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Cotswold Flood Plain Meadow Seed Mix

Cotswold Flood Plain Meadow Seed Mix

Origin: Cricklade

Soil Type: Neutral, wet

Seeding rate: 4g per square metre

Wildflowers: grasses ratio:70:30

Species mix: Please see below

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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

Grasses:

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