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Salisbury Plain Meadow Seed Mix

Salisbury Plain Meadow Seed Mix

Origin: Salisbury Plain

Soil Type: Calcareous

Seeding rate: 3g per square metre

Wildflowers: grasses ratio: 62:38

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Salisbury Plain Meadow Seed Mix

This gorgeous meadow seed mix is collected with permission from the MoD from several sites on Salisbury plain, which is the best and most extensive area of unimproved grassland in southern England. The soil is light and calcareous, categorized as CG2-3.

There are full instructions on the back of the packet. You can expect to receive your seed within five working days of placing an order.

Species making up over 4% of the seed mix are shown in bold.

Typical Major Wildflower Species:

Common knapweed Centaurea nigra

Wild Carrot Daucus carota

Eyebright Euphrasia nemerosa

Lady's Bedstraw Galium verum

Catsear Hypochoeris radicata

Birdsfoot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus

Black Medic Medicago lupulina

Red Bartsia Odontites verna

Tall Broomrape Orobanche elatior

Hairy Plantain Plantago media

Yellow Rattle Rhinanthus minor

Stitchwort Stellaria sp.

Wild red Clover Trifolium pratense

Grasses:

Bent Agrostis sp.

Upright Brome Bromus erectus

Soft Brome Bromus mollis

Crested dog's-tail Cynosaurus cristatus

Cocksfoot Dactylis glomerata

Sheep's Fescue Festuca ovina

 

Other species are present in smaller quantities.

 

Supplier: Heritage Seeds