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Wildflower Seed Mixtures 20%

Wildflower seed mixtures containing 20% native wildflower seeds suitable for establishing rich wild flower meadows in a range of habitats. The method of creating wildflower meadows using 80% of appropriate grasses, with 20% of native wildflower seeds, based on research by the Nature Conservancy Council which has been adopted as an industry standard. Boston Seeds wildflower meadow mixtures are rich and well balanced, with a range of colours, heights and prolonged flowering period. All details are available from links in the product description. A Guide to Wildflower Species

 

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BSBM: Butterfly & Bee Wildflower Seeds

  • Bright and beautiful British native wildflowers, attractive to Bees and Butterflies, whilst creating a visually attractive meadow
  • Carefully formulated to include twenty species from the Royal Horticultural Society "Perfect For Pollinators" list.
  • Contains; suitable grasses for meadow creation plus 20% native wildflower species plus Borage and Sainfoin to encourage a wide range of pollinating insects and other wildlife.
  • Sowing Rate: 5 gms per sq/m (1kg sows 200 sq/m, 20kg sows 1 acre)
  • Click this link for Mixture contents and information

(Image taken in August, from a March sowing in the same year)

BSXM: Dual Purpose Wildflower Meadow Seeds

  • A new and unique wildflower mixture containing 30% British native wildflowers and 70% grasses, designed for impact in the first year after sowing, as well as longevity.
  • First year colour from 10% of bold cornfield annuals, followed by 20% of perennials which will begin flowering in the second year.
  • Sowing rate: 5gms/m2
  • Click this link for Mixture contents and information
(Image taken in July 2014, sown in  March 2013)

BS1M: General Purpose Wildflower Meadow Seeds

  • Contains twenty three native British native wildflower species, including Meadow Buttercup, Red Campion, Night-Flowering Catchfly and Yarrow.
  • This popular mixture will establish easily and contains species frequently found in a diverse range of soil types and habitats.
  • Sowing Rate: 80/20 - 5 gms/m2.
  • Click this link for Mixture contents and information

 

BS2M: Chalk & Limestone Soils Wildflower Seeds

  • Contains twenty three British native wildflower species, including Salad Burnet, Wild Marjoram, Self-heal and Toadflax.
  • Species contained in this mixture are typically found in natural chalk and limestone meadows.
  • Sowing Rate: 80/20 - 5 gms/m2.
  • Click this link for Mixture contents and information

BS3M: Dry, Sandy Loam Soils Wildflower Seeds

  • Contains twenty five British native wildflower species, including Black Medick, White Campion, Wild Carrot and Forget-me-not.
  • Species in this mixture are frequently found in grassland on lighter well drained soils which tend to be dry in summer, eg; sandy loams, stoney loams which crumble to the touch; well drained slopes and embankments.
  • Sowing Rate: 80/20 - 5 gms/m2.
  • Click this link for Mixture contents and information

BS4M: Loam & Alluvial Soils Wildflower Seeds

  • Contains twenty two British native wildflower species, including Lady's Bedstraw, Ox-eye Daisy, Greater Knapweed and Common Sorrel.
  • Species in this mixture are frequently found on moisture retentive loamy soils, typical of many lowland meadows with free drainage.
  • Sowing Rate: 80/20 - 5 gms/m2.
  • Click this link for Mixture contents and information

BS5M: Heavy Clay Soils Wildflower Meadow Seeds

  • Contains twenty three British native wildflower species, including Common Agrimony, Betony, Corn Chamomile, and Meadowsweet. 
  • Species in this mixture are frequently found in grassland on heavier soils subject to occasional/seasonal water logging. Suitable for low lying areas on clays and silts, or, locations with poor drainage.
  • Sowing Rate: 80/20 - 5 gms/m2.
  • Click this link for Mixture contents and information

BS6M: Wetland & Pond Edge Wildflower Seeds

  • Contains twenty three British native wildflower species, including Water Avens, Yellow-flag Iris, Ragged Robin and Common Sedge.
  • Species in this mixture are frequently found in grassland alongside streams, ponds and rivers and will also thrive in wet low lying land. Avoid sowing if there is imminent risk of flooding.
  • Sowing Rate: 80/20 - 5 gms/m2.
  • Click this link for Mixture contents and information

