Bee Feed Flower Mix from $3.00 $3.95
Here is our popular Bee Feed Mix in Bulk quantities.  The Bee Feed Seed Mixture is a result of many years of research on flower preferences of pollinators in our test gardens. It is a blend of widely adaptable, annual and perennial flowers that provide nectar and pollen to wild bees, honey bees and other pollinators.  It is well suited for maintained landscapes such as garden beds and borders. Contains early, mid-, and late blooming flowers in order to provide bee forage all season long.  Flowers are suitable for short-tongued and long-tongued bees and come in a wide range of colors for an attractive display. Provides forage for bees and bouquets for you Annuals and perennials Early, mid, and late blooming flowers 1 oz sows 200 sq foot, 1lb sows around 3,000 sq ft Varieties included: Forget-Me-Not, Chinese - Cynoglossum amabile Wallflower, Siberian - Cheiranthus allionii Poppy, California, Orange - Eschscholzia californica Coneflower, Purple - Echinacea purpurea Aster, China, Single Mix - Callistephus chinensis Poppy,Corn, Mixed - Papaver rhoeas Coreopsis, Lance Leaved - Coreopsis lanceolata Flax, Blue - Linum lewisii Baby Blue-Eyes - Nemophila menziesii Tidy-Tips - Layia platyglossa Gilia, Globe - Gilia capitata Indian Blanket - Gaillardia pulchella Coreopsis, Plains - Coreopsis tinctoria Sweet Alyssum, Tall White - Lobularia maritima Hyssop, Lavender - Agastache foeniculum Daisy, Fleabane - Erigeron annuus Aster, New England - Symphyotrichum novae-angliae Bergamot - Monarda fistulosa Instructions - 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.  
Bird and Butterfly Mix Flowers from $3.25 $3.75
Firefly Farm & Mercantile - This blend of natives, wildflowers, and ornamentals will provide food and cover for butterflies, songbirds and other pollinators. This is a very colorful mix filled with 21 species will have your gardens or meadows alive with flying jewels everywhere.  Sows 200 square feet per oz, or 3,000 sq ft per pound Annuals and perennials Early, late, and mid-blooming flowers Beautiful mix of colors Provides nectar to many species of butterflies Some plants will provide food for butterfly larvae Packet sows 30 square feet  Varieties included: 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 Instructions - 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. Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of availability
Eastern Pollinator Seed Mixture from $7.50
Eastern Pollinator Seed Mixture The Eastern Pollinator Mixture is for pollinator conservation in the eastern United States and southeast Canada. The western planting boundary would be a line straight south from the eastern borders of North and South Dakota. It contains a balanced blend of native annuals and perennials that provide nectar and pollen throughout the growing season.  If you have specific mix requirements for pollinator conservation projects, please contact us regarding a custom mix for your area. Flowers: Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta), Blue Wild Indigo (Baptisia australis), Brown-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia triloba), Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis), Golden Alexander (Zizia aurea), Gray Goldenrod (Solidago nemoralis), Hairy Beardtongue (Penstemon hirsutus), Indian Blanket (Gaillardia pulchella), Lance-Leaved Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata), Lavender Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum), Lemon Mint (Monarda citriodora), New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae), Ohio Spiderwort (Tradescantia ohiensis), Partridge Pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata), Plains Coreopsis (Coreopsis tinctoria), Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Showy Tick Trefoil (Desmodium canadense), Spotted Beebalm (Monarda punctata) Seeding Rates: 5 oz for 1,000sq ft 7-14lbs per acre (depends on density of existing plantings) 1 Acre with Grass - 7 lbs per acre 1 Acre - 14 lbs per acre 1 oz will seed 200 sq ft Instructions - Sow seeds anytime: fall before winter sets in, spring or summer.  The area should be worked to either be free of all plants or prepared to allow seed contact to soil when planting in existing beds. Some seeds will germinate in the cool weather, while others will remain dormant until weather warms.  Sow 1/4" deep Germination 10-20 days
Honey Bee Flower Mixture from $3.00
