Dry, Sandy Loam Soils

Dry, Sandy Loam Soils

This wildflower mixture contains 22 native species of wild flowers (20%) and 80% of appropriate meadow grasses. Species in this wildflowers mixture are frequently found in grassland on lighter well drained soils which tend to be dry in summer, eg; sandy loams, stony loams which crumble to the touch; well drained slopes and embankments.

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Dry, Sandy Loam 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 are frequently found in grassland on lighter well drained soils which tend to be dry in summer, eg; sandy loams, stony loams which crumble to the touch; well drained slopes and embankments.

Contains: wildflowers 20% (22 species) grasses 80% (8 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 1.2
Black Medick Medicago lupilina Yellow May - October 15 - 50 1.4
Buttercup, Bulbous Ranunculus bulbosus Yellow May - June 15 - 35 1.2
Campion, Bladder Silene vulgaris White May - Sept 25 - 6- 0.8
Clover, Red Trifolium pratense Pink - Red Mat - Sept 30 - 40 0.4
Cowslip Primula veris Deep yellow April - May 15 - 30 0.2
Hawkbit, Rough Leontodon hispidus Yellow June - October 15 - 35 0.6
Common Knapweed Centaurea nigra Red Purple June - Sept 30 - 80 1.2
Lady's Bedstraw Galium verum Yellow June - Sept 50 - 80 1
Mignonette, Wild Reseda lutea Pale Yellow May - October 30 - 80 0.8
Oxeye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare White May - Sept 20 - 100 0.6
Plantain, Hoary Plantago media Green May - Sept 15 - 45 0.6
Plantain, Ribwort Plantago lanceolata Green April - Sept 15 - 50 0.6
Selfheal Prunella vulgaris Violet Blue June - Sept 15 - 30 1.4
Sheeps Sorrel Rumex acetosella Brown May - July 20 - 40 0.4
St John's-Wort, Common Hypericum perforatum Yellow June - Sept 30 - 90 0.2
Toadflax, Common Linaria vulgaris Pale Yellow June - October 30 - 90 1
Vetch, Common Vicia sativa Pinkish Red June - Sept 20 - 50 1.6
Viper's Bugloss Echium vulgare Bright Blue May - October 50 - 100 1.8
Wild Carrot Daucus carota White June - October 30 - 100 0.8
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 4
Chewing Fescue Festuca rubra ssp commutata 20 - 60 20
Slender Creeping Red Fescue Festuca rubra ssp litoralis 7 - 10 16
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 4
Smooth-stalk Meadow-Grass Poa pratensis 10 - 90 12

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