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Wildflower Seeds (C-F)

Wildflower Bulbs, Wildflower Seed Mixtures and Wildflower Plug Plants. Buy Online or Call 0800 883 0169 for Advice. Boston Seeds are wholesale online seed suppliers for Private Individuals, Businesses and Sports Clubs.

 

A Guide to Wildflower Species 

Campion, Bladder (Silene vulgaris) Seeds

  • Perennial. An unusual plant with white, slightly drooping flowers above a purplish veined bladder. A nectar plant for butterflies.
  • Flowers: June-August.
  • Requires: well drained soil and full sun
  • Height: 20-40cm.
  • Approx. 1200 seeds per gramme.

    Campion, Red (Silene dioica) Seeds

  • Perennial. A lovely specimen to brighten hedgerows, meadows and shady spots in the garden.
  • Bright rose-pink flowers.
  • Flowers: April - September
  • Requires: Part shade
  • Height: 30-60cm.
  • Approx. 800 seeds per gramme.

    Campion, White (Silene alba) Seeds

  • Perennial. Pure white flowers. Often growing on the edge of cornfields or hedgerows.
  • Flowers: May - October
  • Requires: Sun
  • Height: 30-60cm.
  • Approx. 800 seeds per gramme.

    Carrot, Wild (Daucus carota) Seeds

  • Biennial. White umbelliferous flowers with a pink tinge. Good for drying.
  • Flowers: June - October
  • Requires: Sun/well-drained soil.
  • Height: 30-40cm.
  • Approx. 1100 seeds per gramme.

    Cat's-ear, Common (Hypochaeris radicata) Seeds

  • Perennial. A good meadow component with rich yellow flowers and dandelion-like seed heads.
  • Flowers: May to September.
  • Requires: Sun/Part shade
  • Height: 30-45cm.
  • Approx. 1250 seeds per gramme.

    Chamomile, Corn (Anthemis arvensis) Seeds

  • Annual. Produces white, 'daisy' fragrant flowers.
  • Flowers: May-July.
  • Requires: Sun.
  • Height: 30 cm
  • Approx. 5000 seeds per gramme.

    Clary, Wild (Salvia verbenaca) Seeds

  • Perennial. Smaller specie to Meadow Clary. Stems purplish with few leaves with blue to violet flowers.
  • Flowers: June to September.
  • Requires: Dry grassland soils, hay meadows and grassy paths.
  • Height: 60 - 100cm.
  • Approx. 300 seeds per gramme

    Clover, Suckling (Trifolium dubium) Seeds

  • Annual. Also known as Lesser Trefoil or Lesser Hop trefoil. Small yellow flowers 3mm. Often found in domestic lawns.
  • Flowers: May to September.
  • Requires: Found in hay meadows, edges of footpaths, waste ground.
  • Height: 10 - 20 cms.
  • Approx 1500 seeds per gramme. 

    Clover, Wild White (Trifolium repens) Seeds

  • Perennial. Evergreen creeping plant, 3-lobed leaves. White flowers,10mm, smelling faintly of honey. Found in garden lawns- will stay greener during drought conditions.
  • Attracts bees and other insects when in flower.
  • Flowers: May - September.
  • Requires: Found in all types of grassland, lawns, waste ground, footpaths.
  • Height: 10-20 cm, but will adapt to being cut short in a lawn.
  • Approx 1500 seeds per gramme.

    Corn Cockle (Agrostemma githago) Seeds

  • A softly hairy annual, With beautifully intricate reddish - purple flowers.
  • Flowers: June-Aug.
  • Requires: Sun.
  • Height: 60-120 cm
  • Approx. 80 seeds per gramme.

    Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus) Seed

  • Annual, well known in gardens in various colour forms.
  • Has bright blue flowers.
  • Flowers: June-Aug.
  • Requires: Sun
  • Height: 30-60cm
  • Approx. 200 seeds per gram.

    Cowslip (Primula veris) Seeds

    • Perennial. Flowers scented 10-15mm, clustered on a long, leafless stem. Deep yellow with orange markings in centre.
    • Flowers: April - May.
    • Requires: Dry grassland and scrubland, not acid soils.
    • Height: 15-30cm.
    • Approx 1100 seeds per gramme.

    Daisy (Bellis perennis) Seeds

  • Perennial. One of our best-known wild flowers, adorning many a lawn.
  • Flowers: All year.
  • Requires: Sun.
  • Height: 4-6cm.
  • Approx. 8000 seeds per gramme.

    Daisy, Ox-eye (Leucanthemum vulgare) Seeds

  • A well known wild flower with lovely, large, white daisy flowers.
  • Also known as the Dog Daisy.
  • Often seen in meadows and on roadsides.
  • Flowers: May onwards.
  • Requires: Sun well-drained soil.
  • Height: 30 –60 cm.
  • Approx. 3000 seeds per gramme. 

    Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) Seeds

  • Perennial. A golden blaze in the May meadows and banks.
  • Basal rosettes of leaves deeply lobed or toothed (dent de lion), flowers are composed of bright yellow ray - florets.
  • Flowers: April-May
  • Approx. 8000 seeds per gramme.

    Dropwort (Filipendula vulgaris) Seeds

    • Perennial. Fern-like leaves and foamy cream flowers opening from pink buds.
    • Flowers: May/August
    • Requires: Sun
    • Height: 60-90cm
    • Approx. 850 seeds per gramme.

    Evening-primrose (Oenothera biennis) Seeds

    • Biennial. Leaves toothed or with entire margins. Yellow flowers 2-3cm long
    • Tolerant of infertile soils
    • Flowers: June - October
    • Requires: Sun
    • Height: Up to 1m
    • Approx. 2250 seeds per gramme.

     

    Figwort (Scrophularia nodosa) Seeds

  • Perennial. Multi-head flowers on short stems attached to tall stems with paired leaves, flowers are greenish-brown, about 10mm long with a purple upper lip. 
  • Flowers: June - September
  • Requires: Damp woods, hedges. Damp, acid-calcareous soils.
  • Height: 60-100cm.
  • Approx 12000 seeds per gramme.

    Fleabane, Common (Pulicaria dysenterica) Seeds

  • Perennial. Soft hairy plant with arrow shaped leaves with underground runners. Lower leaves start dying near flowering time. Yellow flower 15-30mm.
  • Flowers: July - September
  • Requires: Damp meadows, river banks, marshes.
  • Height: 30-60 cm
  • Approx 16000 seeds per gramme 

    Forget-me-not, Field (Myosotis arvensis) Seeds

  • A delightful annual with blue or pink flowers, will self -seed readily.
  • Flowers: April on.
  • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil.
  • Height: 7-25cm.
  • Approx. 4000 seeds per gramme.

    Foxglove, Wild (Digitalis purpurea) Seeds

  • A well-known stately plant with pink-purple flowers on tall spikes, good bee plant.
  • Flowers: June/Sept
  • Requires: Sun or light shade and well-drained soil.
  • Height: 60-150cm
  • Approx. 12000 seeds per gramme.

    Fumitory (Fumaria officinalis) Seeds

  • Pinkish purple or white flowers tipped with maroon.
  • Flowers: April - October.
  • Requires: Sun
  • Height: 15 – 22 cm
  • Approx. 500 seeds per gramme.

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