Wildflower Plants (H-P)

Our wildflower plugs 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 3-5 working days. 

Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata) Plant enlarge image

Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata) Plant

  • Biennial. Also known as Hedge Garlic and Jack-by-the-hedge. Hairless plant smelling of garlic when crushed. Leaves toothed and heart-shaped, long stalked.
  • White flowers in a leafless cluster.
  • Flowers: April - July.
  • Requires: Damp deciduous woods and scrub, hedgerows. Moist-dry soils.
  • Height: 30-80cm.
Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia) Plant enlarge image

Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia) Plant

  • Perennial. A well-loved wild flower also known as Scottish Bluebell.
  • Dainty blue 'bells' which attract bees
  • Recommended for the rockery.
  • Flowers: June - September
  • Requires: Sun and dry sandy soil
  • Height: 15-45cm
    Hawkbit, Autumn (Leontodon autumnalis) Plant enlarge image

    Hawkbit, Autumn (Leontodon autumnalis) Plant

  • Perennial. Dandelion-like flowers and seed heads, a good showy meadow subject.
  • Seeds are magnets for Finches.
  • Flowers: August on.
  • Requires: Sun.
  • Height: 15cm
    Hawkbit, Rough (Leontodon hispidus) Plant enlarge image

    Hawkbit, Rough (Leontodon hispidus) Plant

  • Perennial. A meadow plant with yellow dandelion flowers.
  • Also known as Greater Hawkbit.
  • Seed heads form a clock which attracts birds.
  • Flowers: June on.
  • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil.
  • Height: 15-45cm
    Hawkweed, Spotted (Hieracium maculatum) Plant enlarge image

    Hawkweed, Spotted (Hieracium maculatum) Plant

  • Perennial. Yellow flowers, attractive spotted leaves.
  • Flowers: June on.
  • Requires: Sun.
  • Height: 45 cm
    Hyssop, Anise (Agastache foeniculum) Plant enlarge image

    Hyssop, Anise (Agastache foeniculum) Plant

  • Scented leaves with violet soft flower spikes
  • Excellent plant for bees and butterflies
  • Flowers: June onwards 
  • Requires: Sun
  • Height: 60cm
    Iris, Yellow-Flag (Iris pseudacorus) Plant enlarge image

    Iris, Yellow-Flag (Iris pseudacorus) Plant

  • Perennial. Sword shaped leaves and bright yellow flowers, will stand in water.
  • Flowers: June-August.
  • Requires: Moist situations
  • Height: 90cm
    Knapweed, Common (Centaurea nigra) Plant enlarge image

    Knapweed, Common (Centaurea nigra) Plant

    • Perennial. Thistle-like purple flowers, looks good with ox-eye daisies, also known as Lesser Knapweed.
    • Flowers: June - September.
    • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil.
    • Height: 30-60cm
    Knapweed, Greater (Centaurea scabiosa) Plant enlarge image

    Knapweed, Greater (Centaurea scabiosa) Plant

    • Perennial. A plant with purple flowers, looks good with scabious, ox-eye daisy and musk mallow
    • Flowers: June - September
    • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil
    • Height: 30-60cm
    Loosestrife, Purple (Lythrum salicaria) Plant enlarge image

    Loosestrife, Purple (Lythrum salicaria) Plant

  • Perennial. A lovely plant with bright red/purple spikes
  • Good in a moist border or bog garden.
  • Flowers: June-Aug
  • Requires: Damp
  • Height: 60-120cm
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    Mallow, Common (Malva sylvestris) Plant enlarge image

    Mallow, Common (Malva sylvestris) Plant

    • Perennial. Very showy, tough plant with a profusion of pink/purple flowers.
    • Flowers: May - September
    • Requires: Well drained soils, footpaths, waste ground
    • Height: 30 - 90 cms 
    Mallow, Musk (Malva moschata) Plant enlarge image

    Mallow, Musk (Malva moschata) Plant

  • Perennial. Pale Pink form of Musk mallow.
  • Much admired in our own garden.
  • Flowers: July-Aug.
  • Requires: Sun
  • Height: 30 – 90 cm
    Mallow, Musk White (Malva moschata) Plant enlarge image

