Monarch Butterfly Seed Bombs have the perfect collection of wildflowers native to most of the US, wrapped in a protective coating of clay and compost, these seed bombs are sure to turn your yard in to a Monarch Butterfly Habitat.
The seeds selected for this mix include two types of milkweed, Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) and Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata), which are larval host species of the Monarch Butterfly and vital to their survival. Along with a verity of favored nectar plants like Purple Cone-flower (Echinacea purpurea) and Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta), 15 species total that will also attract other butterflies, bees and even humming birds.
Simply toss these "Butterfly Bombs" into a prepared flowerbed or existing wildflower meadow. The clay protects the seeds from birds and other animals that might eat them, while the compost gives the seeds a little boost for germination. (about 1-2 ft spacing)
Best time to sow is October - March. Most seeds are perennials. Some wildflower seeds require a period of time cold moist conditions to germinate, if planting in late spring, add a little water to moisten the seed bombs and place in the refrigerator for 30 days before planting. Some wildflowers take up to 2 years to germinate or bloom
Native Seeds: Black-eyed Susan, Wild Bergamot, Purple Coneflower, Lance-leaf Coreopsis, Maximilian's Sunflower, Foxglove beardtongue, Common Milkweed, Sneezeweed, Blanket Flower, Red Phlox, Flax, Swamp Milkweed, New England Asters, Little Blue Stem.
12 marble sized seed bombs sizes and clay color may very slightly