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Cotswold meadow mix

Cotswolds Meadow Seed Mix

Origin: Guiting Power, Gloucestershire

Soil type: Neutral

Seeding rate: 4g per square metre

Approximate flowers: grasses ratio: 60:40

Species mix: Please see below

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Cotswolds Meadow Seed Mix

This attractive meadow mix is harvested from an immaculately managed farm outside Cheltenham in the Cotswolds. Like everything else on the farm, as you can imagine, the meadows are immaculate. The land there is brash.

We would categorise this mix as MG5a - a typical mix for a range of well drained neutral soils in lowland Britain. It's a strong and resilient starter mix for a new meadow and has a strong element of plants from the clover family - great for bees. The photo shows the meadow just before harvesting.

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

If you want larger quantities of this mix head over to our parent website.

Wildflower Seed (over 50%):

Centaurea nigra Common Knapweed

Cerastium glomeratum Sticky Mouse-Ear

Daucus carota Wild Carrot

Euphrasia Eyebright sp.

Galium verum Lady's Bedstraw

Leontodon autumnalis Autumn hawkbit

Lotus corniculatus Birdsfoot trefoil

Plantago lanceolata Ribwort plantain

Prunella vulgaris Selfheal

Ranunculus acris Meadow buttercup

Rhinanthus minor Yellow Rattle

Trifolium dubium Lesser trefoil

Trifolium repens White clover

Trifolium pratense Wild Red Clover

Grasses (under 50%):

Agrostis capillaris Common bent

Cynosurus cristatus Crested Dog’s Tail

Festuca sp Fescue sp

Phleum sp. Timothy


Other species are present in smaller quantities.


Supplier: Bright Seeds

Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Brian Dixon
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Still waiting for seeds how did you send them ?by horse and cart ?

We're sorry Royal Mail were so slow in getting your seed to you, but pleased it finally arrived!

sophie slayne

Cotswolds Meadow Seed Mix

N Nourse
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Seeds delivered on time as ordered; not in the ground yet. Mediocre star rating because I never agreed to receiving annoying spam emails about filling in reviews: respect my privacy, don't assume you can ignore it.

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katy Phipps
super fast service, can't wait for them to grow!

We're doing our best to make the garden in our new build house wildlife friendly. Did a lot of research on best types of mix. Wanted one with yellow rattle to help keep the grass under control but with fairly local mix of other plants. This looks like it fits the bill perfectly, will be sewing it in autumn and looking forward to seeing the results next year.

Quick delivery of a high-quality product

Very pleased with our purchase -thank you