Hedgerow and Light Shade Seed Mix

£51.00 /kg


This attractive native grass and wildflower seed mix will flourish in light shade and at the base of hedges in a variety of well drained soil types.

Sowing rate: 4 g per square metre, 16 kg per acre, 40 kg per hectare.

  • Buy 2 for £43.50 each and save 15%
  • Buy 10 for £39.50 each and save 23%

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Hedgerow and Light Shade Seed Mix
British native wildflowers and wild grasses for lightly shaded situations.To produce a long-season display of wildflowers in hedgerows, boundary fences and lightly shaded situations throughout Britain. We also sell Viper's Bugloss seeds separately. This wildflower seed has guaranteed UK origin and provenance. 

20% British native wildflower seed, 80% certified grasses.

If you wanted a smaller amount of this mix you can find it here on our sister website.

% Wildflowers (by weight)
1.0 Yarrow Achillea millefolium
1.0 Agrimony Agrimonia eupatoria
1.0 Garlic Mustard Alliaria petiolata
1.0 Lesser Burdock Arctium minus
1.0 Common Knapweed Centaurea nigra
1.0 Greater Knapweed Centaurea scabiosa
1.0 Wild Carrot Daucus carota
1.0 Teasel Dipsacus fullonum
1.0 Vipers Bugloss Echium vulgare
1.0 Hedge Bedstraw Galium mollugo
1.0 Ladies' Bedstraw Galium verum
1.0 Wood Avens Geum urbanum
1.0 Field Scabious Knautia arvensis
1.0 Oxeye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare
1.0 Selfheal Prunella vulgaris
2.0 Red Campion Silene dioica
1.0 White Campion Silene latifolia
2.0 Upright Hedge-parsley Torilis japonica
% Grasses
10.0 Common Bent Agrostis capillaris
2.0   Sweet Vernal-grass Anthoxanthum odoratum
7.0   False Brome Brachypodium sylvaticum
28.0 Crested Dogstail Cynosurus cristatus
1.0   Tufted Hair-grass Deschampsia cespitosa
20.0 Slender-creeping Red-fescue Festuca rubra
12.0 Wood Meadow-grass Poa nemoralis

Sowing rate: 4 g per square metre, 16 kg per acre, 40 kg per hectare.
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
We donate half of our profit on sales of this wildflower and grass seed mix to the Bumblebee Conservation Trust.

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. We also run courses on meadow creation and management

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.