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Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix

Product Size Price Price Per Unit Quantity
1/4 Pound - covers 500-1000 square feet
Price: $9.95
1/2 Pound - covers 1000-1500 square feet
Price: $17.95
1 Pound - covers 2000-3000 square feet
Price: $26.95
5 Pounds - covers 10,000-15,000 square feet
Price: $129.95
10 Pounds - covers 20,000-30,000 square feet
Price: $229.95
25 Pounds - covers 1-2 acres
Price: $523.95
50 Pounds - covers 2-4 acres
Price: $947.95

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Quick Overview

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.
Details
SKU DMG
Common Name Dry Area 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.
5 lbs covers 10,000-15,000 square feet.
10 lbs covers 20,000-30,000 square feet.
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Acidic Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Suggested Uses Cut Flowers, Showy Flowers, Extended Blooms, Easy to Grow
Ideal Growing Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific NorthWest
Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
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 Yes
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • Handheld Seed Spreader

    Handheld Seed Spreader

  • Black Eyed Susan Seeds

    Black Eyed Susan Seeds

  • Cosmos Seeds

    Cosmos Seeds

Description

This proven mixture offers full flower color and a great spread of species for places with little rainfall, or those areas that are difficult to water. Like any seed, this drought-tolerant mix requires moisture to sprout, but is quite self-sufficient once growth begins.

This premium mix includes 25 wildflowers: 14 annuals for first-year color. Plus 11 perennials/biennials for second and successive years’ bloom.

  Botanical Name Common Name Life Cycle Color Height Bloom Season
Achillea millefolium White Yarrow Perennial White 36" Summer
Centaurea cyanus Cornflower Annual Blue 35" Spring/Summer
Cheiranthus allionii Siberian Wallflower Perennial Orange 18" Spring
Chrysanthemum coronarium Garland Chrysanthemum Annual White/Yellow 36" Summer/Fall
Chrysanthemum maximum Shasta Daisy Perennial White 48" Summer
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
Dianthus barbatus Sweet William Biennial Red/White 20" Spring/Summer
Dimorphotheca sinuata African Daisy Annual Orange/Yellow 16" Summer/Fall
Eschscholzia californica California Poppy Annual Orange 18" Spring/Summer
Gaillardia aristata Blanket Flower Perennial Yellow/Red 30" Summer/Fall
Gaillardia pulchella Indian Blanket Annual Red, Yellow 24" Summer
Gypsophila elegans Baby's Breath Annual White 28" Spring/Summer
Linaria maroccana Baby Snapdragon Annual Mixed 20" Spring/Summer
Linum perenne lewisii Blue Flax Perennial Blue 24" Summer/Fall
Lobularia maritima Sweet Alyssum Annual White 16" Spring/Summer/Fall
Lotus corniculatus Bird's Foot Trefoil Perennial Yellow 24" Summer
Oenothera lamarckiana Evening Primrose Biennial Yellow 48" Summer
Papaver rhoeas Red Poppy, Shirley Poppy or Corn Poppy Annual Mixed 36" Spring/Summer
Penstemon strictus Rocky Mountain Penstemon Perennial Blue 36" Summer
Ratibida columnaris Yellow Prairie Coneflower Annual Yellow 30" Summer/Fall
Rudbeckia gloriosa Gloriosa Daisy Perennial Yellow/Brown 36" Summer/Fall
Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed Susan Perennial Yellow/Orange 30" Summer/Fall
Silene armeria None-so-Pretty/Catchfly Annual Pink 36" Summer
Reviews

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4.2

(based on 45 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Low maintenance (23)
  • Vivid colors (21)
  • Reliable growth (15)
  • Long bloom time (12)
  • Pest resistant (12)

Cons

  • Slow growth (6)

Best Uses

  • Large areas (23)
  • Erosion control (11)
  • Outdoors (11)
  • Cut flowers (7)
  • Garden (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (17), Casual hobbyist (13), Getting started (13)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (12)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

At first I wasn't sure, but now - WOW!

