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To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold-hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
Our Monarch Butterfly Annual Wildflower Seed Collection contains Zinnia elegans (Zinnia), Cosmos sulphuris (Sulphur Cosmos), Lobularia maritime (Sweet Alyssum), Gaillardia puchella (Indian Blanket), and Tagetes erecta (Marigold ‘Cracker Jack’ Mix). This colorful mixture will bloom in the first year and is the perfect choice for gardens, meadows, green spaces and anything in between! Monarchs use these varieties to pollinate and as breeding grounds, and planting this mixture will make their lives a little easier.
|Common Name||Zinnia, Cosmos, Sweet Alyssum, Indian Blanket, Marigold 'Cracker Jack' Mix|
|Botanical Name||Zinnia elegans, Cosmos sulphuris, Lobularia maritime, Gaillardia puchella, Tagetes erecta|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Seed Life Cycle||Annuals|
|Coverage||aprox. 100 square feet|
|Soil Moisture||Dry, Average, Moist/Wet|
|Soil Type||Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Average Soil, Drought/Dry Soil, Well-Drained Soil, Moist/Wet Soil, Acidic Soil|
|Advantages||Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Bee Friendly, Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers, Extended Blooms|
|Ideal Region||Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific Northwest|
|Zones||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|Is It Storable?||Yes - You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||Yes|
It may take several weeks for the seeds to grow. Be patient. If you have any questions about germination time or planting, please don't hesitate to call us at (877) 309-7333.
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To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
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