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Native wild flowers can be included in many planting schemes as a way of promoting biodiversity and linking gardens to the wider countryside.

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Betony - Stachys officinalis

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Beautiful, hardy, native perennial with dense spikes of purple flowers from June onwards. Very attractive to bees and butterflies as a nectar source. Plant in full sun. Ht: 45cm (18")

Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 30 seeds

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Bishops Flower - Ammi majus

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Hardy annual with finely divided, feathery foliage and heads of lacy white flowers on branched, slender stems that are excellent for cutting. Attractive to bees and butterflies. Full sun. Height: 140cm (55).

Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 75-100 seeds

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Chicory - Cichorium intybus

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Hardy perennial herb and wildflower with beautiful sky-blue flowers from July to October, which close at midday. Leaves can be eaten in salads. Sun. Ht: 75cm (30")

Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 80 seeds

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Clustered Bellflower - Campanula glomerata

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Hardy perennial with clusters of blue-purple funnel-shaped flowers from May to September. Grow it in a sunny position  where it will attract bees for its nectar and pollen. Ht: 30cm (12")

Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 30 seeds

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Corn Cockle Agrostemma githago

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A beautiful, magenta-purple annual wildflower, once a common sight in cornfields. Perfect for naturalising in a sunny wildflower or cottage garden, the flowers are highly attractive to bees Self-seeds readily. Ht 60cm (2ft)

Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 30 seeds

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Corn Marigold - Chrysanthemum segetum

Attractive, bright golden yellow daisies once commonly seen in cornfields across the British Isles. Like most of the daisy family, it is a valuable plant for many insects. Height: 30cm (12 inches).

Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 80-100 seeds - sold out

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Cornflower Centaurea Black Ball

Hardy annual with  dark purple-black double flowers produced throughout summer, good for cutting. Sunny position. Good for attracting butterflies and bees. Ht : 60cm (24")

Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 30 seeds- Sold out    

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Dropwort - Filipendula vulgaris

Perennial wildflower with creamy-white flowers,  tinged red on the outside. Will withstand drier, limier conditions than its larger relative and is in flower from May to August. Attracts bees. Ht: 75cm (30")

Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 40 seeds - Sold out

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Fox & Cubs - Hieracium aurantiacum

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Hardy perennial with clusters of bright fiery orange-red flowers from May to September.  This is a very good nectar source. Plant in full sun and a well drained soil. Height: 23cm (9 in).

Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 30 seeds

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Foxglove - Digitalis purpurea

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Native European woodland plant with tall spikes of rose purple flowers, spotted inside, from late spring to early summer.  Self-seeds freely.  Highly attractive to bees and other insects. Ht: 4ft (1.2m). Other foxgloves here

Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 100 seeds

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Goats Rue - Galega officinalis

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Hardy perennial with bright green pinnate leaves and large stalks of many pea-like, pale lilac flowers from June to September. Very attractive to bees. Sun. Ht:  85cm (36")

Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 20 seeds

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Gravel Root - Eupatorium purpurea

Hardy perennial with large, domed heads  of rosy flowers, that they provide a feast for butterflies, bees and moths. The leaves smell of vanilla when crushed. Sun or shade. Ht: 160cm (5ft).

Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 30 seeds - sold out

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Hyssop - Hyssop officinalis

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A beautifully aromatic herb with spikes of intense blue flowers from July to September, highly attractive to bees and butterflies. Full sun.
Ht: 75cm. 

Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 30 seeds

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Meadowsweet - Filipendula ulmaria

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Meadowsweet is a native, perennial herb, growing in damp meadows. The sweetly-scented, frothy flowers appear from June to September. Height :to 100cm. The nectar in the flowers attracts hoverflies and bees.

Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 30 seeds 

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Mexican Hat - Ratibida columnifera

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Distinctive, black cone-heads  flanked by fiery, red and yellow petals gently slanting backwards that resemble sombreros. In flower from late spring to July, and will often continue into August and September.Ht: 2ft (60cm)
Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 80-100 seeds

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Oenothera erythrosepala - Evening Primrose

Hardy biennial with highly scented, large lemon flowers produced from July to October. Full sun and well drained soil. The flowers are an important source of nectar for bees and other insects. Height: 1.2m (4ft).
Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 80-100 seeds

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Ox eye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare

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Large, white flowers with yellow centres. This native wildflower is commonly found growing on grassy banks and roadside verges from May to September. It makes an excellent addition to the wildlife garden and attracts many insects.

Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 80-100 seeds

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Poppies

Poppies are great for attracting bees into the garden.

Several varieties can be found here

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Ragged Robin Lychnis flos-cuculi

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Ragged-robin is a lovely but declining plant in the wild due to drainage of its natural wetland habitats. It is an attractive, bushy, upright perennial with loose clusters of 'ragged' pink flowers. Goof for butterflies & bees.

Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 50 seeds   

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Ragged Robin White Lychnis flos-cuculi

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Attractive, bushy, upright perennial with loose clusters of 'ragged' white flowers. Goof for butterflies & bees.


Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 50 seeds 

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Sneezeweed - Helenium autumnale

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Clump forming perennial with masses of bright red and gold daisies with raised central cones, from mid to late summer.   Very attractive to bees, moths and butterflies. Height: 90cm (3ft)

Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 25 seeds

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Sweet Rocket - Hesperis matronalis

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Large spikes of single, lilac flowers produced from May to July, filling the air with their sweet and spicy evening fragrance. Will also attract butterflies, moths and other beneficial insects to your garden. Ht: 75cm (30")

Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 25 seeds

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Sweet Rocket White - Hesperis matronalis Alba

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Large spikes of pure white, highly scented flowers produced from May to July. Will attract butterflies, moths and other beneficial insects to your garden. Ht: 75cm (30")

Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 20 seeds

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Valerian - Valeriana officinalis

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Hardy perennial  with clusters of  pinkish white, scented flowers from June to September. Highly attractive to butterflies and moths. Suitable for a wildflower meadow or open woodland. Sun or partial shade. Ht: 1.2m (48")

 Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 30 seeds

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Wild Bergamot - Monarda fistulosa

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Hardy perennial with upright stems of highly scented, lavender flowers from July to September. Highly attractive to bees and butterflies. Sun or partial shade. Ht: 60cm (24")

Sowing Instructions

Price: 1.50 for 25 seeds

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Yellow Rattle Rhinanthus minor

Bright yellow, lipped flowers with inflated calyxes and hooked upper lips.The fruits rattle inside when ripe. This is the foodplant of the larvae of two rare moths, and also attracts bumblebees. Sun. Ht: 30cm (1ft). Fresh seed 2016.

Sowing Instructions

Price: 7 for 10g or 2 for 2g Buy here
 

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