DIY Plant Wildflower Seed Paper

A DIY Science + Art STEM Activity

How to Plant Wildflower Seed Paper

Download the PDF version of Wildflower Seed Paper to print.


  • homemade or purchased wildflower seed paper
  • potting soil
  • water
  • sunlight
  • container pot or sunny spot in your outdoor garden


  1. Find a sunny garden spot or grab a container that you will place in a warm, sunny spot.
  2. Place your seed paper on soil that is slightly compressed, but not too hard-packed.
  3. Add 1/8 inch of soil on top of the paper.
  4. Tamp the top soil down gently.
  5. Water your seed paper pot or garden planter well
  6. Water the seed paper well and regularly – it is crucial to keep it wet at all times.
  7. The flowers will start germinating as soon as one week or take up to six weeks depending upon your regional planting zone. Some seeds start germinating later than others.


FSA used heart shaped seed paper made with 100% tree free cotton paper with wildflower seeds with a blend of US origin wildflower seeds:
Snapdragon (Annual), Petunia (Annual), Beardtongue (Perennial), Daisy (Perennial), Thyme (Perennial), Poppy (Annual), Foxglove ( Biennial/Perennial ), Catchfly ( Biennial/Perennial ), Maiden Pinks (Perennial), Chamomile (Perennial)


With water, soil, and sunlight, seed sprouts will continue their life cycle growing into beautiful blooms of differing flowers to color your garden!

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