Urban Meadow Mix - Seedball Tin


Urban Meadow Mix - Seedball Tin

Product no.: 036

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£6.00

 

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  • Common toadflax, cornflower, cowslip, meadow cranesbill, musk mallow, oxeye daisy and red campion.
  • 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.

 

Common toadflax (Linaria vulgaris)
Perennial.
Height: 10-150cm
Flowers: June to October
Geeklet: There is an old belief that when you walk around the flower three times it will remove any spells that have been cast on you!

Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus)
Annual.
Height: 90cm
Flowers: June to August
Geeklet: 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.

Cowslip (Primula veris)
Perennial.
Height: 20-30cm
Flowers: April to May
Geeklet: The origin of the name cowslip is unclear, but it may derive from the fact that it grows in meadows well manured by cow dung or cow slips.

Meadow cranesbill (Geranium pratense)
Perennial.
Height: 30-70cm
Flowers: June to September.
Geeklet: The large purple flowers of Meadow cranesbill turn into pointed, bill-like seed pods that give the plant its common name.

Musk mallow (Malva moschata
A tall perennial with large rose pink petals.
Height: 40-70cm
Flowers: June to August
Geeklet: The plant is cultivated for its seeds, which are used in perfumes. The plant also yields a fibre that can be used for clarifying sugar.

 

 

 

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