Your garden haven for hummingbirds will not only attract and provide nectar for the tiny, bright creatures, but also present you with a glorious array of vivid floral colors that will last spring to fall for your enjoyment as well. Attracts other pollinators, too! Shake packet gently before opening to ensure even mixture of seeds.
Lure colorful finches, cardinals, blue jays and nuthatches to your garden to dine on the variety of tasty seeds from the flowers that grow from this mix. A collection of annual and perennial blooming plants fill the summer garden with blue, pink, purple, white, red, orange and yellow flowers in an assortment of shapes and sizes, followed by seed heads for hungry birds.
Mix includes (see diagram):
- Polka Dot Mix Bachelor Button
- Black-Eyed Susan
- Purple Coneflower
- Rigid Goldenrod
- African Marigold
- Mexican Hat
- Hybrid Pearl Millet
- Black Oil Sunflower
- Hard Red Spring Wheat
Hardiness: ANNUALS: Most annuals bloom from late spring to first fall frost. BIENNIALS/PERENNIALS: Most biennials and perennials will develop foliage the first season, and bloom the following seasons.
Plant Dimensions: 24"–60" tall
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators
When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. Cold Climates: 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date. You can also sow half the seed 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date (hoping the last frost is earlier than usual) and sow the second half a week or two after your average last frost date (just to be safe). Mild Climates: Fall through early spring.
When to Start Inside: Not recommended.
Days to Emerge: 7–21 days
Seed Depth: ⅛–¼"
Seed Spacing: Scatter about 20 seeds per sq. ft. and rake in
Thinning: As needed
This mix covers approximately 440 sq. ft.