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Gulf Coast & Southern Florida Wildflower Seed Mix

Product Size Price Price Per Unit Quantity
1/4 Pound - covers 500-1000 square feet
Price: $8.95
1/2 Pound - covers 1000-1500 square feet
Price: $16.95
1 Pound - covers 2000-3000 square feet
Price: $28.95
Bulk Discount:
5 or more for $19.99 ea.

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Quick Overview

A mixture that includes not only favorites, but some more unusual species specifically targeted for this region that has light soils and mild winters.
Details
SKU SFLG
Common Name Gulf Coast and Southern Florida Wildflower Seed mix
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Plant Type/Life Cycle Annuals & Perennials
Ships As Seed
Coverage 1/4 lb covers 500-1000 square feet.
1/2 lb covers 1000-1500 square feet.
1 lb covers 2000-3000 square feet.
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Acidic Soil, Moist/Wet Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Suggested Uses Cut Flowers, Showy Flowers, Extended Blooms, Easy to Grow
Ideal Growing Region Southeast
Zones 9, 10
Is It Storable? Yes - You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Ships to Canada No
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
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  • Handheld Seed Spreader

    Handheld Seed Spreader

Description

Our regular Southeast Mix is well-suited to most of this region down to the Orlando area, but further south and right on the Gulf Coast, particularly if you are usually frost-free, this mixture should do better for you. It's a custom blend of Southern favorites plus some additional species that are geared for frost-free or light frost areas. Like the southeast mix, it offers quick color with annuals such as pink and orange cosmos plus plains coreopsis, the official state wildflower of Florida. However, this mix also gives you lovely blue pimpernel, lemon mint, scarlet sage, and four o'clock, all hot weather wildflowers. The perennials in the mix include favorites like perennial coreopsis and gaillardia, plus the treasured pink showy evening primrose from Texas and moss verbena. This mix should give you great color the first year, plus strong bloom from perennials in years thereafter. Fall is the time to plant in South Florida, and fall or spring on the Gulf Coast.

This mixture contains 18 wildflowers, 14 annuals for first-year color and reseeding, plus 4 more perennials or biennials for increasing second and successive years' bloom. See full flower list below.

  Botanical Name Common Name Life Cycle Color Height Bloom Season
  Anagallis monelli Blue Pimpernel Perennial Blue 12" Summer/Fall
Centaurea cyanus Cornflower / Bachelor Button Annual Blue 35" Spring/Summer
Coreopsis lanceolata Lance-Leaf Coreopsis Perennial Yellow 48" Summer/Fall
Coreopsis tinctoria Plains Coreopsis Annual Yellow/Red 30" Summer/Fall
Cosmos bipinnatus Wild Cosmos Annual Red/White/Pink 47" Summer/Fall
Cosmos sulphureus Sulphur Cosmos Annual Mixed 33" Summer/Fall
Dimorphotheca sinuata African Daisy Annual Orange/Yellow 16" Summer/Fall
Gaillardia pulchella Indian Blanket Annual Red, Yellow 24" Summer
Gysophila elegans Baby's Breath Annual White 28" Spring/Summer
Linaria maroccana Baby Snapdragon Annual Mixed 20" Spring/Summer
Linum grandiflorum rubrum Scarlet Flax Annual Red 24" Spring/Summer
  Mirabilis jalapa Four O’clock Perennial Pink 36" Summer/Fall
Monarda citriodora Lemon Mint Annual Pink/Purple 31" Summer
Oenothera speciosa Showy Evening Primrose Perennial Pink 24" Spring/Summer
Rudbeckia amplexicaulis Clasping Coneflower Annual Yellow 24" Summer/Fall
Salvia coccinea Scarlet Sage Perennial Red 24" Summer/Fall
Silene armeria Catchfly Annual Pink 36" Summer
Verbena tenuisecta Moss Verbena Annual Pink 12" Spring/Summer
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3.7

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    Best Uses

    • Outdoors (3)
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    5.0

    Ordered more for this year!

    By Southern Pup

    from Central Florida

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Pros

    • Long Bloom Time
    • Low Maintenance
    • Reliable Growth
    • Vivid Colors

    Cons

    • Some Varieties Dominant

    Best Uses

    • Border Control
    • Large Areas
    • Raised Beds

    Comments about American Meadows Gulf Coast & Southern Florida Wildflower Seed Mix:

    Tried a small package this past spring. Loved the results so much that I'm enlarging the areas next spring!

     
    2.0

    Was a bit disappointed

    By Sunshine Debbie

    from Sarasota, FL

    About Me Getting Started

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Colors Not As Expected

      Best Uses

        Comments about American Meadows Gulf Coast & Southern Florida Wildflower Seed Mix:

        While I've always loved wildflowers and nature in general, I am very new to gardening. I planted only a small patch in our backyard and became very excited when it seemed to grow quickly. Over the summer though we have noticed only one kind of flower blooming, only one color. Very disappointed actually because I was looking forward to a multitude of color and fragrance. Never noticed any scents either and this patch is planted very near our bees, (my husband is a beekeeper) which surprised me even more.

         
        1.0

        Nice packaging but very poor performance

        By ASTORMIKE

        from ASTOR, FL.

        About Me Casual Hobbyist

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • No Document Of Flower
          • No Flowers
          • Poor performance

          Best Uses

            Comments about American Meadows Gulf Coast & Southern Florida Wildflower Seed Mix:

            I spread 2 1/2 lbs of the seeds into pasture area without results. I then spread the other 2 1/2 lbs over rocks in and some grew. The 5 lbs was not what I expected.

             
            5.0

            The neighborhood show stopper!

            By Avis F.

            from Vero Beach, FL

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Accurate Instructions
            • Attractive
            • Hardy
            • Healthy
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Outdoors

              Comments about American Meadows Gulf Coast & Southern Florida Wildflower Seed Mix:

              How to use the product.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Problem Solved

              By richbrobee

              from Fort Lauderdale, FL

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Attractive
              • Hardy
              • Long lasting

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Difficult Sites
                • Garden
                • Outdoors

                Comments about American Meadows Gulf Coast & Southern Florida Wildflower Seed Mix:

                The Problem: An untamed weed strip between the sidewalk and street with a little too much shade, very poor soil, and variable water. I want a very natural-looking garden, that doesn't require fertilizer, or too much irrigation, but looks nice to my neighbors who really don't understand my passion for native plants and wildness.
                The Solution: Gulf Coast & Southern Florida Wildflower Seed Mix gave me more than a half dozen solutions, that have naturally adjusted themselves for the sun or shade or water, just as in the woods. The second year is even better than the first, just wonderful. I have color and my neighbors finally appreciate my vision of nature. I just weed infrequently (or leave them if I'm not sure) and the wildflowers are crowding out most of the weeds. I'm delighted.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Wonderful wildflower mix

                By Linda

                from Odessa, FL

                About Me Master Gardener

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Accurate Instructions
                • Attractive
                • Fragrant

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Outdoors

                  Comments about American Meadows Gulf Coast & Southern Florida Wildflower Seed Mix:

                  I planted these in the pasture where if buried my stallion, Legacy. Now Legacy has a beautiful legacy.

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