The combination of perennial and annual varieties in this mix attracts a wide array of beneficial insects that prey upon garden-harming bugs. For easy planting, mix seed with a small amount of soil and spread evenly over site. Direct seed after danger of frost has passed. Full sun. Planting rates - Per acre: 9-18 lbs. Per half acre or less: 7 oz/1000 sq. ft. Packet covers 20 sq ft. Includes: White Yarrow, Baby's Breath, Candytuft, Tidy Tips, Alyssum, Baby Blue Eyes, White Dutch Clover, California Bluebells. You may also plant seed in the late fall for natural stratification; the flowers will not germinate until the spring.