The Wildflower Mat is a balanced mixture of wildflowers, herbs and flowering perennials growing in a moisture retentive plastic free biodegradable felt, to provide an instant wildflower area.
Features & benefits
Establishes a wildflower area instantly
Established plants are growing in the plastic free felt base
The seed mix is planted at the correct density to give optimum conditions for establishment
Low maintenance required – usually one or two cuts per year. The main cut at the end of the flowering period, removing all cuttings from the area. Through the establishment period it will need watering daily for the first few weeks until the roots start to grow into the soil beneath
Specification Guidance Notes
Achullea Millefolium – Yarrow, Centaurea Scabiosa – Greater Knapweed, Daucus Carota – Wild Carrot, Filipendula ulmaria – Meadowsweet, Galium album (Galium Mollugo) – Hedge Bedstraw, Galium Verum – Lady’s Bedstraw, Knautia arvensis – Field Scabious, Leontodon hispidus – Rough Hawkbit, Leucanthemum Vulgare – Oxeye Daisy, Lotus Corniculatus – Birdsfoot Trefoil, Origanum Vulgare – Wild Marjoram , Plantago Lanceolata – Ribwort Plantain, Plantago Media – Hoary Plantain, Poterium Sanguisorba (Sanguisorba Minor) – Salad Burnet, Primula Veris – Cowslip, Prunella Vulgaris – Selfheal, Rhinanthus Minor – Yellow Rattle, Silene Dioica – Red Campion, Silene Flos-cuculi (Lychnis flos-cuculi) – Pink Ragged Robin, Silene Vulgaris – Bladder Campion, Echium Vulgare – Viper’s Bugloss, Allium Schoenoprasum – Chives, Veronica Spicata – Spiked Speedwell, Linaria Vulgaris – Toadflax, Thymus Vulgare – Common Thyme, Dianthus Carthusianorum – Carthusian Pink, Lychnis Flos Cuculi – White Ragged Robin.
Size & weight
0.6m or 1.2m width x 2m length. Approximately 15KG per square metre when moist. Approximately 22KG per square metre when saturated.
Growing Matt 450g per square metre plastic free and biodegradable felt.
150mm biodegradable fixing pegs (For slopes we would recommend 1-3 per square metre dependant on the gradient).