Butterfly and Moth Wildflower Seed Mix

Butterfly and Moth Wildflower Seed Mix

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The seed mix comprises 100% native British wildflowers, sustainably harvested in the UK. It's been designed it to benefit not just a variety of moths and butterflies, but other pollinators like bees too. The wildflowers here are all recommended by Butterfly Conservation.

There are a lot of different types of flowers here, partly to make sure the mix will work in a wide range of conditions and partly to ensure a long flowering sequence.

You'll see a few flowers in year one but it's in year two that it comes into its own. 

It has no grasses at all and only needs sowing at 2g per square meter.

  • Origin: UK
  • Only includes species native to the UK or archaeophytes
  • Soil type: Most soils 
  • From specialist small scale harvesters
  • Seeding rate: 2g per square meter, so 10g will cover 5 square meters and 20g 10.
  • Approximate flowers: grasses ratio: 100:0
  • If you need bigger quantities, please contact us.

How to create your patch of meadow

There are instructions on the back of the packet but here's a video with guidance on preparation, sowing and maintenance from the experts at Habitat Aid.

When to sow your wildflower seeds? Sow March to late April or the end of August to mid-October.

 Wildflower Species:

Anthyllis vulneraria Kidney vetch

Centaurea cyanus Cornflower

Lotus corniculatus Bird's-foot trefoil

Echium vulgare Viper's Bugloss

Cardamine pratensis Cuckooflower

Centaurea nigra Common Knapweed (in photo)

Knautia arvensis Field Scabious

Origanum vulgare Wild Marjoram

Primula veris Cowslip

Silene dioica Red Campion

Trifolium pratense Wild Red Clover

Vicia cracca Tufted Vetch

Vicia sepium Bush Vetch

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