Hummingbird & Butterfly Flower Mix

Hummingbird & Butterfly Flower Mix

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If there is one packet of seeds you buy this year, make sure it is this one! With over 20 different flower seeds, you are sure to attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees to your garden or yard. With the decline in bee population right now, they need all the help they can get, and you can start by planting this mix. Mix includes: Milkweed, Columbine, Snapdragon, Aster, Cosmos, Forget-Me-Not, Larkspur, Foxglove, Bird's Eyes, Treemallow, Alyssum, Fairy Bouquet, Lupine, Maltese Cross, Four O'Clock, Mint, Nicotiana, Poppy, Penstemon, Salvia, Catchfly, Marigold, Jewel Mix, and Zinnia.Easy to grow, and many varieties will self-seed - which means more flowers next year without planting! Attract Monarch butterflies with Milkweed, and many kinds of birds and beneficial insects with Foxglove, Lupine, and others. The fun is not knowing exactly what will come up - a surprise and colorful mix for all ages.Growing instructionsClear all existing vegetation and rake the soil to form grooves for good seed to soil contact. � It is advised to make a 1:4 mixture of seed to Vermiculite or Milorganite to "bulk it up" making it easier to spread. � After seeding, rake over the seed, taking care not to cover the seed more than 1/4". � Generally, late fall or early spring is the best time to plant. � After seeding , make sure the area gets enough moisture either through natural rainfall or manual watering. � After the annuals have gone to seed and the perennials have become dormant, an annual mowing to a height of 4" to 6" is recommended.

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