I wrote an earlier review that said I wasn't sure what I had going in the front yard. But now, it a WOW. I live in the high desert and growing season starts...Read complete review

I wrote an earlier review that said I wasn't sure what I had going in the front yard. But now, it a WOW. I live in the high desert and growing season starts at the end of April. For the first 2 months, there was mostly just green. Then some flax, then some california poppies, but now the whole front yard is full of flowers. I can't wait to see what it looks like next year. Every morning I go out to see what's new and there are hundreds of happy bees in the flowers. We water once a week for about 30 min.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

you need patience

The flowers that bloomed quickly were pretty but very sparse. Since most are 'weed' types it is hard to discern what are weeds that need to be pulled and which are part of...Read complete review

The flowers that bloomed quickly were pretty but very sparse. Since most are 'weed' types it is hard to discern what are weeds that need to be pulled and which are part of the growing process. There are times that it does look like a huge patch of different types of weeds with a few flowers here and there. After a while we tore it down and replanted different flowers. The following year seeds from this original plant apparently finally made their way through and were beautiful. The flowers that did bloom were beautiful and the butterflies/bees loved them. There just weren't enough flowers blooming at once.

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4.0

Great mix

By JB

from Orem, UT

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Large Bulb Size
  • Long Bloom Time
  • Low Maintenance
  • Reliable Growth
  • Vivid Colors

Cons

  • Needs Extensive Watering

Best Uses

  • Large Areas

Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

Had to water it quite a bit to keep it going through a hot, dry summer

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

we will be ordering more next year

By dana

from wyoming

About Me Casual Hobbyist, Getting Started

Pros

  • Naturalizing And Pretty
  • Vivid Colors

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Erosion Control
    • Large Areas

    Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

    We live in an extreme area. Over 6,000ft, desert, and very windy. Did not know if any of these seeds would grow. We had to water to combat the extreme wind and heat but they were wonderful and brought some 'life' back to the desolate desert we have moved to. We will be ordering more next year. Its a different look from nursery, potted type plants and the birds love it!

     
    5.0

    Wildflower seed mix

    By halon

    from Borger Tx

    About Me Casual Hobbyist

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Pest Resistant
    • Vivid Colors

    Cons

    • Slow Growth

    Best Uses

    • Large Areas

    Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

    I live in the Texas panhandle and am new to the area.. I had been told that because of the drought it was hard to get things to grow here. I was more than a little surprised when given some water the plants started going up and up. These ended up more like bushes. They topped out at about 5'8" tall. They still haven't finished blooming and they filled the strip garden in my back yard.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Am glad I found American Meadows!

    By Lagniappe

    from Taos, NM

    About Me Getting Started

    Pros

    • Long Bloom Time
    • Low Maintenance
    • Vivid Colors

    Cons

    • Drought Affects

    Best Uses

    • Cut Flowers
    • Erosion Control
    • Large Areas

    Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

    They didn't come up this spring because of severe drought, but once it started raining in mid July they started growing and blooming.

     
    5.0

    Lots of Beautiful Blooms

    By shelldazy62

    from Simi Valley, CA

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Low Maintenance
    • Reliable Growth
    • Vivid Colors

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

        Incredible assortment of beautifully colorful blossoms. Very easy to plant.

         
        5.0

        Some issues, but impressive growth now

        By Alia who writes and paints

        from One hour south of Santa Cruz, CA

        About Me Casual Hobbyist

        Pros

        • Even Growth
        • Lots Of Poppies
        • Thick Growth

        Cons

        • Slow To Appear

        Best Uses

        • Border Control
        • Erosion Control
        • Large Areas

        Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

        We used 2lb of the wildflower area seeds in a 1,200-1,400 sq. ft. area. After 14 days, almost nothing had sprouted despite our having intensively weeded the area for months and having watered each day. I called the company and their service was fantastic! Not only did they send us replacement seeds, we sent in pictures of the garden and of what growth we did have for their comments. They helped us to reseed the area and we ended up amending the soil--not necessarily good for most wildflowers, but we think we lost all the topsoil when we rigorously weeded the garden. I will have to update as the garden grows--just sprouts now--but after all my weeding, I can recognize crabgrass easily and thus far I have less than 10 on the entire site. I am amazed at how fast the poppies are growing. I have a poppy garden whose growth, despite seeding, reseeding and frequent watering over 8 mos. is not growing quickly in comparison. I will have to write back in two months to definitively describe the beauty we now have in our back yard, replacing the extremely annoying crabgrass.

