Wildflower Seeds (O-Sor)

Our wildflower species are offered here in seed form.

 

Pansy, Wild (Viola tricolor) Seeds

Pansy, Wild (Viola tricolor) Seeds

  • Perennial. Flowers to 3cm tall, weakly fragrant, yellow to purple/blue or can be both.
  • Flowers: June - August.
  • Requires: Footpaths, waste ground, dunes, sun.
  • Height: Plant to 30cm, flowers to 3cm
  • Approx. 700 seeds per gramme 
    Parsnip, Wild (Pastinaca sativa) Seeds

    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, Ribwort (Plantago lanceolata) Seeds

    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.
    Sage, Wood (Teucrium scorodonia) Seeds

    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.
    Saw-wort (Serratula tinctoria) Seeds

    Saw-wort (Serratula tinctoria) Seeds

    • Perennial. Similar to Knapweed. Violet-red flowers 1.5cms.
    • Flowers: July - September
    • Requires: Grasslands, open woods, damp-moist calcareous soils
    • Height: Up to 1m tall
    Saxifrage, Burnet (Pimpinella saxifraga) Seeds

    Saxifrage, Burnet (Pimpinella saxifraga) Seeds

  • Perennial. Has a finely-ribbed stem and mostly rounded leaf lobes.
  • Flowers: May - September.
  • Requires: Dry grassland, heaths and open woodland, not acid soils.
  • Height: 50 - 100cm.
  • Approx 750 seeds per gramme. 
    Scabious, Devil's-bit (Succisa pratensis) Seeds

    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

    Scabious, Field (Knautia arvensis) Seeds

    • Perennial. Rather coarse, hairy leaves and stem. Flowers in flat heads to 40mm across, pale-mauve.
    • Flowers: June - September
    • Requires: Grass meadows, dry slopes, footpath edges, fields. Dry soils.
    • Height: 60-100cm.
    • Approx 130 seeds per gramme. 
    Scabious, Small (Scabiosa columbaria) Seeds

    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. 
    Self-heal (Prunella vulgaris) Seeds

    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.
    Sorrel, Common (Rumex acetosa) Seeds

    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

    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.

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