The Lewis & Clark Exclusive Wildflower Mixture
- Citrus Trees
- HOLIDAY GIFTS
- Holiday Books
- Holiday Citrus
- Holiday Driftwood Succulent-Candy Dishes
- Holiday Driftwood Terrariums-Extra Small-SOLD OUT
- Holiday Driftwood Terrariums_Small_4 AVAILABLE!
- Holiday Gift Certificates
- Holiday Paperwhites
- Holiday Praying Mantis Kits
- Holiday Tools
- Holiday Wildflower Mixtures
- Holiday Driftwood Vases - SOLD OUT
- SOLD OUT - Vegetable and Herb Plants - Mix & Match any 6 Plants for $50 - Only Shipped in Quantities of 6
- Elephant Ear Plants & Roots
- 4-Inch Pot Herb Plants
- Rare Plants
- Vining Plants
- Asian Seeds
- Beneficial Bugs
- Citrus Fertilizers
- Cold-Treated Bulbs - SOLD OUT
- Cold-Treated Allium
- Cold-Treated Chionodoxa
- Cold-Treated Crocus
- Cold-Treated Hyacinthoides
- Cold-Treated Hyacinthus Orientalis
- Cold-Treated Narcissus
- Cold-Treated Cyclamineus Narcissus
- Cold-Treated Double Heirloom Narcissus
- Cold-Treated Jonquilla Narcissus
- Cold-Treated Large Cupped Narcissus
- Cold-Treated Poeticus Narcissus
- Cold-Treated Small Cupped Narcissus
- Cold-Treated Species Miniature Narcissus
- Cold-Treated Split Cupped Narcissus
- Cold-Treated Tazetta Narcissus
- Cold-Treated Triandus Narcissus
- Cold-Treated Trumpet Daffodils
- Cold-Treated Ornithogalum
- Cold-Treated Rock Garden Iris
- Cold-Treated Scilla
- Cold-Treated Tulips
- Cold-Treated Emperor Tulips
- Cold-Treated Fringed Tulips
- Cold-Treated Green or Viridiflora Tulips
- Cold-Treated Lily Flowering Tulips
- Cold-Treated Parrot Tulips
- Cold-Treated Peony Flowering Tulips
- Cold-Treated Single Early Tulips
- Cold-Treated Single Late Tulips
- Cold-Treated Species Tulips
- Cold-Treated Triumph Tulips
- Flower Bulbs, Corms and Tubers
- Bulbs for Spring Planting
- Pineapple Lilies
- Calla Lilies
- Bulbs for Fall Planting
- Hyacinthus Orientalis
- Rock Garden Iris
- Fall Blooming Bulbs
- Bulbs for Spring Planting
- Garden Tools & Equipment
- Gift Certificates
- HHH Exclusive Wildflower Mixtures
- Wildflower Mixtures
- Heirloom Garlic
- Roots & Sets
- Brussel Sprouts
- Swiss Chard
- No products to compare
The Lewis & Clark Exclusive Wildflower Mixture –
$20 for 4 ounces
The 4 oz. package will cover a 10 foot by 10 foot area. This is a collection of wildflower seeds that were described and named scientifically by the legendary Lewis & Clark Expedition of 1804-1806. Some of the seed varieties include Echinacea, Wild Bergamot, Blue Flax, Texas Bluebonnet, Baptisia and Black-eyed Susan.
The seed varieties chosen for this mix were chosen because they are easy to grow and vigorous in most areas of the country.
$20 for 2 ounces
|Type||Spacing||Planting Depth||Days to Germination||Maturity|
The Lewis & Clark Historic Exclusive Wildflower Mixture
During the 2 year period from 1804-1806, the expedition led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark traveled north on the Missouri River and into the Pacific Northwest. The Expedition had a number of objectives one of which was to identify, preserve and collect the plant specimens from the regions they explored. To satisfy the horticultural objectives, the Expedition collected 240 plants of which 94 were new to science. The Lewis and Clark Expedition was the largest plant discovery effort ever undertaken by man.
The plants collected were shared with various plant collectors and nurserymen including Thomas Jefferson, himself, and Bernard McMahon, the man who convinced President Jefferson to include botanical discoveries as part of the Expedition’s agenda. These plants were cultivated and shared with many influential Americans and eventually made their way around the world.
Today, many of these plants can be found in gardens worldwide. Some have brought healing and nutritional benefits to many communities. Some have been regarded as curiosities and many have brought the pleasure of their beauty to millions of people worldwide.
The plants chosen for this collection are among the most popular and most beloved now known and grown worldwide. They are hardy in many climates. They are incredibly vigorous, and they are superb pollinator plants. Bees, beneficial insects, butterflies and birds flock to these specific plants. They are an asset in any garden.
These wildflowers are best planted in August, November or mid-January during the ‘January Thaw’. They should be broadcast over the soil surface and then watered in. It is not necessary to continue watering once the seed has been planted.
Planting Wildflower Seeds in the Fall for Glorious Spring and Summer Color
Planting wildflower seed is very easy. Prepare the ground where the wildflowers are to be planted by gently turning the soil and raking it even. Broadcast the seed over the area as you would with grass seed and then water it in. You do not have to cover the seed, but if you want you can rake the seeds into the surface of the soil.
If planting wildflower seed in the early spring, keep the ground moist until the seed has sprouted and grown to 2-3 inches.
If planting wildflower seed in the fall, water on the day the seed has been planted and then do not water any more until the seed has sprouted in the spring.
Most wildflower seed does better when planted in the fall so that it can experience a prolonged period of cold. If trying to plant wildflower seed in Hardiness Zones 8-10, refrigerate the seed for 6 weeks before planting.
Recommended Companion Plants