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Monarch Waystation Seed Mix


Monarch butterflies migrate between Oregon and California each fall and spring. To make this journey, they need energy sources for adults and host plants for larvae. Learn more about the Monarch Waystation Program here. This seed mix includes plants that provide nectar and serve as larval hosts for monarchs and other butterflies.

One packet contains approximately 2000 seeds and covers approximately 62 square feet.

Created by Heritage Seedling, Inc., this mix is 75% forbs and 25% graminoids. 175,269 seeds/lb
8 lb/ac = 34 seeds/ft2


Species included*

(*l=larval host, n=nectar, a=annual, all others are perennial)

  • Danthonia californica
  • Festuca roemeri
  • Achillea millefolium (n)
  • Allium amplectens (n)
  • Asclepias speciosa (l) (n)
  • Clarkia amoena (n) (a)
  • Eriophyllum lanatum (n)
  • Gilia capitata (n) (a)
  • Madia elegans (n) (a)
  • Potentilla gracilis (l)
  • Prunella vulgaris v. lanceolata (n)
  • Solidago elongata (n)
  • Wyethia angustifolia (n)


Plant Details

HabitatsWet Prairie, Upland Prairie and Savanna
Shade Preferencefull sun, part shade
Special UsesThis seed mix is designed to support monarch butterflies