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Description:

This mixture contains different kinds of wildflowers that are typical of many meadows that once grew in Ireland. A general mixture only, and not intended to be sown on very wet acid or alkaline soils.  Attracts butterfly, native bee, bumble bees and other beneficial garden insects, hoverflies are abundant in first year.

This native wildflower mixture is great  alternative to high maintanance lawn or plants and thrive on poor soil.

Sowing Irish Native Wildflowers is great way to improve biodiversity, help bees, butterflies and other pollinators, but also improve your mental wellbeing.

 

  • 100% flower mix: no grass seeds
  • Seed Sowing Rates: 1.5- 3 grams per metre.
  • Optimal sowing period: March to June or August to October
  • Flowering Period:  May to September
  • Life Cycle: Annual / Biennial / Perennial

 

Species List: Birdsfoot Trefoil, Black Meddick, Cat's Ear, Purple Loosestrife, Ragged Robin, Red Clover, Corn Marigold, Corn Poppy, Corncockle, Cornflower, Cowslip, Devil's-bit Scabious, Kidney Vetch, Lady's Bedstraw, Lesser Knapweed, Meadow Buttercup, Meadowsweet, Ox-Eye Daisy, Ribwort Plantain, Rough Hawksbit, Selfheal, Smooth Hawksbit, Sorrel, Common Vetch, Wild Angelica, Wild Carrot, Yarrow, Yellow Agrimony, Fleabane and Yellow Rattle

 

Sowings instructions: for best results remove all grass and weeds and sow on bare soil.. Alternatively mow grass on shortest setting and rake out as much as possible exposing bare soil. If sown into grass it will be beneficial to mix in additional yellow rattle seeds, which suppress the grass growth. Sow seeds in 2 direction for even distribution. Rake lightly and roll or walk over seeds to achieve better contact with soil. If sowing in spring water regularly in first 2-3 weeks during dry weather until you see successful germination.

 

Maintanance: after flowering let the flowers self seed and cut meadow in autumn. Remove all vegetation to avoid enriching te soil, wildflowers thrive in poor soils.

 

Recommended read: 

Irish Native Wildflowers: Area preparation, sowing and maintenance 

3 common mistakes to avoid when establishing Wildflower meadow

Irish Native Wildflowers: Traditional Irish Meadow (30+ species)

€12.50Price
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  • 10g: 3-6 sqm (small garden)

    30g: 10-20 sqm (medium size garden)

    90g: 30-60 sqm (large size garden)

    250g: 83-166 sqm (XL garden)

    500g- 166-333 sqm (field)

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