BS7M: Hedgerow & Light Shade Wildflower Seeds

  • Contains twenty one British native wildflower species, including Cowslip, Foxglove, Dark Mullein and Common St John's-Wort.
  • Species in this mixture are frequently found in hedgerows, woodland edges, clearings and open woods. Can also be sown in partial shade; hedge bottoms, tree plantations and woodland rides.
  • Sowing Rate: 80/20 - 5 gms/m2.
  • Click this link for Mixture contents and information

BS8M: Woodland & Heavy Shade Wildflower Seeds

  • Contains twenty four British native wildflower species, including Nettle-leaved Bellflower, Bluebell, Meadowsweet and Tufted Vetch.
  • Species in this mixture are frequently found in wooded areas, alongside woodland edges and in clearings. Shade may be heavy or prolonged.
  • Sowing Rate: 80/20 - 5 gms/m2.
  • Click this link for Mixture contents and information

BS9M: Cornfield Annuals Wildflower Meadow Seeds

  • Contains five British native wildflower species, including Corn Chamomile, Corn Cockle, Cornflower, Corn Marigold and Common Poppy.
  • The annual species included could be found in most cultivated soils and disturbed areas. They can be sown in a situation where 'instant' colour is required, or combined with other Boston Seeds mixtures containing perennial species when flowers are required during the first year.
  • Sowing Rate: 80/20 - 5 gms/m2.
  • Click this link for Mixture contents and information

BS10M: Coastal Areas Wildflower Meadow Seeds

  • Contains twenty British native wildflower species, including Haresfoot Clover and Evening Primrose.
  • Species in this mixture are frequently found in coastal areas that contain sandy loams, stony loams or calcareous loams. Able to tolerate moderate salinity
  • Sowing Rate: 80/20 - 5 gms/m2.
  • Click this link for Mixture contents and information
(Image taken August, sown March)

BS11M: Acidic Soils Wildflower Meadow Seeds

  • Contains twenty one British native wildflower species, including Betony, Greater Bird's-foot Trefoil, Ragged Robin and Devil's-bit Scabious.
  • Species in this mixture are frequently found on poor acidic soils which tend to be dominated by a mineral or an organic content eg; heath land, peaty soils and moor land areas.
  • Sowing rate: 80/20 - 5 gms/m2.
  • Click this link for Mixture contents and information

BS12M: Low Growing Wildflower Meadow Seeds

  • New for 2016. Contains a blend of twenty low growing wildflower species, including Forget Me Not, Yellow Rattle, Cowslip, Bladder Campion and Ragged Robin.
  • Formulated to contain only lower growing species, ideal for areas where it is import not to restrict visibility such as alongside roads. 
  • Sowing rate: 80/20 - 5 gms/m².
  • Click this link for Mixture contents and information.

BS14M: Wild Bird Seed Wildflower Meadow Seeds

  • Contains fifteen British native wildflower species and five non-native species, including Wild Carrot, Goat's-beard, Field Scabious and Teasel.
  • This mixture contains species to attract butterflies, bees and other insects during the summer and produces seeds/grains for wild birds to feed on during the winter months
  • Certain seed producing species are annuals and ideally need to be spring sown
  • Sowing Rate: 80/20 5 gms/m2.
  • Click this link for Mixture contents and information

BS ELS / CSS Wildflower Meadow and Field Margin

Long term, lower priced mixture designed for introducing wildflowers, legumes and grasses into larger areas to enhance the environment. (Formerly BSWF10)

 

  • Provides a rich habitat for invertebrates, birds and small mammals
  • Can be sown on its own or in conjunction with our other wildflower mixtures
  • Suitable for Entry Level Stewardship (ELS) EC24 EE1 EE2 EE3 EE9 EF1
  • Suitable for Countryside Stewardship AB8 GS8 GS14 SW1 SW2 SW3 SW4 SW7 SW8 WT1 WT2
  • Contains: 90% grass (8 species), 5% wildflowers, 5% legumes: Common Knapweed, Birdsfoot Trefoil, Self Heal, Ladys Bedstraw, Red and White Clover, Ox-eye Daisy, Wild Carrot
  • Sowing rate: 20kg/ha. Pack size: 20kg 

BS Handheld Spreader BS125

This user-friendly hand-held broadcast is useful for spreading wildflower seeds, or for general use in small gardens etc. Can be used for seed and fertiliser.

 

  • Flow control
  • Capacity: 1kg Seed / 3kg Fertiliser
  • Spreading pattern: 1.5 - 2 metres

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