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, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT, WV as well as Quebec and the Eastern Provinces.

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  1. Starting at $6.95

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    Not technically a wildflower, but many used in many meadows. Climbs or piles up with bloom. Edible. Annual. Learn More →
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    This is Wild Cleome "discovered" by Lewis & Clark, great for meadows. To 5 ft. for mid to late bloom. Annual. Learn More →
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    A west coast native that's happy anywhere. With all the blue wild lupines, this is the yellow stand-out. Annual. Learn More →
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    This species can turn the plains purple to the horizon. Great for dry areas. To 3 ft, mid-summer bloom. Perennial. Learn More →
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    This is the big blue hybrid. Not really wild, but we have many requests for this seed. Great for fences. Annual. Learn More →
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    Hollyhock is not technically a wildflower, but so many want it for meadows, here it is. Mixed colors. Biennial. 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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    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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    The droopy, lemon-yellow daisy that's native to the plains. Tough, useful plant for full sun in dry areas. Perennial. Learn More →
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    A famous All-American perennial with drooping red petals. From dry open prairies, needs loose soils. Perennial. Learn More →
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    Varieties that are native to your area not only grow stronger in your garden, but also help the local pollinator population. Our Native Northeast Mixture contains 18 wildflowers, including New England Aster, Butterfly Weed, Wild Lupine and more, that are native to the Northeast. This variety of annuals and perennials will provide show-stopping color in the first season and for years to come. All of the seed we handle at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to grow. 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 →
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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 →
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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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    This famous medicinal herb has more history than most any flower. It "takes over", so use carefully. Perennial. 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 →
  18. 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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    This famous wildflower is not really an aster, but has always been called "Prairie Aster" or "Tahoka Daisy." Annual. Learn More →
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    Also called Thimble Flower, this western native tolerates almost any soil, and some shade. Annual. Learn More →
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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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    The ancestor of our best garden asters. Stiff stems, large flowers, super winter-hardy. Great for late bloom. Perennial. Learn More →
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    This is the "pale" cousin of famed Purple Coneflower, and often the echinacea used in medicinal preparations. Perennial. Learn More →
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    This is the rare, true blue indigo, endangered in some areas, common in others. Great for wild meadows. Perennial. Learn More →
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    America's most vivid wildflower' according to experts. Must have damp soil, sun or shade. Perennial Learn More →
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    Dazzling, bright orange blooms illuminate the late spring meadow, creating an unforgettable statement. Siberian Wallflower is easy to grow, adapting to most soil types and growing in partial shade. Growing to only 10-18” tall, we recommend planting this bold beauty in the front of the meadow or garden. All of the seed we handle at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to grow. Biennial. Learn More →
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    One of the toughest perennial wildflowers, OxEye Daisy is famous for painting entire roadsides white throughout the country. This variety is extremely easy to grow and delights with gorgeous ‘She loves me, she loves me not’ flowers in the summer garden or meadow. OxEye Daisies bloom profusely, offering plenty of flowers to cut for gorgeous summer bouquets. This variety is prohibited in some states, so please check before planting. All of the seed we handle at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to grow. Perennial. Learn More →
  28. Starting at $20.95

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    A famous medicinal (used for heart medicine), Foxglove is native to England; blooms in light shade up to 5 ft. Biennial. Learn More →
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    One of the scented wild mints that flowers with lavender-pink flowers. Butterfly favorite. Annual. Learn More →
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    A popular wildflower around the world, the forget-me-not’s gorgeous, soft blue blooms delight in the early season garden or meadow. Whether you’re planting to help celebrate the life of a loved one, or simply love the delicate blue blooms on your property, this variety is sure to bring joy year after year. Forget-me-nots tolerate partial shade and make for fantastic cut flowers. 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 much-loved, quick-bloom, very short western wildflower that grows beautifully everywhere. Annual. Learn More →
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    An elegant, tallish leafy plant with a plume of bright yellow flowers at the top. Easy to grow in almost any soil. Annual. Learn More →
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    One of the world’s most popular wildflowers, red poppies – also known as corn poppy or flanders poppy – is an iconic addition to any garden or meadow. This easy-to-grow mixture contains a colorful mixture of red, pink, white and double poppies, creating a fantastic statement in the summer garden. Like all red poppies, this mix is deer resistant, attracts pollinators and is long blooming. We think this mixture is a ‘must have’ for any wildflower gardener! 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 little beauty is a desert native, but opens its inky blue flowers in any region. For front of meadows. Early. Annual. Learn More →
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    One of the big highlights of Texas wildflowers. Short (About 1 ft.) lipstick red phlox that grow anywhere. Annual. Learn More →
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    This is the famous wild lupine that carpets whole hillsides along the Pacific coast; grows well in any region. Annual. Learn More →
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    This 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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    Imagine pink powder puffs up and down bright red stems 2 ft. tall. That's beautiful "Farewell to Spring." 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 →
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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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    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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    Also known as Blanket Flower, this native wildflower adds bold, fiery color to the summer garden or meadow. Growing to be about 12-24” tall, this bold beauty is perfect for the front of a meadow or even for adding quick, easy color to a small space garden. Plant Blanket Flower in full sun and enjoy a burst of bright, red and yellow blooms in the summer garden. 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 Tree Mallow in the west, this hibiscus-like flower blooms on round-leaved plants in late season. 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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    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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    Organic Nasturtium "Jewel Mix" gives you flowers in red, yellow and orange. Edible, too. Annual. Learn More →
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    Wonderfully fragrant, this popular lavender will bloom throughout the summer if deadheaded. Plant these seeds to attract beautiful wildlife to your garden! Perennial. (Lavandula angustifolia) 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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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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