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Design a meadow from scratch using a collection of single species

  • agriomony

    Agrimony Seed

    Agrimonia eupatoria

    Agrimony produces slender spikes of small yellow star-like flowers from June. It prefers well drained soils and is common on edgelands and waysides. Good for nectar feeding insects.

  • Autumn Hawkbit

    Autumn Hawkbit Seed

    Leontodon/Scorzoneroides autumnalis

    Autumn Hawkbit. Perennial wildflower. Rosettes of low growing leaves. Yellow dandelion flowers on fine stems June to autumn. Found in meadows and shorter grasslands. Prefers sun

  • Betony Seed

    Stachys officinalis

    Betony produces reddish purple spikes of long lasting flowers , up to 50cm tall, from June to September. Beloved of bees and butterflies.

  • bilberry

    Bilberry Seed

    Vaccinium myrtillus

    Bilberry is a small deciduous shrub that is in flower from May to June and the tiny seeds in small purple berries ripen from July to September. It is noted for attracting wildlife and there is a particular bee called the Bilberry Bumblebee! Although awkward to pick, the berries make a delicious pie or crumble especially when mixed with other soft fruit or apples.

    Seed from Scotland

  • bladder campion

    Bladder Campion Seed

    Silene vulgaris

    Perennial wildflower. White flowers with two lobed petals. Papery, inflated bladders behind the flowers are creamy-green.

  • bluebell

    Bluebell Seed

    Hyacinthoides non-scripta

    Bluebells produce masses of nodding heads of flowers above glossy strap leaves in May. They will grow reasonably in most conditions except the hottest and driest. Visited by bees and butterflies for the nectar.

  • burdock

    Burdock Seed

    Arctium lappa

    Burdock. Large, perennial wild flower with huge, coarse, slightly hairy leaves. Purple red thistle-like flowers  turn into very clingy burrs/hooked seed heads.

  • Coltsfoot

    Coltsfoot Seed

    Tussilago farfara

    Coltsfoot has bright yellow flowers on scaly robust stems in very early in spring. Fleshy roundish leaves follow later.

  • Common Knapweed

    Common Knapweed Seed

    Centaurea nigra

    Common Knapweed, Centaurea nigra is also known as Hardheads. Purple thistle-like flowers in May to September followed by hard slightly prickly seed-heads. The plant itself has no prickles. Insect friendly.


  • common mallow

    Common Mallow Seed

    Common Mallow. Perennial wildflower often found on roadsides and waste places. Large purple-pink flowers all summer up tall stems. Hairy palmate leaves.

  • Common Reed

    Common Reed Seed

    Phragmites australis

    Common Reed grows waving, tall, grass like stems with plumes of dark, purplish grass flowers late in summer. Excellent for birds living on the water margins.

  • Corn Chamomile

    Corn Chamomile Seed

    Anthemis arvensis

    Annual Corn Chamomile has white Daisy flowers, slightly scented, with yellow centres from summer to early autumn. Ferny foliage

  • Corn Marigold Seed

    Glebionis(Chrysanthemum) segetum

    Annual Corn Marigold has cheerful, bright yellow daisies growing just less than a metre tall through the summer.

  • Corncockle

    Corncockle Seed

    Agrostemma githago

    Corncockle is an attractive cornfield annual with beautiful, purple pink flowers in July.

  • Cornflower

    Cornflower Seed

    Centaurea cyanus

    Beautiful blue, annual wildflower with spikey petals. Flowers June to August.

  • cotton grass

    Cotton Grass Seed

    Eriophorum vaginatum
  • Cowslip

    Cowslip Seed

    Primula veris

    Cowslips are a favourite harbinger of spring. Whorls of yellow scented flowers on stems of 20cm. Prefers a sunny spot.

  • Devils Bit Scabious

    Devil’s Bit Scabious Seed

    Succisa pratensis

    A perennial of damp places. Blue flowers from summer to autumn, usually covered with bees

  • field poppy

    Field Poppy Seed

    Papaver rhoeas

    Field Poppy has red tissue paper flowers with black centres held on delicate hairy stems in June.

  • Field Scabious Seed

    Knautia arvensis

    A perennial wildflower and a great nectar source for bees and butterflies. Blue flowers in summer until autumn over grey-blue foliage

  • Fleabane

    Fleabane Seed

    Pulicaria dysentarica

    Quite large yellow daisy flowers July-Sept on tall stems. Soft green foliage, aromatic. Likes damp places.

  • Foxglove Seed

    Digitalis purpurea

    Tall spikes of purple tubular flowers in early summer over rosettes of large soft leaves. Likes semi-shade.

  • Verbascum thapsus or Great Mullein

    Great Mullein Seed

    Verbascum thaspus

    Sturdy, tall spikes of yellow flowers are held above rosettes of woolly white leaves, through the summer.

    Seed from Shropshire

  • Greater Burnet

    Greater Burnet Seed

    Sanguisorba officinalis

    Tight round globes of purple-red flowers on waving stems in summer and autumn, over divided, soft green leaves. Grows to 1 metre plus in a season.

    Seed from Shropshire