Traditional Hay Meadow Wildflower Seed Mix

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Traditional Hay Meadow Wildflower Seed Mix

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A traditional hay meadow conservation seed mix containing a high diversity of 26 UK native wildflowers and grasses. It is a seed mix suited for low fertility, moist, circumneutral, and free draining moist soils that dry out in the summer. It is represented by the NVC community MG5 and is a habitat of principal importance ‘Lowland Meadows’.

Suitable NVC Communities: MG5
Sowing Rate: 5g/m²
Contains: Wildflowers 20% (19 species) Grasses 80% (7 species)

The Mix contains the following species:


Wildflowers:
4% Achillea millefolium – (Yarrow)
10% Centaurea nigra – (Black knapweed)
9% Galium verum – (Lady’s bedstraw)
3% Hypochaeris radicata – (Common cat’s-ear)
4% Lathyrus pratensis – (Meadow vetchling)
2% Leontodon autumnalis – (Autumn hawkbit)
8% Leucanthemum vulgare – (Ox-eye daisy)
5% Lotus corniculatus – (Common bird’s-foot trefoil)
3% Pimpinella saxifrage – (Burnet saxifrage)
10% Plantago lanceolate – (Ribwort plantain)
1% Primula veris – (Cowslip)
11% Prunella vulgaris – (Selfheal)
9% Ranunculus acris – (Meadow buttercup)
5% Rhinanthus minor – (Yellow rattle)
6% Rumex acetosa – (Common sorrel)
3% Sanguisorba officianlis – (Great burnet)
3% Stachys officianlis – (Betony)
2% Succisa pratensis – (Devil’s bit-scabious)
2% Vicia cracca – (Tufted vetch)

Grasses:
3.0% Agrostis castellana – (Common bent)
2.5% Anthoxanthum odoratum – (Sweet vernal grass)
1.5% Briza media – (Quaking grass)
20.0% Cynosurus cristatus – (Crested dog’s-tail)
25.0% Festuca rubra ssp litoralis – (Slender Creeping Red Fescue)
45.0% Festuca rubra ssp rubra – (Red fescue)
3.0% Trisetum flavescens – (Yellow oat grass)

 

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