Annuals Mix

A gorgeous mix of colourful native wildflower annuals – Poppy, Chamomile, Cornflower, Corn marigold, and Night-flowering catchfly. All will flower in their first Spring / Summer season and are ideal for attracting pollinators and other garden wildlife.

Each bag of Annuals Mix contains 100 seed balls, enough to cover 5 metre square in a garden bed or 15-25 medium sized pots (leave at least 10cm between each ball). Best scattered in Spring or Autumn.

£12.00

Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus)

Annual.
Height: 90cm
Flowers: June to August
Cornflowers are edible. They have a cucumber-like taste. Flowers can be consumed in the form of salad and tea, or used as a garnish.

Common Poppy (Papaver rhoeas)

A bright red flowering annual - hugely popular and often used as a symbol of remembrance.
Height: 30-60cm.
Flowers: May to July
The remembrance poppy is the common field poppy, one of the first wildflowers to colonise disturbed ground or fallow cornfields. It became identified with the battle zones of the First World War, or Flanders Fields, which were originally corn fields.

Corn Marigold (Chrysanthemum segetum)

A medium height annual plant, its flowers are golden-yellow discs with prominent ray florets.
Height: 51-60cm
Flowers: June to October

Night Flowering Catchfly (Silene noctiflora)

Similar in appearance to white campion but covered with sticky hairs and more deeply notched petals. So pretty!
Flowers: July-September
Height - 75-80cm

Camomile Flower, Photograph: Toshiyuki IMAI

Corn Chamomile (Anthemis austriaca)

A cheerful cornfield flower, this lovely annual produces large, daisy-like flowers throughout summer and autumn and is highly attractive to pollinators.
Flowers: May-August
Height 50cm

When will they flower?

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