Honey Bee Flower Seed Mixture The Honey Bee Seed mix is the result of many years of research on honey bee flower preferences in our test garden. It is a blend of adaptable, annual and perennial flowers that provide nectar and pollen to honey bees. These flowers provide nectar and pollen to honey bees all season long.  It is ideal for honey beekeepers and others interested in honey bee health.  This mix can be used in garden beds, borders, and other maintained areas. Flowers: Blanketflower (Gaillardia aristata), California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica), Cape Forget-Me-Not (Anchusa capensis), China Aster (Callistephus chinensis), Chinese Forget-Me-Not (Cynoglossum amabile), Corn Poppy (Papaver rhoeas), Lacy Phacelia (Phacelia tanacetifolia), Lance-Leaved Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata), Mexican Hat (Ratibida columnifera), New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae), Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Purple Giant Hyssop (Agastache rugosa), Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea), Scarlet Cinquefoil (Potentilla thurberi), S iberian Wallflower (Cheiranthus allionii), Slender Mountain Mint (Pycnanthemum tenuifolium), Sulphur Cosmos (Cosmos sulphureus), Sweet Basil (Ocimum basilicum), Sweet Mignonette (Reseda odorata) Seeding Rates: 4 oz for 1,000sq ft 6-12 lbs per acre (depends on density of existing plantings) 1 Acre with Grass - 6 lbs per acre 1 Acre with Flowers - 12 lbs per acre 1 oz packets when planted with flowers it will do 250 sq ft Instructions - Sow seeds anytime: fall before winter sets in, spring or summer.  The area should be worked to either be free of all plants or prepared to allow seed contact to soil when planting in existing beds. Some grasses will germinate in the cool weather, while others will remain dormant until the is warms.  Sow 1/4" deep Germination 10-20 days
Shade Flower Mix (Best in Partial Shade) from $3.00 $3.75
We are adding this to our Firefly farm & Mercantile wildflower collection and will be offering bulk and packets. - This shade seed mixture contains a colorful array of more than 15 annuals and perennials that tolerate partial shade. Not suitable for densely shaded areas, it works best in locations that receive strong, filtered sunlight or 1-4 hous of direct sun per day. Characteristics:  Long-lasting colorful blooms Plants grow to 28-32 inches tall Perfect for fresh or dried arrangements Works well in borders 110-120 Days, annual Seeds include Annual Baby's Breath (Gypsophila elegans), Baby Blue Eyes (Nemophila menziesii), Candytuft (Iberis umbellata), Chinese Forget-Me-Not (Cynoglossum amabile), Chinese Houses (Collinsia heterophylla), Clarkia (Clarkia unguiculata), Corn Poppy (Papaver rhoeas), Dwarf Columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris), Giant Columbine (Aquilegia caerulea), Johnny Jump-Up (Viola cornuta), Lance-Leaved Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata), Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Rocket Larkspur (Delphinium consolida), Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum maximum), Spurred Snapdragon (Linaria maroccana), Sweet William Pinks (Dianthus barbatus),  Tussock Bellflower (Campanula carpatica) Instructions - Sow the 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. Direct Seed: 1/4" deep  Germination: 10-14 days  Light: Partial Sun   Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability
Beneficial Insect Mix - All U.S.A from $3.00 $3.95
The flowers in the Beneficial Bug Seed Mixture attract beneficial insects to the garden. Beneficial insects include lacewings, lady beetles, hover flies, syrphid flies and parasitic wasps. These beneficial insects help to destroy harmful garden pests such as aphids, thrips and mites. Attracts a wide range of beneficial insects Annuals, Herbs, and perennials Early, mid, and late blooming flowers 1 oz sows 200 sq foot, 1lb sows around 3,000 sq ft Varieties included: Baby Blue Eyes (Nemophila menziesii), Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa), Bishop's Flower (Ammi majus), Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta), California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica), Candytuft (Iberis umbellata), Cilantro (Coriandrum sativum), Dill (Anethum graveolens), Dwarf Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus),  Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare), Gayfeather (Liatris spicata), Globe Gilia (Gilia capitata), Indian Blanket (Gaillardia pulchella), Lance-Leaved Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata),  Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea), Rockcress (Arabis alpina), Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum maximum) Instructions - 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.  
