Mountain Wildflowers - Knowledgebase Question

Twin Lakes, CO
Question by beekbuddy
March 9, 2001
My wife and I live in a high altitude climate in the middle of the Colorado Rockies from May 1 through October. The altitude is a bit less than 10,000 feet. Our lot is primarily lodgepole pine and aspen. The soil is silty sand with some gravel (we are located next to a stream). The ground is mostly covered with pine needles. We let it grow wild! Near the stream, which has a bit more light, we have grasses growing. The lot is not heavily wooded thus providing some light. DO YOU HAVE ANY WILDFLOWER PRODUCTS FOR THIS SCENARIO?

Answer from NGA
March 9, 2001


I think you would find better adapted wildflowers through the following companies that specialize in western regional plants:

Wild Seed, PO Box 27751, Tempe, AZ 85285, 480-276-3526. Wildflower seed is their specialty. Write or call for a free list of availability.

High Country Gardens, They sell transplants.

Plants of the Southwest, They sell wildflower seeds. The last 2 companies put out very useful catalogs with information on plants and growing conditions.

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