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West Coast Seeds - Wildflower Bumble Bee Mix - Attract Pollinators (5g)

$4.69

Support the vital pollinators with West Coast Seeds Wildflower Bumble Bee Mix. This 5g blend features a vibrant array of annual and perennial flowers designed to attract and nourish North American bumble bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators from early spring through late fall. Ideal for Zones 4-8, this mix...

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Support the vital pollinators with West Coast Seeds Wildflower Bumble Bee Mix. This 5g blend features a vibrant array of annual and perennial flowers designed to attract and nourish North American bumble bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators from early spring through late fall. Ideal for Zones 4-8, this mix thrives in full sun, growing up to 90cm tall and providing a stunning display of nectar-rich blooms.

Key Features:

  • Pollinator Friendly: Crafted to attract and feed bumble bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.
  • Diverse Blooms: Includes a variety of annuals and perennials for extended flowering periods.
  • Hardy Plants: Suitable for Zones 4-8, ensuring robust growth in various climates.
  • Easy to Grow: Perfect for gardeners of all skill levels.

Wildflowers and Regionality:

  • Exposure: Prefers full sun to partial shade, depending on the blend.
  • Timing: Best sown two weeks before to eight weeks after the last frost. Can also be sown in autumn with some risk of seed loss.

Starting Instructions:

  1. Site Selection: Choose areas free from existing plants to ensure optimal soil conditions.
  2. Site Preparation: Remove vegetation, loosen soil, and prepare for seed contact.
  3. Seed Application: Scatter seeds by hand or use a lawn spreader for larger areas. Mix seeds with clean, dry sand for even distribution.

Planting Rates:

  • Density: Aim for 70 seeds per square foot.
  • Coverage: 90g covers 1,000 ft²; use 4kg per acre for larger areas.

Growing Tips:

  • Moisture: Keep soil evenly moist to aid germination and establishment.
  • Weed Control: Regularly remove weeds to reduce competition.
  • Watering: Minimal additional watering needed except during prolonged dry periods.
  • Re-seeding: Harvest seed heads in late summer for replanting the following spring.

Enhance your garden's beauty and support essential pollinators with the West Coast Seeds Wildflower Bumble Bee Mix. Perfect for health-conscious gardeners and nature enthusiasts, this mix is an effortless way to contribute to pollinator conservation while enjoying a breathtaking garden.

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