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Green Roof Seed Mix

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This lovely native wildflower seed mix will tolerate the stressed conditions of life on a green roof without regular irrigation. It will create an attractive and diverse habitat for a variety of invertebrates.

Sowing Rate: 1g per square metre.


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Green Roof Seed Mix
Seed mix of drought tolerant native wildflowers, suitable for establishing a diverse green roof with a substrate of more than 75mm. As a mix without grasses it only seems expensive, and you won't need much of it! Please contact us if you would like a quote for a green roof seed mix including grasses. This wildflower seed has guaranteed UK origin and provenance.

100% native wildflowers.

% Wild flowers
(% seed by number)
6.0 Agrimonia eupatoria Agrimony
6.0 Anthyllis vulneraria Kidney Vetch
4.0 Centaurea nigra Common Knapweed
3.0 Clinopodium vulgare Wild Basil
3.0 Echium vulgare Viper's Bugloss
6.0 Galium verum Lady's Bedstraw
2.0 Hypericum perforatum Perforate St John's Wort
6.0 Knautia arvensis Field Scabious
5.0 Leontodon hispidus Rough Hawkbit
4.0 Leucanthemum vulgare Oxeye Daisy
1.0 Linaria vulgaris Common Toadflax
6.0 Lotus corniculatus Birdsfoot Trefoil
4.0 Malva moschata Musk Mallow
4.0 Origanum vulgare Wild Marjoram
3.0 Plantago media Hoary Plantain
6.0 Primula veris Cowslip
6.0 Prunella vulgaris Selfheal
5.0 Ranunculus acris Meadow Buttercup
5.0 Ranunculus bulbosus Bulbous Buttercup
4.0 Reseda lutea Wild Mignonette
6.0 Sanguisorba minor ssp. minor Salad Burnet
5.0 Silene vulgaris Bladder Campion

Sowing Rate: 1g per square metre.

Supplier : Emorsgate
We donate half our profit on sales of our green roof seed mix to Buglife

Although a green roof won't be as complex or diverse as a natural habitat it is a great way of helping wildife in an urban setting, particularly when planted with wildflowers rather than sedums. Counter-intuitively, they also have an extended life as the waterproofing is protected from extremes of weather, and also help with insulation and water runoff. They do need to be carefully designed and built, however. We recommend an experienced consultant who can offer a full design, supply, and installation service for green roofs, living walls, and brown roofs (to most closely recreate ground conditions). Please contact us for details. For small scale projects, this excellent guide is available online. We also supply an appropriate plug plant selection for green roofs.