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Midwest Wildflower Seed Mix

SKU: AM016979
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5 pounds $23.56/lb
10 pounds $21.56/lb
25 pounds $20.76/lb
50 pounds $19.16/lb
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Exceptionally easy to grow wildflowers loved by casual and expert gardeners alike
Guaranteed to thrive in the Midwest, with over two dozen versatile wildflower species
Expertly curated for Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Wisconsin and the Province of Ontario
Our bestselling mix for a rainbow of low maintenance, quick blooms throughout the first year and beyond!
• All of our seed is 100% pure, non-GMO and neonicotinoid free

key features
Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance, Long Bloom Time, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings
Growing Zones
Zone 2, Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7
Seed Life Cycle
Mix of Annuals & Perennials
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Soil Moisture
Dry, Average, Moist / Wet
Seed Coverage
1/4 lb covers 250-500 sq ft.
1/2 lb covers 500-1,000 sq ft.
1 lb covers 1,000-2,000 sq ft.
5 lbs covers 5,000-10,000 sq ft.
10 lbs covers 10,000-25,000 sq ft.
25 lbs covers 1/2-1 acre.
50 lbs covers 1.5-2 acres.


This premium mixture features 28 different, easy to grow, long-lasting wildflowers and has been used by homeowners and commercial planters all over the midwest for over 20 years. Expect a burst of annual color just a few weeks after seeding, plus increased bloom year after year from a great group of perennials. Plant spring or late fall.

What's in this Mix

This mixture contains 28 wildflowers, 14 annuals for first-year color, plus 14 perennials or biennials for second and successive years' bloom.

Botanical Name Common Name Life Cycle Native To Height Bloom Season
Centaurea cyanus Cornflower Annual Europe, Western Asia 24" to 36" Summer
Cheiranthus allionii Siberian Wallflower Biennial Europe 10" to 18" Spring
Coreopsis lanceolata Lance-Leaf Coreopsis Perennial North America 12" to 30" Spring to summer
Coreopsis tinctoria Plains Coreopsis Annual North America: Central and Western US 12" to 24" Summer to fall
Cosmos bipinnatus Cosmos Annual North America 48" to 72" Mid summer to frost
Cosmos sulphureus Sulphur Cosmos Annual North America, Central America 36" to 48" Mid summer to frost
Dianthus barbatus Sweet William Biennial Western Asia, Eastern Europe 12" to 24" Spring to summer
Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower Perennial North America 36" Early summer to frost
Eschscholzia californica California Poppy Annual North America 8" to 16" Spring to late summer
Gaillardia aristata Blanket Flower Perennial North America 24" to 48" Mid to late summer
Gaillardia pulchella Indian Blanket Annual North America 24" Summer
Gypsophila elegans Baby's Breath Annual Europe 6"-48" Spring to late summer
Helianthus annuus Sunflower Annual North America 72" to 84" Mid summer to frost
Iberis umbellata Candytuft Annual Europe 9" to 12" Spring to summer
Linum grandiflorum rubrum Scarlet Flax Annual Northern Africa, Southern Europe 12-36" Spring to summer
Linum lewisi Wild Blue Flax Perennial North America 24" Summer to fall
Lupinus perennis Perennial Lupine Perennial North America 36" Spring to summer
Nemophila menziesii Baby Blue Eyes Annual North America: California 4" to 6" Spring to summer
Oenothera lamarckiana Common Evening Primrose Biennial North America, Central America 48" Summer
Papaver rhoeas Red Poppy Annual Europe, Asia 12-30" Spring to summer
Rudbeckia hirta Black-Eyed Susan Biennial North America 12" to 36" Mid summer to frost
Rudbeckia hirta 'Gloriosa' Gloriosa Daisy Biennial North America 12" to 36" Summer to fall


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We’re Your Wildflower Experts

Our approach is simple ‐ for over 25 years we have offered gardeners only the best wildflower seeds, flower bulbs, perennial plants, clover and lawn seeds and flower seed packets for special occasions ‐ the ones we grow in our own gardens. We stand ready to help you grow with confidence!