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
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
Seeds arrived very promptly - excellent, thank you.
They’ve been sewn as per the instructions on the packets, now we have to wait and see.
I love the choice of seeds from British Wildflowers, great to have seeds from established meadows, rather than just a set mix of particular species. I find it much more exciting to plant seed from a local meadow and see what comes. Seed arrived quickly and service was excellent. Looking forwards to planting my meadow