Set of 5 Wildflowers
A full set of our NEW beautifully illustrated Seedball Tubes: Poppy, Cornflower, Oxeye Daisy, Red Campion and Forget-Me-Not, all which are super for bees, butterflies and other pollinators.
Every tube contains 20 seed balls, each packed with wildlife-friendly wildflower seeds (see below for plant details). These make for lovely gardening gifts, bee and butterfly gifts, eco friendly gifts or birthday gifts. They will work well in window boxes, balcony pots, garden beds and wildlife gardens. It’s time to rewild!
See here for more information on how to use seed balls (they’re super simple to use with no need to dig! Simply scatter, water, and watch them grow!)
Dimensions of each: H 9.3cm, D 3.7cm.
Five Seedball Tubes, each containing 20 balls.
One tube of seed bombs will cover 1 square metre in a garden bed or 3-5 medium sized pots (leave at least 10cm between each ball). Best scattered in Spring or Autumn. See our FAQ page for more details on how to get the best from your seed balls.
A bright red flowering annual - hugely popular and often used as a symbol of remembrance.
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.
A perennial with rose pink petals.
Flowers: March to November
Silenus the merry god of the woodlands in Greek mythology, gave his name to Silene dioica. The second part of its scientific name, dioica, means 'two houses', and refers to the fact that each Red Campion plant has flowers of one sex only, so that two plants are needed to make seeds.
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.
Short annual with blue-grey flowers occasionally interspersed with pink flowers.
Flowers: April to October
Forget me nots have been used in the past for their astringent properties. The name Myosotis is derivation of the Latin and Greek for mouse and ears.