Bumble Bee Buffet

The Bumble Bee Buffet Mix was designed for home garden use and is composed of flowers that are attractive to many species of bumble bees.  The assortment of flowers in the mix is based upon research done in rail gardens over the past decade.  The mix contains both annuals and perennials and consists of adaptable, native species as well as an attractive assortment of garden flowers.

Scientific Name Common Name Type
Dalea candida White Prairie Clover a
Lupinus succulentus Arroyo Lupine p
Impatiens balsamina Camellia flowered mix a
Monarda fistulosa Bergamont a
Salvia farnacea Dwarf Sulpher Cosmos a
Liatris spicata Gayfeather p
Phacelia tanacetifolia Lacy Phacelia a
Echinacea purperea Purple Coneflower p
Dalea purpurea Purple Prairie Clover a
Delphinium consolida Rocket Larkspur a
Penstemon strictus Rocky Mountain Penstemon p
Cheiranthus allionii Siberian Wallflower p
Linaria maroccana Spurred Snapdragon p
Lupinus densiflorus aureus Yellow Lupine p
Zinnia elegans Zinnia Dahlia Mix a



  • 4 oz
  • 8 oz
  • 16 oz


  • 7 oz./ 1000 sq.ft.

Key Benefits

  • Pollinator species

*P = Perennial A = Annual B= Biennial TP= Tender perennial, grown as an annual in colder climates
** These rates are calculated for 120 seeds per square foot, and soil preparation and weed control are possible.

(A) annuals, bloom the first year, and reproduce by seed, individual plants die each year.
(P) perennials bloom the second year, individual plants live for years, and reproduce by seeds.