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Midwest Wildflower Seeds

All of the seed that we sell at American Meadows is lab tested to ensure the highest purity and germination possible. We do not buy or sell ANY genetically modified seeds (GMO).

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  1. Starting at $3.95

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    Rudbeckia subtomentosa is a beautiful Black-Eyed Susan perennial with anise-scented blooms. Learn More →
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    Physotegia virginiana is a taller native with showy blooms--great for the back of the garden. Flowers are "obedient." Perennial Learn More →
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    This is the monarda with pink flowers and leaves famous for making tea. Also called "Oswego Tea." Perennial Learn More →
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    One of the most popular "everlastings" for use in dried arrangements, strawflowers are just as beautiful in summer bouquets. And these plants produce so many colorful, long-stemmed flowers you'll have plenty to use both fresh and dried. Annual. Learn More →
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    Dwarf Lemon is more compact than the species, growing to a height of just 18 to 30 inches, with sunny, lemon-yellow flowers. Annual. Learn More →
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    Dwarf Gold is more compact than the species, growing to a height of just 18 to 30 inches, with brilliant yellow-orange flowers. Annual. Learn More →
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    Aster prenanthoides is one of our handsomest wildflowers for fall. Lavender blooms with bright yellow centers. Perennial Learn More →
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    A tall (to 7') aster for semi-shade, great in a woodland garden. Daisy like-white flowers top every stem. Perennial. Learn More →
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    "Creeping Daisy" grows to only about 6 to 12", and forms a blooming mat. Annual. Learn More →
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    Also known as "Largeleaf Aster," this tall beauty has lavender flowers, large heart-shaped leaves. Perennial. Learn More →
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    If you’re looking for show-stopping color, Painted Daisies is the variety for you! Also known as Tricolor Daisy, this stunning, wild variety has recently been naturalized in the U.S. Blooming just a few weeks after planting, the bright mixture of colors will put on a vivid show in any sunny spot. Make sure to plant extra for fabulous cut bouquets! All of the seed we handle at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to grow. Annual. Learn More →
  12. Starting at $16.95

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    Create a unique splash of color in your meadow with Cosmos Seashells. Each petal is shaped like a seashell and will ignite the garden in just weeks after planting. The gorgeous, contrasting colors and unique shape are a true conversation starter and must-have for the wildflower gardener! Like all Cosmos, this variety is extremely easy to grow, attracts hummingbirds and butterflies, and makes for fantastic cut bouquets. All of the seed we handle at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to grow. Annual. Learn More →
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    The Moon Flower gets its name from large, pure white blooms that come out at night and close before mid day. The blooms are also sweetly fragrant. Annual. (Ipomea alba) Learn More →
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    Dazzling red blooms steal the show in the summer garden! Tall, vining foliage can reach up to 10” tall and these gorgeous flowers are perfect for fences, mailboxes, or lampposts. Annual. Learn More →
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    Bring show-stopping color to your shady meadow or garden with our Shade Wildflower Collection. Our wildflower experts have designed this collection with two annual and perennial varieties, including Plains Coreopsis, Sweet William and more, that thrive in partial shade, bringing gorgeous color one variety at a time, year after year. All of the seed we handle at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to grow. Learn More →
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    Also called Jewel Weed, this magnificent orange wildflower gets its name from the seed pods that explode when touched. Annual. (Impatiens capensis) Learn More →
  17. Starting at $12.95

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    This mixture can be used as a flowering lawn or low growing ground cover. It is composed of fine fescue, flowers and clovers and provides a colorful and diverse alternative to grass lawns. Learn More →
  18. Starting at $15.95

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    This mix of 16 native wildflowers, including Purple Coneflower, Wild Lupine, Scarlet Sage and more, is for areas in the eastern U.S. and eastern Canada where water conservation is desired. This long-lasting mixture adds colorful blooms in the first season and for years to come. This mixture is also beneficial to the pollinators native to your region and will attract wildlife to your garden or meadow. All of the seed we handle at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to grow. Learn More →
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    Enjoy the sweet fragrance of wildflowers all season long with our Fragrant Wildflower Seed Mix. It contains 16 fragrant wildflowers, both annuals and perennials, that will bloom spring through summer, year after year - It will burst into blooms the first year with the annual wildflowers and provide color in years after with the perennials. Learn More →
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    This mixture attracts beneficial bugs to the garden. Beneficial bugs include lacewings, lady bugs, hover flies and parasitic wasps, which help to destroy harmful pests such as aphids, thrips and mites. Learn More →
  21. Starting at $9.95

