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Catalog > REVEGETATION SEED INDEX > Low Desert Seed Mixes

LOW DESERT SEED MIXES for Arizona, California, Utah, New Mexico, Texas at elevation range sea level - 3,500 with 8-12 inches precipitation and summer rain

(A) Sonoran Desert Shrubs and Grass seed revegetation  

Sonoran desert shrub and grass seeds. Native species for low desert revegatation projects.

Total 33.5 LBS per acre is recommended. Less coverage per acre should get the desired results, but more time would be required for the coverage.

Shrub Species Seed rate: PURE LIVE SEED Lbs/Acre
Triangle-leaf bursage (Ambrosia deltoidea)  5 lbs per acre
Quail bush (Atriplex lentiformis) 0.5 lb per acre
Desert saltbush (Atriplex polycarpa) 0.25 lb per acre
Brittlebush (Encelia farinosa) 1 lb per acre
Creosote bush (Larrea tridentata) 2.5 lbs per acre
Basin big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata ssp. tridentata) 0.25 lb per acre
Desert senna (Senna covesii) 2 lbs per acre
Desert marigold (Baileya multiradiata) 0.5 lb per acre
Desert globemallow (Sphaeralcea ambigua) 1.25s lb per acre
 
​Grass seeds​ Rate: PLS Lbs/Acre
Big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii) 5 lbs per acre
Buffalograss (Bouteloua dactyloides) 10 lbs per acre
Sideoats grama (Bouteloua curtipendula) 5 lbs per acre
Sand dropseed (Sporobolus cryptandrus) 0.25 lbs per acre

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(A) Southwest Wildflower Value Mix

Southwest Wildflower Value Mix

Prefers full sun, tolerates some shade. 13 species. Native mix for Southwest states. Selected for year round flowering. Approx. 360,000 seeds per pound. 1 lb. covers 2,000 + Sq. Ft.

African Daisy, Arroyo Lupine, Birds’s Eyes, Blazing Star, Blue Flax, California Bluebell, California Poppy, Clarkia, Corn Poppy, Five-Spot, Indian Blanket, Mountain Phlox, Pale Evening Primrose, Palmer Penstemon, Prairie Coneflower, Sweet Alyssum and Tidy-Tips.

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Catalina Foothills Wildflower Mix

Catalina Foothills Wildflower Mix. Sonoran Desert uplands habitat natives selected for year round flowering. Desert Marigold, Owl's Clover, California Poppy, Arroyo Lupine, Desert Lupine, Dyssodia, Paperflower, White Zinnia, Penstemon, Blue Flax, Desert Bluebells, Goldeneye, Bladderpd, Firewheel, Desert Senna, Slender Goldenweed. One pound covers approximately 4,000 square feet.

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Desert Mountain Revegetation Mix

Desert Mountain Revegetation mix. A mix of shrubs, trees and wildflowers. For planting from sea level to 3500 feet.
Turpentine Bush (Ericameria laricifolia),
Triangle leaf Bursage (Ambrosia deltoidea),
Desert Buckwheat (Eriogonum fasciculatum),
Jojoba
Fairy Duster
Desert Marigold
Desert Lupine (Lupinus sparsiflorus)
Mexican Gold Poppy (Eschscholzia mexicana),
Desert Bluebells (Phacelia campanularia),
Mesquite (Prosopis juliflora),
Foothill (Cercidium microphyllum)
 Blue Palo Verde (Cercidium floridum).
A great desert foothills revegetation mix. 1 pound covers 2,000 - 3,000 sq. feet.

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Sonoran Desert Native Wildflower Mix

Sonoran Desert Native Wildflower Mix.

This mix is perfect for Phoenix and hot desert gardens. Designed for year round flowering. Blue Dicks, Desert Bluebells, Arroyo Lupine, Firewheel, Bladderpod, Showy Primrose, Owl's Clover, Desert Senna, Desert Marigold, Arizona Lupine, Desert Lupine, Dyssodia, California Poppy, Penstemon, Verbena

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Sonoran Desert Shrubs only revegetation mix

Sonoran Desert Shrubs only revegetation mix.
Triangle Leaf Bursage (Ambrosia deltoidea),
Quailbush (Atriplex lentiformis),
Desert Saltbush (Atriplex polycarpa),
Brittle bush (Encelia farinosa),
Creosote (Larrea tridentata),
Desert Senna (Cassia covesii),
Desert Marigold (Baileya multiradiata),
Desert Globe mallow (Sphaeralcea ambigua)
Sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata).
One pound mix covers approximately 2000 square feet.

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Sonoran Desert Uplands Revegetation Mix

Sonoran Desert Upland Revegetation mix. For planting from 1000 to 5000 feet.A seed mix cusomized for the Sonoran Desert. One pound mix covers approximately 2000 square feet.

Encelia farinosa (Brittlebush)
Ambrosia dumosa (Bursage)
Atriplex polycarpa (Desert saltbush)
Atriplex lentiformis (Quail bush)
Cassia covesii (Desert Senna)
Larrea tridentata (Creosote bush)
Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba)
Bouteloua curtipendula (Sideoats grama)
Aristida purpurea (Purple threeawn)
Sporobolus cryptandrus (sand dropseed)

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Sonoran Grass Seed Mix

All native Sonoran grass mix for use in Phoenix, Tucson, and all low to mid elevation desert locations, including California, New Mexico, Lower elevations in Colorado and Utah and Texas to 2500 feet elevation. Good for dust and erosion control.

Andropogon gerardii (Big bluestem)
Buchloe dactyloides (Buffalo Grass)
Bouteloua curtipendula (Side Oats Grama)
Sporobolus cryptandrus (Sand dropseed)

1 lb. covers appox. 2,000 sq. ft.

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Southwest Native Wildflower Mix

Southwest Native Wildflower Mix

Prefers full sun, tolerates some shade. 13 species. Native mix for Southest states. Selected for year round flowering. Approx. 500,000 seeds per pound. 1 lb. covers 2,000 + Sq. Ft.

Baileya multiradiata / Desert Marigold Yellow
Clarkia unguiculata / Clarkia A Pink/Lavender
Eschscholzia californica / California Poppy TP Yellow/Orange
Gaillardia pulchella / Annual Gaillardia Yellow-Red
Gilia tricolor / Bird’s Eyes A Lavender/White
Layia platyglossa / Tidy-Tips A Yellow/White
Linanthus grandiflorus / Mountain Phlox A White/Lavender
Lupinus succulentus / Arroyo Lupine A Blue
Mentzelia lindleyi / Blazing Star A Yellow
Nemophila maculata / Five-Spot A White-Purple
Oenothera pallida / Pale Evening Primrose White
Penstemon palmeri / Palmer Penstemon Pink
Penstemon spectabilis / Showy Penstemon Violet
Phacelia campanularia / California Bluebell Blue
Ratibida columnifera / Prairie Coneflower Yellow/Red
Penstemon eatonii / Eaton’s Penstemon Scarlet
Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia / Gooseberryleaf  Orange-Red

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Xeriscape Lawn Mix

Xeriscape Lawn Mix. A naturally low growing mix of Buffalograss and Blue Grama elevations up to 7,000' 12-20 inches precipitation summer rain. Requires some (summer) irragation if rainfall is under 12" annually. A naturally low growing mix of Bouteloua dactyloides (Buffalograss) and Bouteloua gracilis (Blue Grama) for areas with little rain. Seeding rate: 2-4 lbs per 1,000 sq.ft.

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