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Pure Live Seed (PLS) Explanation

Common, Scientific Names Percent per Mix Rate per Acre Information
Indian Blanket (Gaillardia pulchella) 45 % 10 lb. Hardy annual that is easily established. Red flowers with yellow trim. Needs well-drained soil and full sun. Blooms from May-July. 1-2 feet. 153,000 seeds per pound.
Purple Prairie Clover (Petalostemum purpureum) 24 % 8 lb. Perennial. Purple blooms. Legume family (nitrogen fitting). Dry soil and full sun. Blooms from June-July. 1-3 feet. 293,000 seeds per pound.
Prairie Verbena (Verbena bipinnatifida) 7 % 6 lb. Annual or short-lived perennial. Purple blooms. Prefers full sun. Popularly planted with Pink Evening Primrose. Blooms from April-November. 4-12 inches. 450,000 seeds per pound.
Purple Horsemint or Lemon Mint (Monarda citriodora) 12 % 3 lb. Hardy annual or perennial. Blooms are purple-lavender. Likes dry soil and full sun. Blooms from April-October. 1-3 feet. 819,000 seeds per pound.
Plains Coreopsis (Coreopsis tinctoria) 8 % 2 lb. Hardy annual. Heavy bloomer. Prefers full sun, but will tolerate wet or dry soil. Blooms from March-July. 1-3 feet. 1,400,000 seeds per pound.
Mexican Hat (Ratibida columnaris) 4% 1-2 lb. Annual or perennial. Red and yellow bordered flowers looks like little mexican hats. Full sun to partial shade with well drained soil. Blooms from April-September. 2-3 feet. 1,230,200 seeds per pound.

This list is composed of a number of the more popular wildflowers selected for the Trans Pecos Region and also those wildflower seeds that were available for purchase from at least one source at the time of this writing.