Flower Native Texas Thistle Milk 50 Non-GMO, Heirloom Seeds
Many pollinators are attracted to the pollen Thistle's produce including bees, butterflies, Hummingbirds, and more. Larvae of the painted-lady butterfly feed on the foliage. Several birds use the fluffy, silky hairs that are attached to the mature seeds to make soft nests for their young. They can grow from two to five feet tall and are found in prairies and roadsides nearly throughout Texas, Oklahoma & Missouri, and south to northern Mexico. Also known as milk thistle. Has healing properties that we are not allowed to list but you can find them on the Web. Blooms in about 52 days. Germination rate is about 60% or better.
Our Non-GMO seeds are sustainable. Our packaging is environmentally friendly, climate friendly, reusable, and recyclable.
David’s Garden Seeds is a Veteran owned business that has been offering quality seeds since 2009.
David's Garden Seeds® is a member of the GO TEXAN agriculture program.
We cannot possibly put all the directions you need for growing native flowers in your area on the seed package. We recommend that you read articles or check with other gardeners in your area.
This is an heirloom seed, meaning it has been passed down from generation to generation for at least 75 years. As a rule, heirloom seeds taste better and will grow the same year after year.
These are also open pollinated meaning they will reproduce themselves. While all heirlooms are open pollinated not all open pollinated seeds are heirlooms.
Companion planting is planting seed varieties near each other to benefit one or more of the plants. Some plants benefit each other by attracting beneficial insects, keeping away unwanted bugs. Others aid in pollination. Some plants have working relationships with each other and others have antagonistic (hostile) relationships.
Freshly Packed: These seeds are packed for the current growing season and will provide high germination rates next year as well.