Annuals

Our annual wildflower seeds are simple and easy to grow species, ideal for creating a stunning flowering effect during the first year. They can be used on their own for a bold statement, or mixed with our Wildflower Seed Mixtures to give first year colour or sown on their own for a display of colour.

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  1. Perfect for Pollinator Black Medick Seeds (Medicago lupulina)
    Black Medick Seeds (Medicago lupulina)
    Black Medick is a familiar plant belonging to the legume or clover family. Good for: Bees and insects Height: 40-50cm Prefers: Sun and well-drained soils Flowers: May to Oct Seeds per gram: 450... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

  2. Perfect for Pollinator Borage Seeds (Borago officinalis)
    Borage Seeds (Borago officinalis)
    Borage is a strong, medium height annual with bright blue flowers. Good for: Bees and insects Height: 30-60 cm Prefers: Sun and well-drained soils Flowers: June to Sept Seeds per gram: 100... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

  3. Perfect for Pollinator Common Poppy Seeds (Papaver rhoeas)
    Common Poppy Seeds (Papaver rhoeas)
    Evocative red annual, short to medium height, a lover of disturbed ground and agricultural soils if given a chance to flower. Replenishes its bright vermilion petals each day. Good for: butterflies and bees Height: 30-60cm Prefers: Sun Flowers: May to July Seeds per gram: 11,000... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

  4. Perfect for Pollinator Corn Chamomile Seeds (Anthemis arvensis)
    Corn Chamomile Seeds (Anthemis arvensis)
    The delightful white daisy flowers of this annual wildflower were once a common sight is cornfields. It is now much rarer due to widespread use of selective herbicides. It has a compact upright habit, ideal for use on borders. Finches love to eat the flower seed heads. Good for: butterflies and be... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

  5. Perfect for Pollinator Corn Marigold Seeds (Chrysanthemum segetum)
    Corn Marigold Seeds (Chrysanthemum segetum)
    Glorious annual wildflower seeds very like a single Chrysanthemum. Slightly fragrant and can be used as cut flowers.Prolific in its production of wild flowers.  Flowers from June to August Good for: Butterflies and bees  Height: 30-60cm (12-24in) Prefers: Soil normal - poor. pH7. Sunny posit... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

  6. Perfect for Pollinator Corncockle Seeds (Agrostemma githago)
    Corncockle Seeds (Agrostemma githago)
    Once common in the cornfields of England, this wildflower has reddish-purple and solitary with undivided petals. This wildflower seeds itself very prolifically and is related to other campions. Height: 30-100cm (12-40in) Prefers: Normal soil (pH7) Sunny position near a fence or other support. Flo... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

  7. Perfect for Pollinator Cornflower Seeds (Centaurea cyanus)
    Cornflower Seeds (Centaurea cyanus)
    A once common annual weed of cornfields and waste places, now rarely seen. Bright blue wild flowers are produced on tall wiry stems with narrow leaves from June to August. A good butterfly and bee attracting wildflower plant. Height: 20-90cm (8-36in) Prefers: Full sun, well drained soil Seeds per... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

  8. Perfect for Pollinator Daisy Seeds (Bellis perennis)
    Daisy Seeds (Bellis perennis)
    Daisy is a well known wildflower present in most grassland areas across the country. Good for: Bees and insects Height: 4-6 cm Prefers: Sun and well-drained soils Flowers: All year  Seeds per gram: 8000... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

  9. Evening Primrose Seeds (Oenothera biennis)
    Evening Primrose Seeds (Oenothera biennis)
    A tall, bright yellow annual or biennial widely naturalised in coastal areas and beside railway lines. Originally from North America, its oil is used in various herbal remedies. The flowers open in the evening and are visited by a large number of Moth species. Good for: Moths  Height: 50 - 150cm ... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

  10. Perfect for Pollinator Forget-me-not Seeds (Myosotis arvensis)
    Forget-me-not Seeds (Myosotis arvensis)
    A hairy perennial with leafy stem. Blue flowers, 5-8mm across, opening out flat. Height: 30-40cm Prefers: Meadows, open and damp deciduous woodland. Damp-moist soil, not acid Flowers: May - July Seeds per gram: 4000... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

  11. Perfect for Pollinator Foxglove Seeds (Digitalis purpurea)
    Foxglove Seeds (Digitalis purpurea)
    A native biennial occasionally perennial, common in woodland learing, hedgrows and heaths. Foxglove has tall spikes of pinkish purple bell-shaped flowers. The flowers are pollinated by bumble bees. Height: 50-150cm (20-60in) Prefers: Partial shade or sun on moist well-drained soil. Flowers: Jun ... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

