This annual and perennial mixture of flowers will provide nectar to many species of butterflies, including brushfoots, monarchs, skippers, sulphurs and swallowtails. Some of these plants will also provide food for butterfly larvae. Sows 125 square feet per oz.
- Candytuft, Annual – Iberis umbellata
- Wallflower, Siberian – Cheiranthus allionii
- Larkspur, Rocket – Delphinium consolida
- Lupine, Perennial – Lupinus perennis
- Gayfeather – Liatris spicata
- Coneflower, Purple – Echinaceae purpurea
- Blanketflower – Gaillardia aristata
- Aster, China, Single Mix – Callistephus chinensis
- Cornflower ‘Polka Dot Mix’ – Centaurea cyanus
- Poppy, California Orange – Eschscholzia californica
- Indian Blanket – Gaillardia pulchella
- Sage, Scarlet – Salvia coccinea
- Coreopsis, Lance Leaved – Coreopsis lanceolata
- Godetia, Dwarf – Clarkia amoena
- Coneflower, Dwarf Red – Ratibida columnifera
- Coreopsis, Dwarf Plains – Coreopsis tinctoria
- Mint, Lemon – Monarda citriodora
- Milkweed, Butterfly – Asclepias tuberosa
- Sweet Alyssum, Tall White – Lobularia maritima
- Black-Eyed Susan – Rudbeckia hirta
You may sow the bee feed mix 1 to 2 weeks before your average last frost date. Mix the seed with some sand or sawdust, broadcast the seed, and then go over the area with a rake to work the seed into the soil a little.
This product is best seeded at 6-12 lbs per acre or 5 ounces for 1000 square feet.