate over a range of from one to four weeks.
Ed's Special Advice
A wildflower garden is easy to grow as well as enjoy. A real year-round adventure as the different varieties come into bloom. Keep soil moist until plants begin to grow. After plants are established water only as necessary. Varieties, subject to availability, may include: Yarrow, Bachelor Buttons, Columbine, Wallflower, Shasta Daisy, Clarkia, Chinese Houses, Coreopsis, Delphinium, Dianthus, California Poppy, Gaillardia, Godetia, Gypsophila. Dame's Rocket, Blue Flax, Red Flax, Spurred Snapdragon, Alyssum, Lupine, Nemophila, Evening Primrose, Iceland Poppy, Shirley Poppy, Rudbeckia and Catchfly. Use this wildflower mixture with a grass such as sheep fescue for a Meadow effect.