The original and most popular of our tall annual and perennial mixes, Every Kind Of Soil is an award-winning flower meadow, based on country-style flowers that grow well regardless of soil and climatic conditions; it is therefore highly recommended for novice gardeners, ensuring satisfaction from the first year.
A colourful collection of cottage garden favourites, chosen for their value to wildlife and combined to create drifts of meadowy blooms. Successive flowering over several months will provide a continuous food source for pollinators. Sow directly onto prepared soil. Perfect for wildlife gardens, community spaces and urban ecology.
Average height: 70-80cm
Aspect: Sunny area
Soil type: Loam, Wet, Dry, Clay
Sowing time: September-October or March-June
First signs of blossom: 6 to 8 weeks after sowing, and April in the second year
Average flowering period: 3 months
Coverage: 7 and 30 square metre pack sizes
Main colours: Multicoloured
25 annual & perennial species including: Agrostemma githago (Corncockle), Ammi majus (Queen Anne’s Lace), Centaurea cyanus (Cornflower), Chrysanthemum leucanthemum (Oxeye Daisy), Chrysanthemum segetum (Corn Marigold), Coreopsis lanceolata, Gypsophila elegans (Baby’s Breath), Lathyrus odoratus (Sweet Pea), Linum perenne (Perennial Flax), Lupinus perennis, Papaver rhoeas (Common Poppy) and Salvia horminum (Annual Sage).
Our packaging is made from FSC recycled cardboard and environmentally friendly inks. The seed bags are waxed paper or compostable starch to keep seeds in the best condition during storage. Seed packs are supplied ready-mixed with organic husks for ease of distribution.