Detention Basin & Rain Garden Mix

$400.00 acre

Detention Basin & Rain Garden Mix is a perfect fit for designed storm water features where both form and function are priorities. This low maintenance mixture of grasses, flowers and wetland plants is as adaptable as it is diverse. This mix will work well on a variety of sites and can tolerate changes from dry conditions to standing water and excels in locations that temporarily flood and then drain out. With full sun or partial shade, this mix will reach 5′ – 7′.

Seeding Rate: 15 lbs/acre
Seeds per sq. ft: 97.9
If broadcasting seed, multiply the seeding rate times 1.5
If used in a commercial application, multiply the seeding rate times 2


15 lb bag

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Mix Ratios

Mix Ratios

Dark Green Bulrush 14%
Wool Grass 13%
Dudley's Rush 7%
Brown Fox Sedge 6%
Switchgrass 5%
Big Bluestem 5%
Canada Bluejoint 5%
American Mannagrass 5%
Indiangrass 4%
Torrey's Rush 4%
Monkey Flower 3%
Virginia Wildrye 3%
Others 26%
These amounts are based on percentage of full seeding rate. None of the following exceed 2% of the total mixture weight: American Water Plantain, Seedbox, Sneezeweed, Canada Wildrye, Black Eyed Susan, Blue Vervain, Fringed Brome, Cardinal Flower, Sweet Joe Pye Weed, Great Blue Lobelia, Prairie Cordgrass, Sweet Black-Eyed Susan, Softstem Bulrush, Great St. John's Wort, Porcupine Sedge, Yellowfruit Sedge, Bebb's Sedge, Mountain Mint, Flat-Topped Aster, Three Square Bulrush, Nodding Bur Marigold, Cream Gentian, Marsh Blazingstar, River, Bulrush, Boneset, New England Aster, Sweet Flag, Wheat Sedge, Swamp Milkweed, Smoothcone Sedge, Prairie Dock

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