Super Short Mix

This mixture is less than 10 inches high and is useful where a colorful, carpet-like appearance is desired.

Scientific Name Common Name Type
Alyssum saxatile Basket-of-Gold P
Arbis alpina White Rockcress P
Aubrieta deltoidea Purple Rockcress P
Bellis perennis English Daisy P
Chrysanthemum multicaule Yellow Daisy P
Chrysanthemum paludosum Creeping Daisy A
Dianthus deltoides Maiden Pinks P
Eshscholzia caespitosa Dwarf California Poppy A
Iberis sempervirens Perennial Candytuft P
Lasthenia glabrata Goldfields A
Lobularia maritima (dwarf) Dwarf Sweet Alyssum A
Malcomia maritima Virginia Stock A
Nemophila menziesii Baby Blue-Eyes A
Nemophila maculata Five-Spot A
Phacelia campanularia California Bluebell A
Sanvitalia procumbens Creeping Zinnia A
Saponaria ocymoides Soapwort P
Silene pendula Nodding Catchfly A
Viola cornuta Johnny Jump-Up A/P



  • 2 oz covers 500 sq-ft.
  • 4 oz covers 1000 sq-ft.
  • 8 oz covers 2000 sq-ft.
  • 16 oz covers 4000 sq-ft.


  • Planting Rate/acre** 6-12 lbs
  • Planting rate 1/2 acre or less 4 oz./1000 sq. ft.
  • Seeds/lb. 458,000

*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.