Needle & Threadgrass

Needle & Threadgrass "bails" after custom field collection in a native southern utah stand.


A Little Bit About Us

Great Basin Seed has a proud heritage in the Intermountain West seed industry. Our family lineage and business heritage are directly linked to the beginnings of reclamation, revegetation and wildlife habitat improvement.


Great Basin Seed
450 South 50 East
Ephraim, UT 84627

Contact Info

435.283.1411 (Office)
435.283.6872 (Fax)

Questions? Gives us a call at 435.283.1411 Monday – Friday from 8am – 5pm.

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Southwest Native Wildflower Mix

Southwest Native Wildflower Mix is a blend of all-natives adapted to areas below 7-8,000′ in:

  • Southern California
  • Southern Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • Arizona

Southwest Native Wildflower Mix contains:

Seeds/lb. = 360,000
Planting rate = 7-14 lbs./acre, 6 oz./1000 sq. feet
Best times to plant are spring, early summer and fall.

Southwest Native Wildflower Seed Mix is packaged in our durable, attractive canvas “money bags”.

100% Seed! Our wildflower mixes are 100% seed…there are no “fillers” or “carriers” to dilute the mixture or add bulk and weight. This means our wildflower mixes are a tremendous value when compared to other flower mixes on the internet!

ImageSpeciesScientific NameFlower ColorTypeMoistureHeight (in.)Sun
African DaisyDimorphotheca sinuataOrange/YellowAnnualDry, Moderate8-16Full Sun
Arroyo LupineLupinus succulentusPurple/BlueAnnualDry24-48Full Sun
Bird's Eyes
Gilia tricolorPurple/WhiteAnnualDry, Moderate12-18Full Sun
Blazing StarMentzelia lindleyiOrange/YellowAnnualDry12-48Full Sun
Blue FlaxLinum lewisiiPurple/BluePerennial Dry, Moderate18-30Full Sun
California BluebellPhacelia campanulariaBlue/WhiteAnnualDry8-20Full Sun
ClarkiaClarkia unguiculataPink/Purple/RedAnnualDry, Moderate, Moist18-30Full Sun, Partial Shade
Corn PoppyPapaver rhoeasRedAnnualDry, Moderate12-30Full Sun, Partial Shade
Desert MarigoldBaileya multiradiataYellow/OrangePerennial, AnnualDry18-24Full Sun
Five-SpotNemophila maculataWhite/PurpleAnnualModerate, Moist4-6Full Sun, Partial Shade, Shade
Indian BlanketGaillardia aristadaRed/Black/OrangeAnnualDry, Moderate12-24Full Sun
Mountain PhloxLinanthus grandiflorusLavender/WhiteAnnual Dry, Moderate12-24Full Sun
Pale Evening PrimroseOenothera pallidaWhitePerennialDry8-20Full Sun
Palmers PenstemonPenstemon palmeriPinkPerennialDry24-48Full Sun
Prairie ConeflowerRatibida columniferaYellow/BlackBiennialDry, Moderate12-36Full Sun
Showy PenstemonPenstemon grandiflorusPinkPerennialDry, Moderate24-36Full Sun
Sweet AlyssumLobularia maritimaPurpleAnnualModerate4-12Full Sun, Partial Shade
Tidy TipsLayia platyglossaYellow/OrangeAnnualDry, Moderate6-12Full Sun
Small Leaf GlobemallowSphaeralcea parvifoliaOrange/ScarletPerennialDry24-36Full Sun
Rocky Mountain PenstemonPenstemon stricusBlue/PurplePerennialDry, Moderate24-36Full Sun, Partial Shade
Firecracker PenstemonPenstemon eatoniiRedPerennialDry12-40Full Sun
Sowing / Planting Rate:

Seeds per lb.

Best Time to Sow: