Wildflower Plants (C-G)

Our wildflower plants are offered here in a number of packsize options. 

Suggested planting density is one plant of each species per square metre - maximum of five species per square metre. Click here for advice on establishing a Wildflower meadow.

Delivery for plug plants is currently 7-10 working days. 

Campion, Bladder (Silene vulgaris) Plant enlarge image

Campion, Bladder (Silene vulgaris) Plant

  • 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: 22-40cm
Campion, Red (Silene dioica) Plant enlarge image

Campion, Red (Silene dioica) Plant

  • 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
Campion, Sea (Silene maritima) Plant enlarge image

Campion, Sea (Silene maritima) Plant

  • Perennial. Solitary white flowers with a net veined 'bladder' and thick waxy leaves Ideal for a rockery.
  • Flowers: June-August.
  • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil.
  • Height: 15cm
    Campion, White (Silene alba) Plant enlarge image

    Campion, White (Silene alba) Plant

    • Perennial, pure white flowers.
    • Often growing on the edge of cornfields, hedgerows and waste ground.
    • Flowers: May - October
    • Requires: Sun
    • Height: To about 1m
    Carrot, Wild (Daucus carota) Plant enlarge image

    Carrot, Wild (Daucus carota) Plant

    • Biennial with white umbelliferous flowers with a pink tinge.
    • Good for drying.
    • Looks good growing with scabious.
    • Flowers: June - October
    • Requires: Sun/well-drained soil.
    • Height: 30-40cm
    • Pre-order now for delivery in April 2020
    Cat's-ear, Common (Hypochaeris radicata) Plant enlarge image

    Cat's-ear, Common (Hypochaeris radicata) Plant

    • 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
    Catchfly, Nottingham (Silene nutans) Plant enlarge image
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    Catchfly, Nottingham (Silene nutans) Plant

    • Drooping white, delicate night scented flowers
    • Appealing to moths
    • Flowers: May to July 
    • Requires: Dry place in the sun 
    • Height: 25-60cm
    Chamomile, Lawn (Anthemis nobilis) Plant enlarge image

    Chamomile, Lawn (Anthemis nobilis) Plant

    • A pleasantly aromatic plant with small, white, daisy-like flowers
    • Can be used as ground cover and does look a lot like a grass lawn 
    • Flowers: June-August
    • Requires: Sunny position with well-drained soil
    • Height: 10-20cm, plant 10cm apart (75 plugs/m2)
    Chicory (Cichorium intybus) Plant enlarge image
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    Chicory (Cichorium intybus) Plant

    • Star-like, delicate clear blue flowers
    • Grow against a wall or fence for best effect
    • Flowers: June onwards 
    • Requires: Grows in most soils
    • Height: 30-90cm 
    Clary, Meadow (Salvia pratensis) Plant enlarge image

    Clary, Meadow (Salvia pratensis) Plant

    • Perennial. Soft hairy plant to about 1m with violet-blue flowers.
    • Flowers: May - August
    • Requires: Dry Grassland, Hay meadows, grassy paths
    • Height: 80 - 100 cm 
      Pre-order now for delivery in Spring 2020
    Clover, Wild Red (Trifolium pratense) Plant enlarge image

    Clover, Wild Red (Trifolium pratense) Plant

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

    Clover, Wild White (Trifolium repens) Plant

    • 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: 10-20cm, but will adapt to being cut short in a lawn. 
    • Pre-order now for delivery in April 2020
    Columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris) Plant enlarge image

    Columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris) Plant

    • Perennial. Long stalked with long-spurred blue-violet flowers.
    • Flowers: June - July.
    • Requires: Woodland edges and roadsides, damp woods, dry and damp grasslands.
    • Height: to about 60cm
    • Pre-order now for delivery in April 2020
    Cowslip (Primula veris) Plant enlarge image

    Cowslip (Primula veris) Plant

    • Perennial. Flowers scented 10-15mm, clustered on a long, leafless stem.
    • Deep yellow with orange markings in centre.
    • Flowers: April - May.
    • Requires: Dry Grassland & scrubland, not acid soils.
    • Height: 15 - 30cm.
    Cranesbill, Meadow (Geranium pratense) Plant enlarge image

