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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 Field Scabious 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).

Agrimony, Common (Agrimonia eupatoria) Seeds

  • Perennial meadow plant with decorative leaves and spikes of yellow flowers.
  • Attracts bees and wild birds
  • Flowers: July to September
  • Height: 30-60cm.
  • Approx 60 seeds per gramme.

    Agrimony, Fragrant (Agrimonia procera) Seeds

  • Perennial. Tall upright plant with soft hairs, yellow flowers 5-8mm in a long spike, fruit grooved and spiny.
  • Flowers: June - September
  • Requires: Open woods, hedges, meadows, moist-dry calcareous soils, not acid.
  • Height: can grow to 1.5m.
  • Approx 60 seeds per gramme.

    Agrimony, Hemp (Eupatorium cannabinum) Seeds

  • Perennial. A tall stately plant with masses of white-pink flowers, an excellent butterfly plant attracting large numbers in late summer.
  • Flowers: July-September.
  • Requires: Damp
  • Height: 60-120cm.
  • Approx. 3300 seeds per gramme.

    Angelica, Wild (Angelica sylvestris) Seeds

    • Perennial. Tall hairless plant can grow to 2m, large leaves
    • Stems hollow and purplish , flowers white or pink
    • Flowers: July - September
    • Requires: Damp meadows, wet woodlands, fenland
    • Height: Up to 2m
    • Approx. 100 seeds per gramme.

    Avens, Water (Geum rivale) Seeds

  • Perennial. Pink drooping flowers with purple sepals.
  • Flowers: April to June.
  • Requires: From sun to deep shade. Likes damp places.
  • Height: 30cm.
  • Approx. 500 seeds per gramme.

    Avens, Wood (Geum urbanum) Seeds

  • Perennial. Small yellow flowers followed by burr-like seed heads.
  • Flowers: June onwards.
  • Requires: Deep shade.
  • Height: 30-60cm.
  • Approx. 1400 seeds per gramme.

    Bedstraw, Hedge (Galium mollugo) Seeds

  • Perennial. Small, white starry flowers, best clambering up hedges or shrubs. Sweetly scented.
  • Flowers: July to August
  • Requires: Well drained, dry soil.
  • Height: 30-60cm.
  • Approx. 2000 seeds per gramme.

    Bedstraw, Lady's (Galium verum) Seeds

  • Perennial. Used in victorian times to scent bedding.
  • Delicately whorled leaves and bright golden
  • Beautiful sweet scent in high summer.
  • Flowers: July onwards.
  • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil.
  • Height: 15-30cm.
  • Approx. 1600 seeds per gramme.

    Bellflower, Nettle-leaved (Camp. trachelium) Seeds

  • Perennial. Lower leaves resemble nettle leaves, flowers droop from the top.
  • Flowers: July - September.
  • Requires: Open deciduous woods, scrub and hedgerows.
  • Height: can grow to 1m tall.
  • Approx 4000 seeds per gramme. 

    Betony (Stachys officinalis) Seeds

  • Perennial. Attractive leaves and many stems smothered in brilliant reddish-purple flowers, adored by bees.
  • Flowers: June onwards.
  • Requires: Well drained sunny.
  • Height: 30cm
  • Approx. 600 seeds per gramme.

    Black Medick (Medicago lupulina) Seeds

  • Annual, but can sometimes be persistant. Numerous small oval headed yellow flowers 4-6mm across. Also known as yellow trefoil.
  • Flowers: May - October.
  • Requires: Hay meadows, edges of footpaths, waste ground.
  • Height: 40-50cms.
  • 450 seeds per gramme.

    Bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta) Seeds

  • Native seed. A favourite spring flower favouring shade and damp. Will take a number of years to flower from seed.
  • Fragrant blue-violet flowers from April to June.
  • Good in woodland in association with Red Campion and Greater Stitchwort.
  • Requires light shade.
  • Height: 30-60cm.
  • Approx. 200 seeds per gramme.

    Borage (Borago officinalis) Seeds

  • A stout, roughly hairy annual, has bright blue flowers.
  • Much loved by the bees!
  • Flowers: June on.
  • Requires: Sun
  • Height: 30 - 60 cm.
  • Approx. 100 seeds per gramme

    Burnet, Great (Sanguisorba officinalis) Seeds

  • Perennial. An unusual plant with distinctive reddish - purple oblong "knobs".
  • Looks good with Dark Mullein.
  • Flowers: June to Sept.
  • Requires: Damp sun
  • Height: 45 - 90cm.
  • Approx. 400 seeds per gramme.

