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Description:

This native wildflower mixture is great for pond edges, wetlands and regularly flooded areas. Medium tall mixture which can compete with the often fertile wetland soils on which many wetlands are situated.  Contain species that are either of diminished national geno-type or specific to only a few sites, or who's habitat is increasingly threatened, or the species is uncommon, rare, becoming rare, is endangered, reintroduced or saved from extinction.

Attracts butterfly, native bee, bumble bees and other beneficial garden insects, hoverflies are abundant in first year.

 

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 / Mostly Perennial

 

Species List: Devils Bit Scabious, Common Sorrel, Cowslip, Fleabane, Greater Trefoil, Hemp Agrimony, Lesser Knapweed, Marsh Cinquefoil, Marsh Marigold, Meadow Buttercup, Meadowsweet, Meadow Rue, Oxeye Daisy, Purple Loosestrife, Ragged Robin, Red Clover, Red Rattle, Ribwort Plantain, Selfheal, Sneezewort, Tufted Vetch, Water Avens, Wild Angelica, Wild Valerian, Yarrow, Yellow Flag Iris, Yellow Rattle, Red Rattle, Corn Marigold, Corn Poppy, Corncockle, Cornflower, Scentless Mayweed

 

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: Wetland/Pond edge (33+ species)

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