Get Nectar-rich Quick Mix

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Annual, biennial & quick growing perennials provide a nectar rich food-source for bees and butterflies.

SOWING RATES
  2g / m2
OR 8kg / acre
OR 20kg / hectare
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Description

This mix has a selection of annual, biennial and quick growing perennial wildflowers to provide a short-lived patch of wildflowers that will provide a nectar source for moths and butterflies, bumblebees and honeybees. After 2 years you can leave the perennials to develop or re-sow. There are 24 species in this mix.

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Species Common name %
100 % wildflowers  
29 % annuals
Centaurea cyanus Cornflower 17
Glebionis segetum Corn Marigold 6.2
Tripleurospermum inodorum Mayweed 6.2
16 % biennials
Dipsacus fullonum Teasel 5
Echium vulgare Viper’s Bugloss 10
Reseda luteola Weld 1
55 % perennials
Achillea millefolium Yarrow 1
Campanula glomerata Clustered Bellflower 1
Centaurea nigra Common Knapweed* 6
Knautia arvensis Field Scabious 6
Geranium pratense Meadow Cranesbill 5.5
Geranium sylvaticum Wood Cranesbill 2
Leontodon hispidus Rough Hawkbit 2
Leucanthemum vulgare Ox-eye Daisy 2
Origanum vulgare Wild Marjoram 0.5
Prunella vulgaris Selfheal 6
Silene dioica Red Campion 6
Silene flos-cuculi Ragged Robin 3
Silene latifolia White Campion 6
Silene vulgaris Bladder Campion 2
Stachys sylvatica Hedge Woundwort 0.5
Trifolium pratense Red Clover 2
Vicia cracca Tufted Vetch 1.1
Vicia sepium Bush Vetch 2

*English wild but not Scottish wild origin

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