Feed The B's Pollinator Mix

Feed The B's Pollinator Mix

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Bees - Butterflies - Birds

Douglass King Seeds has designed a Texas Native Seed Mix for pollinators that will provide food for caterpillars of butterflies and moths, provide nectar for bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds, and provide seeds for songbirds.

This mix will create a small native habitat in your very yard. You will be able to enjoy blooms from March until Thanksgiving and watch as many species of birds and bugs use your garden oasis.

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Components: Texas Bluebonnet, Indian Blanket, Black-Eyed Susan, Clasping Leaf Coneflower, Mexican Hat, PlainsCoreopsis, Purple Coneflower, Scarlet Sage, Drummond Phlox, Greenthread, Standing Cypress, Goliad Orange Zexmenia, Cuero Purple Prairie Clover, Zapata Rio Grande Clammyweed, Engelmann Daisy, Venado Awnless Bush Sunflower, South Texas Gaillardia.

Give it a Monarch Boost! Add a packet of Mariposa Zizotes Milkweed to spread with your pollinator mix to add one more butterfly species that can benefit from your garden!

This graph shows when each species in this mix will bloom, and whether birds, bees, or butterflies benefit from it. The butterflies are listed by how many species of butterfly use the plant as a larval host, which means where they will lay their eggs. For example, 27 different species of butterflies will lay their eggs on bluebonnets. Butterflies are very specific as to where they will lay their eggs. Details on which species prefer the plants came from The National Wildlife Federations Native Plant Index, The Audubon Society, BeeSponsible, and the Native Plant Network.

Best Time to Plant: mid-August through October.

Landscape Planting Rate: 1-2 lbs per 1,000 square feet

  • A 1 lb. bag should cover about 500 square feet. (Or a 50' by 10' area.)

  • A 2 lb. bag should cover about 1,000 square feet. (Or a 50' by 20' area.)

Rangeland Planting Rate: 10-20 lbs. per acre.

  • A 5 lb. bag should cover about 1/4 of a acre.

Type: Warm Season Annual

Region: Texas-wide