Sky Garden’s UK provenance Wildflower Plugs, are available as 34 native species for use on extensive and intensive green roofs, podiums and landscaping projects. The species have been carefully chosen to provide a long flowering season from Spring through to late Autumn. It has a varied range of colour and habitat which is attractive to pollinators and in aesthetic appearance. Sky Garden’s Wildflower Plugs can be used to meet local and national biodiversity action plans and BREEAM ecology credits.
– Plugs are propagated and nurtured at one of Sky Garden’s three UK nurseries, including hardening off to ensure plant acclimatisation before installation.
– Recommended substrate depth: 100mm
– Recommended planting: 20 per m².
– Substrate must be watered before and after planting, system must be kept moist at least 3 months following installation. Sky Garden offers temporary irrigation systems.
Features and benefits54%
Better rain water retention2-12 dB
Carbon Reduction /metre sq8-12%
Increase in insects /metre sq2-12%
Reduction in ambient temperature5%
Average increase value to the building
Physical Properties Material Propagated and germinated in recycled green waste and mineral blend growing medium in a controlled environment, ensuring stronger plant growth and development. Physical Properties Substrate Depth 100mm Physical Properties Unit Size 40 x 40 x 60mm Physical Properties Plugs per tray 60 Physical Properties Colour Seasonal variation and according to species Technical Properties Species 38 UK provenance Wildflower and Grass species (subject to seasonal variations), see overleaf for full species list. System Considerations - Plugs are propagated and nurtured at one of Sky Garden’s three UK nurseries, including hardening off to ensure plant acclimatisation before installation. - Recommended substrate depth: 100mm Recommended planting: 20 per m². - Substrate must be watered before and after planting, system must be kept moist at least 3 months following installation. Sky Garden offers temporary irrigation systems. Technical Properties "Wildflower Achillea millefolium (Yarrow) Agrimonia eupatoria (Agrimony) Anthyllis vulneraria (Kidney Vetch) Betonica officinalis (Betony) Campanula glomerata (Clustered Bellflower) Campanula rotundifolia (Harebell) Centaurea nigra (Lesser Knapweed) Echium vulgare (Viper’s Bugloss) Galium verum (Lady's Bedstraw) Glebionis segetum (Cornflower Corn Marigold) Hypericum perforatum (Perforate St John's Wort) Hypochaeris radicata (Catsear) Knautia arvensis (Field Scabious) Leontodon hispidus (Rough Hawkbit) Leucanthemum vulgare (Oxeye Daisy) Linaria vulgaris (Common Toadflax) Lotus corniculatus (Birdsfoot Trefoil) Medicago lupulina (Black Medic)" "Origanum vulgare (Wild Marjoram) Papaver rhoeas (Common Poppy) Plantago media (Hoary Plantain) Primula veris (Cowslip) Prunella vulgaris (Selfheal) Ranunculus acris (Meadow Buttercup) Rhinanthus minor (Yellow Rattle) Rumex acetosa (Common Sorrel) Sanguisorba minor ssp. Minor (Salad Burnet) Scabiosa columbaria (Small Scabious) Silene dioica (Red Campion) Silene vulgaris (Bladder Campion) Thymus (Thyme) Trifolium pratense (Red Clover) Grasses Agrostis capillaris (Brown Top Bent) Anthoxanthum odoratum (Sweet Vernal Grass) Briza media (Quaking Grass) Cynosurus cristatus (Crested Dogstail) Festuca rubra (Red Fescue)"
Green Roof Maintenance
SGWP01 - Wildflower Plugs Data Sheet
SGWBS01 - Wildflower Blanket System Data Summary
Download Company Brochure