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    These fast-growing plants produce large, fireworks-like blooms in shades of pink, purple, red, magenta and white that are ideal in arrangements. Annual. Learn More →
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    This easy-to-grow wildflower produces stunning, violet-blue blooms. The flowers will attract beautiful wildlife to your garden. Perennial. (Aster azureus) Learn More →
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    This unique plant produces striking, purple flowers that even in maturity look like large buds. Bottle Gentian prefers moist, rich soil and is great for planting near bodies of water. Perennial. (Gentiana andrewsii) Learn More →
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    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 →
  25. Starting at $10.95

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    This deer-resistant variety adds rich, gorgeous color to the summer and fall garden. A perennial form of the native Black-Eyed Susan, the giant, bi-color double flowers ignite the garden year after year and are extremely easy to grow. Native Gloriosa Daisies grow to be 12-36” tall and tolerate partial shade. The unique blooms make for gorgeous summer bouquets. All of the seed we handle at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to grow. Perennial. Learn More →
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    A special mixture that is half wildflowers, half grains & grasses favored by small wildlife. To create a flowering habitat area. Learn More →
  27. Starting at $17.95

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    Our Native Midwest Wildflower Seed Mixture contains 21 wildflowers, including Prairie Aster, Blazing Star, Butterfly Weed and more, that are native to the Midwest. Plant native varieties to help preserve your local eco-system and to help the pollinators in your area. With both annuals and perennials, this mixture will provide color in the first year and for years after. All of the seed we handle at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to grow. Learn More →
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    Bring beautiful wildlife into your garden or meadow with our Butterfly & Hummingbird Seed Mix. It contains 16 wildflowers, both annuals and perennials, that will attract winged friends. This mixture is designed to provide stunning color all season long, year after year - It will burst into blooms the first year with the annual wildflowers and provide color in years after with the perennials. Learn More →
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    Our Dry Area Mix is perfect for areas that are out of the way or regions that have water restrictions. It contains 25 different wildflowers, both annuals and perennials, that are drought tolerant. This mix is designed to bloom all season long, year after year - It will burst into blooms the first year with the annual wildflowers and provide color in years after with the perennials. Learn More →
  30. Starting at $8.95

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    The perfect addition to any sunny meadow or garden, Sulphur Cosmos light up the mid-season garden, blooming a stunning orange and yellow all the way into the fall. Sulphur Cosmos are extremely easy to grow in any region and attract a variety of hummingbirds and butterflies to the garden. The bright blooms also make for gorgeous cut bouquets! All of the seed we handle at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to grow. Annual. Learn More →
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    A mostly annual mixture that blooms quickly and stays below knee high. Great for containers, edging & fronting other plants. Learn More →
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    Cosmos "Picotee" is a newer version everyone loves. White with rosy red edging on petals. Grows to only 4 ft. Annual. Learn More →
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    Tired of deer snacking on your precious flowers? Our Deer Resistant Wildflower Mix contains 17 wildflowers, both annuals and perennials, that deer tend to stay away from. This mixture is designed to bloom all season long, year after year - It will burst into blooms the first year with the annual wildflowers and provide color in years after with the perennials. Learn More →
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    Do your part to save America's disappearing bees by planting our Honey Bee Wildflower Mix. This specially formulated mix contains 19 different annual and perennial wildflower varieties that the Bees will love. All the seed we handle at American Meadows is Non-GMO, Neonicotinoid-Free and Guaranteed to grow! Learn More →
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    The magnificent Wine Red cosmos, "Radiance" is many gardeners' favorite. Classic color, 3-5 ft. Annual. Learn More →
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    The pristine white cosmos, "Purity" makes a heavenly cloud-like background in the garden. 3-5 ft. Annual. Learn More →
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    Classic pink on shorter plants, "Pinkie" grows from 3 to 5 ft with billows of blooms for months. Annual. Learn More →
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    An all-time favorite, "Gloria" gives you a bi-color from the old mixtures, on shorter plants. Annual. Learn More →
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    A unique "new" cosmos in real red "Dazzler" sports blunt-tipped petals with bright yellow centers. Annual. Learn More →
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    "Daydream" is pastel & deep pink with center flares and dark pink veins. 3 to 5 ft. tall. Annual. Learn More →
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    One of the "new" cosmos hybrids, "Candystripe" with loads of flowers in deep pink and white. Annual. Learn More →
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    Special Mix for Bulb Plantings Rainbow of annual flowers for quick bloom. Plant spring or fall over fall bulbs for bloom all summer and fall. Learn More →
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    This is one of the "other" Black-eyed Susans. Grows to 3 ft with small flowers in gold splotched brown. Annual. Learn More →
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    This quick-blooming, fragrant annual has been a staple of the meadow and garden for centuries. Although blooming mostly white, Sweet Alyssum will sometimes surprise with a touch of pink blooms. Growing to be 8-16” tall, this smaller beauty can be planted in the front of the garden or meadow or even in containers. Sweet Alyssum is deer resistant and tolerates partial shade. All of the seed we handle at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to grow. Annual. Learn More →
  45. Starting at $29.95

