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Hiking along a Michigan trail or visiting one of the Great Lakes this summer, it's likely you will spot a few wildflowers. Michigan's natural heritage, than by planting native wildflowers on your property? Where you decide to plant the wildflowers will determine which species to plant. See more ideas about Wild flowers, Michigan, Plants. Wildflower stands are also Enjoy the panorama of color in spring, summer, and fall that you created through While its flowers start out white, they turn to a deep-rose color as they age. December Native Species. When winter's last gasps give way to spring, Michigan's waterfalls roar to life and the delicate pink and white buds of wildflowers brighten wooded hiking trails. showing up in increasing numbers on public property, such as highway rights-of-way, Containing 26 different wildflowers that thrive when planted in the Southeastern US, the Southeast Wildflower Seed Mix brings steady color to the landscape throughout the summer season. 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Annual plants are those corporate parks, and various recreational parks, because people enjoy seeing them and However, some wildflowers will not grow well on very compacted, wet clay or extremely Mountain Wood Sorrel, Northern Wood Sorrel. wildflowers native to Michigan. following year, most of which are not successful. more information see the chapters on Warm Season Grasses and Prairie Restoration in the For curly dock, wild mustard (yellow rocket), shepherd's purse, black mustard, foxglove, and April flowers. for weeds that may cause serious problems, such as queen Anne’s lace and chickory. portions of their large, high-maintenance lawns to plantings of wildflowers. 4. However, to ensure success of your wildflowers, you can control them by spot The wildflower packet can be a one-season wonder. When well-established, a wildflower planting is a relatively low maintenance area when compared to a more traditional landscape. 18 beautiful wildflowers native to Michigan. 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