PRO FLORA 12

Water margins & Pond edges

Establishing mixtures on water margins can be difficult due to fluctuating water levels, try and sow when weather conditions look stable. Only use this mix where there is a constant supply of moisture, this is essential for the indicator species to thrive.

Sowing rate: 5g/m2

% COMMON NAME SPECIES HEIGHT (CM) COLOUR PERIOD
  20% WILD FLOWERS        
2 COMMON FLEABANE PULICARIA DYSENTERICA 30-80 YELLOW JULY SEPT
5 GIPSY WORT LYCOPUS EUROPAEUS 30-100 WHITE JUNE SEPT
3 GREAT BURNET  SANGUISORBA OFFICINALIS 40-90 RED JUNE SEPT
8 GREATER BIRDSFOOT TREFOIL LOTUS ULIGINOSUS 5-40 YELLOW AUG SEPT
2 HEMP AGRIMONY ERIGERON ACER 30-180 WHITE JULY SEPT
1 MARSH MALLOW  ALTHAEA OFFICINALIS 90-120 PINK AUG SEPT
WHITE
12 MEADOW BUTTERCUP RANUNCULS ACRIS 30-100 YELLOW MAY SEPT
10 MEADOWSWEET FILIPENDULA ULMARIA 50-150 WHITE JUNE AUG
2 PEPPER SAXIFRAGE SILAUM SILUS 50-75 WHITE JUNE AUG
6 PURPLE LOOSESTRIFE LYTHRUM SALICARIA 50-100 PURPLE JULY SEPT
3 RAGGED ROBIN LYCHNIS FLOS-CUCULI 30-80 RED MAY JUNE
9 SALAD BURNET SANGUISORBA MINOR  20-90 YELLOW MAY SEPT
12 SELF HEAL PRUNELLA VULGARIS 5-20 PURPLE JUNE SEPT
2 SNEEZEWORT ACHILLEA PTARMICA 20-150 WHITE JULY SEPT
1 SQUARE STEMMED ST J. WORT HYPERICUM TETRAPTERUM 30-60 YELLOW JULY SEPT
6 TUFTED VETCH VICIA CRACCA 100-200 PURPLE JUNE AUG
2 WATER AVENS GEUM RIVALE 60-80 PINK APRIL JULY
14 YELLOW FLAG IRIS IRIS PSUDACORUS 60-120 YELLOW MAY JULY
100          
  80% GRASSES        
5 BROWNTOP BENTGRASS AGROSTIS CAPILLARIS 10-70 - -
1 SOFT RUSH JUNCUS EFFUSUS  20-70 - -
32 CRESTED DOGSTAIL CYNOSURUS CRISTATUS 5-75 - -
10 MEADOW FOXTAIL ALOPECURUS PRATENSIS 30-120 - -
1 PENDULAS SEDGE CAREX PENDULA 60-180 - -
7 ROUGH STALKED MEADOW GRASS POA TRIVIALIS 20-100 - -
10 SHEEPS FESCUE FESTUCA OVINA 5-60 - -
25 SLENDER CREEPING RED FESCUE FESTUCA RUBRA LITORALIS 20-100 - -
4 SWEET VERNAL ANTHOXANTHUM ODORATUM 10-100 - -
5 TUFTED HAIRGRASS DESCHAMPSIA CAESPITOSA 20-200    
100