Dry Meadow

Dry Meadow Mix

£11.50£72.00

For sandy & calcareous sites, steep banks or areas with thin soil, which are dry in summer.

SOWING RATES
3g / m2
OR 12kg / acre
OR 30kg / hectare
Clear
SKU: DRY_mix Categories: ,

Product Description

Sandy & calcareous sites support a colourful range of plants which is reflected in this mix.  Steep banks or areas with thin soil, which are dry in summer, can also be sown with this mix.

There are 23 wildflower & 5 grass species in this mix.

 

Species Common name % by weight
Wildflowers (20%)  
Agrimonia eupatoria Agrimony 2
Anthyllis vulneraria Kidney Vetch 0.1
Campanula glomerata Clustered  Bellflower 0.2
Centaurea scabiosa Greater Knapweed 1
Daucus carota Wild Carrot 1.2
Dianthus deltoides Maiden Pink 0.5
Echium vulgare Vipers Bugloss 1.5
Galium verum Lady’s Bedstraw 2
Geranium sanguineum Bloody Cranesbill 0.5
Helianthemum nummularium Rock Rose 0.5
Hypericum perforatum St John’s Wort 0.5
Linaria vulgaris Toadflax 0.1
Lotus corniculatus* Birdsfoot Trefoil 0.1
Primula veris Cowslip 0.5
Prunella vulgaris Selfheal 1.5
Rhinanthus minor Yellow Rattle 1.5
Rumex acetosella Sheep’s Sorrel 2
Silene latifolia White Campion 2
Silene vulgaris Bladder Campion 1.3
Thymus polytrichus Wild Thyme 0.5
Trifolium campestre Hop Trefoil 0.3
Vicia sativa Common Vetch 0.1
Viola riviniana Common Violet 0.1
Grasses (80%)
Agrostis capillaris Common Bent (c) 10
Cynosurus cristatus Crested Dog’s  Tail (c) 20
Festuca ovina Sheep’s Fescue (c) 30
Festuca rubra ssp commutata Chewings Fescue (c) 15
Phleum bertolinii Lesser Catstail (c) 5

(c) = from cultivated stock (not from wild collection)

*British, not Scottish origin