Butterfly Seed Flower Mixture from $3.00
Butterfly Seed Flower Mixture The Butterfly Mixture contains annual and perennial flowers that will provide nectar to many species of butterflies, including brushfoots, monarchs, skippers, sulphurs and swallowtails. Nine species of plants in this mix are larval host plants which provide food for many species of butterfly and skipper larvae. Add some native grasses to and you have a great all aorund mix! Little Bluestem is great as it is native to all 48 US states. Or just keep it strictly flowers. This mix is ideal for all parts of the United States as it has a wide range of native plants that aren't harmful for butterflies on their migration paths.  If you want to improve this mix for you regions, please add packets or bulk seed of specific natives.  For example, if on the west coast please add Narrowleaf Milkweed. If east of the Rocky Mountains, please add Common or Red Milkweed.  Flowers: Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta), Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa), Candytuft (Iberis umbellata), Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus), Dwarf Godetia (Clarkia amoena), Gayfeather (Liatris spicata), Illinois Bundleflower (Desmanthus illinoensis), Indian Blanket (Gaillardia pulchella), Lance-Leaved Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata), New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae), Pincushion Flower (Scabiosa atropurpurea), Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea), Roundheaded Bush Clover (Lespedeza capitata), Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum maximum), Siberian Wallflower (Cheiranthus allionii), Sweet Alyssum (Lobularia maritima), Sweet William Pinks (Dianthus barbatus), Zinnia (Zinnia elegans) Seeding Rates: 7 oz for 1,000sq ft 10-20 lbs per acre (depends on density of existing plantings) 1 Acre with Grass - 10  lbs per acre 1 Acre for just Flowers - 20 lbs per acre 1 oz packets when planted with flowers it will do 175 sq ft Instructions - Sow seeds anytime: fall before winter sets in, spring or summer.  The area should be worked to either be free of all plants or prepared to allow seed contact to soil when planting in existing beds. Some grasses will germinate in the cool weather, while others will remain dormant until the is warms.  Sow 1/4" deep Germination 10-20 days
Monarch Butterfly Garden Flower Seed Mixture from $6.00
Monarch Butterfly Seed Flower Mixture Monarch populations have been in decline for a number of years, and the loss of nectar sources and milkweeds has been indicated as a major contributor to these declines.  This mixture is composed of native wildflowers, garden flowers and milkweeds which supply nectar sources for adult monarchs.  Milkweeds are utilized for egg-laying and provide food to monarch caterpillars.  This mixture is appropriate for home gardens, commercial landscaping, golf courses and other maintained sites. Add some native grasses to and you have a great all around mix! Little Bluestem is great as it is native to all 48 US states. Or just keep it strictly to flowers. This mix is ideal for all parts of the United States as it has a wide range of native plants that aren't harmful for butterlfies on their migration paths.  If you want to improve this mix for you regions, please add packets or bulk seed of specific natives. For example, if on the west coast please add Narrowleaf Milkweed. If east of the Rocky Mountains, please add Common or Red Milkweed.  Flowers: Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta), Butterfly Milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa), Candytuft (Iberis umbellata), Cosmos (Cosmos bipinnatus), Dwarf Godetia (Clarkia amoena), Gayfeather (Liatris spicata), Illinois Bundleflower (Desmanthus illinoensis), Indian Blanket (Gaillardia pulchella), Lance-Leaved Coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata), New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae), Pincushion Flower (Scabiosa atropurpurea), Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea), Roundheaded Bush Clover (Lespedeza capitata), Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum maximum), Siberian Wallflower (Cheiranthus allionii), Sweet Alyssum (Lobularia maritima), Sweet William Pinks (Dianthus barbatus), Zinnia (Zinnia elegans) Seeding Rates: 8 oz for 1,000sq ft 12-24 lbs per acre (depends on density of existing plantings) 1 Acre with Grass - 12  lbs per acre 1 Acre for just Flowers - 24 lbs per acre 1 oz packets when planted with flowers it will do 155 sq ft Instructions - Sow seeds anytime: fall before winter sets in, spring or summer.  The area should be worked to either be free of all plants or prepared to allow seed contact to soil when planting in existing beds. Some grasses will germinate in the cool weather, while others will remain dormant until the is warms.  Sow 1/4" deep Germination 10-20 days
Bumblee Buffet Seed Mixture from $3.00
Bumblee Buffet Seed Mixture Our Bumblebee Buffet Mixture was designed for home garden use and is composed of flowers that are attractive to many species of bumble bees. The assortment of flowers in the mix is based upon research done in trial gardens over the last decade. The mix contains both annuals and perennials and consists of adaptable, native species as well as an attractive assortment of garden flowers. Flowers: White Prairie Clover (Dalea candida), Arroyo Lupine (Lupinus succulentus), Balsam 'Camellia Flowered Mix' (Impatiens balsamina), Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa), Blue Sage (Salvia farinacea), Dwarf Sulphur Cosmos (Cosmos sulphureus), Gayfeather (Liatris spicata), Lacy Phacelia (Phacelia tanacetifolia), Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea), Rocket Larkspur (Delphinium consolida), Rocky Mountain Penstemon (Penstemon strictus), Siberian Wallflower (Cheiranthus allionii), Spurred Snapdragon (Linaria maroccana), Yellow Lupine (Lupinus microcarpus densiflorus), Zinnia 'Dahlia Flowered Mix' (Zinnia elegans) Seeding Rates: 7 oz for 1,000sq ft 9-18lbs per acre (depends on density of existing plantings) 1 Acre with Grass - 9 lbs per acre 1 Acre with Flowers - 18 lbs per acre 1 oz packets when planted with flowers it will do 130 sq ft Instructions - Sow seeds anytime: fall before winter sets in, spring or summer.  The area should be worked to either be free of all plants or prepared to allow seed contact to soil when planting in existing beds. Some grasses will germinate in the cool weather, while others will remain dormant until the is warms.  Sow 1/4" deep Germination 10-20 days
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