LOLA Bees, Pollinator Seed Mix - 1oz
Want to help out the bees & butterflies? Dig up some grass and plant a pollinator garden!
This zero-waste packaged, low-maintenance blend of perennials and reseeding annual wildflowers provides forage for honey bees, native bees, bumblebees, and other pollinators all season long. These seeds are a great value for anyone who wants to plant a large area (each jar can seed up to 200sq ft), or to store seed for next year (see below for storage instructions).
Find out more details at the LOLA Bees website: https://lolabees.org/
Flower Species: Alyssum, Asters, Baby Blue Eyes, Bergamot, Coreopsis, Echinacea, Flax, Fleabane Daisy, Gaillardia, Globe Gilia, Hyssop, Poppies, Tidy Tips, Siberian Wildflower.
Use: Natural plantings for beds and field areas. We've also had success planting in large pots.
How to Plant: Prepare weed-free bed or container. Sprinkle mixture evenly over area. Lightly rake and gently tamp into soil. Seed should be no deeper than 1/8". Keep area moist to aid germination. Plant in late spring after last frost, early summer, or fall (fall seeding can be very successful, especially on dry soils).
Light/soil requirements: Sun in average, well-drained soil.
Seeding rate: Jar sows up to a 200sq foot area. Seeds can be stored in a tightly sealed jar in the fridge for next year (**make sure seeds are very dry prior to storage!).
Germination: 10-28 days at 18-24 degrees C.
Check out this guide by Pollinator Pathways Project London for tips on creating a pollinator garden!