BFS 2 – Acid Grassland Wildflower Seed Mix for Sandy or Peaty Soils

£21.30£111.00 inc VAT

This is a diverse conservation seed mix of twenty UK native wildflowers and five grasses. Species adapted to base poor soils such as sheep’s fescue, sheep’s sorrel and heath bedstraw are frequent. It is seed mix suited for low fertility base poor (acidic) soils either on dry sandy soils or wetter peaty soils. It is represented by the NVC communities U1 to U5 and is a habitat of principle importance ‘Lowland Dry Acid Grassland’.

Suitable NVC Communities: U1; U2; U3; U4; U5

Sowing Rate: 5g/m²

Contains: Wildflowers 20% (20 species) Grasses 80% (5 species)

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Sowing Rate: 5g/m2
Contains: Wildflowers 20% (16 species) Grasses 80% (5 species)

 

20% Wildflowers:

  • 7% Achillea millefolium ­– (Yarrow)
  • 5% Campanula rotundifolia – (Harebell)
  • 12% Centaurea nigra – (Black knapweed)
  • 5% Galium saxatile – (Heath bedstraw)
  • 11% Galium verum – (Lady’s bedstraw)
  • 1% Hieracium pilosella – (Mousear hawkweed)
  • 4% Hypochaeris radicata – (Common cat’s-ear)
  • 11% Lotus corniculatus – (Common bird’s-foot trefoil)
  • 5% Onobrychis vicifolia – (Sainfoin)
  • 1% Potentilla erecta – (Tormentil)
  • 14% Prunella vulgaris – (Selfheal)
  • 12% Ranunculus acris – (Meadow buttercup)
  • 9% Rumex acetosella – (Sheep’s sorrel)
  • 6% Stachys officianlis – (Betony)
  • 5% Succisa pratensis – (Devil’s-bit scabious)
  • 1% Teucrium scorodonia – (Wood sage)

80% Grasses:

  • 5% Agrostis capillaris – (Common bent)
  • 5% Anthoxanthum odoratum – (Sweet vernal grass)
  • 40% Cynosurus cristatus – (Crested dog’s-tail)
  • 2% Deschampsia flexuosa – (Wavy hair grass)
  • 48% Festuca ovina – (Sheep’s fescue)

 

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250g, 500g, 1kg, 2kg

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