Wiltshire Meadow Seed Mix - Calcareous Soils
This is a stunning meadow mix, typical of neutral to calcareous grassland. We'd describe it as CG2, I think. It's harvested from a beautiful meadow in Woodford, north of Salisbury, and features a very high and diverse floral content - over 70% of the mix. Only available in limited quantities.
Typical Major Wildflower Species (70%+):
Kidney vetch Anthyllis vulneraria
Wild carrot Daucus carota
Common knapweed Centaurea nigra
Stocky mouse-ear Cerastium glomeratum
Common catsear Hypchoeris radicata
Lady's bedstraw Galium verum
Rough hawkbit Leontodon hispidus
Oxeye daisy Leucanthemum vulgare
Fairy flax Linum catharticum
Birdsfoot trefoil Lotus corniculatus
Black medick Medicago lupilina
Wild parsnip Pastinaca sativa
Ribwort plantain Plantago lanceolata
Salad burnet Poterium sanguisorba
Self-heal Prunella vulgaris
Yellow rattle Rhinanthus minor
Red clover Trifolium pratense
Field scabious Knautia arvensis
Common vetch Vicia sativa
Glaucous sedge Carex flacca
Crested dogstail Cynosaurus cristata
Cocksfoot Dactylis glomerata
Fescues Festuca spp. (rubra, ovina)
Meadow grass Poa spp.
Yorkshire fog Holcus lanatus
Other species are present in smaller quantities.
Supplier: Bright Seeds
Sowing Rate: 3g per square metre, or 12kg per acre.
Seed mixtures may be ordered in 1 kg increments from 1 kg upwards; if you are interested in smaller quantities please have a look at our sister website . Over 10kg subject to availability, and prices on application. Please note that this mix is only available in limited amounts.
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.
You can expect to receive your seed within five working days of placing an order, although this might vary according to demand.