Northeast 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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Seeds selected for CT, DE, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT, WV as well as Quebec and the Eastern Provinces.

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  1. Starting at $12.95

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    A unique variety for any Zinnia lover, Illumination not only adds elegant pink blooms to the garden or meadow, but also makes for fabulous summer bouquets. Large, double blooms reach to be 4” across and are pollinator magnets, creating a parade of butterflies and hummingbirds to and from the garden all season long. This annual beauty prefers as much sun as possible and requires little watering once seedlings are a few inches high. 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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    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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    "Daydream" is pastel & deep pink, with center flares and dark pink veins. 3 to 5 ft. tall. 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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    The magnificent Wine Red cosmos, "Radiance" is many gardeners' favorite. Classic color, 3-5 ft. Annual. Learn More →
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    One of most popular Zinnia varieties, the Lilliput Mix grows to be only 18-24” tall and is famous for an abundance of pom-pom blooms in bright, vivid colors. Blooming from mid summer until frost, this mixture can be cut all season long for spectacular summer bouquets and is extremely easy to grow. Like all Zinnia, this variety is deer resistant and attracts pollinators. 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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    Mexican Zinnia "Persian Carpet Mix" is a spectacular splash of bi-colors growing only 12 to 16" tall. Annual Learn More →
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    Garland Daisy is a bright colorful annual for midsummer through fall color. 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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    "Creeping Daisy" grows to only about 6 to 12", and forms a blooming mat. Annual. Learn More →
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    This Marigold mixture adds fiery color to the summer garden with bold reds, oranges and yellows. Growing to be only 12-14” tall, this mixture is great for the border of meadows, a small space garden or containers. Marigold Sparky Mix is so easy to grow that it is the perfect choice for a child’s first garden. Also, try planting Marigolds in your veggie garden to help attract beneficial insects. 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 unique "new" cosmos in real red "Dazzler" sports blunt-tipped petals with bright yellow centers. Annual. Learn More →
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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 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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    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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    This Morning Glory produces royal purple, funnel-shaped flowers with white stars in the throats. Provide a sturdy trellis, pergola or other support for the vigorous vines. Annual. Learn More →
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    Grandpa Ott produces striking deep purple, funnel-shaped flowers with magenta stars in the throats. Provide a sturdy trellis, pergola or other support for the vigorous vines. 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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    This purple-spiked native of the prairie is so loved it's a florist favorite. Loves dry gritty soil, full sun. Perennial. Learn More →
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    Also called Tree Mallow in the west, this hibiscus-like flower blooms on round-leaved plants in late season. 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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The Wildflowers of the Northeast

Wildflower gardening in the Northeast continues to gain in popularity and an understanding of the basic botanical environment is important. The Northeast is part of what botanists call the Great Northern Forest, and was solidly wooded when European colonists arrived. So it follows that most native wildflowers were shade-loving woodland perennials that enjoy somewhat acid (woodsy) soils, like the trilliums and violets.

But when heavy settlement began, our ancestors cleared forests to create farmland. And in those spaces, they planted crops. In with the crop seed they brought with them, were the seeds of European "weeds", so these sun-loving flower seeds immediately grew and made themselves at home. This is why Northeastern wildflowers today are a mixture of natives and "naturalized" flowers from other places. For example, goldenrod and black-eyed susan are native; the common daisy and chicory are from Europe. So what we see in a beautiful blaze of color along roadsides today is a mixture of the two.

With a short growing season and cold winters, the Northeastern landscape today retains its original forested history, so annual mowing of your wildflower meadow in fall is all-important. Any unmowed meadow in the region will revert to forest in about seven years. This is dramatically different from the wildflower habitats in the Great Plains and on the southern California coast which are natural grasslands and have never had solid stands of trees.

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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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