Wildflower Seeds (St-Z)

Our wildflower species are offered here in seed form.


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

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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 (allium ursinum) seed enlarge image

    Wild Garlic (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: 30 cm
    • Approx. 180 seeds per gramme.
    Woundwort, Hedge (Stachys sylvatica) Seeds enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    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 enlarge image

    Yellow-rattle (Rhinanthus minor) Seeds

  • 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.

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