Irish Wildflower Conservation Grade Seed Mixture:
Range: Wild Flower Mixtures (Code WF)
Product Name: Traditional
Irish Wildflower Meadow Mixture
Product Code: WF01
If purchasing this
seed mix, print or save this page and keep it as your reference as the
species and advice change occasionally
mixture contains different kinds of wildflowers that are typical of
many meadows that once grew in Ireland
general mixture only, and not intended to be sown on very wet acid
or alkaline soils, as
we have more suitable mixtures elsewhere in our ranges.
is a medium height mixture for any normal dry to moist soil that are not overly acid or alkaline.
mixture will remind you of meadows that disappeared during the
intensification of agriculture, it competes well with native fine grass
species and must be cut once per year and all cutting raked up and
removed, as with all meadows.
pH range: Suits mid range soils neutral Ph.
Contains Cornfield Annuals, Perennials and Biennials .
Height Range: 40cm - 120cm
Flowering Period: May to September.
grow on any soil, the less fertile the soil, the
less cutting will be required.
photograph is one day in the life of an ever changing meadow.
Birdsfoot Trefoil, Black Meddick, Cat's Ear, Purple Loosestrife, Ragged Robin, Red Clover, Corn Marigold, Corn Poppy, Corncockle, Cornflower, Cowslip, Devil's-bit Scabious,
Kidney Vetch, Lady's Bedstraw, Lesser Knapweed, Meadow Buttercup, Meadowsweet, Ox-Eye
Daisy, Ribwort Plantain, Rough Hawksbit, Selfheal, Smooth Hawksbit,
Sorrel, Common Vetch, Wild Angelica, Wild Carrot, Yarrow, Yellow Agrimony,
Fleabane and Yellow Rattle
Seed Sowing Rates:
Pure wildflowers - no grass, 1.5 grams per metre.
grass seed: 1.5 grams per metre (depending on grass species).
Contributes to DBN's work of creating crops
of Conservation Grade - Native Origin Wild flora. You help us to inform
and pay land-owners to manage native species and to assist DBN in
handing on our heritage for another generation.
By growing (some will be difficult) these and all other species, you
directly help to conserve national and global Biodiversity and protect
wildlife. You should also consider yourself another Irish wildflower