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Layia platyglossa, Tidy Tips Seed Balls

  • 1450

Attract bees, butterflies, and birds to your backyard with Tidy Tips (Layia platyglossa). This low-growing relative of Gaillardia has sunny yellow flowers with crisp white tips on the petals. It is a fast grower and will produce flowers early in the season. Layia platyglossa is an excellent plant for pollinators, but produces and abundance of seeds that birds favor. A delightful US native wildflower for pollinator and habitat gardens.

Native Americans in its native regions harvested the seeds as food.

Plant outdoors Spring. Seeds will germinate when conditions are optimal. In good conditions, flowers appear the first year.

• An annual
• Native to Southwestern US
• full sun to part shade and well-draining
• Moderate Water Requirement
• Sow Spring, 12-24 inches apart
• Zone 3-9

Tidy Tips is native to the following states:
Arizona, California.

Seed balls (seed bombs) are 1/2-inch balls of dried soil and seeds. Essentially, they are pre-planted seeds. They are great for no-till gardening and beautifying neglected landscapes. Sow by pressing the seed ball halfway into the surrounding soil. Plant in habitats in need of biodiversity. Non-GMO. Pesticide free.

A seed ball protects seeds from erosion, foraging, and harsh conditions. This protective property often results in higher but slower germination rates. Please be patient with your seed balls. Placed in the appropriate soil and climate, they will grow.

Grow seed balls risk free. If you are not satisfied, we will refund or replace the products that disappointed you. Why? Because we want to grow a greener, more biodiverse planet, and we want you to plant more native wildflowers and tasty vegetables. Warranty excludes custom orders and discounted overstock.

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