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Name: Southwest Desert Wildflower Mix

Native / Introduced: Native


~Use in southern CA, AZ and NM

~Used as a pollinator

~Beautification projects

Height: 1 - 5 feet

Tolerances: Heat and drought

Sun or Shade: Full sun and partial shade

Minimum Precipitation: 8-15 inches

Lifecycle: Annual & Perennial

Planting Seed Rate:

~5 ½ lbs/acre

~1.5-3 oz./1,000 sq. foot

Estimated Seeds Per Pound: Approximately 763,000

Optimal Planting Season: Spring or fall

Planting Depth: 1/8 - 1/4 inch

Stratification Required: None



Our Southwest Desert Wildflower Seed Mix is comprised mostly of perennial wildflower species, along with a select few annuals, all of which have been carefully chosen for their ability to thrive in low precipitation areas and withstand the intense heat of desert climates. With their vibrant colors and intricate shapes, these flowers are sure to capture your attention and add a touch of natural beauty to any landscape. These perennials will continue to bloom all summer long and will return year after year, as long as they are provided with the proper growing conditions.


Wildland Seed takes pride in providing wildflower mixtures free from any additives or fillers, ensuring maximum seed content for every dollar invested.


If you are interested in planting a small amount of grass with this mix, we recommend a small bunch grass such as Sheep Fescue.


The actual species used in the mix may vary slightly from one season to another.


Species included:

Desert Globemallow, Firecracker Penstemon, Aster species, Evening Primrose, Desert Marigold, Palmer Penstemon, Lance-leaved Coreopsis, Blanket Flower, Prairie Coneflower, Mexican Hat, Black-eyed Susan, California Poppy, Lupine species, Mexican Poppy, Bluebells and Blanket Flower.


Photo by by Renee Grayson

Southwest Desert Wildflower Seed Mix


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