         
        2.0

        Is doing ok

        By RickCHS

        from James Island, SC

        About Me Getting Started

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Low Maintenance
        • Pest Resistant

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Erosion Control
          • Large Areas

          Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

          We put in a large area of the back yard mixed with other seeds like we did when we did this in Chicago... but ..... perhaps not enough sun as it only gets half sun and half shade depending on time of day. Just did not get what I expected....

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Perfect for Your Worst Spot!

          By Gardening family

          from Englewood, CO

          About Me Getting Started, Lazy gardener

          Pros

          • Long Bloom Time
          • Low Maintenance
          • Reliable Growth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Difficult Areas
            • Large Areas

            Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

            I don't tend to rave about things, especially anything garden...for almost everything there are pros and cons. But this seed mix has been amazing. Our eyesore has become the most gorgeous part of our yard. Our climate is very dry and gets quite hot in the summer but freezes in the winter. We live in the city and are terrible about watering that dry patch between the sidewalk and the street. Several years ago we became fed up with the mixture of dead grass and thriving weeds. We dug up and threw away enough of the sod to make space, lay down about 4 layers of newspaper, covered it with tree shred, and left it for a year trying to decide what to do. We bought 1/4 pound of this seed mix and spread it over the area in early spring. We got a sprinkling of flowers the first year. We bought a second bag and added it in the fall. Last year was very pretty. This year, WOW! The area is packed with flowers continuously. When I introduce myself to neighbors, they always say, "Oh, the house with all the flowers!" People seem to think we're some sort of brilliant gardeners and we're not. We do nothing to care for it except to grab really obvious weeds if we happen to see them, and every fall we cut everything off at ground level and break it off and leave it all there to let it decompose...just as a natural meadow would. We watched the Back to Eden Film and realized why it worked so well. I highly recommended this seed mix for the lazy gardener who wants amazing results!

             
            4.0

            Blooms are filling in!

            By Alan

            from Mound House, NV

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Pros

            • Fragrant
            • Large Bulb Size
            • Long Bloom Time
            • Low Maintenance
            • Pest Resistant
            • Reliable Growth
            • Vivid Colors

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Erosion Control
              • Large Areas

              Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

              I sowed this pack along with All Anual pack on the 1st Day of Spring this year on a steep sandy dry slope. Watered daily... And a few weeks later, as of today the slope is in full bloom with the early bloomers Baby's Breath and Sweet Aslyum with a few other wildflowers.

              Every few days new flowers appear. Looking forward to a full season of a variety of blooms this year and years to come!

               
              5.0

              Nice lasting color

              By Painter of Light

              from Butte, MT

              About Me Mountain Living Home Owne

              Pros

              • Low Maintenance
              • Pest Resistant
              • Reliable Growth
              • Vivid Colors

              Cons

              • Slow Growth

              Best Uses

              • Erosion Control
              • Large Areas
              • Raised Beds

              Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

              Doesn't need optimal soil.

               
              4.0

              Patience, grashopper

              By Hudson Valley

              from Lower Hudson Valley, NY

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Large Areas

                  Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

                  I spread 1 lb of the dry area mix last fall on part of the yard that borders the road. Rather than a patch of weeds, I figured a low-maintenance spread of wildflowers would be great.

                  I've been nervous all spring, as a dry April/May plus little early growth left me worried that perhaps things hadn't germinated. However, now that it's finally starting to warm up, I'm seeing the early flowers (California Poppies, baby's breath) blooming. Still not sure whether the entire area I planted will be covered, but goot to see that there's signs of real life! Just takes some patience.

                  The other challenge is that I can't really tell the difference between the perennials that will bloom next year and the weeds that are coming up with them. Oh well, I guess I'll check back in with the reviews in another year!

