Cornflower, Centaurea cyanus. This annual wildflower favourite, produces vibrant, bright blue flowers from June to August. It can grow 60-80cm tall and likes full sun and well drained soil. This plant is perfect for attracting pollinators.
Common Poppy, Papaver rhoeas. A bright and bold flower, most commonly known as the Remembrance Poppy, has been seen in Britain as far back as the Bronze Age. This annual plant flowers from June to Augustand is attractive to pollinators, particularly Bumble Bees.
Oxeye Daisy, Leucanthemum vulgare. This common grassland perennial, is the largest member of the daisy family. It grows and matures quickly and produces large flowers, between June and September. Very attractive to pollinators, particularly bees, butterflies and hoverflies.
Corn Cockle, Agrostemma githago. A pretty annual that has been know in Britain since the Iron Age. Its magenta flowers bloom from May to September and are attractive to pollinators, especially bees. Thrives best in full sun and well drained soil.
Field Scabious, Knautia arvensis. This lovely, clump forming perennial produces dainty lilac, pincushion type flowers from July to September. It has rough, hairy stems and can grow up to 1.5m tall. Attractive to bees and butterflies.
Yellow Rattle, Rhinanthus minor. This distinctive looking annual, thrives in grassland and likes full sun. It produces yellow, tube like flowers from May to September, that are attractive to bees, especially Bumble Bees. Once the flowers fade, the seed pods turn brown and have a distinctive rattle.
Red Campion, Silene dioica. An attractive perennial found in woodlands, hedgerows and along verges. The deep pink flowers have 5 main petals that split at the tips and bloom from May to September. This clump forming plant is very attractive to bees, butterflies, moths and hoverflies.
Foxglove, Digitalis purpurea. This biennial or short lived perennial, is commonly found along woodland edges, heaths, verges and hedgerows. From June to September, a collection of distinctive bell shaped flowers with spotty centres, bloom on tall stems. Attractive to bees.
10 gram packets of native flower seed. See back of individual packs for sowing instructions.