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 3-4 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
    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
    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 
    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. 
    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
    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.
    Foxglove, Wild (Digitalis purpurea) Plant enlarge image

    Foxglove, Wild (Digitalis purpurea) Plant

    • Found in open woods, clearings, footpaths; on acid soils.
    • This specie 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
    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.

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