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To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold-hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

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Below you find our complete selection of grass and groundcover seeds. Whether it be any of our Regional Grass Mixtures or beautiful Partridge Pea, these new seed varieties are perfect for replenishing nutrients, adding to wildflower plantings or creating a more natural look. Choose from two dozen specialized varieties.

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To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
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  1. Starting at $19.95

    Per 1/4 Pound

    This species can turn the plains purple to the horizon. Great for dry areas. To 3 ft, mid-summer bloom. Perennial. Learn More →
  2. Starting at $15.95

    Per 1/4 Pound

    Buffalo Grass can be planted as a ground cover and is a low-maintenance solution to any lawn or meadow. It is extremely drought tolerant and will attract wildlife. Perennial. (Buchloe dacyyloides) Learn More →
  3. Starting at $8.95

    Per 1/4 Pound

    This legume provides lovely, bright yellow blooms in the summer. The cheerful flowers attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and other wildlife. Annual. (Chamaecrista fasciculata) Learn More →
  4. Starting at $17.95

    Per 5 Pounds

    This cover crop is extremely adaptable and is used for soil stabilization. Perennial Rye Grass is fast-growing and easy to grow. Perennial. (Lolium perenne) Learn More →
  5. Starting at $11.95

    Sale: $10.76

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    Blue Grama can be planted for erosion control and is drought-tolerant. It will also attract wildlife. Perennial. (Bouteloua gracilis) Learn More →
  6. Starting at $27.95

    Per 5 Pounds

    Extremely easy to grow and adaptable, this ground cover produces beautiful, bell-shaped purple blooms. Annual or Biennial Legume. (Vicia villosa) Learn More →
  7. Starting at $14.95

    Per 1 Pound

    Switchgrass Shelter can be planted for soil stabilization and will attract wildlife. This grass can also be planted for pasture hay. Perennial. (Panicum virgatum) Learn More →
  8. Starting at $7.95

    Per 1 Pound

    Vernal Alfalfa can be planted as a cover crop and will attract wildlife to the area. It is extremely drought-tolerant. Perennial. (Medicago sativa) Learn More →
  9. Starting at $9.95

    Per 1/4 Pound

    This attractive grass produces purplish plumes with grey/green foliage. Little Bluestem can be planted for erosion control and will attract wildlife. Perennial. (Schizachyrium scoparium) Learn More →
  10. Starting at $22.95

    Per 1/4 Pound

    An extremely fast and aggressive grower, Crown Vetch produces lovely white and purple blooms. This legume should be planted for erosion control in certain hard-to-reach areas, not in places where there are other plants established. Perennial. (Coronilla varia) Learn More →
  11. Starting at $7.95

    Sale: $6.36

    Per 5 Pounds

    Annual Rye Grass can be planted as a companion or cover crop to help prevent soil erosion. It is extremely easy and fast to grow. Annual. (Lolium multiflorum) Learn More →
  12. Starting at $17.95

    Per 1 Pound

    This beautiful grass is used for beautification and soil stabilization. It produces ornamental, wispy plumes. Perennial. (Eragrostis curvula) Learn More →
  13. Starting at $12.95

    Sale: $12.31

    Per 5 Pounds

    This cover crop is low-growing and can be planted to help enrich soil, as well as prevent common garden weeds from coming up. It also delights with purple/red blooms. Annual. (Pisum arvense) Learn More →
  14. Starting at $28.95

    Sale: $26.06

    Per 1 Pound

    This grass is extremely easy and fast to grow. It can be planted for soil stabilization and will also attract wildlife. Perennial. (Elymus canadensis) Learn More →
  15. Starting at $52.95

    Per 5 Pounds

    Smooth Bromegrass is an easy-to-grow perennial grass with many uses. It can be planted for hay, pasture and silage, as well as used for erosion control and as a groundcover crop. This cool season grass tolerates extreme temperatures, drought, and sandy soils. (Bromus inermis) Learn More →
  16. Starting at $31.95

    Sale: $28.76

    Per 5 Pounds

    Orchard Grass is an extremely versatile variety. This low maintenance groundcover is perfect for livestock grazing and can be used for pasture, hay or silage. It is considered one of the best forage grasses and is also used by birds for nesting, broad rearing, escape and winter cover. Orchard Grass is also a great solution for erosion control and can be planted as a cover crop. Learn More →
  17. Starting at $15.95

    Per 5 Pounds

    Plant Creeping Red Fescue for an easy, low-maintenance ground cover. It is beneficial for erosion control and will attract wildlife to your lawn or meadow. Perennial. (Festuca rubra) Learn More →
  18. Starting at $12.95

    Per 5 Pounds

    Plant Common Vetch as a groundcover to loosen the soil and add nitrogen. It is also common feed for cattle, horses and rabbit. This cheerful, pink-blooming annual prefers full sun but will tolerate most soil types. (Vicia sativa) Learn More →
  19. Starting at $24.95

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    Plant Yellow Blossom Clover as a cover crop to bring potassium, phosphorus and nitrogen to the surface of the soil. This drought-resistant clover is a vigorous grower, withstanding many conditions. (Melilotus officinalis) Learn More →
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    Plant this bunch grass for a long-lasting, beautiful show of dark green grass with foxtail-like plumes. This grass also will attract wildlife to your lawn or meadow. Perennial. (Phleum pratense) Learn More →
  21. Starting at $10.95

    Per 5 Pounds

    A great winter companion or cover crop. Helps with erosion control, fixes nitrogen, and increases organic matter if seeded after crops are harvested in the fall. (Secale cereale) Learn More →
  22. Starting at $8.95

    Per 1 Pound

    Sheep Fescue can be planted for soil modification on hard to reach areas. It will also add a feathery, textured look to any landscape. Perennial. (Festuca ovina) Learn More →
  23. Starting at $38.95

    Per 5 Pounds

    Dutch White Clover is one of the most popular clovers used in lawns, but also has many other uses. Plant this perennial clover as a cover crop, groundcover, for erosion control or in your pasture mixture. The elegant, white flowers create a sweeping carpet of white. (Trifolium repens) Learn More →
  24. Starting at $9.95

    Per 1 Pound

    White Ladino Clover is one of the most popular white clovers in the US. It has high nutritious value, is vigorous and easy-to-grow, making it popular for pastures. White Ladino Clover is also used as a cover crop. Perennial. (Trifolium repens) Learn More →
  25. Starting at $29.95

    Per 5 Pounds

    Similar to Red Clover, this legume is more adaptable to a variety of soil types and is extremely easy to grow in almost any condition. Perennial. (Trifolium hybridum) Learn More →
  26. Starting at $9.95

    Per 1 Pound

    This legume is a vigorous, easy-to-grow clover that will produce large, white blooms. White Clover is often planted in the western part of the US as both a spring and fall cover crop. Perennial. (Trifolium repens) Learn More →
  27. Starting at $7.95

    Per 1 Pound

    Medium Red Clover is a legume that is perfect for planting as a cover crop to loosen soil, or to provide nourishment to crops in between seasons. Short-Lived Perennial. (Trifolium pratense) Learn More →
  28. Starting at $5.95

    Per 1/4 Pound

    Crimson Clover’s strawberry-red blooms add fun color to any meadow. Growing to be 24-36” tall, we recommend planting this variety at the front of the garden or meadow. Not to be confused with the tough perennial red clovers that can take over a meadow, Crimson Clover is a non-invasive annual that can help enhance your soil and attract pollinators to the garden or meadow. Gorgeous on its own or paired with other wildflowers. Annual. Learn More →

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