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WFG9 Wetland & Ponds

Suitable for aquatic habitats and damp low lying sites, edge of ponds, rivers and ditches. Avoid establishment when there is risk of flooding.

Suitable for aquatic habitats, damp low lying sites, edge of ponds, rivers and ditches. Provides habitat  for invertebrates, birds and mammals all year round and flowers appear from April – September. Take care to establish in times when there is least risk of flooding.

An 80:20 mix of grasses & native wildfliwers including Yellow Flag Iris, Purple Loosestrife and Hard Rush.

WFG9 (Wetland and Pond Areas)
0.2% AUTUMN HAWKBIT (Leontodon autumnalis)
0.1% COMMON FLEABANE (Pulicaria dysenterica)
2.5% CREEPING BUTTERCUP (Ranunculus repens)
20.0% CRESTED DOGSTAIL (Cynosurus Cristatus)
0.1% DEVILSBIT SCABIOUS (Succisa pratensis)
0.4% GREATER BIRDSFOOT (Lotus uliginosus)
0.2% GREATER BURNET (Sanguisorba officinalis)
0.2% GYPSY WORT (Lycopsus europaeus)
1.5% HARD RUSH (Juncus inflexus)
0.1% HEMP AGRIMONY (Eupatorium cannabinum)
0.2% LOOSETRIFE (Lythrum salicaria)
0.1% MARSH MARIGOLD (Caltha palustrus)
3.8% MEADOW BUTTERCUP (Ranunculus acris)
0.5% MEADOW SWEET (Filipendula ulmaria)
2.8% OXEYE DAISY (Leucanthemum vulgare)
0.1% RAGGED ROBIN (Lychnis flos cuculi)
10.0% ROUGH STALKED MEADOW GRASS (Poa trivialis)
2.8% SALAD BURNET (Sanguisorba minor)
25.0% SLENDER CREEPING RED FESCUE (Festuca rubra litoralis)
10.0% TALL FESCUE (Festuca arundinacea)
7.5% TENO (Phleum bertolonii)
7.5% TUFTED HAIR GRASS (Deschampsia caespitosa)
0.2% WATER PLANTAIN (Alisma plantago aquatica)
2.2% YELLOW FLAG (Iris pseudacorus)
2.0% YELLOW RATTLE (Rhinanthus minor)

Sowing Rate 1g/m2

Sowing Time March – October

Sowing Depth 10mm

Sowing Instructions

Create a fine friable seedbed down to 150mm in depth. Carry out two equal sowings at right angles to each other and diagonally to main axis. Broadcast manually or use seed drill, rake level and roll. Ensure good seed to soil contact.

 

Maintenance
Autumn Sown (First year)
March/April
Cut to 70mm if there is sufficient material (sward above 100mm) no later than mid April.
August/September
Cut to 70mm after flowering. In all cases remove clippings.
Maintenance thereafter
August/September
Cut to 70mm after flowering. In all cases remove clippings.
Spring sown (First year)
August / September
Cut to 70mm after flowering. In all cases remove clippings (Note: a late Spring sowing will result in late flowering)
Maintenance thereafter
August / September
Cut to 70mm after flowering. In all cases remove clippings.