    Burnet, Salad (Sanguisorba minor) Seeds

  • Perennial. An attractive rosette of leaves which smell of cucumber when crushed. Unusual purple tinged flowers.
  • Flowers: May-August
  • Requires: Sun
  • Height: 30cm.
  • Approx. 300 seeds per gramme.

    Buttercup, Bulbous (Ranunculus bulbosus) Seeds

  • Perennial. A bulbous rootstock with glossy yellow flowers, good for the sunny wild garden.
  • Flowers: March to June
  • Requires: Sunny, Free drained soil.
  • Height: 30-45cm
  • Approx. 240 seeds per gramme.

    Buttercup, Corn (Ranunculus arvensis) Seeds

  • Perennial. Similar to meadow buttercup but hairless, has small flowers and spiny pods.
  • Flowers: April - July.
  • Requires: damp-moist bare ground, not acid.
  • Height: 25-50 cm.
  • Approx 80-100 seeds per gramme.

    Buttercup, Meadow (Ranunculus acris) Seeds

  • Perennial. The tallest and most graceful of all the buttercups.
  • Glossy yellow flowers, superb growing in association with Ragged Robin.
  • Flowers: May - September
  • Requires: Damp sun.
  • Height: 30-90cm.
  • Approx. 600 seeds per gramme.

    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.

    Goat's-beard (Tragopogon pratensis) Seeds

  • Perennial. Yellow dandelion flowers followed by impressive seed heads which are highly attractive to birds.
  • Flowers: May - July
  • Requires: Sun.
  • Height: 30-90cm.
  • Approx. 140 seeds per gramme.

    Gypsywort (Lycopus europaeus) Seeds

  • Perennial. Leaves are spear-shaped and sharply toothed. Unstalked flowers cluster around each pair of upper leaves on stem. White flowers with red-spotted lower lip.
  • Flowers: July - September.
  • Requires: Overgrown pond margins, reed beds, ditches, marshes, wet-damp soils.
  • Height: 50-100cm.
  • Approx 4000 seeds per gramme

    Hard Rush (Juncus inflexus) Seeds

  • Perennial. Tufted plant, stems greyish and leafless, flowers in a loose cluster.
  • Flowers: May - July.
  • Requires: Wet grassland and moors, damp-moist soils, not acid.
  • Height: 60-100cms.
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    Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia) Seeds

  • Perennial. A well-loved wild flower also known as Scottish Bluebell.
  • Dainty blue 'bells' which attract bees
  • Recommended for the rockery.
  • Flowers: July on
  • Requires: Sun and dry sandy soil
  • Height: 15-45cm
  • Approx. 15000 seeds per gramme.

    Hawkbit, Autumn (Leontodon autumnalis) Seeds

  • Perennial. Dandelion-like flowers and seed heads, a good showy subject.
  • Seeds are magnets for Finches.
  • Flowers: August on.
  • Requires: Sun. Meadows
  • Height: 15cm
  • Approx. 1000 seeds per gramme.

    Hawkbit, Rough (Leontodon hispidus) Seeds

  • Perennial. A meadow plant with yellow dandelion flowers.
  • Also known as Greater Hawkbit.
  • Seed heads form a clock which attracts birds.
  • Flowers: June on.
  • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil.
  • Height: 15-45cm
  • Approx 900 seeds per gramme

    Hedge Parsley, Upright (Torilis japonica) Seeds

  • Grey/green plant with pink dainty umbellifer flowers
  • Flowers: July-Sept.
  • Requires: Shade
  • Height: 45 cm
  • Approx. 500 seeds per gramme.

    Hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium) Seeds

  • Large white umbellifer flowers often tinged pink.
  • Seed is useful bird feed in winter
  • Flowers: June on.
  • Requires: Sun
  • Height: 60-120 cm 
  • Approx. 150 seeds per gramme.

    Iris, Yellow-Flag (Iris pseudacorus) Seeds

  • Perennial. Sword shaped leaves and bright yellow flowers, will stand in water.
  • Flowers: June-August.
  • Requires: Moist situations
  • Height: 90cm
  • Approx. 20 seeds per gramme.

