This mix provides bee forage for the entire growing season. It includes annual and perennial flowers that provide pollen and nectar to honey bees and native bees. For easy planting, mix seed with a small amount of soil and spread evenly over site. Direct seed before last frost. Full sun. Planting rates - Per acre: 6-12 lbs. Per half acre or less: 5oz/100 sq ft. Packet covers 48 sq ft. Includes: Lavender Hyssop, Rockcress, China Aster, Siberian Wallflower, Lance-Leaved Coreopsis, Plains Coreopsis, Chinese Forget-Me-Not, Purple Coneflower, Aspen Daisy, California Poppy, Indian Blanket, Globe Gilia, Tidy Tips, Blue Flax, Sweet Alyssum, Bergamot, Forget-Me-Not, Baby Blue Eyes, Corn Poppy, New England Aster. You may also plant seed in the late fall for natural stratification; the flowers will not germinate until the spring.