5 Seeds to Plant Now (in the Fall) for Easy Summer Plants

filipendula rubra queen of the prairie by Eric Hunt via www.pithandvigor.comI’ve calculated that for less than $20 you can have a garden full of these 5 beautiful plants.  All you have to do is buy the seeds (generally less than $4/ packet  – which contains at least a few hundred seeds) and sow them outside, straight into the dirt, right now.  These guys all like this kind of autumnal drop-and-go treatment.  So easy – Huge Reward.

1) Filipendula rubra – (Queen of the prairie).  (above)

fall seeds to sow now for next spring from www.pithandvigor.com

2) Veronicastrum virginicum – (Culvers Root)

3) Parthenium integrifolium (Wild Quinine)

4) Sporobolus heterolepsis (Prairie Dropseed)

fall seeds to sow now for next spring from www.pithandvigor.com

5) Aster ptarmicoides (Upland White Aster) , Filipendula rubra – (Queen of the prairie)

 

images : Veronicastrum virginicum from Prairie Moon, Aster ptarmicoides Seed Terra, Filipendula rubra Kings Brae Garden   and by Eric Hunt, Parthenium integrifolium from Prairie Nursery, Sporobolus heterolepsis Prairie Nursery

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