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South Somerset meadow
South Somerset meadow

Somerset (South) Meadow Seed Mix

Origin: Langport, Somerset

Soil type: Neutral

Seeding rate: 4g per square metre

Approximate flowers: grasses ratio: 60:40

Species mix: Please see below

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Somerset (South) Meadow Seed Mix

This lovely mix is harvested from a meadow on heavy wet ground outside Langport. It features 60% wildflowers to grasses, and looks to us like a typical MG5 mix, so very typical of many meadows across the UK. It's strong all rounder, which will work very nicely in medium fertility soils on the heavy side. It would go well here, where we have clay.

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

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

Wildflower Seed (60%):

Allium vineale Wild Chive

Betonica officianalis Betony

Carex Flacca Glaucus sedge

Trifolium pratense Red clover

Centaurea scabiosa Greater Knapweed

Hypericum tetrapterum SS St John's Wort

Leucanthemum vulgare Ox Eye Daisy

Lotus corniculatus Birdsfoot trefoil

Medicago lupulina Black medic

Medicago arabica Spotted medic

Oenathe pimpinelliodes Corky-fruited water dropwort

Plantago lanceolata Ribwort plantain

Plantago media Hoary plantain

Prunella vulgaris Selfheal

Ranunculus acris Meadow buttercup

Rhinanthus minor Yellow rattle

Stellaria holostea Stitchwort

Grasses (40%):

Agrostis capillaris Common bent

Aloperceris pratensis Meadow foxtail

Anthoxanthum odoratum Sweet Vernal grass

Cynosurus cristatus Crested Dog’s Tail

Dactylis glomerata Cocksfoot

Festuca sp Fescue sp

Hordeum secalinum Meadow Barley

Poa pratensis Meadowgrass

Tricetum flavesens Yellow Oat Grass

Other species are present in smaller quantities.

Supplier: Heritage Seeds

Customer Reviews

Based on 8 reviews
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Maureen Anderson
One star as not received yet

Ordered 23/06/23
Dispatched 26/06/23
Still not received 03/07/23
Very disappointed, of course this could be an issue with Royal Mail. So still waiting hopefully.

Hi Maureen - as our email correspondence, you should have had your seed ages ago! We resent it yesterday once we'd checked your address, so please let us know when it arrives or if you have any further problems.

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Rachel Adams
Looks promising - we wait and see!

Species description was detailed and helped us to make our choice. Lots of variation in seeds so should give us a great wild flower meadow :)

Gillian Locke
Perfect Gift

I purchased the Wildflower seeds as a birthday gift for a wonderful friend who is planning a wildflower meadow in her large garden. She was delighted to receive the seeds. It will obviously be a while before we know how successful they are.

Helen Mullen
Coronation will flower garden

Fantastic all-around service from order to delivery.
Our Military children are hoping to create a wild flower meadow and allow Mother Nature to provide the learning outcomes. How exciting.