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Bring Home the Butterflies Seeds

Bring Home the Butterflies Seeds

Assorted Genera and species

Item #7009

LARGE PACKET

Annuals, biennials and perennials. It’s easy to convert your garden into a private retreat for native butterflies. Butterflies use plants during each stage of their life cycle – egg, larva (caterpillar), pupa (chrysalis) and adult (butterfly). This mix includes plants for their entire life cycle, and will attract a great number and variety of native butterflies.


Annuals, biennials and perennials

Full sun

Blooms spring
to fall

12”-48” tall

Days to Emerge:
7-21 days

Seed Depth:
1/8”-1/4”

Seed Spacing:
Scatter about 25
seeds per square
foot and rake in

Thinning:
As needed


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks before average last frost. A second option: sow half the seed 4 weeks before the average last frost (hoping the last frost is earlier than usual) and sow the second half a week or two after the average last frost (just to be safe).

When to start inside: Not recommended.

SOWN AT THE RATE OF 25 SEEDS PER SQ. FT., THIS MIX COVERS APPROXIMATELY 150 SQ. FT. AND INCLUDES: (Percent of mix by weight)

Mexican Lupine (A) . . 30%
Purple Coneflower (P) . . 3%
Mexican Sunflower (A). . 7%
Calendula (A) . . 7%
Cosmos (A) . . 7%
Camellia, Balsam. (A) . . 6%
Pincushion Flower (A) . . 2%
Borage (A) . . 5%
Sunset Flower (A) . . 4%
Parsley (B) . . 3%
Cornflower (A) . . 4%
Clover, Crimson (A) . . 4%
Blazing Star (P) . . 4%
Coreopsis, Lance-leaved (P) . . 2%
Prairie Gayfeather (P) . . 2%
Sweet Sultan (A) . . 2%
Sweet William (B) . . 1.5%
Aster, Rainbow Mix (A) . . 1%
Black-Eyed Susan (A) . . 0.5%
Dill, Common (A). . 0.5%
Snapdragon (A). . 1%
Yarrow (P) . . 1%
Sneezeweed (P) . . 0.5%
Bishops Flower (A) . . 0.5%
Lemon Mint(A) . . 0.5%
Rocky Mtn. Bee Plant (A) . . 0.5%
Verbena, Tall (A) . . 0.5%

A-Annual, B-Biennial, P-Perennial

Artist: Libby Kyer



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