Yellow Rattle Wildflower Seeds (Rhinanthus minor)

£1.96 £1.63
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**Fresh seed from 2018 crop**   Growing in grassy meadows and pastures throughout Britain, this annual 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 plant is ‘rattle box’ because of the sound effect made by its seeds rattling around inside the seed capsule.  Also known as ‘Hay rattle, rattlebaskets and pots and pans.   Flowers: May - Sep Approx. 270 seeds per gramme.