Flower Mix Save the Bees Seeds (LG)

Flower Mix Save the Bees Seeds (LG)

Assorted Genera and species

Item #7020

LARGE PACKET

Annuals, biennials and perennials. The bee population has declined in recent years, and scientists aren't sure exactly why. The variety of colorful blooms in this mix provides plentiful food for many of the over 4,000 species of bees that live in the U.S., just waiting to visit your garden! Bee populations have been in decline in recent years. Colony collapse and die-off are serious problems for farmers and gardeners who depend on bees to pollinate many of the fruits and vegetables we eat. Bees are also important to animals and birds that feed on wild berries, nuts and seeds produced by bee-pollinated plants. Growing these flowers can help save bees, and provide you with a beautiful flower garden.




Annuals, biennials and perennials

Full sun

Blooms spring
to frost

18”-60” tall

Days to Emerge:
7-21 days

Seed Depth:
1/4”

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

Thinning:
As needed


When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. In cold climates, sow annual mixes in the spring, 1 to 2 weeks before the average last frost. In mild climates, sow seed during the cooler months, generally October through March.

When to start inside: Not recommended.

SOWN AT THE RATE OF 25 SEEDS PER SQ. FT., THIS MIX COVERS APPROXIMATELY 225 SQ. FT. AND INCLUDES: (Percent of mix by weight)

Borage (A). . 16%
Sunflower, Lemon Queen (A). . 13%
Coriander/Cilantro (A). . 13%
Siberian Wallflower (B/P). . 10%
Dill (A). . 6%
Coreopsis, Lance Leaf (P). . 6%
California Poppy (A). . 6%
Gaillardia, Annual (A). . 6%
Zinnia, Lilliput (A). . 6%
Basil, Sweet (A). . 5%
Cosmos (A). . 3%
Purple Prairie Clover (P). . 3%
Globe Gilia (A). . 2%
Catnip (P). . 1%
Lemon Mint (A). . 1%
Black-Eyed Susan (A/P). . 1%
Goldenrod (P). . 1%
Lavender Hyssop (P). . 0.5%
Bergamot (P). . 0.5%

A - Annual, B - Biennial, P - Perennial

Artist: Carolyn Crawford



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