Calcareous Soils

This mixture is suited to calcareous soils and all light loamy ground.

It also lends itself to banks and steeper sides.

Like most wildflower meadows it takes a few years to establish but will be a really good show of species.

  • 7.5% Oxeye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare
  • 5% Salad Burnet Sanguisorba minor
  • 7.5% Red Campion Silene dioica
  • 10% Lady’s Bedstraw Galium verum
  • 5% Yellow Rattle Rhinanthus minor
  • 10% Self Heal Prunella vulgaris
  • 5% Hoary Plantain Plantago media
  • 5% Creeping Buttercup Ranunculus repens
  • 7% Meadow Buttercup Ranunculus bulbosus
  • 5% Meadow Sweet Filipendula ulmaria
  • 1.5% Meadow Cranesbill Geranium pratense
  • 2.5% Kidney Vetch Anthyllis vulneraria
  • 7.5% Common Knapweed Centaurea nigra
  • 2% Field Scabious Knautia arvensis
  • 1.5% Devils Bit Scabious Succisa pratensis
  • 1.5% Small Scabious Scabiosa culumbaria
  • 5% Yarrow Achillea millefolium
  • 5% Wild Carrot Daucus carota
  • 5% Common Sainfoin Onobrychis viciifolia
  • 1.5% Cowslip Primula veris

Companion grasses

  • 35% Slender Creeping Red Fescue Festuca rubra litoralis
  • 20% Crested Dogstail Cynosurus cristatus
  • 10% Sheeps Fescue Festuca ovina
  • 5% Yellow Oatgrass Trisetum flavescens
  • 5% Sweet Vernal Grass Anthoxanthum odoratum
  • 10% Cocksfoot Dactylis glomerata
  • 15% Common Bentgrass Agrostis castellana

Options

  • 100% Wildflowers
  • 80% Grass, 20% Wildflowers

Sowing rate 3-5g/m²