Acid Soil Wildflower Mix

The Acid Soil Wildflower Mix offer a mix which incorporates perennials, biennials and annuals suited to moderately acidic soils (pH 4 – 5.5). Acidic soils are often found in pine forests and peat bogs or where leaching occurs due to excessive rainfall.


Wildflower  Percentage Wildflower  Percentage
Vetch; Common 14.00% Fumitory; Common 3.00%
Bluebell; English 9.50% St John’s-wort; Perforate 3.00%
Marigold; Corn 8.50% Scabious; Devil’s-bit 3.00%
Vetch; Tufted 8.25% Betony 2.50%
Chicory 8.00% Foxglove 2.00%
Clover; White 8.00% Teasel 2.00%
Cornflower 7.50% Pansy; Wild 0.75%
Poppy; Field 7.00% Harebell 0.50%
Bird’s-foot-trefoil; Common 5.00% Daisy 0.25%
Heather 3.50% Tormentil 0.25%
Trefoil; Lesser 3.50%




Soil Type Moderately Acidic
Maximum Height 200cm
Flowering Period April – September
Coverage 1.5-2g/m2
Frequency Perennials/Biennials/Annuals
Shade  3 out of 5
Sun 5 out of 5
Drainage  5 out of 5
Colours  5 out of 5
Pollinator  5 out of 5


In this mix

Heather / Calluna vulgaris
Heather is a distinctive sight in the natural landscape, with its dark green foliage and pink and purple flowers. It thrives on acidic soils, and
when included in a wildflower mix provides an extra bit of winter colour and coverage. Heather is a hardy plant that can cope with exposed
conditions, while providing food for butterflies and caterpillars.

Frequency Evergreen
Height 20 – 50cm
Colour Pink/Purple
Flowering period August to October
Soil Sand, Clay, Loam
pH Acid
Moisture Moist but Well-drained

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