We need your wildflower pictures to complete our page!
At the 2015 Y.E.S. Celebration of Sustainable Schools Conference, we gave out bookmarks that could be planted to grow wildflowers. We would love to share photos of the plants that grew from your bookmarks on our website. If you would like to share a photograph of your wildflowers on our website, please email your photo(s), along with the name of the photographer to be credited, to firstname.lastname@example.org. *Note: if you would like to be credited as anonymous, please indicate so in your email submission.
General Information about the Y.E.S. Seed/Bookmarks
Botanical Paperwork provides information on planting and caring for the wildflower seed embedding in the Y.E.S. bookmark. This information can be found at: http://www.botanicalpaperworks.com/how_plantable_paper_works.
The varieties of wildflowers seeds in the YES seed/bookmark are listed in following table.
|Wildflower Seeds Contained in the Y.E.S. Seed Bookmarks|
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Website with picture*|
|Bird's Eye||Gilia tricolor||https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilia_tricolor|
|Black Eyed Susan**||Rudbeckia hirta ***||https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudbeckia_hirta|
|Catchfly||Silene spp||https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silene (purple flowers)|
|English Daisy||Bellis pernnis||https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bellis_perennis|
|Snap Dragon, tall spurred||Linaria maroccana||https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linaria_maroccana|
|Sweet Alyssum, tall white||Loularia maritime||https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lobularia_maritima|
* Y.E.S. does not vouch for the accuracy of the information on the websites listed nor do we assume any responsibility for sites or other sites connected to them.
** More information can be found in Manitoba Wayside Wildflowers, by Linda Kershaw and published by Lone Pine.
*** Information concerning Manitoba native plants, butterfly gardens, and seeds packages are available at Prairie Originals - http://www.prairieoriginals.com/wildflowers.php.
Y.E.S ordered the printable bookmarks from Shippam and Associates http://www.shippam.com/contactUs.asp. The company that made the seed bookmarks is Botanical PaperWorks. Both are Winnipeg Companies.