Description – Over 30 wild flowers, suitable for newcomers to wild flower growing. Create a flowering meadow or just a natural patch in the flower garden. Along with some of the prettiest wild flowers are nectar and food plants for bees, butterflies and other insects to make a haven for wildlife. Some plants flower the first summer, the rest in spring, summer or autumn the next year. Height: 20-150cm (8in-5ft). Average Height: 60cm (2ft). Contents include: Ladys Bedstraw, Meadow Buttercup, Corn Chamomile, Wild Clary, Cowslip, Crane’s-Bill, Ox-eye Daisy, Foxglove, Harebell, Corn Marigold, Field Scabious, Teasel, Toadflax and many others. Please Note: Even though wild flowers they should not be scattered in the wild without the authorisation of your local Nature Conservation Trust.
Sowing – Sow spring or autumn in a sunny, weed free site, preferably of low fertility, don’t use fertiliser. Rake well to make a seed bed, mix the seed with 9 parts dry sand and sow evenly. Lightly rake in and firm the soil with the feet or a roller.
Growing – Thin out seedlings carefully to 3cm (12in) apart and transplant thinnings carefully.
Aftercare – Keep free of common garden weeds and grass.
Flowers – Spring to Summer