Order Online • www.seedsource.com 41 WILDFLOWERS Soil Type Sunlight Soil Moisture Sand Loam Clay Caliche Full Partial Dappled Shade > > > X w b Well Drained Purple Coneflower Echinacea purpurea This easy to grow native perennial is often used in garden landscapes, and is one of the very best plants to attract butterflies. Will last for a week or longer as a cut flower if you refresh the water regularly...can be planted in Spring or Fall. perennial seeding rate bloom Apr – May Range 10 lb per acre height 2 feet Lawn & Garden 1 lb / 800 sf 1 lb $49 1/4 lb $20 1 oz $10 1 pkt $3 Item #1023 200 sf 50 sf 20 sf Soil Type Sunlight Soil Moisture Sand Loam Clay Caliche Full Partial Dappled Shade > > > X w Well Drained Purple Coneflower, Narrow Leaf Echinacea angustifolia More rare and more site specific than Echinacea purpurea, this plant likes well drained slopes in the tallgrass prairie regions. Good nectar plant for butterflies. Thick stands are rarely found in the wild, probably due to over-harvesting in the late 1800s for medicinal uses. All parts of this plant including roots can be used for this purpose. perennial seeding rate bloom May – June Rangeland 10 lb per acre height 2 feet Lawn & Garden 1 lb / 2000 sf 1 pkt $5 Item #1015 20 sf Item #1021 Purple Prairie Clover Dalea purpurea var. purpurea Nature has its own way of healing damaged lands, and this legume is but one of many. It is often found growing on severely eroded land or depleted soils, including rocky limestone and caliche. The seeds are an important food source for quail and other ground birds. perennial seeding rate bloom June – July Rangeland 4 lb per acre height 1 – 3 feet Lawn & Garden 1 lb / 1300 sf 1 lb $59 1/4 lb $24 1 oz $12 1 pkt $5 Soil Type Sunlight Soil Moisture Sand Loam Clay Caliche Full Partial Dappled Shade > > > X Medium Moist Photo by Mike Searles 325 sf 80 sf 20 sf Rattlesnake Master Eryngium yuccifolium This unique plant is a botanical enigma. The leaves look like yucca, and the flowers appear to be from an alien planet. It's actually a member of the parsley family. The distinctive, waxy-green foliage lends the plant a bit of an unusual air, and the white 'spiky golf ball' flowers are truly unique. perennial seeding rate bloom Apr – Jul Pkt covers 20 sq ft height 18 – 20" 1 pkt $6 Item #3149 Soil Type Sunlight Soil Moisture Sand Loam Clay Caliche Full Partial Dappled Shade > > > X w Medium-Moist 20 sf Photo by Carol Clark