BFS 8 – High Nutrient Initial Establishment Wildflower Grassland Mix – 50% Flora

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This mix is composed of those wildflowers tolerant of higher nutrient environments and grass competition as they can grow tall in the sward or scramble up grass stems e.g meadow vetchling. This mix should be sown with at least 50% wildflower content to allow wildflowers to establish.

Sowing Rate: 3g/m²
Contains: Wildflowers 50% (14 species) Grasses 50% (6 species)

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This mix is composed of those wildflowers tolerant of higher nutrient environments and grass competition as they can grow tall in the sward or scramble up grass stems e.g meadow vetchling. This mix should be sown with at least 50% wildflower content to allow wildflowers to establish.

It a colourful mix with a long flowering period that will provide a meadow wildlife habitat. Regular low intensity grazing or mowing in initial establishment period (4-6 years) and removing the cut material will help to reduce fertility. Higher diversity mixes could be established such as BFS 8 Traditional Hay Meadow Mix once the fertility is lowered through appropriate management.

Sowing Rate: 3g/m²
Contains: Wildflowers 50% (14 species) Grasses 50% (6 species)

The Mix contains the following species:

Wildflowers:

6% Achillea millefolium – (Yarrow)
10% Centaurea nigra – (Black Knapweed)
8% Lathyrus pratensis – (Meadow Vetchling)
8% Leucanthemum vulgare– (Oxeye Daisy)
5% Lotus corniculatus – (Common Birdsfoot Trefoil)
4% Lychnis flos-cuculi – (Ragged Robin)
10% Plantago lanceolata – (Ribwort Plantain)
10% Ranunculus acris – (Meadow Buttercup)
5% Rhinanthus minor – (Yellow Rattle)
10% Rumex acetosa – (Common Sorrel)
7% Sanguisorba minor – (Salad Burnet)
7% Silene dioica – (Red Campion)
6% Trifolium pratense – (Red Clover)
4% Vicia cracca – (Tufted Vetch)

Grasses:

5% Agrostis capillaris – (Common Bent)
5% Anthoxanthum odoratum – (Sweet Vernal Grass)
25% Cynosurus cristatus – (Crested Dogstail)
40% Festuca rubra – (Red Fescue)
15% Festuca rubra ssp. commutata – (Chewings Fescue)
10% Poa trivialis – (Rough Meadow Grass)