                   
                  2.0

                  Flowers Flowers everywhere but here

                  By UP Sky Ranch

                  from Butte, Montana

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Low Maintenance
                  • Vivid Colors

                  Cons

                  • Does not grow
                  • What May Come Up Dies

                  Best Uses

                  • Paperwieght

                  Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

                  American meadows great company to due business with.

                  No matter what we try or do plants just do not grow or live

                   
                  5.0

                  Grows where nothing else would!

                  By Not much for gardening, but...

                  from Northwest WI

                  About Me Casual Hobbyist

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Low Maintenance
                  • Reliable Growth
                  • Vivid Colors

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Erosion Control
                    • Large Areas

                    Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

                    I used this seed mix in two places - looking for attractive erosion control without much maintenance. One area is pure sand (like a kid's sandbox) and the other is a little more loamy - both sprouted in just a few weeks, with little water or attention! I'm now enjoying the blooms and looking forward to next year. Very pleased with the performance in an area where I really though nothing would grow due to bad soil and my lack of attention!

                    (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    At first I wasn't sure, but now - WOW!

                    By Laura

                    from Central Oregon

                    About Me Getting Started

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Low Maintenance
                    • Vivid Colors

                    Cons

                    • Slow Growth

                    Best Uses

                    • Large Areas

                    Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

                    I wrote an earlier review that said I wasn't sure what I had going in the front yard. But now, it a WOW. I live in the high desert and growing season starts at the end of April. For the first 2 months, there was mostly just green. Then some flax, then some california poppies, but now the whole front yard is full of flowers. I can't wait to see what it looks like next year. Every morning I go out to see what's new and there are hundreds of happy bees in the flowers. We water once a week for about 30 min.

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Didn't Germinate in Arizona

                    By Flower Lover

                    from Scottsdale, AZ

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

                    I was hesitant about purchasing seeds for the hot and dry Phoenix climate. As I suspected, the seeds didn't germinate at all. The fact that planting the seeds on top of the soil is the proper method according to the instructions, I had reservations about this. Even though I watered daily as instructed, the Arizona sun along with the winds dried the soil quickly. We frequently have high winds here, and I don't know if the seeds blew away after drying, or they were defective from the start. I would not purchase again. I still can't believe after almost 2 months not one seed germinated.

                     
                    2.0

                    Not sure yet

                    By Ani Mommy

                    from Central Oregon

                    About Me Getting Started

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

                          I live in the high desert. Yesterday (4/1) it snowed. I planted the wildflower seed in late October. This week, I see lots of sprouting. I'm just not sure yet what it is. I can't give a negative or postive rating at this time.

                          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Great splash of color

                          By Chowgal

                          from Natalia, TX

                          About Me Casual Hobbyist

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Low Maintenance
                          • Vivid Colors

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Large Areas

                            Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

                            I live south of San Antonio, TX and we experienced a terrible drought last year. Despite the drought and extremely sandy soil, I purchased a pound of the dry area wildflower seeds (but only used about 1/4 of it). I hoped for the best and forgot about them after that. What a difference some rain makes!! I already had a yard full of bluebonnets so this mix really popped out in the river of blue. The scent of all the wildflowers as I stepped out my door was heavenly. This winter I'll be throwing out the rest of the seeds and I should have quite the show next year. I can't wait! I plan on buying zinnia seeds in bulk to make some borders around my fence-line.

                             
                            1.0

                            Disappointed

                            By Kestral

                            from Evansville, WI

                            About Me Casual Hobbyist, Homeowner

                            Verified Reviewer

                            Pros

                              Cons

                              • Not as advertised

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

                                I have used a number of prairie mixtures from American Meadows and have been completely satisfied with all of them... except this one. I planted it under maple trees and watered often. It started out okay, but not as well as I expected. At this time, there are only about a dozen small flowers and the rest is completely bare. I'll try again next Spring, but I'm not hopeful.

