Native Seed Mixes

Our staff has over 40 years of native seed “know how”. We offer custom seed mixes and consultation.

  • Help with selecting the right species for your site
  • Custom mixes
  • Application rates, methods, and times to seed
  • Cover crop needs

Mellow Marsh Standard Mixes (contact us for a price quote):

MMF Piedmont Shade Mix

Recommended application rate: 20-25 lbs. per acre
Species Common Name Percent
Elymus virginicus Virginia wild rye
35
Andropogon gerardii Big bluestem
18
Schizachyrium scoparium Little bluestem
15
Chamaecrista fasciculata Patridge pea
13
Carex vulpinoidea Fox sedge
8
Desmodium canadense Showy tick trefoil
5
Carex intumescens Sedge
3
Bidens aristosa Beggar ticks
3
100

MMF Storm Water Pond Mix

Recommended application rate: 20-25 lbs. per acre
Species Common Name Percent
Agrostis stolonifera Creeping bentgrass
28
Carex vulpinoidea Fox sedge
23
Elymus virginicus Virginia wild rye
28
Helenium autumnale Sneezeweed
4
Iris versicolor Blue flag
5
Desmodium canadense Showy tick trefoil
4
Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed susan
4
Verbena hastata Blue vervain
4
100

MMF Stablization Mix

Recommended application rate: 20-25 lbs. per acre
Species Common Name Percent
Elymus virginicus Virginia wild rye
15
Tripsacum dactyloides Eastern gammagrass
13
Panicum virgatum Switchgrass
12
Agrostis scabra Rough bentgrass
12
Carex vulpinoidea Fox sedge
10
Tridens flavus Purple top
10
Schizachyrium scoparium Little bluestem
8
Coreopsis lanceolata Lance leaf tickseed
5
Sorghastrum nutans Indian grass
5
Elymus hystrix Bottlebrush grass
5
Festuca ovina var. duriuscala Hard fescue
4
Rudbeckia hirta Blackeyed susan
1
100

MMF Salt Tolerant Mix

Recommended application rate: 20-25 lbs. per acre
Species Common Name Percent Salt Tolerance
Andropogon gerardii Big bluestem
8
moderate
Juncus effusus Soft rush
7
low
Panicum dichotomiflorum Smooth panic grass
32
moderate
Schoenoplectus pungens Common threesquare
5
moderate
Typha angustifolia Narrow leaf cattail
10
moderate
Polygonum sagittatum Arrow leaved tear thumb
8
moderate
Panicum virgatum Switchgrass
30
moderate
100

MMF Wetland Seed Mix

Recommended application rate: 20-25 lbs. per acre
Species Common Name Percent
Elymus riparius Riverbank wild rye
20
Panicum rigidulum Redtop Panicgrass
8
Panicum dichotomiflorum Smooth Panicgrass
14
Carex vulpinoidea Fox sedge
12
Panicum virgatum Switchgrass
23
Dichanthelium clandestinum Deer tongue
8
Bidens aristosa Showy Tickseed Sunflower
7
Juncus effusus, NC Ecotype Soft rush
4
Polygonum pensylvanicum PA Smartweed
2
Sparganium amricanum Eastern bur reed
2
100

MMF Riparian Buffer Mix

Recommended application rate: 20-25 lbs. per acre
Species Common Name Percent
Elymus virginicus Virginia wild rye
20
Agrostis perennans Autumn bentgrass
15
Panicum virgatum Switchgrass
15
Rudbeckia hirta Black-eyed susan
10
Coreopsis lanceolata Lanceleaf Coreopsis
10
Andropogon gerardii Big bluestem
10
Juncus effusus Soft rush
5
Schizachyrium scoparium Little bluestem
5
Sorghastrum nutans Indian grass
5
Tripsacum dactyloides Eastern Gamma
5
100

MMF Pollinator Mix

Recommended application rate: 12 to 15 lbs. per acre
(2.5 to 3 lbs/1000 sq ft)
Species Common Name Percent
Chamaecrista fasciculata Partridge pea
10
Coreopsis lanceolata Lance leaf tickseed
10
Achillea millefolium Common yarrow
10
Bidens aristosa Bidens
9
Gaillardia pulchella Indian blanket
8
Elymus canadensis Canada wild rye
6
Elymus virginicus Virginia wild rye
6
Tripsacum dactyloides Eastern gammagrass
6
Sorghastrum nutans Indian grass
6
Rudbeckia hirta Blackeyed susan
6
Schizachyrium scoparium Little bluestem
4
Tridens flavus Purple top
4
Echinacea purpurea Cone flower
4
Senna hebecarpa Wild senna
2
Helianthus angustifolius Swamp sunflower
2
Helianthus maximilianii Maximilian’s sunflower
2
Monarda punctata Spotted beebalm
2
Verbena hastata Blue vervain
1
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly weed
1
Symphyotrichum (Aster) pilosum Heather aster
1
100