    Mallow, Musk White (Malva moschata) Plant

    • White form of Musk mallow 
    • Flowers: July-Aug
    • Requires: Sun 
    • Height: 30 - 90 cms 
    Marigold, Marsh (Caltha palustris) Plant enlarge image

    Marigold, Marsh (Caltha palustris) Plant

    • Perennial. Hairless plant, leaves broad, shiny and heart shaped with long stalks. Flowers bright shiny yellow, to 5cm across.
    • Flowers: March - August.
    • Requires: Wet meadows or wet woodlands, stream sides, wet/damp soils.
    • Height: 25 - 50 cm 
    Marjoram, Wild (Origanum vulgare) Plant enlarge image

    Marjoram, Wild (Origanum vulgare) Plant

  • Perennial. Aromatic perennial with masses dark purple buds turning to paler flowers, a good butterfly plant.
  • Flowers: July-Sept.
  • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil.
  • Height: 30-60cm
    Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) Plant enlarge image

    Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) Plant

    • Perennial. A lovely plant for the bog or moist garden.
    • Foamy clusters of small, sweetly fragrant, cream flowers.
    • Flowers: June-Sept.
    • Requires: Sun and damp soil.
    • Height: Up to 2m tall
    Mignonette, Wild (Reseda lutea) Plant enlarge image

    Mignonette, Wild (Reseda lutea) Plant

    • Mignonette - French for little darling.
    • Hairless plant, wavy leaves and yellow/greenish flowers.
    • Flowers: May-October
    • Requires: Sun. Waste ground and field margins.
    • Height: 25 -60 cm
    Mint, Water (Mentha aquatica) Plant enlarge image

    Mint, Water (Mentha aquatica) Plant

    • Perennial. Aromatic plant with minty smell. Purple stems with dense flower clusters at the end of each stem.
    • Flowers: July to October
    • Requires: Wet meadows, wet woodlands, marshes, river banks. Usually on calcareous soils. 
    • Height: 60-80cm
    Mullein, Dark (Verbascum nigrum) Plant enlarge image

    Mullein, Dark (Verbascum nigrum) Plant

  • Perennial. A lovely plant - much admired in our garden.
  • A rosette of leaves throws up a spike of rich yellow flowers with orange anthers, grow in herbaceous border.
  • Flowers: June - September.
  • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil.
  • Height: 15 – 45cm.
    Mullein, Great (Verbascum thapsus) Plant enlarge image

    Mullein, Great (Verbascum thapsus) Plant

    • Biennial. Very tall, covered in white, woolly hairs. Long leaves, pale-yellow flowers on short stalks, grouped together on a dense spike.
    • Flowers: July - September
    • Requires: Woodland margins, clearings, disturbed weedy areas. Prefers dry soil.
    • Height: 1m - 1.8m
    Mullein, Moth (Verbascum blattaria) Plant enlarge image

    Mullein, Moth (Verbascum blattaria) Plant

    • Biennial. Prefers a sunny position in poorer soil
    • Pink or white flowers up the stalk 
    • Flowers: June onwards 
    • Requires: Sun
    • Height: 60-100cm
    Plantain, Hoary (Plantago media) Plant enlarge image

    Plantain, Hoary (Plantago media) Plant

    • A grass-like perennial with a 5cm spike of small vanilla scented pinkish-purple flowers.
    • Good reliable meadow subject.
    • Flowers: June-August.
    • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil.
    • Height: 30 cm.
    Plantain, Ribwort (Plantago lanceolata) Plant enlarge image

    Plantain, Ribwort (Plantago lanceolata) Plant

  • 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.
    Primrose, Wild (Primula vulgaris) Plant enlarge image

    Primrose, Wild (Primula vulgaris) Plant

    • A native perennial common throughout the British Isles.
    • Grows in woods, hedgebanks and grassy places.
    • Flowers: February - May
    • Height: 20-30 cm. 
    • The name comes from prima rosa - first rose.

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