Meadow Anywhere Seed Mix
This is a native wildflower and grass seed mix based on our Special General Purpose mix, which we designed for the lovely Hilliers. It was originally designed for smaller packets for urban gardeners (as pictured), but we started to field enquiries for it in bigger volumes.... so here it is.
Meadow Anywhere is an unusual seed mix insofar as it is a 60:40 mix of wildflowers to grasses, rather than the standard 80:20, and includes annual as well as perennial wildflowers, which will give you colour in its first year. The species in it have also partly been selected for ease of cultivation and to give a long flowering season. The wildflower seed in this mix has guaranteed UK origin and provenance. Certified grasses.
Smaller packet sizes of this seed mix are available here on our sister website.
40% Native Wildflowers:
Yarrow Achillea millefolium
Common Knapweed Centaurea nigra
Wild Carrot Daucus carota
Hedge Bedstraw Galium mollugo
Ladies Bedstraw Galium verum
Oxeye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare
Birdsfoot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus
Ribwort Plantain Plantago lanceolata
Cowslip Primula veris
Meadow Buttercup Ranunculus acris
Yellow Rattle Rhinanthus minor
Common Sorrel Rumex acetosa
Red Campion Silene dioica
White Campion Silene alba
Cornflower Centaurea cyanus
Field poppy Papaver rhoeas
60% Native Grasses:
Common bent Agrostis capillaris
Chewings fescue Festuca rubra subsp. commutata
Highland bent Agrostis castellana
Crested dogstail Cynosurus cristatus
Sowing rate: 4 g per square metre, 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.
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.