Detention Basin - Bioswale Seed Mix


Light: Full Sun
Soil: Loam, Clay
Moisture: Medium, Moist
Per Acre: 10 Lbs
1000SqFt: 1/4 Lb

QuantityPrice Ea.
1 1/4 Lb $90.00
1-2 per Lb $250.00
3-4 per Lb $195.00
5-9 per Lb $176.00
10 per Lb $159.50

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The species in this mix grow naturally in medium-moist prairies, making them the perfect for temporarily flooded areas that also dry out in summer. Designed for planting in basins that are flooded for 24-48 hours, and then drain out. This mix is particularly well adapted to loamy and clay soils. For detention basins in sandy soils, we recommend planting our Tall Prairie for Dry Soils Seed Mix.

WILDFLOWERS: Nodding Pink Onion, Red Milkweed, New England Aster, White False Indigo, Pale Indian Plantain, Wild Senna, Joe Pye Weed, Boneset, Dogtooth Daisy, Ox Eye Sunflower, Wild Iris, Blue Flag Iris, Prairie Blazingstar, Dense Blazingstar, Great Blue Lobelia, Bergamot, Yellow Coneflower, Black Eyed Susan, Sweet Black Eyed Susan, Brown Eyed Susan, Rosinweed, Cupplant, Prairie Dock, Ohio Goldenrod, Stiff Goldenrod, Blue Vervain, Ironweed, Golden Alexanders 

GRASSES: Big Bluestem, Bebb's Sedge, Bottlebrush Sedge, Porcupine Sedge, Awl Fruited Sedge, Fox Sedge, Canada Wild Rye, Virginia Wild Rye, Switchgrass, Dark Green Bulrush, Indiangrass, Prairie Cordgrass, Annual Rye Nurse Crop

Contains at least 20 wildflowers and 8 or more grasses, sedges & bulrushes, plus annual rye

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