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Hedgerow and Light Shade

Species in this mixture are frequently found in hedgerows, woodland edges, clearings and open woods. This mixture can also be sown in partial shade; hedge bottoms, tree plantations and woodland rides.

Contains: wildflowers 20% (20 species) grasses 80% (8 species)
Sowing Rate: 5g/sq. m
Pack Size: 1kg (200 sq. m)

Wildflower Mixture Information

Common Name Species Name Colour Flowering Time Height (cms) %
Bedstraw, HedgeGalium mollugo WhiteJune - October 100 - 150 1.8
Buttercup Meadow Ranunculus acris Yellow May - Sept 30 - 100 1
Campion, Red Silene dioica Reddish April - Sept 35 - 90 0.8
Campion, WhiteSilene latifoliaWhite May - October 30 - 100 0.6
Cowslip Primula veris Deep Yellow April - May 15 - 30 0.2
Foxglove Digitalis purpurea Dark Red June - August 50 - 150 0.4
Common Knapweed Centaurea nigra Red Purple June - Sept 30 - 80 1
Greater KnapweedCentaurea scabiosa Red Purple June - Sept 50 - 90 1.8
Mullein, Great Verbascum thapsus Yellow July - Sept 100 - 180 0.4
Musk Mallow Malva moschata Mauve May - Sept 20 - 80 1.6
Mustard, Garlic Alliaria petiolata White April - July 40 - 90 1.6
Oxeye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare White May - Sept 20 - 100 0.4
Selfheal Prunella vulgaris Violet Blue June - Sept 15 - 30 0.6
Common St. John's-Wort Hypericum perforatum Yellow June - Sept 30 - 90 0.4
Teasel Dipsacus fullonum Pale Purple July - August 100 - 200 1
Upright Hedge-Parsley Torilis japonica White July - August 30 - 80 1.4
Vetch, Common Vicia sativa Pinkish Red June - Sept 25 - 50 1.2
Wild Angelica Angelica sylvestris White July - August 100 - 200 1.6
Woundwort, Hedge Stachys sylvatica Pinky Red June - Sept 50 - 100 1.6
Yarrow Achillea millefolium White June - October 20 - 100 0.6


Contained Meadow Grass Information

Wildflower Seeds at Pitchcare
Common Name Species Name Height (cms) %
Browntop Bent Agrostis castellana 20 - 80 4
Chewings Fescue Festuca rubra ssp commutata 20 - 6020
Slender Creeping Red Fescue Festuca rubra ssp litoralis 7 - 1016
Crested Dog's-Tail Cynosurus cristatus 5 - 754
Golden Oat-Grass Trisetum flavescens 20 - 804
Sheep's Fescue Festuca ovina 5 - 6016
Small Cat's-Tail Phleum pratense ssp bertolonii 10 - 504
Smooth Stalk Meadow Grass Poa pratensis 10 - 9012


For further information regarding the Hedgerow and Light Shade mixture or to discuss placing a bulk order, please contact our technical sales team on 01952 641949.