Septic Field Mix


A great mix for planting over mounds and drain fields.  Several studies have shown that natives are the best option for growing over your septic field, and they do not obstruct septic pipes.  The roots take up nutrients from the wastewater below, and they do it better than turf! At the same time, they provide beauty to an area that is usually barren or boring. 

10 lbs. per acre. $92 per lb. *Mix design and pricing are subject to change without notice depending on the availability of current and future products. Changes to the mix will not affect its function.*

Scientific Name  Common Name %
of Mix
Oz. 
Schizachyrium scoparium Little Bluestem 15% 2.83
Andropogon gerardii Big Bluestem 10% 3.28
Coreopsis lanceolata Lanceleaf Tickseed 8% 1.37
Panicum virgatum Switchgrass 8% 0.83
Rudbeckia hirta Black-Eyed Susan 8% 0.29
Sorghastrum nutans Indian Grass 6% 1.36
Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower 5% 1.88
Eupatorium purpureum Purple Joe-Pye 5% 0.16
Eurybia divaricata White Wood Aster 5% 0.14
Penstemon digitalis Foxglove Beardtongue 5% 0.11
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae New England Aster 5% 0.1
Tridens flavus Purpletop 5% 0.55
Verbena hastata Blue Vervain  4% 0.11
Symphyotrichum laeve Smooth Aster 3% 0.17
Chasmanthium latifolium Northern Sea Oats 2% 1.32
Lobelia siphilitica Blue Lobelia 2% 0.06
Rudbeckia fulgida Orange Coneflower 2% 0.15
Baptisia australis Blue Wild Indigo 1% 1.29
Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal Flower 1% 0.01

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