Base Restoration Seed Mix (kg)

A tried and true mix for ecological restoration projects starting out. Of all our mixes, it's most suited for rapid establishment in open disturbed soils and can help prevent erosion once established. We've selected affordable and hardy native grasses and wildflower species. Plants are ideal for a variety of applications like: soil stabilization, roadside edges, slopes, and waste spaces.

Preferred conditions

  • Sun: Full to part sun
  • Culture: Tolerates poor, dry to medium-moist soils

Species*

*Please note that the species may differ slightly with each order. Seed availability changes year-to-year and season-to-season based on the species, harvest results, weather conditions, and more. We may update our mixes at any time in order to best support goals for ecological restoration and biodiversity conservation.

  • Virginia Wild Rye - Elymus virginicus
  • Indian Grass - Sorghastrum nutans
  • Riverbank Wild Rye - Elymus riparius
  • Switch Grass - Panicum virgatum
  • Common Milkweed - Asclepias syriaca
  • Common Evening Primrose - Oenothera biennis
  • Foxglove Beard-Tongue - Penstemon digitalis
  • Hairy Beard-Tongue - Penstemon hirsutus
  • Upland White Aster;Upland White Goldenrod - Solidago ptarmicoides
  • Flat-Topped Aster - Doellingeria umbellata
  • Slender Wheat Grass - Elymus trachycaulus
  • Tall Cinquefoil;Prairie Cinquefoil - Potentilla arguta
  • Brown-Eyed Susan;Black-Eyed Susan - Rudbeckia hirta
  • Tall Dropseed;Rough Dropseed - Sporobolus asper
  • Sand Dropseed - Sporobolus cryptandrus
  • Smooth Aster - Symphyotrichum laeve
  • Tall Coreopsis - Coreopsis tripteris
  • Virginia Mountain Mint - Pycnanthemum virginianum
  • and more...

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Ordering details

The minimum order for bulk seed mixes is 5kg. Our recommended application rate is ~8-10 kg/Ha.

Mixes are prepared to order and based on any timelines you can provide. Note that the ideal time for seeding is in late fall, which is also ideal for more species diversity after fall seed harvesting.

For site-specific requests, please reach out or include them in your order notes. Our mixes offer some species flexibility based on availability.

For restorations needing over 50 kg, we suggest to pre-order well in advance. You can reach out our team at sales@stwilliamsnursery.com to reserve your seed.