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Sandro's 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

 

Description: 

This mixture contains different kinds of wildflowers that are typical of many meadows that once grew in Ireland

A 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.

WF01 is a medium height mixture for any normal dry to moist soil that are not overly acid or alkaline.

 

This 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.

 

Mixture Specifications: 
pH range: Suits mid range soils neutral Ph. 
Aspect: Sunny
Life Cycle: Contains Cornfield Annuals, Perennials and Biennials  .
Height Range: 40cm - 120cm 
Flowering Period:  May to September.
Fertility Range: Will grow on any soil, the less fertile the soil, the less cutting will be required.
Wintergreen: Moderate 

 

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This photograph is one day in the life of an ever changing meadow.

 

Species List: 
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:  
Normal sowing rates: 
Pure wildflowers - no grass, 1.5 grams per metre.
Added grass seed: 1.5 grams per metre (depending on grass species).

 

Your purchase: 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 grower.