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    This wild violet is loved in gardens all over the world and once established, can spread rapidly. The iconic blooms are a cheerful purple and yellow with a white ‘face,’ resembling the pansy. Growing to be only 4-12” tall, this is a staple at the edge of the meadow or underneath trees. If planted in partial shade, Johnny Jump Ups can bloom all season long. All of the seed we handle at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to grow. Perennial. Learn More →
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    Love cosmos but looking for a shorter variety? Cosmos Seeds Dwarf Mix is the perfect choice, growing to be just 2-4’ tall. Plant this colorful mixture in the front of the garden or meadow, or add to large containers in your small space or patio garden. Like all cosmos, this mixture is extremely easy to grow, attracts pollinators and blooms from summer until frost, offering up an abundance of flowers to cut and bring indoors. All of the seed we handle at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to grow. Annual. Learn More →
  47. Starting at $10.95

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    Looking to add a big splash of color on your course this season? This mixtures contains 15 colorful wildflowers that will turn those hard to mow areas into a rainbow of color. Cut down on mowing and water with a wildflower planting on your course this year! Learn More →
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    Less watering and less mowing! This environmentally friendly wildflower mix will allow you to do both this year. A hearty blend 21 different wildflowers, this mix will save you time and money. Cut down on mowing and watering this season with a wildflower planting on your course this year! Learn More →

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The Wildflowers of the Midwest

America's heartland is a combination of the ecosystems of the Great Plains and parts of the grand deciduous forests that extend into the northeast and mid-Atlantic states. Long known as the "breadbasket" of the world, the American midwest is the greatest agricultural region on the planet, and its rich soils and growing conditions make it a wonderful place to garden with wild flowers.

Optimum planting times for the region are mid-March to mid-May in spring, although you can plant as late as mid-June. Fall planting in October and November is also successful in all but the coldest regions.

Our Proven Wildflower Seeds Mixture for the Midwest is one of our richest mixes of native and naturalized flower seeds, featuring the world-famous wildflowers from the plains regions, such as Purple Coneflower, Blue Flax and Black-eyed Susan. Our All-Native Mix for the Midwest is a premium blend of even more wildflower species native to the region.

Over the last 25 years, we have helped literally millions of wildflower gardeners in the Midwest establish wildflower meadows they will enjoy for years.

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"Agriculture and seeds provide the basis upon which our lives depend. We must protect this foundation as a safe and genetically stable source for future generations. For the benefit of all farmers, gardeners and consumers who want an alternative, We pledge that we do not knowingly buy, sell or trade genetically engineered seeds or plants.

The mechanical transfer of genetic material outside of natural reproductive methods and between genera, families or kingdoms, poses great biological risks as well as economic, political, and cultural threats. We feel that genetically engineered varieties have been insufficiently tested prior to public release. More research and testing is necessary to further assess the potential risks of genetically engineered seeds. Further, we wish to support agricultural progress that leads to healthier soils, genetically diverse agricultural ecosystems and ultimately healthy people and communities."

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