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Thursday 30th October, 2014

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The Wildflower Meadow
What Are The Best Flowers
To Buy And Sow?

  • Ox Eye Daisy
  • Ox Eye Daisy
  • Knapweed
  • Knapweed
For ‘tall’ haymeadows:
Field Scabious Meadow Cranesbill (L) Ox-eye Daisy
Teasel Musk Mallow Greater Burnet (damp)
Greater Knapweed (L) Meadow Buttercup Lady’s Bedstraw
Lesser Knapweed (Hardhead) Red Campion Yarrow
Vetches

  • Red Campion
  • Red Campion
For ‘short’ meadows:
Cowslip (L) (SF) Meadow Buttercup Lady’s Smock
Yellow Rattle (SF) Red Campion Snakeshead Fritillary
Self Heal Betony Lesser Stitchwort
Ox-eye Daisy Cat’s Ear Yarrow
Rough Hawksbit Lady’s Bedstraw Bluebell (native, not Spanish)

(L) = Best in limey areas, but worth a try elsewhere
(SF) = Must be sown fresh

Try to use native-origin seed, not continental.
By all means collect seed from wild plants, but
NEVER dig them up.

  • Yellow Rattle
  • Yellow Rattle
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