Wildflowers

Lovely Wildflowers
The interest in establishing flowering fields comprising mixtures of wild, flowering herbs has grown in recent years. It is important to understand that a flowering field will not usually grow on its own accord. It requires careful cultivation. DLF International offers three different wildflower mixtures that are designed to flourish in your region of the world.

Wildflower Mixtures from DLF
The wildflower mixture offered by DLF consists of appromimately 20 different wild flowers that differ in color and growth. It is a mix of annual and perennial types. Some of the species are:

  • Amaranthus retroflexus
  • Echium vulgare
  • Marrubium vulgare
  • Salvia nemorosa
  • Tanacetum vulgare
  • Centaurea cyanus blue
  • Verbascum phlomoides
  • Papaver rhoeas

The species can vary from year to year according to availability, but will always show the very best diversity and can be used on most types of soils. This flower mixture is rounded up with combination of accompanying low and less aggressive grasses as follows:

  • 25% Hard fescue – Festuca ovina duriuscula
  • 15% Red fescue – Festuca rubra
  • 10% Timothy turf type – Phleum nodosum
  • 10% Colonial bentgrass – Agrotis tenuis
  • 30% Meadow fescue – Festuca pratense

The content of wildflowers is 10% of the total mixture and 90% of the above grass mixture.

Quantity of sowing mixture: 1 kg per 100 m2
Sowing time: Late Summer/Autumn

CLICK HERE to view and/or download the Wildflower Tech Sheet.