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British Native Annual & Perennial Wildflower Meadow Mix (British Native Annual & Perennial Wildflower Meadow Mix)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1m
Max height
10m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

British Native Annual & Perennial Wildflower Meadow Mix

Other names

British Native Annual & Perennial Wildflower Meadow Mix

Genus

Variety or Cultivar

British Native Annual & Perennial Wildflower Meadow Mix _ British Native Annual & Perennial Wildflower Meadow Mix is a seed, plug plant, or mat mix of annual and perennials.

Mixes may include, but are not limited to, the following species:
Achillea millefolium (Yarrow), Agrostemma githago (Corncockle), Anthemis arvensis (Corn Chamomile), Centaurea cyanus (Cornflower), Daucus carota (Queen Ann's lace), Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove), Galium verum (Lady's bedstraw), Glebionis segetum (Corn marigold), Leucanthemum vulgare (Ox-eye daisy), Malva moschata (Musk mallow), Medicago lupulina (Black medick), Papaver rhoeas (Common poppy), Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort plantain), Prunella vulgaris (Selfheal), Ranunculus acris (Meadow buttercup), Sanguisorba major (Great burnet), Silene alba (White campion), Silene dioica (Red campion), and Trifolium pratense (Red clover).


British Native Annual & Perennial Wildflower Meadow Mix is: Semi evergreen

Habit

Creeping, Spreading, Upright

Flower

Purple, Pink, Blue, Yellow, White, Red in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

How to care

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General care

Pruning

Cut or mow three times a year - once in early spring, once in summer to give later flowering plants room to develop, and again in autumn. Shake seed out of autumn cuttings prior to disposal.

Propagation

For best results, hand broadcast the seed. Mix seed with sand or sawdust to ensure even coverage and to show where seed has already been spread. Gently tap seed into the soil and water thoroughly.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

British Native Annual & Perennial Wildflower Meadow Mix (British Native Annual & Perennial Wildflower Meadow Mix) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 10m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Bees (attract & feed bees), Cottage/Informal, Meadow, Wildflower

Cultivation

Sow or plant in autumn in poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Prepare the area by ridding it of existing weeds, preferably with plastic sheeting or a similar material. The annuals in the mix will bloom in the first year, the perennials the following year.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

British Native Annual & Perennial Wildflower Meadow Mix

Other names

British Native Annual & Perennial Wildflower Meadow Mix

Genus

Variety or Cultivar

British Native Annual & Perennial Wildflower Meadow Mix _ British Native Annual & Perennial Wildflower Meadow Mix is a seed, plug plant, or mat mix of annual and perennials.

Mixes may include, but are not limited to, the following species:
Achillea millefolium (Yarrow), Agrostemma githago (Corncockle), Anthemis arvensis (Corn Chamomile), Centaurea cyanus (Cornflower), Daucus carota (Queen Ann's lace), Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove), Galium verum (Lady's bedstraw), Glebionis segetum (Corn marigold), Leucanthemum vulgare (Ox-eye daisy), Malva moschata (Musk mallow), Medicago lupulina (Black medick), Papaver rhoeas (Common poppy), Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort plantain), Prunella vulgaris (Selfheal), Ranunculus acris (Meadow buttercup), Sanguisorba major (Great burnet), Silene alba (White campion), Silene dioica (Red campion), and Trifolium pratense (Red clover).

Native to

Great Britain

Foliage

Semi evergreen

Habit

Creeping, Spreading, Upright


Colour

Flower

Purple, Pink, Blue, Yellow, White, Red in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

General care

Pruning

Cut or mow three times a year - once in early spring, once in summer to give later flowering plants room to develop, and again in autumn. Shake seed out of autumn cuttings prior to disposal.

Propagation

For best results, hand broadcast the seed. Mix seed with sand or sawdust to ensure even coverage and to show where seed has already been spread. Gently tap seed into the soil and water thoroughly.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

British Native Annual & Perennial Wildflower Meadow Mix (British Native Annual & Perennial Wildflower Meadow Mix) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 10m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Bees (attract & feed bees), Cottage/Informal, Meadow, Wildflower

Cultivation

Sow or plant in autumn in poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Prepare the area by ridding it of existing weeds, preferably with plastic sheeting or a similar material. The annuals in the mix will bloom in the first year, the perennials the following year.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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