Wildflower Seeds (Car-F)

Our wildflower species are offered here in seed form.

 

Carrot, Wild (Daucus carota) Seeds enlarge image

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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 Red (Trifolium pratense) Seeds enlarge image

    Clover, Wild Red (Trifolium pratense) Seeds

  • Perennial. Trefoil leaves and pinkish-red rounded flower heads.
  • Essential component of the spring meadow.
  • Flowers: May - September.
  • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil.
  • Height: 10-45cm.
  • Approx. 1000 seeds per gramme.
    Clover, Wild White (Trifolium repens) Seeds enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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.
    Cow Parsley (Anthriscus sylvestris) Seeds enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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, Ox-eye (Leucanthemum vulgare) Seeds enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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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