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 to 25 lbs. per acre
Species Common Name Percent
Andropogon gerardii Big bluestem
18
Bidens aristosa Bidens
  3
Carex vulpinoidea Fox sedge
11
Chamaecrista fasciculata Partridge pea
14
Desmodium canadense Showy tick trefoil
 5
Elymus virginicus Virginia wild rye
35
Schizachyrium scoparium Little bluestem
14
100

MMF Stormwater Pond Mix

Recommended application rate: 20-25 lbs. per acre
Species Common Name Percent
Andropogon glomeratus Bushy bluestem
6
Carex lurida Shallow sedge
12
Carex vulpinoidea Fox sedge
10
Elymus riparius Riverbank wildrye
31
Juncus effusus Soft rush
.5
Panicum rigidulum Redtop panicgrass
10
Panicum virgatum Switchgrass
30
Scirpus cyperinus Woolgrass
.5
100

MMF Stablization Mix

Recommended application rate: 20-25 lbs. per acre
Species Common Name Percent
Agrostis scabra Rough bentgrass
12
Carex vulpinoidea Fox sedge
10
Coreopsis lanceolata Lance leaf tickseed
5
Elymus hystrix Bottlebrush grass
5
Elymus virginicus Virginia wild rye
15
Festuca ovina var. duriuscala Hard fescue
4
Panicum virgatum Switchgrass
12
Rudbeckia hirta Blackeyed susan
1
Schizachyrium scoparium Little bluestem
8
Sorghastrum nutans Indian grass
5
Tridens flavus Purple top
10
Tripsacum dactyloides Eastern gammagrass
13
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 panicgrass
32
moderate
Panicum virgatum Switchgrass
30
moderate
Polygonum sagittatum Arrow leaved tear thumb
8
moderate
Schoenoplectus pungens Common three square
5
moderate
Typha angustifolia Narrowleaf cattail
10
moderate
100

MMF Wetland Seed Mix

Recommended application rate: 20-25 lbs. per acre
Species Common Name Percent
Bidens aristosa Showy tickseed sunflower
7
Carex vulpinoidea Fox sedge
12
Dichanthelium clandestinum Deer tongue
8
Elymus riparius Riverbank wildrye
20
Juncus effusus, NC Ecotype Soft rush
4
Panicum dichotomiflorum Smooth panicgrass
14
Panicum rigidulum Redtop panicgrass
8
Panicum virgatum Switchgrass
23
Polygonum pensylvanicum Pennsylvania smartweed
2
Sparganium americanum Eastern bur reed
2
100

MMF Riparian Buffer Mix

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

MMF Pollinator Mix

Recommended application rate: 15 to 20 lbs. per acre
(1 lb/2000 sq ft)
Species Common Name Percent
Acillea millefolium Common yarrow
10
Asclepias tuberosa Butterfly weed
1
Bidens aristosa Bidens
9
Chamaecrista fasciculata Partridge pea
10
Coreopsis lanceolata Lance leaf tickseed
10
Echinacea purpurea Cone flower
4
Elymus canadensis Canada wild rye
6
Elymus virginicus Virginia wild rye
6
Gaillardia pulchella Indian blanket
8
Helianthus angustifolius Swamp sunflower
2
Helianthus maximilianii Maximilian’s sunflower
2
Monarda punctata Spotted beebalm
2
Rudbeckia hirta Blackeyed susan
6
Schizachyrium scoparium Little bluestem
4
Senna hebecarpa Wild senna
2
Sorghastrum nutans Indian grass
6
Symphyotrichum pilosum Heather aster
1
Tridens flavus Purple top
4
Tripsacum dactyloides Eastern gamagrass
6
Verbena hastata Blue vervain
1
100