Cotswold Flood Plain Meadow Seed Mix
This is a perfect seed mix for creating a meadow on wet loamy soils, harvested from a site close to Cricklade in Wiltshire. It's one of the best examples of lowland hay meadow in Europe, and has been managed in the same way for centuries. The site is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and is also protected as a Special Area of Conservation. Our supplier has special permission from English Nature to harvest part of it in a sustainable way. The species mix is characterised as MG4.
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.
Major Wildflower Species:
Centaurea nigra Common Knapweed
Filipendula ulmaria Meadowsweet
Leontodon hispidus Rough Hawkbit
Leucanthemum vulgare Oxeye Daisy
Lotus corniculatus Birdsfoot Trefoil
Medicago lupulina Black Medick
Plantago lanceolata Ribwort Plantain
Prunella vulgaris Selfheal
Ranunculus acris Meadow Buttercup
Ranunculus bulbosus Bulbous Buttercup
Rhinanthus minor Yellow Rattle
Rumex acetosa Common Sorrel
Sanguisorba officinalis Great Burnet
Silaum silaus Pepper saxifrage
Trifolium pratense Wild Red Clover
Agrostis capillaris Common Bent
Anthoxanthum odoratum Sweet Vernal-grass
Bromus commutatus Meadow Brome
Cynosurus cristatus Crested Dogstail
Dactylis glomerata Cocksfoot
Festuca rubra Red Fescue
Hordeum secalinum Meadow Barley
Lolium perenne Perennial Rye Grass
Trisetum flavescens Yellow Oat-grass
Other species are present in smaller quantities.
Supplier: Emorsgate Seeds