These come in great variety depending on the soil, situation and whether things have been sown or planted or just allowed to develop naturally. All have a base of permanent grass and need at least one cut and lift in late summer or autumn to stop bushes and eventually tree seedlings taking over. This one has had some sowing
as the greater knapweed now so prominent is not common on the East Lothian coast. It is part of the Scottish Ornithologists Club garden at Aberlady. A Caley outing visited there a few years back but it is open free of charge seven days a week.