    Cranesbill, Meadow (Geranium pratense) Plant

    • Perennial. Large purplish veined flowers, 30mm.
    • Flowers usually in pairs on longer stems.
    • Flowers: July - August.
    • Requires: Meadows, woods. Damp-dry, none acidic soils.
    • Height: 50-100cm.
    Daisy (Bellis perennis) Plant enlarge image

    Daisy (Bellis perennis) Plant

    • Perennial. One of our best-known lawn wild flowers.
    • Flowers: June - September.
    • Requires: Sun
    • Height: 4-6 cms 
    Daisy, Ox-eye (Leucanthemum vulgare) Plant enlarge image

    Daisy, Ox-eye (Leucanthemum vulgare) Plant

    • A well known popular wild flower with lovely, large, white daisy flowers.
    • Also known as the Dog Daisy.
    • Seen in meadows and along roadsides.
    • Flowers: May - September
    • Requires: Sun well-drained soil.
    • Height: 30 - 60 cm.
    Dropwort (Filipendula vulgaris) Plant enlarge image

    Dropwort (Filipendula vulgaris) Plant

    • Perennial. Fern-like leaves and foamy cream flowers opening from pink buds
    • Flowers: May - August
    • Requires: Sun
    • Height: 60-90cm
    Evening-Primrose (Oenothera biennis) Plant enlarge image

    Evening-Primrose (Oenothera biennis) Plant

    • Biennial. Leaves toothed or with entire margins. Yellow flowers 2-3 cms wide. Tolerant of infertile soils.
    • Flowers: June - October
    • Requires: Sun
    • Height: Up to 1m 
    Figwort, Common (Scrophularia nodosa) Plant enlarge image

    Figwort, Common (Scrophularia nodosa) Plant

    • Perennial. Tall erect plant, leaves are paired and short-stalked, flowers are greenish-brown with a purple upper lip.
    • Flowers: June - September
    • Requires: Damp woods, hedges, damp soil.
    • Height: 60-80 cm
    • Pre-order now for delivery in April 2020
    Figwort, Water (Scrophularia aquatica) Plant enlarge image

    Figwort, Water (Scrophularia aquatica) Plant

    • Perennial. Tall, narrow spike that has dark reddish, brown flowers
    • Flowers: June - September
    • Requires: Damp woods, hedges, damp soil
    • Height: 60-120cm
    Fleabane, Common (Pulicaria dysenterica) Plant enlarge image

    Fleabane, Common (Pulicaria dysenterica) Plant

    • Perennial. Soft hairy plant, arrow shaped leaves with underground runners. Lower leaves start dying near flowering time. Yellow flower 15-30mm.
    • Flowers: July-September
    • Requires: Damp meadows, riverbanks, marshes
    • Height: 30-60 cm.
    Forget-me-not, Wood (Myosotis sylvativa) - Plant enlarge image

    Forget-me-not, Wood (Myosotis sylvativa) - Plant

    • Perennial. Hairy plant with leafy stem. Corolla blue, at 5-8 mm across, opening out flat.
    • Flowers: May - July
    • Requires: Meadows, open and damp deciduous woodland. Damp-moist soil, not acid.
    • Height: 30-40cm 
      Pre-order now for delivery in April 2020
    Foxglove, Wild (Digitalis purpurea) Plant enlarge image

    Foxglove, Wild (Digitalis purpurea) Plant

    • Found in open woods, clearings, footpaths; on acid soils.
    • This species is a typical biennial, the flowering stem grows up in the second year
    • The plant normally dies after the seeds have been dispersed. 
    • Flowers: June-September 
    • Requires: Sun or light shade and well drained soil
    • Height: 60 - 150 cm
    • Pre-order now for delivery in April 2020.
    Goat's-Beard (Tragopogon pratensis) Plant enlarge image

    Goat's-Beard (Tragopogon pratensis) Plant

  • Perennial. Yellow dandelion flowers followed by impressive seed heads which are highly attractive to birds.
  • Flowers: May - July
  • Requires: Sun.
  • Height: 30-90cm
    Gypsywort (Lycopus europaeus) Plant enlarge image

    Gypsywort (Lycopus europaeus) Plant

  • 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.
    Marigold, Corn (Chrysanthemum segetum) Plant enlarge image

    Marigold, Corn (Chrysanthemum segetum) Plant

  • Annual. Bright yellow daisy like flowers 5cm across.
  • Flowers: June - October.
  • Requires: Sun
  • Height: 15 – 45 cm
  • Pre-order now for delivery in April 2020.

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