Wildflower Hummingbird Mix Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse

Wildflower Hummingbird Mix Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse

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Hummingbird Mixture is a pleasing blend of annual and perennial wildflowers that is irresistible to hummingbirds. The brightly colored blossoms also make a striking, continuously changing display in the garden throughout the season. Many varieties return to bloom year after year. The mixture also attracts butterflies. [Packet illustration is a guide only to the contents.]

  • Plant Type: Wildflowers
  • Fill Weight (grams): 16
  • Grows Best In: Full Sun
  • Days to Germination: 7-21 Days
  • Days To Bloom: 43-56 Days
  • Planting Depth: Broadcast
  • Seed Spacing: Broadcast
  • Growing Height: 12-36"

Instructions: Sow seeds outdoors in spring in a sunny location with well-drained soil after all danger of frost is past. A good plot is also possible if seed is sown outdoors from late summer to early fall, but allow plants at least 8 to 10 weeks to get established before the first frost. Before sowing, use a rake to roughen the soil surface to a depth of 1.5 to 3 inches, removing any weeds or vegetation. Broadcast seeds over the planting area. Rake seed in very lightly and keep the soil consistently moist.

Suggestions: Each fall after heavy frost, mow or use a weed trimmer to cut the plants back 2 to 3 iches above the soil line. This encourages plants to reseed for blooms the following season.