A wildflower meadow mix with flowers to attract important pollinating insects including many kinds of butterflies and bees.
The grasses are the food plants of caterpillars and help ensure that weeds don’t outcompete the flowers. This meadow mix will delight your senses with colourful flowers, the buzzing of industrious pollinators, and the unique fragrance of a flower-rich meadow. Fully establishes in the second year, as this mix contains both annuals and perennials species.
- Perfect for pollinators, creating habitats and food for a wide range of bees, butterflies and other pollinators.
- Species lifecycle: annual & perennial native wildflower species
- Inclusion of Grass Species (80%)
- Sowing rate: 5g per square meter
- Access to light: Requires good access to light
- Optimal sowing period: March to June or August to October
- Flowering Period: May to September
- Species included: Agrimony, Borage, Clary, Wild Salvia verbenaca, Red Clover, White Clover, Corn Cockle, Cornflower, Ox-eye daisy, Foxglove, Greater Knapweed, Common Knapweed, Purple Loosestrife, Marjoram, Meadow Cranesbill, Musk Mallow, Common Poppy, Ragged Robin, Field Scabious, small Scabious, Teasel, Bird's-foot Trefoil, Kidney vetch, Viper's Bugloss, Yarrow, Yellow Rattle, Common bent, Crested dog's tail, Sheeps fescue, Slender creeping red fescue, Smooth-stalked meadow grass, Smaller cat's tail.
The wildflowers included in this mixture support the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan and are recommended by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) as ‘Plants for Pollinators’.