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Gurney's® Beneficial Bug Blend

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Gurney's® Beneficial Bug Blend

Description
Entice Beneficial Insects to Your Garden
This superior blend of flowers and herbs has been specially formulated to attract beneficial insects to your garden. Irresistible to good bugs such as ladybugs and lacewings, which work to eliminate destructive pests that do damage to plants and crops — also attractive to pollinators such as honeybees and butterflies. Mix contains varieties including Annual Candytuft, Sweet Alyssum, Dwarf Cosmos, Cilantro, California Poppy, Baby Blue Eyes, Lance-Leaved Coreopsis, Annual Gaillardia, Shasta Daisy, Dill, Black-Eyed Susan and more. Simply direct sow after last frost.
This plant attracts butterflies.
Product Details
  • Seasonboth Spring & Fall
  • Unit of Measure approx. 300 seeds per packet
  • FormAnnuals and perennials.
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height12 - 48 inches.
  • Spread12 - 24 inches.
  • SpacingPlanting rate of 9 - 18 lbs. per acre.
  • Zones3 - 9 annual.
  • FoliageShades of green foliage.
  • Flower FormRange of blooms.
  • ColorRange of colors.
  • BloomsLong season and range of bloom times.
  • Germination7 - 28 days.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained soil.
  • Growth RateModerate growth rate.
  • Seed CountApproximately 300 seeds per packet, 1/4 lb. has approximately 70,500 seeds.
  • PruningDead-haed
  • CommentsContains: Annual Candytuft, Siberian Wallflower, Cilantro, California Poppy, Baby Blue-Eyes, Lance-leaved Coreopsis, Cosmos-dwarf, Annual Gaillardia, Gayfeather, Shasta Daisy, Bishop's Flower (or False Queen Anne's Lace), Dill, Globe Gilia, Purple Prairie Clover, Black-Eyed Susan, Rockcress, Basket-of-Gold, Sweet Alyssum, Bergamot. This mixture attracts benefical insects to the garden. Beneficial insects include lacewings, lady bugs, hover flies, tachinid flies and parasitic wasps, which help to destroy harmful garden pests such as aphids, thrips and mites.
  • Botanical NameMix of varieties.
  • SizeRange of sizes.
  • HeaderEntice Beneficial Insects to Your Garden
  • Depth1/8 inch.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule for Plants
Zones Tomatoes & Peppers Potatoes Sweet Potatoes Onion Plants
1A-4A 5/14 - 6/1 3/26 - 6/15 5/21 - 6/8 4/2 - 5/11
4B 5/14 - 6/1 3/26 - 6/15 5/21 - 6/8 4/2 - 5/11
5A 5/14 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 5/14 - 6/8 3/26 - 5/11
5B 5/14 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 3/26 - 5/11
6A 4/23 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 5/11
6B 4/23 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/26 - 5/11
7A 4/23 - 6/1 2/26 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/19 - 5/11
7B 4/2 - 6/1 2/26 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/11
8A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/19 - 6/15 4/23 - 6/8 1/29 - 5/11
9A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/15 4/23 - 6/8 1/2 - 5/11
10A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/15 4/16 - 6/8 1/2 - 5/11
Last Order Date 5/28 6/11 6/4 5/7
Zones Bareroot Roses Large Bareroots, Trees & Shrubs Tender Annuals All other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 4/16 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/22
4B 4/16 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/22
5A 4/1 - 6/1 3/19 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/2 - 6/22
5B 3/19 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 3/30 - 6/8 3/19 - 6/22
6A 3/5 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 6/22
6B 3/5 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 6/22
7A 2/26 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/22 4/2 - 6/8 2/26 - 6/22
7B 2/26 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/22 4/2 - 6/8 2/26 - 6/22
8A & B 2/19 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/20 - 5/25
9A & B 1/22 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/25
10A & B 1/22 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/25
Last Order Date 5/28 1A-7B: 6/18 6/4 1A-7B: 6/18
8A-10B: 5/21 8A-10B: 5/21

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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