Mum's Meadow

A super wildflower gift tin for your Mum 🙂  This limited edition design is based on our Plantlife Mix – five native wildflowers that are most likely to thrive in the nutrient rich soils commonly found in our gardens. Proceeds from the sale of every tin go directly to supporting Plantlife’s new nature reserve – Greena Moor in Cornwall.

Each ball contains approximately 30 seeds per ball from a mix of Meadow buttercup, Oxeye daisy, Red clover, Self heal and Yarrow. Each tin has 20 seed balls, enough to cover 1 metre square in a garden bed or 3-5 medium sized pots (leave at least 10cm between each ball). Best scattered in Spring or Autumn.

£6.00

The ideal mix for flower bed meadows! Designed by Plantlife, this mix includes five native wildflowers that are most likely to thrive in the nutrient rich soils commonly found in our gardens. Plus we’re delighted to say that proceeds from the sale of every tin go directly to supporting Plantlife’s Greena Moor nature reserve in Cornwall. You can find out more about Plantlife and Greena Moor in the next tab along… 

  • Meadow buttercup, Oxeye daisy, Red clover, Self heal and Yarrow.
  • 20 balls per tin, 30 seeds per ball.
  • Easy to use, simply scatter on top of soil in a garden bed or planter.
  • Scatter in spring or autumn. Sprouts seen in 4-6 weeks.

Meadow Buttercup (Ranunculus acris)

The tallest of our native buttercups, meadow buttercup has distinctive yellow petals.
Height: 5-100cm
Flowers: April to October

Oxeye Daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare)

Perennial
Height: 30-90cm
Flowers: May to September
Geeklet: In Austria and Germany oxeye daisies were hung inside the house as it was believed they would repel lightning.

Red Clover (Trifolium pratense)

Perennial with trefoil leaves and pinky red flowers. Good weed suppressor
Height: 10-45cm
Flowers: May to September
Geeklet: The trifolium can help to break up heavy soil over time, plus it adds nitrogen to the soil, meaning healthy plants all round!

Self Heal (Prunella vulgaris)

Perennial
Height:10-50cm
Flowers: June to September
Geeklet: The common name Selfheal, sometimes written as Self-heal, refers to the plant having been used as a treatment for wounds and bruises until recent times.

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

A perennial aromatic herb with white flowers arranged in a many flowered flat umbel head.
Height: 8-60cm
Flowers: June to August
Geeklet: Yarrow is a common herb that has been highly regarded for its medicinal properties in Britain since Anglo-Saxon times, it is said that Achilles used this herb to treat the wounds of his soldiers.

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