Highland Grassland Mix


For dry, acidic upland heath based on British Plant Communities U2 & U4

  3g / m2
OR 12kg / acre
OR 30kg / hectare
SKU: HIGHLAND_mix Categories: ,


This mix recreates a moorland grass community found on well-drained highland sites with acidic soils. On upland sites this does not need to be cut, although it can be lightly grazed in autumn. This mix is based on the calcifugous British Plant Communities U2 & U4. There are 17 wildflower & 10 grass species in this mix.

Species Common name
Wildflowers (20%)
Achillea millefolium Yarrow
Alchemilla alpina Alpine Lady’s Mantle
Calluna vulgaris Heather
Erica cinerea Bell heather
Galium saxatile Heath Bedstraw
Galium verum Lady’s Bedstraw
Lotus corniculatus Birdsfoot Trefoil
Plantago lanceolata Ribwort Plantain
Potentilla erecta Tormentil
Prunella vulgaris Selfheal
Ranunculus acris Meadow Buttercup
Rumex acetosella Sheep’s Sorrel
Succisa pratensis Devils-bit Scabious
Trifolium repens White Clover
Veronica chamaedrys Germander Speedwell
Veronica officinalis Common Speedwell
Viola riviniana Common Dog Violet
Grasses & Rushes (80%)
Agrostis capillaris Common Bent
Agrostis vinealis Brown Bent
Anthoxanthum odoratum Sweet Vernal Grass
Cynosurus cristatus Crested Dogs Tail
Deschampsia flexuosa Wavy Hair Grass
Festuca ovina Sheeps Fescue
Festuca rubra Red Fescue
Luzula multiflora Heath Wood Rush
Molinia caerulea Purple Moor Grass
Nardus stricta Mat Grass

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