    Knapweed, Common (Centaurea nigra) Seeds

    • Perennial. Thistle-like purple flowers, looks good with ox-eye daisies, also known as Lesser Knapweed.
    • Flowers: June - September.
    • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil.
    • Height: 30-60cm
    • Approx 500 seeds per gramme

    Knapweed, Greater (Centaurea scabiosa) Seeds

  • Perennial. A lovely plant with large, raggy, purple flowers, looks good with scabious, ox-eye daisy and musk mallow.
  • Flowers: June - September
  • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil.
  • Height: 30-60cm
  • Approx. 130 seeds per gramme.

    Loosestrife, Purple (Lythrum salicaria) Seeds

  • Perennial. A lovely plant with bright red/purple spikes
  • Good in a moist border or bog garden.
  • Flowers: June-Aug
  • Requires: Damp
  • Height: 60-120cm
  • Approx. 13600 seeds per gramme.

    Mallow, Common (Malva sylvestris) Seeds

  • Perennial. Very showy, tough plant with a profusion of pink/purple flowers.
  • Flowers: June on.
  • Requires: Best on poor, well-drained soils in full sun.
  • Height: 30 – 90cm.

    Mallow, Musk (Malva moschata) Seeds

  • Perennial. Pale Pink form of Musk mallow.
  • Much admired in our own garden.
  • Flowers: July-Aug.
  • Requires: Sun
  • Height: 30 – 90 cm
  • Approx 500 seeds per gramme

    Marigold, Corn (Chrysanthemum segetum) Seeds

  • Annual. Bright yellow daisy like flowers 5cm across.
  • Flowers: June - October.
  • Requires: Sun
  • Height: 15 – 45 cm
  • Approx. 755 seeds per gramme.

    Marjoram, Wild (Origanum vulgare) Seeds

  • Perennial. Aromatic perennial with masses dark purple buds turning to paler flowers, a good butterfly plant.
  • Flowers: July-Sept.
  • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil.
  • Height: 30-60cm.
  • Approx. 10000 seeds per gramme.

    Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) Seeds

  • Perennial. A lovely plant for the bog garden or moist border.
  • Foamy clusters of small, sweetly fragrant, cream flowers.
  • Flowers: June-Sept.
  • Requires: Sun and damp soil.
  • Approx. 1400 seeds per gramme.

    Mignonette, Wild (Reseda lutea) Seeds

  • Mignonette - French for 'little darling'.
  • Hairless plant, wavy leaves and yellow/greenish flowers.
  • Flowers: May - October
  • Requires: Sun/light soil, waste ground and field margins.
  • Height: 15 – 30 cm
  • Approx. 1400 seeds per gramme.

    Mint, Water (Mentha aquatica) Seeds

  • Perennial. Aromatic plant with minty smell. Purple stems with dense flowers at the end of the stem.
  • Flowers: July to October.
  • Requires wet meadows, wet woodland marshes, river banks. Usually on calcareous soils.
  • Height: 60- 80 cm.
  • Approx 9000 seeds per gramme.

    Mullein, Dark (Verbascum nigrum) Seeds

  • Perennial. A lovely plant - much admired in our garden.
  • A rosette of leaves throws up a spike of rich yellow flowers with orange anthers, grow in herbaceous border.
  • Flowers: June - September
  • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil.
  • Height: 15 – 45cm.
  • Approx. 11000 seeds per gramme.

    Mullein, Great (Verbascum thapsus) Seeds

    • Biennial. Very tall, covered in white, woolly hairs. Long leaves, pale-yellow flowers on short stalks, grouped together on a dense spike. 
    • Flowers: July - September.
    • Requires: Woodland margins, clearings, disturbed-weedy places. Dry soil.
    • Height: 1m-1.8m.
    • Approx. 14000 seeds per gramme.

    Mustard, Garlic (Alliaria petiolata) Seeds

  • Biennial. Also known as Hedge Garlic and Jack-by-the-hedge. Hairless plant smelling of garlic when crushed. Leaves toothed and heart-shaped, long stalked. White flowers in a leafless cluster.
  • Flowers: April - July.
  • Requires: Damp deciduous woods and scrub, hedgerows. Moist-dry soils.
  • Height: 30-80cm.
  • Approx 450 seeds per gramme.

    Parsnip, Wild (Pastinaca sativa) Seeds

    • Member of the Carrot family.
    • Leaves pinnate, with 2-7 pairs of irregularly toothed lobes. Petals yellow, 0.5mm long and 1mm broad.
    • Common on chalk soils
    • Flowers: July - Sept
    • Requires: Sun

    Plantain, Hoary (Plantago media) Seeds

  • A grass-like perennial with a 5cm spike of small vanilla scented pinkish-purple flowers. Good reliable meadow subject.
  • Flowers: June-August.
  • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil.
  • Height: 30 cm.
  • Approx. 2000 seeds per gramme.

