Irish Wildflower Conservation Grade Seed Mixture:
Range: Wild Flower Mixtures (Code WF)
Product Name: Biodiversity Wildflower Meadow Mixture (Tolerates light-shade)
Product Code: WF02
If purchasing this
seed mix, print or save this page and keep it as your reference as the
species and advice change occasionally
is a medium to tall mixture for any normal dry to moist soil and some
species will grow in semi-shaded places especially those enriched with humus or rotted
hence the addition of bluebell and other wood species. As you all know, growing any wildflowers in the
shade is difficult so results in those spots will be far slower.
mixture contains a riot of all different kinds of wildflowers but its not
suitable for small spaces..
general mixture not intended to be sown on very wet acid
or alkaline soils, as
we have more suitable mixtures
is one of our best mixtures for encouraging Biodiversity
pH range: Suits mid range soils neutral Ph.
Aspect: Sunny to slightly shaded such as a meadow running up to the
shade of a tree
Contains Cornfield Annuals, Perennials and Biennials .
Height Range: 40cm - 180cm
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.
Annual Mayweed, Birdsfoot Trefoil, Black Meddick, Bladder Campion, Bluebell, Burdock, Cat's Ear, Common Sorrel, Corn Marigold, Corn Poppy, Corn Spurry, Corncockle, Cornflower, Cowslip, Devil's-bit Scabious,
Eyebright, Field Scabious, Flag Iris, Fleabane, Foxglove, Garlic Hedge Mustard, Hemp Agrimony, Hoary Plantain, Kidney Vetch, Ladies Ann Lace, Lady's Bedstraw, Common Centaury, Lesser Knapweed,
Musk Mallow, Marjoram, Meadow Buttercup, Meadowsweet, Mullein, Ox-Eye Daisy, Pineapple Mayweed, Purple Loosestrife, Ragged Robin, Red Bartsia, Red Campion, Red Clover, Ribwort Plantain, Rough Hawksbit, Selfheal, Shepherd's Purse, Smooth Hawksbit, St. Johnswort, Teasel,
Vetch Common, Weld, White Campion, Wild Angelica, Wild Carrot, Wild
Valerian, Woundwort, Yarrow, Yellow Agrimony, 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