Flower Meadow

A wild flower meadow was establish several years ago. Following 2 poor summers, it was oversown to improve diversity. Two different mixes were used:

Butterfly & Bee mix

Twenty six native British wildflower species, consisting of mainly perennial species and a handful of annual and biennial species to create a permanent area of pure wildflowers. The species included in this mixture create an attractive display from May to October and is suitable for creating habitats for bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects. It contains a wide range of species to create a diverse environment and range of food to support local wildlife.

Common Name Flowers During Type
Agrimony, Common Jun-Sep Perennial
Borage Aug-Sep Annual
Clary, Wild May-Aug Perennial
Clover, Red May-Sep Perennial
Clover, White Jun-Sep Perennial
Corn Cockle May-Aug Annual
Cornflower Jun-Oct Annual
Daisy, Ox-eye May-Sep Perennial
Foxglove, Wild Jun-Aug Biennial
Goat’s-beard Jun-Sep Biennial
Knapweed, Common Jun-Sep Perennial
Knapweed, Greater Jun-Sep Perennial
Loosestrife, Purple Jun-Sep Perennial
Marjoram, Wild Jul-Oct Perennial
Meadow Cranesbill May-Aug Perennial
Musk Mallow May-Sep Perennial
Poppy, Common May-Jul Annual
Ragged Robin May-Aug Perennial
Sainfoin Jul-Sep Perennial
Scabious, Field Jul-Sep Perennial
Scabious, Small Jul-Aug Perennial
Teasel Jul-Aug Biennial
Trefoil, Bird’s-foot Jun-Aug Perennial
Vetch, Kidney May-Oct Perennial
Viper’s Bugloss May-Oct Biennial
Yarrow Jun-Oct Perennial

 

Chalk and Limestone Mix

This mix contains twenty three native British wildflower species, consisting of mainly perennial species to create a permanent area of pure wildflowers.The species included in this mixture create an attractive display from May to October and is suitable for creating habitats in thin infertile alkaline soil types. It is ideal for use in chalk and limestone areas where nutrients are scarce and soil conditions are stony and free-draining

Common Name Flowers During Type
Agrimony Jun – Sep Perennial
Bedstraw, Hedge Jun – Oct Perennial
Bedstraw, Lady’s Jun – Sep Perennial
Black Medick May – Oct Annual
Burnet, Salad Jun – Sep Perennial
Carrot, Wild Jun – Oct Perennial
Cowslip Apr – May Perennial
Daisy, Ox-eye May – Sep Perennial
Dropwort Jun – Aug Perennial
Goat’s-beard Jun – Sep Biennial
Knapweed, Common Jun – Sep Perennial
Knapweed, Greater Jun – Sep Perennial
Marjoram, Wild Jul – Oct Perennial
Meadowsweet Jun – Aug Perennial
Plantain, Hoary May – Sep Perennial
Sainfoin Jul – Sep Perennial
Scabious, Field Jul – Sep Perennial
Scabious, Small Jul – Aug Perennial
Self-heal Jun – Sep Perennial
Toadflax, Common Jun – Oct Perennial
Trefoil, Bird’s-foot Jun – Aug Perennial
Vetch, Kidney May – Oct Perennial
Yarrow Jun – Oct Perennial

Morecambe Bay Naturist Club. Putting Nature back into Naturism

Morecambe Bay Naturist Club, Silverdale, Lancashire

Call/text 07467 246690 Email enquiries@mbnc.org.uk

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Page last updated 2020/01/15/12:00 by Martin R

 

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