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Rough Hawkbit Wildflower Seed

Product Code: 130JC1814-pro

Rough Hawkbit Wildflower Seed​ is a pretty yellow flower which belongs to the daisy family but appears more like a dandelion. On closer inspection it has a slender hairy stem and hairy leaves. The flowers close in the afternoon so adding to the magic of the meadows charm as they change colour before your very eyes. The Hawkbit is similar in name and character to the Cats Ear, Hawk weed and Goats beard. They are the longest flowing species in the meadows, from May till October and a favourite food plant of the marsh fertility butterfly.

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Rough Hawkbit Wildflower Seed is a pretty yellow flower which belongs to the daisy family but appears more like a dandelion. On closer inspection it has a slender hairy stem and hairy leaves. The flowers close in the afternoon so adding to the magic of the meadows charm as they change colour before your very eyes. The Hawkbit is similar in name and character to the Cats Ear, Hawk weed and Goats beard. They are the longest flowing species in the meadows, from May till October and a favourite food plant of the marsh fertility butterfly.

Latin Name

  • Leontodon hispidus

Life Cycle

  • Perennial

Flowering Time

  • May to October

Rough Hawkbit Wildflower Seed Max Flowering Height

  • 50cm

Rough Hawkbit Wildflower Seed Approx Sowing Rate

  • 2.75kg/Acre

Wildflower Site Preparation

The site should be weed free. Annual weeds should be controlled by mechanical means or by the use of contact based herbicide. Perennial weeds, for example docks thistle, nettles and couch grass can be dealt with using a translocated herbicide such as Round-Up. Cultivate to achieve a fine seed bed, sow seed mix and then roll to ensure firmness. The best results are obtained when there is good contact between the soil and the seeds.

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Sowing can best be achieved by mixing the seed with dry sand, dry sifted topsoil or sawdust and evenly broadcast. It is important that the seed is in contact with moisture in the soil so the seedbed should be lightly raked and then rolled.

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Wildflower Site Preparation The site should be weed free. Annual weeds should be controlled by mechanical means or by the use of contact based herbicide. Perennial weeds, for example docks thistle, nettles and couch grass can be dealt with using a translocated herbicide such as Round-Up. Cultivate to achieve a fine seed bed, sow seed mix and then roll to ensure firmness. The best results are obtained when there is good contact between the soil and the seeds. Sowing Times Sowing can best be achieved by mixing the seed with dry sand, dry sifted topsoil or sawdust and evenly broadcast. It is important that the seed is in contact with moisture in the soil so the seedbed should be lightly raked and then rolled.