Heavy Clay Soils

Heavy Clay Soils

This wildflower mixture contains 23 native species of wild flowers (20%) and 80% of appropriate meadow grasses. Species in this wildflowers mixture are frequently found in grassland on heavier soils subject to occasional/seasonal water logging. Suitable for low lying areas on clays and silts, or, locations with poor drainage.

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Heavy Clay Soils

Wildflower Seeds at Pitchcare

This wildflower mixture contains 23 native species of wild flowers (20%) and 80% of appropriate meadow grasses.

Species in this wildflowers mixture are frequently found in grassland on heavier soils subject to occasional/seasonal water logging. Suitable for low lying areas on clays and silts, or, locations with poor drainage.

Contains: wildflowers 20% (23 species) grasses 80% (10 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
Betony Strachys officinalis Mauve July - Sept 25 - 50 0.4
Bird's Foot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus Yellow May - October 15 - 40 1
Black Medick Medicago lupulina Yellow May - October 15 -50 1.2
Meadow Buttercup Ranunculus acris Yellow May - Sept 30 - 100 1
Campion, White Silene latifolia White May - October 30 - 100 0.6
Cowslip Primula veris Deep Yellow April - May 15 - 30 0.2
Common Knapweed Centaurea nigra Red - Purple June - Sept 30 - 80 1
Greater Knapweed Centaurea scabiosa Red - Purple June - Sept 50 - 90 1.8
Lady's Bedstraw Galium verum Yellow June - Sept 50 - 80 0.6
Meadowsweet Filipendula ulmaria Pale Cream June - August 80 - 200 0.6
Oxeye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare White May - Sept 20 - 100 0.2
Plantain, Hoary Plantago media Brown May - Sept 15 - 45 0.4
Plantain, Ribwort Plantago lanceolata Brown April - Sept 15 - 50 1.2
Salad Burnet Sanguisorba minor Browny Red June - Sept 15 - 50 1.4
Field Scabious Knautia arvensis Mauve July - Sept 30 - 200 1.6
Selfheal Prunella vulgaris Violet Blue June - Sept 15 - 30 0.6
Common Sorrel Rumex acetosa Brown May - July 30 - 100 1
Teasel Dipsacus fullonum Pale Purple July - August 100 - 200 1
Wild Carrot Daucus carota White June - October 30 - 100 0.6
Wild Clary Salvia verbenaca Violet Blue May - August 30 - 40 0.6
Yarrow Achillea millefolium White June - October 20 - 100 0.2
Yellow-Rattle Rhinanthus 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 3.2
Chewing Fescue Festuca rubra ssp commutata 20 - 60 12.8
Slender Creeping Red Fescue Festuca rubra ssp litoralis 7 - 10 16
Crested Dog's-Tail Cynosurus cristatus 5 - 75 4
Meadow Fox-Tail Alopecurus pratensis 30 - 120 4
Rough-stalked Meadow-Grass Poa trivialis 20 - 100 7.2
Sheep's Fescue Festuca ovina 5 - 60 12.8
Smooth-stalk Meadow-Grass Poa pratensis 10 - 90 12
Sweet Vernal-Grass Anthoxanthum odoratum 10 - 100 4
Tufted Hair-Grass Deschampsia caespitosa 20 - 200 4

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