    Plantain, Ribwort (Plantago lanceolata) Seeds

  • Grass-like perennial with spikes of blackish-brown flowers with yellow anthers. Common meadow component.
  • Flowers: April - September.
  • Requires: Prefers a sunny position.
  • Height: 60-90cm.
  • Approx. 400 seeds per gramme.

    Poppy, Common (Papaver rhoeas) Seeds

  • Annual. The red poppy that is seen in fields everywhere.One of our most popular wildflowers. Synonymous with the 1914-18 Great War. Ideally requires a frost or chilling to help germination.
  • Flowers: May - July
  • Requires: Sun.
  • Height: 30-60cm.
  • Approx. 11000 seeds per grammes.

    Quaking-grass, Common (Briza media) Seeds

  • Perennial. Known in the Midlands as 'Tommy tottles'.
  • A decorative grass with green/purplish spikelets which shake in the breeze.
  • Flowers: June to August.
  • Requires: Sun.
  • Height: 22-45cm.
  • Approx. 2000 seeds per gramme.

    Ragged Robin (Lychnis flos-cuculi) Seeds

  • A lovely perennial with dainty pink flowers with 'ragged' petals.
  • Looks terrific in a wetland meadow with meadow buttercup.
  • Flowers: May-July
  • Requires: Damp soil and sun.
  • Height: 30-60cm
  • Approx. 5400 seeds per gramme.

    Sage, Wood (Teucrium scorodonia) Seeds

  • Perennial. A good woodland subject with lovely crinkly, light green leaves and greenish-yellow flowers with prominent maroon stamens.
  • Flowers: July-Sept.
  • Requires: Shade.
  • Height: 30cm
  • Approx. 1600 seeds per gramme.

    Sainfoin (Onobrychis vicifolia) Seeds

  • Perennial. A bushy meadow plant with cone-shaped spikes Aromatic perennial with masses dark purple buds turning to paler flowers. A good butterfly plant.
  • Flowers: July-September.
  • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil.
  • Height: 40 cm.
  • Approx: 70 seeds per gramme

    Scabious, Devil's-bit (Succisa pratensis) Seeds

  • Perennial. Soft hairy stem, flowering heads about 2cms across, compact and violet-blue.
  • Flowers: June - September.
  • Requires: Poor grassland, fenland, meadows, damp, acid-calcareous soils.
  • Height: 50-80cm.
  • Approx 600 seeds per gramme. 

    Scabious, Field (Knautia arvensis) Seeds

  • Perennial. Blue-lilac 'pincushion' flowers in summer. Looks attractive with Ox-eye Daisies.
  • A nectar plant for butterflies and bees.
  • Flowers: July - September.
  • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil.
  • Height: 30-90cm
  • Approx. 130 seeds per gramme.

    Scabious, Small (Scabiosa columbaria) Seeds

    • Perennial. A smaller version to Field Scabious, slightly hairy leaves.
    • Flowers: July - August.
    • Requires: Dry chalky grassland, banks.
    • Height: 60 - 70 cms
    • Approx 700 seeds per gramme. 

    Sedge, Pendulous (Carex pendula) Seeds

  • Perennial. Tussock & rhizome forming plant, leaves to 20mm wide, drooping.
  • Flowers: May and June.
  • Requires: Woods, damp-moist soil, not acid. Light - heavy shade.
  • Height: 100-140cms.
  • Approx. 1250 seeds per gramme.

    Self-heal (Prunella vulgaris) Seeds

  • A perennial with purple-violet flower, self-seeds readily.
  • Flowers: June - September.
  • Requires: Sun or semi-shade
  • Height: Up to 20cm.
  • Approx. 1350 seeds per gramme.

    Sneezewort (Achillea ptarmica) Seeds

    • Perennial. Leaves narrow, pointed and finely toothed.
    • Small flower heads in loose clusters.
    • Flowers: July - September
    • Requires: Grasslands, marshes, damp soil. Not calcareous soils.
    • Height: 25 - 50 cms
    • Approx. 4200 seeds per gramme.

    Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis) Seeds

  • Perennial. Flowers weakly-scented and clustered in the upper leaves, can be pale pink or white. 
  • Flowers: June - September.
  • Requires: Damp-moist soils, Found along footpaths, waste ground, hedges and river banks.
  • Height: 50 -70 cms.
  • Approx 500 seeds per gramme.
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    Sorrel, Common (Rumex acetosa) Seeds

  • Perennial. Reddish pink flower spikes, arrow shaped leaves turn crimson.
  • Flowers: May-August.
  • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil.Found in many meadows.
  • Height: 15-60cm.
  • Approx. 2000 seeds per gramme.

    Sorrel, Sheep's (Rumex acetosella) Seeds

  • Perennial. Flower spikes are reddish pink - smaller than Common Sorrel - with daintier leaves.
  • Flowers: May-August.
  • Requires: Sun.
  • Height: 7-25cm
  • Approx. 2500 seeds per gramme.

    St John's-wort, Common (Hyp. perforatum) Seeds

  • Perennial. A shrub-like plant with clusters of golden yellow flowers.
  • Flowers: June - September.
  • Requires: Sun and well-drained soils.
  • Height: 30-60cm
  • Approx. 9000 seeds per gramme.

    St John's-wort, Hairy (Hypericum hirsutum) Seeds

    • Perennial. Hairs on stems and on both sides of leaves distinguish this specie. 
    • Flowers pale-yellow and quite large (to 1.5cm across).
    • Flowers: July - August.
    • Requires: Damp woods, scrub, shaded areas, usually on calcareous soils.
    • height: 60-100 cms.
    • Approx 12000 seeds per gramme.

    St John's-wort, Square-stemmed (Hyp. tetra.) Seeds

  • Perennial. Flowers rather small and pale yellow.
  • Flowers: June - September
  • Requires: Wet grassland and damp woodland, often near water, acid-calcareous soils. 
  • Height: 30 - 60 cms.
  • Approx 6000 seeds per gramme.

    Strawberry, Wild (Fragaria vesca) Seeds

  • Perennial. Long rooting runners, has silky-hairy leaves with white flowers that produce tiny red fleshy head.
  • Flowers: May - June.
  • Requires: Open woods, woodland edges, scrubland, dry soils, not acid.
  • Height: to 20cm tall.
  • Approx 3000 seeds per gramme.

    Sweet Vernal-grass (Anthox. odoratum) Seeds

  • Perennial. Anthoxanthum odoratum. Gives the characteristic smell of freshly mown hay.
  • Flowers: April - July
  • Requires: Sun
  • Height: 30 - 60 cm.
  • Approx. 2500 seeds per gramme.

    Teasel (Dipsacus fullonum) Seeds

  • Tall biennial with conical, prickly flower heads banded with purple.
  • Can be dried for flower arrangements.
  • Goldfinches adore the seed.
  • Flowers: July-Aug.
  • Requires: Sun
  • Height: 60-200cm
  • Approx 350 seeds per gramme.

    Toadflax, Common (Linaria vulgaris) Seeds

  • Perennial. Hedgerows and meadows with yellow/orange snap-dragon flowers.
  • Flowers: June - October
  • Requires: Sun/light shade.
  • Height: 30-60cm

    Trefoil, Bird's-foot (Lotus corniculatus) Seeds

  • Perennial. Also known as 'Eggs and Bacon'. Lovely clusters of yellow/orange pea-like flowers.
  • Flowers: May - October.
  • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil.
  • Height: 15-25cm
  • Approx. 600 seeds per gramme.

    Trefoil, Greater Bird's-foot (Lotus uliginosus) Seeds

  • Yellow flowers in a larger head than bird's-foot trefoil.
  • Flowers: June-August.
  • Requires: Moist.
  • Height: 30 cm.
  • Approx. 2000 seeds per gramme.

    Tufted Hair-grass (Desch. caespitosa) Seeds

  • Perennial. Silver/purplish spikelets on flowers 
  • Flowers: June-August.
  • Requires: Damp
  • Height: 30 - 120 cm.
  • Approx 7500 seeds per gramme.

    Venus Looking-glass (Lego. speculum-veneris) Seeds

  • Annual. Leaves oblong and wavy-edged, flowers with a tube 15-30mm long and spreading petal lobes, violet in colour.
  • Flowers: June - August
  • Requires: Arable fields and waste land, moist-dry soils.
  • Height: 30 - 40 cms.

    Vetch, Common (Vicia sativa) Seeds

  • Only pink succulent to be found in woods, numerous small purplish - pink flowers
  • Flowers: June-Sept.
  • Requires: Sun
  • Height: 45 cm
  • Approx. 75 seeds per gramme.

