Wildflower Plugs (Q-S)

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 3-4 working days. 

Burnet, Saxifrage (Pimpinella saxifraga) Plant enlarge image

Burnet, Saxifrage (Pimpinella saxifraga) Plant

  • 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.
Ragged Robin (Lychnis flos-cuculi) Plant enlarge image

Ragged Robin (Lychnis flos-cuculi) Plant

  • A lovely perennial with dainty pink flowers with 'ragged' petals.
  • Looks terrific in a wetland meadow with meadow buttercup.
  • Flowers: May-July
  • Requires: Damp soil and sun.
  • Height: 30-60cm
Sage, Wood (Teucrium scorodonia) Plant enlarge image

Sage, Wood (Teucrium scorodonia) Plant

  • 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
    Sainfoin (Onobrychis vicifolia) Plant enlarge image

    Sainfoin (Onobrychis vicifolia) Plant

    • Perennial. A bushy meadow plant with cone-shaped spikes. Aromatic perennial with masses dark red flowers turning to  pink.
    • A good butterfly plant.
    • Flowers: July - September
    • Requires: Sun and well drained soil, found in meadows and along footpaths
    • Height: 40 - 50 cm
    Saw-wort (Serratula tinctoria) Plant enlarge image

    Saw-wort (Serratula tinctoria) Plant

    • Perennial. Similar to Knapweed. Violet-red flowers size 1.5cms.
    • Flowers: July - September
    • Requires: Grasslands, open woods, damp-moist calcareous soils
    • Height: Up to 1 m tall.
    Scabious, Devil's-bit (Succisa pratensis) Plant enlarge image

    Scabious, Devil's-bit (Succisa pratensis) Plant

  • Perennial. Soft hairy stem, flowering heads about 2cms across, compact and violet-blue.
  • Flowers: June - September.
  • Requires: Poor grassland, fenland or meadows, damp-moist acid-calcareous soils.
  • Height: 50-80cm.
    Scabious, Field (Knautia arvensis) Plant enlarge image

    Scabious, Field (Knautia arvensis) Plant

    • Perennial. Blue-lilac 'pincushion' flowers in summer.
    • Looks attractive with ox-eye daisies.
    • A nectar plant for butterflies & bees.
    • Flowers: July - September
    • Requires: Sun and well drained soil.
    • Height: 30-90 cm
    Scabious, Small (Scabiosa columbaria) Plant enlarge image

    Scabious, Small (Scabiosa columbaria) Plant

    • Perennial. A compact small plant with pale blue flowers, plants are a magnet for butterflies.
    • Flowers: July - August
    • Requires: Lime-rich soil and sun.
    • Height: 30cm
    Sedge, Pendulous (Carex pendula) Plant enlarge image

    Sedge, Pendulous (Carex pendula) Plant

    • Perennial. Tussock and rhizome forming, spreading plant, leaves to 22mm wide, drooping.
    • Flowers: May - June
    • Requires: Woods, damp-moist soil, not acid. Light-heavy shade.
    • Height: 100 - 140 cms 
    Self-heal (Prunella vulgaris) Plant enlarge image

    Self-heal (Prunella vulgaris) Plant

    • A perennial with a purple-violet flower.
    • Self-seeds readily.
    • Flowers: June on.
    • Requires: Sun or semi-shade
    • Height: Up to 20cm.
    Sneezewort (Achillea ptarmica) Plant enlarge image

    Sneezewort (Achillea ptarmica) Plant

    • Perennial. Leaves narrow, pointed and finely toothed.
    • Small flower heads in loose clusters.
    • Flowers: July - September
    • Requires: Grasslands, marshes, damp soil. Not calcareous soils.
    • Height: 25 - 50 cms
    Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis) Plant enlarge image

    Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis) Plant

  • Perennial. Flowers weakly-scented and clustered in the upper leaves, can be pale pink or white. 
  • Flowers: June - September.
  • Requires: Damp-moist soils, Found along footpaths, waste ground, hedges and river banks.
  • Height: 50 -70 cms.
    Sorrel, Common (Rumex acetosa) Plant enlarge image

    Sorrel, Common (Rumex acetosa) Plant

    • Perennial. Reddish pink flower spikes, arrow shaped leaves turn crimson.
    • Component of meadows.
    • Flowers: May-Aug.
    • Requires: Sun and well-drained soil.
    • Height: 15-60cm.
    Sorrel, Sheep's (Rumex acetosella) Plant enlarge image

    Sorrel, Sheep's (Rumex acetosella) Plant

  • Perennial. Flower spikes are reddish pink - smaller than Common Sorrel - with daintier leaves.
  • Flowers: May-August.
  • Requires: Sun.
  • Height: 7-25cm
    St John's-Wort, Common (Hypericum perforatum) Plant enlarge image

    St John's-Wort, Common (Hypericum perforatum) Plant

    • Perennial. A shrub-like plant with clusters of golden yellow flowers.
    • Flowers: July on.
    • Requires: Sun and well-drained soils.
    • Height: 30-60cm
    St John's-Wort, Hairy (Hypericum hirsutum) Plant enlarge image

    St John's-Wort, Hairy (Hypericum hirsutum) Plant

    • 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
    Stitchwort, Greater (Stellaria holostea) Plant enlarge image

    Stitchwort, Greater (Stellaria holostea) Plant

  • Perennial. One of our prettiest woodland and hedgerow spring flowers. White flowers up to 3cm on slender stalks. Petals notched and leaves narrow and stiff.
  • Flowers: April - June.
  • Requires: Hedges, banks and wood-margins. Damp-moist soils.
  • Height: 25-60cms
    Strawberry, Wild (Fragaria vesca) Plant enlarge image

    Strawberry, Wild (Fragaria vesca) Plant

  • 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

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