Basic General Purpose Wildflower Meadow Seed
This simple and cost effective general purpose meadow seed mix of grasses and wildflowers will produce low maintenance wildflower grassland where low costs of establishment and easy maintenance are a priority. It does what it says on the tin - it's a basic mix which provides a robust start. The seed mix is tolerant of most sites and soil conditions, but if you would like a more diverse collection of flowers and grasses please look at our Special General Purpose mix. Both seed mixes are mixed with preset %s; to understand the difference between this and direct harvest mixes, please read our blog . This wildflower seed has guaranteed UK provenance. Certified grasses.
20% native wildflower seed and 80% mixed cultivars of slow-growing grasses.
% Wildflowers (by weight)
2.0 Yarrow Achillea millefolium
2.0 Common Knapweed Centaurea nigra
1.0 Daucus Carota Wild carrot
1.0 Hedge Bedstraw Galium mollugo
1.0 Ladies Bedstraw Galium verum
1.0 Oxeye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare
1.0 Birdsfoot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus
3.0 Ribwort Plantain Plantago lanceolata
2.0 Selfheal Prunella vulgaris
2.0 Meadow Buttercup Ranunculus acris
1.0 Common Sorrel Rumex acetosa
3.0 Red Campion Silene dioica
10.0 Common Bent Agrostis capillaris
10.0 Highland Bent Agrostis castellana
40.0 Chewings Fescue Festuca rubra commutata
10.0 Crested dogstail Cynosurus cristatus
10.0 Native Fescues
Sowing rate: 4 g per square metre, 40 kg per hectare, 16 kg per acre.
Seed mixtures may be ordered in 1 kg increments from 1 kg upwards. Quantities from 2 kg to 10 kg at the 2 kg rate and over 10 kg at the 10 kg rate.
Supplier : All Things Rural
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We strongly recommend reading up on wildflower meadows before buying seed - see our resources section and brief guide to preparation and aftercare, which includes links to our "how to" blogs and video.
Although we test our seed and it has high germination rates, you need to be careful about initial care and establishing an annual regime. Don't be put off though - once you get the hang of it it's pretty straightforward.