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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 $14.95

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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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    "Creeping Daisy" grows to only about 6 to 12", and forms a blooming mat. Annual. 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 →
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    This dwarf Cornflower variety illuminates the meadow or garden with full, pure white blooms. White Cornflower is quick blooming, easy to grow, and will provide a multitude of blooms that are charming both in the garden and cut for bouquets. Annual. Learn More →
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    Red Cornflower is a dwarf variety that adds drama to the meadow or garden with full, red blooms. Red Cornflower is easy to grow and quick blooming. Try pairing with White and Blue Cornflower for a spectacular burst of color in just weeks! Annual. Learn More →
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    Mexican Sunflower brings bright, orange color to the meadow with a multitude of blooms on gorgeous green foliage. Mexican Sunflower is a beautiful cut flower and attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Annual. Learn More →
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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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    Also called Jewel Weed, this magnificent orange wildflower gets its name from the seed pods that explode when touched. Annual. (Impatiens capensis) Learn More →
  13. 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 →
  14. Starting at $5.95

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    Tiny blue flowers are an iconic addition to any garden. Although not a ‘true’ forget-me-not, this species has very similar flowers. This easy-to-grow annual blooms just weeks after planting and grows in almost any sunny spot. Chinese Forget Me Not attracts butterflies and hummingbirds to the garden and makes for gorgeous cut flowers. All of the seed we handle at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to grow. Annual. Learn More →
  15. Starting at $10.95

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    A much-loved, quick-bloom, very short western wildflower that grows beautifully everywhere. Annual. Learn More →
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    This native beauty adds dramatic flair to the mid-season garden with deep scarlet blooms edged in black. Scarlet Flax offers up its gorgeous blooms for an extended period, blooming from summer into fall. Tolerating dry soil and partial shade, Scarlet Flax will grow almost anywhere with loose soil and is sure to become one of your favorite varieties in the garden or meadow. 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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    Baby Snapdragons create a jewel-toned carpet of shimmering blooms in any sunny spot, large or small. Bright pink, red, yellow and purple bi-colored blooms attract hummingbirds and butterflies to the garden and are extremely easy to grow. A favorite for cut bouquets, this quick-blooming annual is sure to become one of your favorites (if it isn’t already). 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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    Cornflowers in not only the famous blue, but pink, white, and purple as well. A great mix of colors. Annual. Learn More →
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    Not the florist favorite, but the single wild form. First bloom in mixtures: "White lace on your meadow." Annual.
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  20. Starting at $5.95

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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 →
  21. Starting at $8.95

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    This brilliant bloom lights up whole meadows when conditions are right. Full sun or partial shade. Annual. Learn More →
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    This famous wildflower is not really an aster, but has always been called "Prairie Aster" or "Tahoka Daisy." Annual. Learn More →
  23. Starting at $9.95

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    This native sunflower is the grandfather species of them all and is a true staple of any wildflower garden. Bright, cheerful flowers are only 3-4” across and this variety grows to be 24-72” tall. Wild Sunflowers are extremely easy to grow and attracts butterflies and hummingbirds to the garden all season long. This native beauty is also the state flower of Kansas! 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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    Rocket Larkspur, also known as wild Delphinium, is famous in the dried flower trade, but we prefer it growing in the garden! Gorgeous spikes of red, blue, pink, white and purple add unique color and texture to the summer garden or meadow and attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Rocket Larkspur is extremely easy to grow and can be planted in almost any spot. And yes, be sure to plant extra for cut bouquets – of course! 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 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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    Exquisite flowers like little pagodas gave this wildflower its name. Native to the NW, but easy anywhere. Annual. Learn More →
  27. Starting at $9.95

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    Imagine pink powder puffs up and down bright red stems 2 ft. tall. That's beautiful "Farewell to Spring." Annual. Learn More →
  28. Starting at $6.95

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    A favorite annual in meadows from Maine to California, Blue Cornflower adds true blue blooms to the summer garden or meadow. Also known as Bachelor Button, silver foliage offsets its blue blooms tremendously and attracts birds (especially American goldfinches) with its seed. Blue Cornflower is extremely easy to grow and is gorgeous planted on its own or paired with other colors of Cornflower. 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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    We don't sell the roadside weed. This species is close in appearance, but not invasive. Annual. Learn More →
  30. Starting at $9.95

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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 →
  31. Starting at $10.95

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    Also called Thimble Flower, this western native tolerates almost any soil, and some shade. Annual. Learn More →
  32. Starting at $17.95

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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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    Organic Cornflower "Polka Dot Mix". You'll have flowers in blue, pink, white and maroon. Annual. Learn More →
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    Organic Sunflower Seeds "Velvet Queen." This one grows to 6' tall with large deep mahogany red flowers. Annual. Learn More →
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    Organic Sunflower Seeds "Taiyo" this is one of the sunflowers now widely used by florists. Only 5-6 ft. Annual. 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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    Organic Sunflower seeds "Evening Colors" For Sunflower lovers: Red, Yellow, Orange, Multicolored. 6-8'. 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 →
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    Also called "Buffalo Eyes" this purple-spotted wildflower is happy in sun or part shade. To 1 ft, early season. Annual. 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 →

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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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