BLANKET FLOWER (Gaillardia aristata)

Size: 8-24" tall, 12" wide

Bloom Time: June-September

Bloom Color: Yellow, orange or red

Minimum Precip (inches): 10+

Light: Full sun

Soil Conditions: Well drained

Pollinators: Bees and butterflies; used as a food source of pollen and nectar, and for resting and

Wildlife Value: Food source for upland game birds; poor to fair palability for domestic livestock during early growth

Misc: Tolerant to drought and only requires additional moisture during extended hot, dry conditions

More Info: NRCS fact sheet

 

ROCKY MOUNTAIN PENSTEMON (Penstemon strictus)

Size: 18-30" tall, 12-36" wide

Bloom Time: June-July

Bloom Color: Purple/Blue

Minimum Precip (inches): 10+

Light: Full to part sun

Soil Conditions: Moderately fine to coarse; well-drained

Pollinators: Bees, hummingbirds

Wildlife Value: Forage for deer, antelope, and birds; cover for small bird species; fair forage for cattle

Misc: Semi-evergreen perennial; excellent cold winter and drought tolerance

More Info: NRCS's fact sheet

 

SMOOTH ASTER (Symphyotrichum laeve)

Size: 12-39" tall

Bloom Time: August-October

Bloom Color: Purple

Minimum Precip (inches): 15+

Light: Full to part sun

Soil Conditions: Wide adaptation

Pollinators: Bees and butterflies

Wildlife Value: Host plant for Pearl Crescent butterfly, seeds are a food source for songbirds and small mammals.

Misc: Provides shelter for butterflies

More Info: NRCS fact sheet

 

WESTERN YARROW (Achillea millefolium var. occidentalis)

Size: 12-40" tall, 12-24" wide

Bloom Time: June-September

Bloom Color: White

Minimum Precip (inches): 8+

Light: Full to part sun

Soil Conditions: Tolerates most soils

Pollinators: Bees and butterflies

Wildlife Value: Food source for antelope, deer, sage grouse and other upland birds

Misc: Highly adaptable and drought tolerant wildflower. Rhizomatous spreader.

More Info: NRCS's fact sheet

 

WILD BERGAMOT or BEEBALM (Monarda fistulosa)

Size: 12-40" tall

Bloom Time: June-September

Bloom Color: Pale purple to rose pink

Minimum Precip (inches): 20+

Light: Full to part sun

Soil Conditions: Wide range of soils

Pollinators: Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds

Wildlife Value: See pollinators above. Otherwise, Wild Bergamot is deer resistant! 

Misc: Edible; many past medicinal uses

More Info: NRCS fact sheet

Perennial Variety Package

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  • Bare Root Seedlings Large Tube Seedlings Perennials
    $34.00 per lot $82.00 per lot $94.00 per lot
    25 seedlings per lot 30 seedlings per lot 28 cones per lot
    5 inches or taller 6 inches or taller 10 cu. in. cones

     

     

    Bare root seedlings come bundled in groups of 25, will be at least 5 inches or taller, and will not have soil surrounding the roots.

     

    Large tube seedlings come boxed in groups of 30, will be at least 6 inches or taller, and will be individually packaged in a 7" x 2" tube. 

     

    Perennials come in lots of 28, plant height varies at time of pickup, and come in a 10 cubic inch "cone-tainer."