MG5 Meadow Mix


With wild origin grasses based on British Plant Communities Mesotrophic Grassland 5.

  3g / m2
OR 12kg / acre
OR 30kg / hectare
SKU: MG5_mix Categories: ,


This general mix for well-drained, loamy soils in open sites uses wild origin grasses as well as the wildflowers that are used in all our mixes. It is based on British Plant Communities Mesotrophic Grassland 5 (Cynosurus cristatus – Centaurea nigra grassland). There are 20 wildflower & 7 grass species in this mix.


Species Common name % by weight
Wildflowers (20%)
Achillea millefolium Yarrow 1
Agrimonia eupatoria Agrimony 1.4
Centaurea nigra Common Knapweed 2
Cerastium fontanum Common Mouse-ear 2
Galium verum Lady’s Bedstraw 1.3
Lathyrus pratensis Meadow Vetchling 1
Leucanthemum vulgare Ox-eye Daisy 1
Lotus corniculatus Bird’s-foot Trefoil 0.2
Plantago lanceolata Ribwort Plantain 1.5
Primula veris Cowslip 0.1
Prunella vulgaris Selfheal 1
Ranunculus acris Meadow Buttercup 1
Rhinanthus minor Yellow Rattle 1
Rumex acetosa Common Sorrel 1
Scorzoneroides autumnalis Autumn Hawkbit 1
Stellaria graminea Lesser Stitchwort 0.5
Succisa pratensis Devils-bit Scabious 1
Trifolium pratense White Clover 0.5
Trifolium repens Red Clover 0.5
Veronica chamaedrys Germander Speedwell 0.5
Vicia cracca Tufted Vetch 1
Grasses (80%)
Agrostis capillaris Common Bent 15
Alopecurus pratensis Meadow Foxtail 5
Anthoxanthum odoratum Sweet Vernal Grass 7
Cynosurus cristatus Crested Dog’s Tail 15
Festuca ovina Sheep’s Fescue 2
Festuca rubra Red Fescue 32
Trisetum flavescens Yellow Oat Grass 4


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