Having been involved in over 1500 planting schemes for clients, we believe that we have 3 very effective colour schemes, Queen, Honey and Bumble all of which flower up to a height of 1 metre and from early Spring to late Autumn. We also offer to grow any particular planting schemes required for the following year.
Queen Bee: A stunning pallet of whites, off whites, creams, silvers, greys and greens. Particularly striking if grown on banks and in amongst white stemmed silver birch jacquemontii. Totally transforms a shady looking area.
Honey Bee: A stunning pallet of whites, yellows, reds, greens and browns. Particularly striking if planted in amongst prunus serrul.
Bumble Bee: A stunning pallet of whites, blues, pinks, greens and greys. Suited to most peoples pallets.
We can also supply some non native plug perennials to further add spice to any of the above planting schemes. For the poppy lovers we can use a substitute perennial called geum Mrs Bradshaw for example, which unlike the poppy , will return year after year
Bee Wild is a low maintenance solution. It requires only 1 cut per year
This is an ideal solution as an alternative for tricky to mow/ strim areas
Ideal solution for banks, steep hills and slopes
Ideal for replacing costly and labour intensive cottage garden beds and borders
Perfect for partitioning and reducing some large lawned areas, reducing mowing
Wildflower Turf is a mix of wildflowers and flowering perennials designed to create a natural wildflower meadow.
A mix of 25 annuals, 23 Perennials , 7 grass species.. Mass of Colour in first year. Perennials come back year after year. Attractive to bees, Butterflies and other Wildlife. Free Establishment & Maintenance Notes. The application rate is 5 grams per square metre or yard. Sow Mid March to Mid May or Mid August to Mid September. Sow at 5 grams to the square metre The annual will flower in the first year. Then the perennials will come back from year two year after year. Grows to about to 1 to 1.5 metre. Annuals 10% include Virginia Stocks, Mixed ,Larkspur mixed , Echium, Cosmos mixed Glysophila, Candytuft . Chrysanthemum mixed, Mignonette. Night Scented Stock, Callendula, Alyssum Maritimumbn. Gypsophilia Covent Garden, Godetia. Linum flowers Nigella Nigella, Tagetes Patula seeds,Adonis Aestivalis. Dimorphotheca.. Corepsis tinctoria ,Cornflower, Escscholzia Yellow, (Califonian Poppy) California poppy ,Rudbeckia Yellow, Corn Cockle, Corn Marigold, Cornflower, Field Poppy, Corn Chamomile, Scented Mayweed, night flowering catchfly, For Get me Not and Long headed Poppy Corn Cockle may be harmful if eaten Perennials 10% include Birdsfoot Trefoil (Lotus Corniculatus), Common Cat's Ear (Hypochaeris Radicata), Cowslip (Primula Veris), Field Scabious (Knautia Arvensis), Lady's Bedstraw (Galium Verum), Lesser knapweed (Centaurea Nigra), (Meadow Buttercup (Ranunculus Acris), Meadow Vetchling (Lathyrus pratensis), Musk Mallow (Malva Moschata) Ox Eye Daisy (Leucanthemum Vulgare) Ragged Robin (Lychnis Flos Cuculi), Red Campion (Silene Dioica) Ribwort Plantain (Planatago Lanceolata), Rough Hawkbit (Leontodon hispidus) Salad Burnet (Sanguisorba Minor) Self Heal (Prunella Vulgaris) , Small Scabious (Scabiosa columbaria), Common Sorrel (Rumex Acetosa) , White Campion (Silene Alba) , Wild Carrot (Daucus carota) ,Upright Hedge Parsley (Torilis Japonica) Yarrow, (Achillea millefolium) Yellow Rattle (Rhinanathus Minor) , Wild Clary (Salvia Verbenaca); Grass Species 80% Browntop Bent, Crested Dogstail, Sheeps Fescue, Chewings Fescue, Slender Creeping Red Fescue, Yellow Oat Grass, Sweet Vernal Grass, There are 25 carefully chosen wildflower species sown in Hampshire Wildflower Turf. They have been chosen so that different plants flower at different times during the flowering season providing a dynamic and ever changing display and an important nectar source for bees, butterflies and other insects.
The soil type that the meadow is established in will determine the type of flowers which grow best and the mixture will adapt according to the rainfall and temperature in different seasons.