Loam & Alluvial Soils

Loam & Alluvial Soils

This wildflower mixture contains 20 native species of wild flowers (20%) and 80% of appropriate meadow grasses. Species in this wildflowers mixture are frequently found on moisture retentive loamy soils, typical of many lowland meadows with free drainage.

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Loam & Alluvial Soils

Wildflower Seeds at Pitchcare

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

Species in this wildflowers mixture are frequently found on moisture retentive loamy soils, typical of many lowland meadows with free drainage.

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) %
Bird's Foot Trefoil Lotus corniculatus Yellow May - October 15 - 40 1
Black Medick Medicago lupilina Yellow May - October 15 - 50 1.2
Meadow Buttercup Ranunculus acris Yellow May - Sept 30 - 100 1
Campion White Silene latifolia White May - October 50 - 100 0.8
Cowslip Primula veris Deep Yellow April - May 15 - 30 0.2
Goat's-Beard Tragopogon pratensis Pale Yellow May - July 20 - 60 1.8
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 vernum Yellow June - Sept 50 - 80 0.6
Meadow Vetching Lathyrus pratensis Yellow May - August 60 - 120 0.6
Oxeye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare White May - Sept 20 - 100 0.6
Pignut Conopodium majus White May - July 20 - 30 0.4
Plantain, Hoary Plantago media Green / Brown May - Sept 15 - 45 0.4
Ribwort Plantain Plantago lanceolata Green / Brown April - Sept 15 - 50 0.8
Ragged Robin Lychnis flos-cuculi Pinkish Red May - August 30 - 90 0.4
Salad Burnet Sanguisorba minor Browny Red June - Sept 15 - 50 2
Selfheal Prunella vulgaris Violet Blue June - Sept 15 - 30 1
Common Sorrel Rumex acetosa Brown May - July 30 - 100 1
Wild Carrot Daucus carota White June - October 30 - 100 0.8
Wild Clary Salvia verbenaca Violet - Blue May - August 30 - 40 0.4
Yarrow Achillea millefolium White June - October 20 - 100 0.4
Yellow-Rattle Rhinanthus minor Pale Yellow June - Sept 25 - 50 1.8

Contained Meadow Grass Information
Common Name Species Name Height (cms) %
Browntop Bent Agrostis castellana 20 - 80 8
Slender Creeping Red Fescue Festuca rubra ssp rubra 7 - 10 20
Crested Dog's-Tail Cynosurus cristatus 5 - 75 16
Golden Oat-Grass Trisetum flavescens 20 - 80 4
Meadow Fescue Frastuca pratensis 30 - 120 20
Meadow Foxtail Alopecurus pratensis 30 - 120 4
Sheep's Fescue Festuca ovina 5 - 60 16

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