Product is being added to cart

Existing customer?

Mix 227 - Southern Detention Basin Short Mix

Regions -

$133.80Per Pound


Source: Native
Growth: Perennial
Color: Mixed
Sun: Part Shade to Full Sun
MixNumber: 227
MixRegions: 3, 4, 5
Site Moisture: Medium to Wet Soil Moisture

Mix 227 (Southern Detention Basin Short Mix) is designed for detention basins with the environmental conditions of the southeastern and southeast coastal plains tier states with medium to wet soils.  The amount of seeds per pound of each species in the mix has been calculated using the number of seeds per pound of each species factored by environmental parameters.  Those seeds are listed in the table below with weights of ounces per pound of seed mix.

Rate: 12.60-16.80 PLS pounds/acre

We recommend including a nurse crop for this mix.  For fall thru spring, we recommend 20 to 32 Pounds of OATS per acre or 2 to 4 Pounds of ANNUAL RYE per acre.  For summer, we recommend 6 to 8 Pounds of BROWN TOP MILLET per acre.

Common Name

Botanical Name


Virginia Wildrye Elymus virginicus 1.9
Fowl Manna Grass Glyceria striata 0.3
Rice Cut Grass Leersia oryzoides 0.6
Red Top Panicum Panicum rigidulum 0.6
River Oats Chasmanthium latifolium 1.6
Frank's Sedge Carex frankii 1.1
Hop Sedge Carex lupulina 1.1
Shallow Sedge Carex lurida 2.3
Fox Sedge Carex vulpinoidea 0.75
Creeping Spike Rush Eleocharis palustris 0.5
Soft Rush Juncus effusus 0.25
Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata 0.7
Showy Tickseed Bidens aristosa 1.5
Boneset Eupatorium perfoliatum 0.12
Sneezeweed Helenium autumnale 0.12
Blue Flag Iris virginica 0.6
Monkey Flower Mimulus ringens 0.06
Ditch Stonecrop Penthorum sedoides 0.01
Pennsylvania Smartweed Polygonum pensylvanicum 0.8
Hoary Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum incanum 0.03
Slender Mountain Mint Pycnanthemum tenuifolium 0.04
Maryland Meadow Beauty Rhexia mariana 0.12
Arrowhead Sagittaria latifolia 0.9

**The composition of the mix shown above is subject to change without notice due to seed availability.  Substitutions are selected based on similar plant characteristics.  If the exact individual species are critical to your planting needs, please contact us to ensure that we can fill your request without substitution.**

More details

Order By Weight
Order By NumberOfPounds 
  • 1
  • 50
  • 99
  • 16

Bulk Pricing

1 lb: $ 133.80
11-50 lbs: $ 6,021.00
1 oz: $ 13.38


Write a review

Mix 227 - Southern Detention Basin Short Mix

Mix 227 - Southern Detention Basin Short Mix

Write a review