  12. Perfect for Pollinator Garlic Mustard Seeds (Alliaria petiolata)
    Garlic Mustard Seeds (Alliaria petiolata)
    A hairless biennial that smells of garlic when crushed, leaves are toothed and heart-shaped, with long stalked with white flowers. Height: 30-80cm Prefers: Damp deciduous woods and scrub, hedgerows. Moist-dry soils Flowers: Apr - Jul Seeds per gram: 450... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

  13. Perfect for Pollinator Greater Mullein Seeds (Verbascum thapsus)
    Greater Mullein Seeds (Verbascum thapsus)
    A native herbaceous biennial found on waste ground and in grassy places, mainly on sandy or chalky soil. It forms a rosette of whitish felt-like leaves with a tall spike of yellow flowers which are very attractive to bees and a food source for the caterpillar of the mullein moth. Good for: Bees and... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

  14. Perfect for Pollinator Kidney Vetch Seeds (Anthyllis vulneraria)
    Kidney Vetch Seeds (Anthyllis vulneraria)
    A scrambling biennial found in dry grassland often by the sea. The unusual yellow wooly flowers attract a multitude of butterflies and bees and it is the larval food plant for the Small Blue Butterfly. Height: 30-60cm Prefers: Full sun on light soils Flowers: May - Sep Seeds per gram: 60... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

  15. Perfect for Pollinator Teasel Seeds (Dipsacus fullonum)
    Teasel Seeds (Dipsacus fullonum)
    A native biennial found on rough grassland, roadsides and waste lands. In the first season it produces a rosette of sharp spikey leaves. In the second year it puts up a tall stem crowned with a spiny flower head with a band of mauve flowers. It is particularly attractive to insects and seed eating b... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

  16. Perfect for Pollinator Venus Looking-Glass Seeds (Lego.ousias peculum-veneris)
    Venus Looking-Glass Seeds (Lego.ousias peculum-veneris)
    Bright violet flowers with long spreading petal lobes. Good for: Bees and insects Height: 30-40cm Prefers: Sun and moist soils Flowers: June to August... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

  17. Perfect for Pollinator Vipers Bugloss Seeds (Echium vulgare)
    Vipers Bugloss Seeds (Echium vulgare)
    A beautiful native biennial commonly found in rough grassy areas close to the coast and sand dunes. The striking bright blue flowers are a favourite with bumble bees and day flying moths. Height: 30 – 90cm Prefers: Light sandy soils in full sun light, but will grow on heavier soils Flowers: Jul... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

  18. Weld Seeds (Reseda luteola)
    Weld Seeds (Reseda luteola)
    Yellow-green flowers on long narrow spikes. Dark green wavy edged leaves. Very similar to Wild Mignonette. Height: 1-1.5m Prefers: Sun, waste ground, footpaths Flowers: May-October Seeds per gram: 4400... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

  19. Perfect for Pollinator Wild Carrot Seeds (Daucus carota)
    Wild Carrot Seeds (Daucus carota)
    A common annual or biennial plant of downs and roadsides, its leaves are a common sight in neglected vegetable gardens.  The cultivated form provides the edible kitchen carrot.  When the wild carrot begins to fruit, it is at its most distinctive.  The fruits have long spines which attach itself t... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

  20. Perfect for Pollinator Wild Mignonette Seeds (Reseda lutea)
    Wild Mignonette Seeds (Reseda lutea)
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  21. Perfect for Pollinator Wood Avens Seeds (Geum urbanum)
    Wood Avens Seeds (Geum urbanum)
    Yellow flowers of cornfields and open places. Perennial, small yellow flowers followed by burr-like seed heads. Height: 30-60cm Flowers: June onwards Requires: Deep shade Seed per gram: 1400... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

  22. Perfect for Pollinator Yellow Rattle Seeds (Rhinanthus minor)
    Yellow Rattle Seeds (Rhinanthus minor)
    **Fresh seed from 2018 crop**   Growing in grassy meadows and pastures throughout Britain, this annual yellow rattle plant enjoys well drained soils. The yellow flowers are followed by brown inflated calyces in the shape of little purses or seashells.     Another name for this bright attractive p... More info

    Sowing rate: 3g/sqm

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