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Dwarf Evening Primrose (Oenothera Missouriensis)

Synonyms: O. macrocarpa / Missouri Evening Primrose
A tap-rooted perennial with low plants bearing 3-5 inch, yellow flowers. Blooms from mid-June through August, day-blooming. Found across Missouri and Kansas, south to Texas; dry, thin, rocky, exposed calcareous soils on prairies, cliffs, hillsides, slopes. Best in full to partial sun, dry soils, prefers a soil with good drainage; does not tolerate combination of heat and humidity.

Five-Spot (Nemophila maculata)

An annual with cup-shaped, white blossoms, 1-2 inches across with light purple veins and a purple spot at the edge of each petal lobe. Found in California on mesic to moist slopes and flats, below 7,500 ft. elev., west of the Sierra Nevadas. Best in partial sun to shade, mesic to moist soils; excellent for shady borders.

Four O’Clocks (Mirabilis jalapa)

Synonyms: Marvel-of-Peru | Beauty-of-the-night
A tender perennial that produces handsome, trumpet-shaped flowers in shades of red, pink, yellow and white, often striped or mottled. Flowers open in late afternoon. Blooms late summer through autumn. Found in tropical America, occasionally escaping from cultivation and establishing in waste places and roadsides. Best in full sun, dry to moist soils; attracts birds and butterflies.

Gardner Saltbush (Atriplex gardneri)

Evergreen shrub growing up to 20 inches tall. Plant has grayish-green leaves, brown male flowers, and the female flowers are borne on the leafy spikes. Brown seeds follow the fruit. Capable of growing in very poor soils; drought tolerant.

 

 

Indian Paintbrush (Castilleja)

Synonyms: Common Paintbrush
A perennial with hairy leaves, linear; bracts and flowers tipped with scarlet. Found across Oregon and California, east to Wyoming and New Mexico; mostly sagebrush, Pinyon-Juniper, creosote bush, and blackbrush communities. Best in full sun, dry soils; may benefit when planted with native grasses or sagebrush since it is thought to be partly parasitic.

Johnny Jump-Up (Viola tricolor)

Synonyms: Johnny Jump up, heartsease, heart’s ease, heart’s delight, tickle-my-fancy, Jack-jump-up-and-kiss-me, come-and-cuddle-me, three faces in a hood, or love-in-idleness. An annual to perennial, produces tiny, Pansy-shaped flowers in purple and gold. Blooms all summer, strongest in spring and fall in hot climates. Best in full to partial sun, prefers moist soils; tolerates full sun best in cool summer areas, will not tolerate combination of heat and humidity; reseeds easily.

Low Grow Mix

A mixture of perennial, cool season, drought tolerant, grass seeds suitable for areas where mowing is difficult or not desirable. It grows an average of 8-12 inches a year with normal rain fall in the Intermountain region and the Desert Southwest, grows up to 10,000 ft. This mix is a great soil stabilizer and it is very compatible with our wildflower mixes. For new seeding, broadcast at 20-25Lbs./acre or drilled at 15-20Lbs. /acre. For over-seeding, broadcast at 10-15Lbs./acre or drilled at 5-10Lbs./acre.

Low Grow Wildflower Mix

$12.00$18.00

A specially formulated low growing mix of colorful annual and perennial wildflowers designed to only grow to around 12 inches.

Maiden Pinks (Dianthus deltoides)

A mat-forming perennial, flowers are dark pink, with serrated petals. Blooms from mid-May to July. Best in full sun to light shade, dry to moist soils; prefers gritty, alkaline soil; does not tolerate combination of heat and humidity; excellent for borders, rock gardens, fragrant gardens; can be susceptible to crown rot.

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Mountain Phlox (Phlox austromontana)

A bushy annual, has leaves divided into needle-like divisions, 1-inch flowers in dense heads, white to pale lilac. Found across California, open woods and sandy places, below 3,500 ft. elev., coastal strand and scrub, pine forests. Prefers full sun and light, sandy soils; can sow in the fall in spring elsewhere after soil warms up.

Northern Sweetvetch (Hedysarum boreale)

A perennial with purple bell shaped flowers that hang individually along the stalk, growing 1 to 3 feet. The flowers are hermaphrodite and blooms July to August. The plant prefers full sun in deep well- drained, but moist sandy, loamy, and clay soils. Found across most of the western half of the US.

Sweet Alyssum (Lobularia maritima)

A tender perennial that produces fragrant masses of white, pink or purple flowers, plants tend to be spreading. Blooms quickly.  Excellent for fragrant, butterfly and old-fashioned gardens; highly adaptable. Best in full to partial sun, dry to moist soils.