Albert Lea Seed

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Pollinator Seeds & Mix Varieties

NRCS Pollinator Mix

Seed 7 lbs/acre

This NRCS-approved mix provides perennial bee forage for the summer months. Native grasses, forbs & flowers provide nectar & pollen to native pollinators, honey bees & bumble bees.

Species include: Big Bluestem, Sideoats Grama, Canada Wildrye, Little Bluestem, Indiangrass, Anise Hyssop, Smooth Blue Aster, Wild White Indigo, Partridge Pea, Purple Prairie Clover, Cream Gentian, Sneezeweed, Ox-eye Sunflower, Great Blue Lobelia, Wild Bergamot, Common Evening Primrose, Yellow Coneflower, Black-eyed Susan, Stiff Goldenrod, Culver's Root, Golden Alexanders

Seeding rate: 7 lb/Acre (75.2 Seeds/ft2)
Packed in Acre packages.
Mix suitable for MN & IA.

Albert Lea Seed CP42 Pollinator Mix

Our pollinator mixes contain an assortment of flowers, forbs and native grass species selected to provide blooms and forage that will attract bees and other native pollinators all season long.  The mixes should meet most MN and IA NRCS requirements.

20%  Big Bluestem
  5%  Canada Wildrye
11%  Virginia Wildrye
  3%   Illinois Bundleflower
  2%   Purple Prairie Clover
1.5%  Black-Eyed Susan
   1%   Golden Alexanders
1.5%   Maximillian Sunflower
0.5%  Prairie Junegrass
0.5%  Evening Primrose
0.5% Hoary Leaf Golden Alexanders
0.5% Wild Bergamont
0.25% Prairie Cinquefoil
0.25% Spiderwort
0.15% New England Aster
   8% Indiangrass
   5% Canada Wildrye
   6% Partridge Pea
   2% Prairie Coneflower
   1% Anise Hyssop
    2% False Sunflower
    1% Rough Dropseed
    1% Hoary Vervain
  0.5% Canada Milkvetch
  0.5% Greyhead Coneflower
0.25% Blue Vervain
0.25% Smooth Blue Aster
0.01% Culvers Root
0.01% Monkey Flower

Seeding rate: 7.17 pls lbs/acre (10 lbs bulk/acre)
Mix suitable for IA & MN
Included species and mixture content may vary.  Contact us for current mixture rates.

Bee Feed Pollinator Mix

Seed 4-12 lbs/acre; ½-1 lb/1000 ft2

This mix provides bee forage for the entire growing season. It includes annual and perennial flowers that provide pollen and nectar to honey bees, bumble bees and other native bees.
Species include: Lavender Hyssop, Rockcress, China Aster, Siberian Wallflower, Lance-Leaved Coreopsis, Plains Coreopsis, Chinese Forget-Me-Not, Purple Coneflower, Aspen Daisy, California Poppy, Indian Blanket, Globe Gilia, Tidy Tips, Blue Flax, Sweet Alyssum, Bergamot, Forget-Me-Not, Baby Blue Eyes, Corn Poppy, and New England Aster.
Seed 4-12 lbs/acre; ½-1 lb/1000 ft2

White Blossom Sweet Clover

Seed 8-12 lbs/acre

A biennial legume used by bee keepers for its abundant white blossoms. Prefers well drained soils and has no tolerance to low pH. Tall plant like Yellow Blossom Sweet Clover but later maturing.
Seed 8-12 lbs/acre.


Seed 50-100 lbs/acre

Seed 50-100 lbs/acre


Seed 5-7 lbs/acre

Seed 5-7 lbs/acre

Red Clover

Seed 8-12 lbs/acre

Seed 8-12 lbs/acre