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Beautiful Mixture of Sizes and Colors

                                By Catherine

                                from Virginia

                                About Me Getting Started

                                Verified Reviewer

                                Pros

                                • Long Bloom Time
                                • Low Maintenance
                                • Vivid Colors

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Cut Flowers
                                  • Large Areas
                                  • Raised Beds

                                  Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

                                  I used these seeds in a garden area next to my house. I wanted to plant something that would not require a lot of maintenance, but would provide colorful flowers. This mix was a great selection for that purpose. The mix provided a wide variety in both colors and sizes of flowers. They still look good today, I have been surprised by the long-lasting blooms!

                                   
                                  4.0

                                  wildflower seeds

                                  By kay

                                  from outer banks of n.c.

                                  About Me Avid Gardener, Gardening in sand is hard

                                  Verified Reviewer

                                  Pros

                                  • Long Bloom Time
                                  • Nice selection

                                  Cons

                                  • Needs Extensive Watering
                                  • Planting in sand is hard
                                  • Slow Growth

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Large Areas
                                  • With water system

                                  Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

                                  how to use the product is essential for me because I am gsrdening in the sand at the beach. I am going to fall plant with some topsoil and see if that helps for a better spring bloom. any comments or helps?

                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  So Pretty

                                  By Tia, the Bee Lady

                                  from Williston, NC

                                  About Me Avid Gardener

                                  Pros

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

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Bee Forage
                                    • Cut Flowers
                                    • Large Areas
                                    • Raised Beds

                                    Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

                                    We are only three feet above sea level and the ground is usually moist in most areas, but I have one raised bed that seems to always be dry no matter what I do. These seeds have done very well in that bed and have added color to a problem area of my yard. The colors make me smile.

                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    very good mix of flowers

                                    By AJA

                                    from Myrtle Beach SC

                                    About Me Casual Hobbyist, Getting Started

                                    Pros

                                    • Fragrant
                                    • Long Bloom Time
                                    • Low Maintenance
                                    • Pest Resistant
                                    • Reliable Growth
                                    • Vivid Colors

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Cut Flowers
                                      • Large Areas
                                      • Raised Beds

                                      Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

                                      this mix is great for places that dry out in the hot summer

                                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      would buy this pakage again great flower

                                      By AJA

                                      from Myrtle Beach SC

                                      About Me Casual Hobbyist, Getting Started

                                      Pros

                                      • Fragrant
                                      • Long Bloom Time
                                      • Low Maintenance
                                      • Pest Resistant
                                      • Reliable Growth
                                      • Vivid Colors

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Containers
                                        • Cut Flowers
                                        • Raised Beds

                                        Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

                                        perfect for dry areas after flowers have a good start great cut flowers nice scent

                                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Beautiful Meadow

                                        By Mom2Malley

                                        from Simi Valley, CA

                                        About Me Casual Hobbyist

                                        Verified Reviewer

                                        Pros

                                        • Low Maintenance
                                        • Pest Resistant
                                        • Reliable Growth
                                        • Vivid Colors

                                        Cons

                                        • Slow Growth

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Containers
                                        • Erosion Control
                                        • Large Areas

                                        Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

                                        I live in an area with poor, rocky soil, little rainfall, and hot winds. It is difficult to find plants that can withstand those conditions. I wanted my backyard to look like a meadow of flowers with a slate-stone walking path. I used your dry area wild flower mix. The directions were very easy. The seeds I sprinkled are coming up through and around the stone in the most beautiful way. The plants seem really hearty and require little watering or attention. I especially like the yarrows and california poppys. It does take them a while to bloom. Thanks, I will be ordering again.

                                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Wildflower Wonderland

                                        By I don't have one

                                        from Chapel Hill, North Carolina

                                        About Me Beginning Gardener, Getting Started

                                        Pros

                                        • Low Maintenance
                                        • Pest Resistant
                                        • Reliable Growth
                                        • Variety of Color
                                        • Vivid Colors

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Colorful Hillside
                                          • Cut Flowers
                                          • Large Areas

                                          Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

                                          The wildflower seeds have transformed my ugly hillside into a hill of beauty. I smile everytime I walk by.

