Chalk & Limestone Soils

Chalk & Limestone Soils

This wildflower mixture contains 22 native species of wild flowers (20%) and 80% of appropriate meadow grasses. Species in this wildflowers mixture can be found in grassland on very thin infertile soils on chalk or limestone.

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Chalk & Limestone Soils

Wildflower Seeds at Pitchcare

This wildflower mixture contains 22 native species of wild flowers (20%) and 80% of appropriate meadow grasses.

Species in this wildflowers mixture can be found in grassland on very thin infertile soils on chalk or limestone.

Contains: wildflowers 20% (22 species) grasses 80% (9 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) %
Agrimony Agrimonia eupatoria Yellow June - Sept 50 - 150 2.2
Clustered Bellflower Campanula glomerata Violet blue June - Sept 15 - 50 0.4
Bird's Foot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus Yellow May - October 15 - 40 1
Black Medick Medicago lupilina Yellow May - October 15 - 50 1.4
Cowslip Primula veris Deep yellow April - May 15 - 30 0.2
Dropwort Filipendula vulgaris Creamy white June - August 100 - 200 0.6
Goatsbeard Tragopogon pratensis Yellow June - Sept 50 - 80 0.5
Common Knapweed Centaurea nigra Red-purple June - Sept 30 - 80 1.2
Greater Knapweed Centaurea scabiosa Red-purple June - Sept 50 - 90 1
Lady's Bedstraw Galium verum Yellow June - Sept 50 - 80 1
Wild Marjoram Origanum vulgare Pink July - October 20 - 50 0.8
Oxeye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare White May - Sept 20 - 100 0.8
Hoary Plantain Plantago media Green/Brown May - Sept 15 - 45 0.4
Salad Burnet Sanguisorba minor Browny red June - Sept 15 - 50 1.6
Field Scabious Knautia arvensis Mauve July - Sept 30 - 100 1.8
Small Scabious Scabiosa columbaria Mauve July - August 20 - 60 1
Selfheal Prunella vulgaris Violet / Blue June - Sept 15 - 30 0.6
Common Toadflax Linaria vulgaris Pale Yellow June - Oct 30- 90 0.1
Common Vetch Vicia sativa Pinkish Red June - Sept 20 - 50 2
Kidney Vetch Anthyllis vulneraria Pale Yellow May - October 15 - 50 0.6
Wild Carrot Daucus carota White June - October 30 - 100 0.4
Yarrow Achillea millefolium White June - October 20 - 100 0.4

Contained Meadow Grass Information
Common Name Species Name Height (cms) %
Browntop Bent Agrostis castellana 20 - 80 4
Chewing Fescue Festuca rubra ssp commutata 20 - 60 15.2
Slender Creeping Red Fescue Festuca rubra ssp litoralis 7 - 10 18.4
Strong Creeping Red Fescue Festuca rubra ssp rubra 7 - 10 10.4
Crested Dog's-Tail Cynosurus cristatus 5 - 75 4
Golden Oat-Grass Trisetum flavescens 20 - 80 4
Sheep's Fescue Festuca ovina 5 - 60 16
Small Cat's-Tail Phleum pratense ssp bertolonii 10 - 50 8

For further information regarding the Chalk & Limestone Soils mixture or to discuss placing a bulk order, please contact our technical sales team on 01902 440250.