PRO FLORA 1

Cornfield Annuals 

A traditional range of cornfield annuals providing a colourful show in the first year, suitable for a range of soils, spring or autumn sown.  Can be harrowed and re-sown in subsequent years alternatively the grasses can be left and managed as with a “long grass” policy or incorporated into a more regular moving regime. 

 

Sowing rate: 5g/m2

 

% COMMON NAME SPECIES HEIGHT COLOUR PERIOD
  20% WILD FLOWERS        
40 CORN COCKLE AGROSTEMMA GITHAGO 60-120 PURPLE JUNE AUG
15 CORN FLOWER CENTUREA CYANUS 30-60 BLUE JUNE AUG
10 CORN MARIGOLD CHRYSANTHEMUM SEGETUM 15-45 YELLOW JUNE OCT
10 CORN POPPY PAPAVER RHOEAS 30-60 RED JUNE SEPT
10 NIGHT FLOWERING CATCHFLY SILENE NOCTIFLORA 60-90 WHITE MAY SEPT
15 CORN CHAMOMILE ANTHEMIS ARVENSIS 15-50 WHITE JUNE JULY
100          
  80% GRASSES        
30 RED FESCUE FESTUCA RUBRA 15-90 - -
25 CRESTED DOGSTAIL CYNOSURUS CRISTATUS 5-75 - -
20 HARD FESCUE FESTUCA TRACHYPHYLLA 15-70    
10 SHEEPS FESCUE FESTUCA OVINA 20-60 - -
5 BROWNTOP BENT AGROSTIS CAPILLARIS 10-70 - -
10 SMOOTH STALKED MEADOW GRASS POA PRATENSIS 10-90 - -
100