Somerset Clay Loam

10-year-old traditional hay meadow mixture.

The lab analysis below shows a representative seeds list - there is a long list of other species that appear in the field and will be in the mixture in smaller quantities.

Proportion & Seed Type

  • Yellow Rattle Rhinanthus minor
  • Suckling Clover Trifolium dubium
  • Black Knapweed Centaurea nigra
  • Meadow Buttercup Ranunculus acris
  • Self Heal Prunella vulgaris
  • Ox-eye Daisy Chrysanthemum leucanthemum
  • Rib Wort Plantain Plantago lanceolata
  • Black Medick Medicago lupulina
  • White Clover Trifolium repens
  • Rough Hawkbit Leontodon hispidus
  • Cats Ear Hypochoeris radiacata
  • Fairy Flax Linum catharticum
  • Cowslip Primula veris
  • Birdsfoot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus
  • Various orchid

Companion grasses

  • Yorkshire Fog Holcul lanatus
  • Soft Brome Bromus mollis
  • Cocksfoot Dactylis glomerta
  • Crested Dogstail Cynosorus cristatus
  • Bent Grass Agrostis sp.
  • Meadow Grass Poa sp.
  • Ryegrass Lolium perenne
  • Meadow Fescue Festuca pratensis
  • Yellow Oatgrass Trisetum flavescens
  • Fine Fescues Festuca spp.


  • 70% Grass, 30% Wildflowers

Sowing rate 25 to 35kg per hectare