Meadow Over-Seeding Just Wild Flowers

Ref: mixwfos

This wild flower only seed mixture can be sown successfully into open swards that are free of aggressive grasses and perennial weeds. Cut or graze hard, harrow or rake to create at least fifty percent bare soil before broadcasting and rolling the seed in. This mixture should be sown in the autumn when grass swards are more open and less aggressive. Please note that this mixture attracts VAT, which is included in the purchase price.

Persistence (0-10 Years)
               

Contents per Kg%kg
Birdsfoot trefoil2.00.02
Field Scabious3.00.03
Ladys Bedstraw4.00.04
Lesser Knapweed15.00.15
Meadow Buttercup7.00.07
Meadowsweet7.00.07
Ox-eye Daisy5.00.05
Red Campion4.00.04
native red clover5.00.05
Ribwort Plantain6.00.06
Self Heal14.00.14
Salad Burnet12.00.12
White Campion4.00.04
Wild Carrot5.00.05
Yarrow5.00.05
Yellow Rattle2.00.02
Units Kg

£99.40 / Kg

Sowing rate: 2.0kg/acre (5.0kg/ha)

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Wild Flower

Birdsfoot Trefoil Wildflower

This is a common plant from the legume family, often found on drier soils. Due to its red and yellow flowers its sometimes called the 'eggs & bacon' plant.

Birdsfoot Trefoil Wildflower Species Guide

Herb

Burnet

Burnet is a forage herb, It is noted for having deep tap roots, which helps it remain green on thin, dry soils. It is also early to grow in the spring, contributing to forage in late March to April.

Burnet Species Guide  Buy Burnet Straight

Wild Flower

Field Scabious

Found in waste ground, grasslands and roadsides on calcareous dry soils. Beautiful single flowers. This flower species may also be known as bachelors buttons or lady's cushion.

Field Scabious Species Guide

Wild Flower

Ladys Bedstraw

This is a weakly stemmed, sprawling species, when cut is has a notable sweet smell. It is found throughtout the UK.

Ladys Bedstraw Species Guide

Wild Flower

Lesser Knapweed

Lesser knapweed is also known as common black knapweed. It is a competitive wild flower found throughout the UK and parts of western Europe, in old meadows and roadsides. It may be known as 'hardheads'.

Lesser Knapweed Species Guide

Legume

Native Red Clover

Native red clover, sometimes known as Essex or indigenous red clover, is a native variety to the UK. Generally this variety is smaller and lower yielding than an agriculturally bred strain, but with a longer lifespan. Despite being lower yielding than some varieties, it is notably early to flower, often seen from April to May.

Native Red Clover Species Guide

Wild Flower

Ox-eye Daisy

Oxeye daisy is a robust, reliable wild flower species.

Ox-eye Daisy Species Guide

Wild Flower

Self Heal (Prunella vulgaris)

Self heal is a low growing plant widely found throughout the UK.

Self Heal (Prunella vulgaris) Species Guide

Wild Flower

Wild Carrot

This is a reliable pioneer species, which is quick to germinate and establish. It is found across the UK and Western Europe.

Wild Carrot Species Guide

Wild Flower

Yarrow Wildflower

This is a common perennial species that flowers late into the season, with tiny disticnt white or pink flowers. The latin 'milfoil' means a thousand leaves and refers to the tiny divide segments of the feathery leaves.

Yarrow Wildflower Species Guide

Wild Flower

Yellow Rattle

Parasitic annual which can restrict grass growth to allow more delicate wildflowers to establish. Flowers May-September.

Yellow Rattle Species Guide