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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 

Christmas Gift Set

Looking for a thoughtful gift for someone special that loves bees? We have created the perfect Wildflower Christmas Gift Set.

  

The gift set is made up of:  

  • 2 x Tiptree Pure Honey Pots (28g)
  • 1 x Pure & Natural Beeswax Candle
  • 1 x Small Wooden Honey Dipper
  • 50g Bee and Butterfly Wildflower Seed Mix
  • 2g Red Campion Seeds
  • 2g Corn Chamomile Seeds
  • 2g Corn Marigold Seeds
  • 2g Common Knapweed Seeds
  • 2g Corncockle Seeds
  • 1 x Wildflower Establishment and Maintenance Booklet
  • 1 x Christmas Charm
  • 1 x Bee Charm
  • 1 x Red festive tag that we can personalise with a name for you (please write any details in the comments box on the address/delivery details page of the checkout)

 

Order yours by the 18th December to ensure your gift bag is delivered in time for Christmas.

Bee Christmas Gift Bag

Discover a new and unique way to surprise wildlife and pollinator lovers this Christmas with our new Bee Christmas Gift Bag which makes for an ideal and very thoughtful stocking filler.

 

Package contains:  

  • 10g Butterfly and Bee Wildflower Mix
  • 2g Cornflower Seeds
  • 2g Foxglove Seeds
  • 2g Common Knapweed
  • 1 x Christmas Charm
  • 1 x Bee Charm
  • 1 x Red festive tag we can personalise with a name for you (please write any details in the comments box on the address/delivery details page of the checkout).
  • Order by the 18th December to ensure your gift bag is delivered in time for Christmas.
  • Delivery to UK and Europe (click here for more details).

 

The Bee Christmas Gift Bag includes wildflower seed mixtures that have been specially selected as they are perfect for bees. The rustic hessian bag tied together with red and white string, two charms and a red personalised tag gives them a unique and festive look.

Butterfly Christmas Gift Bag

Discover a new and unique way to surprise wildlife and pollinator lovers this Christmas with our new Butterfly Christmas Gift Bag which makes for an ideal and very thoughtful stocking filler.

  

Package contains: 

  • 10g Butterfly and Bee Wildflower Mix
  • 2g Ox Eye Daisy Seeds
  • 2g Wild Marjoram Seeds
  • 2g Salad Burnet Seeds
  • 1 x Christmas Charm
  • 1 x Butterfly Charm
  • 1 x Red festive tag we can personalise with a name for you (please write any details in the comments box on the address/delivery details page of the checkout).
  • Order by the 18th December to ensure your gift bag is delivered in time for Christmas.
  • Delivery to UK and Europe (click here for more details).

 

The Butterfly Christmas Gift Bag includes wildflower seed mixtures that have been specially selected as they are perfect for butterflies. The rustic hessian bag tied together with red and white string, two charms and a red personalised tag gives them a unique and festive look.

Free Christmas Gift Wrapping

Wildflower seed makes a great Christmas present! Simply add this product to your basket and your wildflower seed will be gift wrapped completely free of charge

  • Seed can be sent fully gift wrapped directly to the recipient.
  • Includes sowing and maintenance instructions.
  • A handwritten note can be included (please write any details in the comments box on the address/delivery details page of the checkout).
  • Order by 18th December to ensure delivered in time for Christmas.
  • Delivery to UK and Europe (click here for more details).

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.

    Catchfly, Night-Flowering (Silene noctiflora) Seeds

  • Annual. Found in arable fields, pink flowers rolling shut in the daytime to show yellowish petal undersides.
  • Flowers: June to September
  • Requires: Sun, found in dry, chalk & limestone soils 
  • Height: 20 - 40cm
  • Approx. 900 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.

    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.

    Columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris) Seeds

  • Perennial. Long stalked with long-spurred blue-violet petals.
  • Flowers: June - July.
  • Requires: Woodland edges and roadsides, wet woods, dry & damp grassland.
  • Height: to about 60 cm.

    Corncockle (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.

    Cow Parsley (Anthriscus sylvestris) Seeds

  • Perennial. White umbellifer flowers like lace. Known as "Queen Anne's Lace".
  • Flowers: April-June.
  • Requires: Sun
  • Height: 60 - 90cm
  • Approx. 200 seeds per gramme.

    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.

    Cranesbill, Meadow (Geranium pratense)

  • Perennial. Hairy plant, violet or light blue flowers are usually in pairs on long forked stems . Seed pods will appear lower down the plant while still in flower.
  • Flowers: June - September.
  • Requires: Damp meadows, along stream sides, wet woodlands.
  • Height: 60-100cm.
  • Approx 120 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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