Acidic Soils (pH 6.0 - 5.0)

Acidic Soils (pH 6.0 - 5.0)

This wildflower mixture contains 20 native species of wild flowers (20%) and 80% of appropriate meadow grasses. Species in this mixture are frequently found on poor acidic soils which tend to be dominated by a mineral or an organic content eg; heath land, peaty soils and moor land areas.

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Acidic Soils (pH 6.0 - 5.0)

Wildflower Seeds at Pitchcare

This wildflower mixture contains 20 native species of wild flowers (20%) and 80% of appropriate meadow grasses.

Species in this mixture are frequently found on poor acidic soils which tend to be dominated by a mineral or an organic content eg; heath land, peaty soils and moor land areas.

Contains: wildflowers 20% (20 species) grasses 80% (7 species)
Sowing Rate: 5 g/sq. m
Pack Size: 1 kg (200 sq. m)


Wildflower Mixture Information
Common Name Species Name Colour Flowering Time Height (cms) %
Fragrant Agrimony Agrimonia procera Yellow June - August 80 - 150 2
Betony Stachys officinalis Purple Red July - Sept 25 - 50 1.2
Bird's Foot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus Yellow May - October 15 - 40 0.8
Greater Bird's Foot Trefoil Lotus uliginosus Yellow June - August 20 - 60 0.8
Meadow Buttercup Ranunculus acris Yellow May - Sept 30 - 100 1.6
Common Cat's-Ear Hypochaeris radicata Yellow June - October 15 - 50 0.2
Foxglove Digitalis purpurea Dark Red June - August 50 - 150 0.8
Common Knapweed Centaurea nigra Red Purple June - Sept 30 - 80 1.4
Lady's Bedstraw Galium verum Yellow June - Sept 50 - 80 1
Oxeye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare White May - Sept 20 - 100 1
Ragged Robin Lychnis flos-cuculi Pinkish Red May - August 30 - 90 0.8
Wood Sage Teucrium scorodonia Pale Yellow June - October 30 - 50 0.4
Devil's-Bit Scabious Succisa pratensis Violet - Blue July - Sept 50 - 80 1
Sneezewort Achillea ptarmica White July - Sept 40 - 60 0.8
Common Sorrel Rumex acetosa Brown May - July 30 - 100 0.8
Sheep's Sorrel Rumex acetosella Brown May - July 20 - 40 0.4
Common St. John's-Wort Hypericum perforatum Yellow June - Sept 30 - 90 0.6
Tufted Vetch Vicia cracca Pink / Purple June - Sept 100 - 150 2
Yarrow Achillea millefolium White June - October 20 - 100 1.6
Yellow Rattle Rhianthus minor Pale Yellow June - Sept 25 - 50 0.8

Contained Meadow Grass Information
Common Name Species Name Height (cms) %
Browntop Bent Agrostis castellana 20 - 80 8
Slender Creeping Red Fescue Festuca rubra ssp litoralis 7 - 10 16
Crested Dog's-tail Cynosurus cristatus 5 - 75 12
Sheep's Fescue Festuca ovina 5 - 60 32
Smaller Cat's-tail Phleum pratense ssp bertolonii 10 - 50 4
Sweet Vernal-Grass Anthoxanthum odoratum 10 - 100 4
Wavy Hair-Grass Anthoxanthum odoratum 10 - 100 4

For further information regarding the Acidic Soils (pH 6.0 - 5.0) mixture or to discuss placing a bulk order, please contact our technical sales team on 01902 440250.