    Vetch, Kidney (Anthyllis vulneraria) Seeds

  • Perennial. Showy yellow flowers and a hairy calyx. A long flowering period.
  • Flowers: May - October
  • Requires: Open sunny position chalk or limestone preferred.
  • Height: 7-15cm.
  • Approx. 350 seeds per gramme. 

    Vetch, Tufted (Vicia cracca) Seeds

  • Perennial. Showy bright blue - violet flowers.
  • Flowers: June-August.
  • Requires: Sun
  • Height: 60 –120 cm
  • Approx. 100 seeds per gramme.

    Vetchling, Grass (Lathyrus nissolia) Seeds

  • Annual. Also known as Grass Pea. Has no tendrils makes it look like a grass leaf. Flowers pink-purple with one or two flower heads on stem from main plant.
  • Flowers: May - July.
  • Requires: Meadows, shrubland, wasteland, moist-dry soil, not acid.  
  • Height: 40-60cm.

    Vetchling, Meadow (Lathyrus pratensis) Seeds

  • Perennial. Straggling plant, yellow flowers 2cm weakly scented, branched tendrils. Fruit a blackish hairless pod to 4cm long. 
  • Also known as "Meadow Pea".
  • Flowers: May - August.
  • Requires: Meadows, woodland edges, shrubs. Wet-moist soils.
  • Height: 50 - 100 cms.
  • Approx.100 seeds per gramme

    Viper's Bugloss (Echium vulgare) Seeds

  • Flowers on tall spikes with pink buds opening to a glorious display of vivid blue.
  • A fantastic plant, highly attractive to bees.
  • Flowers: June to September.
  • Requires: Well-drained soil and full sun
  • Height: 15-30cm
  • Approx. 230 seeds per gramme.

    Wavy Hair-grass (Deschampsia flexuosa) Seeds

  • Perennial. Shining silvery purplish spikelets on slender stalks
  • Flowers: June - July
  • Requires: Acid soils
  • Height: 22 - 45 cm.
  • Approx. 3000 seeds per gramme.

    Weld (Reseda luteola) Seeds

  • Flowers in long narrow spikes, yellowish green. Dark green wavy edged leaves.
  • Flowers: June-September.
  • Requires: Sun
  • Height: 60-120 cm
  • Approx. 4400 seeds per gramme.

    Wild Garlic - Ramsons (Allium ursinum) Seed

    A wild relative of chives, Wild Garlic (or Ramsons) grow in damp woods, scrub, hedges and on shady banks, where its garlicky aroma will fill the air.

    • The leaves are edible but have a surprisingly mild flavour.
    • This is an excellent plant for ground cover in a wet corner of the garden.
    • Flowers: April-June
    • Height: 30cm
    • Approx. 180 seeds per gramme

    Woundwort, Hedge (Stachys sylvatica) Seeds

  • Perennial. Flowers dark beetroot purple with whitish blotches. Loved by bees.
  • Flowers: June - September.
  • Requires: Shade
  • Height: 30 - 90 cm
  • Approx. 1000 seeds per gramme.

    Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) Seeds

  • White, aromatic flowers.
  • Flowers: June - October
  • Requires: Sun.
  • Height: 30 – 45 cm.
  • Approx. 6000 seeds per gramme.

    Yellow Oat-grass (Trisetum flavascens) Seeds

  • Perennial. Usually yellowish or variegated with yellow and purple. Also known as "Golden Oat-grass".
  • Flowers: June - July
  • Requires: tolerates a wide range of soils, drought-resistant.
  • Height 20 - 75 cm
  • Approx. 3000 seeds per gramme.

    Yellow-rattle (Rhinanthus minor) Seeds - 2019 crop

  • Annual. Also known as Hay-rattle, hemi-parasite that needs grass to grow. Pale Yellow, mature seed pods rattle.
  • Flowers: June - September
  • Requires: All types of grassland
  • Height: 20 - 50 cm
  • Approx. 270 seeds per gramme.
  • 2019 crop now available

    BS Handheld Spreader BS125

    This user-friendly hand-held broadcast is useful for spreading wildflower seeds, or for general use in small gardens etc. Can be used for seed and fertiliser.

     

    • Flow control
    • Capacity: 1kg Seed / 3kg Fertiliser
    • Spreading pattern: 1.5 - 2 metres

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