                                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          Amazing! I am so pleased

                                          By The Lady Smith

                                          from San Diego, CA

                                          About Me Avid Gardener, Casual Hobbyist, Colorful space

                                          Pros

                                          • Amazingly easy
                                          • Fragrant
                                          • Long Bloom Time
                                          • Low Maintenance
                                          • Perfect for dry gardens
                                          • Pest Resistant
                                          • Reliable Growth
                                          • So perfect
                                          • Vivid Colors

                                          Cons

                                          • Being patient
                                          • Slow Growth

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Containers
                                          • Cut Flowers
                                          • Erosion Control
                                          • Gorgious Colors
                                          • Large Areas
                                          • Raised Beds

                                          Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

                                          I tried for several years to hae gardeners come in and plant. But, this is soo! much better. I hear the birds, and see all the butterfly's and bee's that come to visit. I've watched the seed fall into the earth an I know that next year will be even more spectaculor! Thank U so much!

                                          (0 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          1.0

                                          No flowers .There is nothing to review

                                          By None to care to share

                                          from Hobart, IN

                                          About Me What for

                                          Pros

                                          • None

                                          Cons

                                          • All of you can find

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Dream ON

                                          Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

                                          Maybe we have to much rain this spring. That is why they are not showing up. What a joke and ripoff your company is !!!

                                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          Perfect for dry treewells.

                                          By keska

                                          from Oakland, CA

                                          About Me Casual Hobbyist

                                          Pros

                                          • Long Bloom Time
                                          • Low Maintenance
                                          • Reliable Growth

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                              Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

                                              I live in the city and planted this mix in the small areas around the trees that grow in the sidewalk in front of my house. They get watered by the winter rains and then go all summer without any help from me. For such a small space, there were a surprising number of plants that sprouted. The first year, the cosmos crammed out most everything else but the next year we had more variety. The neighbors love it and the plants managed to survive well in a challenging environment. I liked it so much, I passed some out to my neighbors.

                                              (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                               
                                              4.0

                                              If at first you don't succeed...

                                              By ES Mark

                                              from Fairlee, Vermont

                                              About Me Professional Landscaper

                                              Pros

                                              • Low Maintenance
                                              • Pest Resistant
                                              • Vivid Colors

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Large Areas

                                                Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

                                                I seeded with the mix after the first hard frost in central New Hamphire last year, a large area that had not been planted with anything prior, but had a decent smattering of volunteer miscellaneous. The soil quality here was poor, which I'm sure is part of the reason not much of anything was growing here. To this area I brought in about 4 " of decent screened loam and covered the entire area (approx. 75 yards over about a 3000 square foot area., then seeded with the dry area mix. I hayed the steeper slopes hoping to mitigate any erosion threat, and did not hay any of the quietly sloped seeded areas, per the directions. When spring rolled around, germination was very spotty, though ironically the steeper slopes that had been hay mulched had the highest germination. Could have been due to an open winter (not to mention this location is in a rather harsh locale that gets tons of wind in the winter...) but when I called the folks at AM with my dubious report they sent me replacement seed, and I re-seeded all of the open areas in May, and paid a bit more attention to the area with regular watering until things germinated and got to maybe 6" tall.
                                                Things came along pretty nicely. There was a pretty decent mix of blooms, mostly annuals this first year (cornflower being the highest concentration) through the summer, even with a shortage of rain and an abundance of heat. I'm hoping there will be enough self-seeding from the annuals and a goodly variety of perennials next year. All in all, I'd have to say this mix is a success, due in part to the willingness on behalf of the folks at AM to see me succeed. Thanks, Meadow folks!

                                                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                5.0

                                                Harsh weather survivors.

                                                By misterkunkel

                                                from Greybull, WY

                                                About Me Casual Hobbyist

                                                Verified Reviewer

                                                Pros

                                                • Low Maintenance
                                                • Pest Resistant
                                                • Reliable Growth
                                                • Vivid Colors

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Border Control
                                                  • Erosion Control
                                                  • Large Areas

                                                  Comments about American Meadows Dry Area Wildflower Seed Mix:

                                                  Year after year of great blooms after harsh Wyoming winters. Hardy during hot, dry summers.

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