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Hedgerow and Light Shade Seed Mix
Hedgerow and Light Shade Seed Mix
Red campion Silene dioica

Hedgerow and Light Shade Seed Mix

Origin: UK, and certified grasses

Soil type: Neutral, low to medium fertility

Seeding rate: 4g per square metre

Approximate wildflowers: grasses ratio: 30:70

Species mix: Please see below

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Please visit our sister site British Wildflower Meadow Seeds if you want less seed than advertised here or if your intended purchases come to under our £100 basket minimum.

Hedgerow and Light Shade Seed Mix

British native wildflowers and meadow grasses for lightly shaded situations.This mix will produce a long-season display of wildflowers in hedgerows, boundary fences and lightly shaded situations, on a wide range of soils. The species are widespread throughout Britain and the mix includes a high proportion of wildflowers to grasses - 30:70. We also sell Viper's Bugloss seeds separately. For deeper shade have a look at our Woodland edge mix.  The wildflower seed has guaranteed UK origin and provenance. We have bumped up the wildflower element as we've found some of these species are slow to establish!

30% British native wildflower seed, 70% certified grasses.

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

% Wildflowers (by weight)
1.5 Yarrow Achillea millefolium
1.5 Agrimony Agrimonia eupatoria
1.5 Garlic Mustard Alliaria petiolata
1.5 Lesser Burdock Arctium minus
1.5 Common Knapweed Centaurea nigra
1.5 Greater Knapweed Centaurea scabiosa
1.5 Wild Carrot Daucus carota
1.5 Teasel Dipsacus fullonum
1.5 Vipers Bugloss Echium vulgare
1.5 Hedge Bedstraw Galium mollugo
1.5 Ladies' Bedstraw Galium verum
1.5 Wood Avens Geum urbanum
1.5 Field Scabious Knautia arvensis
1.5 Oxeye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare
1.5 Selfheal Prunella vulgaris
3.0 Red Campion Silene dioica
1.5 White Campion Silene latifolia
3.0 Upright Hedge-parsley Torilis japonica

70% Grasses
10.0 Common Bent Agrostis capillaris
10.0   Sweet Vernal-grass Anthoxanthum odoratum
25.0 Slender-creeping Red-fescue Festuca rubra
10.0 Wood Meadow-grass Poa nemoralis
15.0 Crested dogstail Cynosurus cristatus

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

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.