Septic Mound Kit

$75.00

An attractive mix of flowers and grasses to safely cover septic mounds!

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Description

Create attractive, native habitat and reduce erosion on and around your septic mound with our Septic Mound Kit.  Expertly designed with our friends at the University of Minnesota, the Septic Mound Kit includes a collection of beautiful native flowers and grasses that will strive in drier, poorer quality soils (septic mound fill) while providing important ground cover to reduce erosion.  Most importantly, these plants have small, fibrous root systems to prevent damage to underground septic system components.

Consider planting in full sunlight in well-drained soils on top of a septic mound.

This kit includes 36 live plants.  Six plants of each species listed below.  We recommend planting in a 40-60 square foot area.

The Septic Mound Kit will pair well with the MNL Septic Mound Seed Mix, Sandy Soil Kit, Backyard Prairie Kit, Big Prairie Kit, and Short Prairie Grass Kit.

Species information:

Narrow Leaved Coneflower (Echinacea angustifolia)  –  Height: 12-24″  Moisture: dry  Light: full sun  Bloom: purple, Summer 

Purple Prairie Clover (Dalea purpurea)  –  Height: 24-36″  Moisture: dry to moist  Light: full sun  Bloom: purple, Summer

Rough Blazing Star (Liatris aspera)  –  Height: 12-24″  Moisture: dry  Light: full sun, part shade  Bloom: purple, Fall

Gray Goldenrod (Solidago nemoralis)  –  Height: 12-24″  Moisture: dry  Light: full sun  Bloom:  yellow, Fall

Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium)  –  Height: 24-36″  Moisture: dry to moist  Light: full sun, part shade  Bloom: brown, Summer to Fall

Prairie Dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis)  –  Height: 24-36″  Moisture: dry  Light: full sun  Bloom: tan, Summer to Fall

Seed and Kits to pair with:

MNL Septic Mound Seed Mix,  Sandy Soil Kit,  Backyard Prairie Kit,  Big Prairie Kit,  Short Prairie Grass Kit