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Home » Show the Bees some Love! - Mixed Cornfield Annuals seeds in a heart shaped tin

Show the Bees some Love! - Mixed Cornfield Annuals seeds in a heart shaped tin

Β£6.50
Type: Annuals
Approximate height: 30 cm to 1 metre
Flowering Time: Summer
Site and soil type: Prefers well drained soil in full sun
When to sow: Spring or early summer.
Where to sow: Outside, direct into soil. Inside, into biodegradable pots.
Packet contents: Approximately 15g, enough to seed 5 sq. metres.

A colourful mix of native annual wildflowers, all beneficial to bees and other pollinators in a heart-shaped silver tin.

Can be used to create a wildflower patch or simply to attract beneficial insects and add colour to your flower beds and pots.

Please note, this mix contains purely flower seed, no grass.

 

Includes the following species:

Corn Poppy, Papaver rhoeas – Red flowers – up to 75 cm tall

Corn Flower, Centurea cyanus – Blue flowers – up to 40 cm tall

Corn Marigold, Chrysanthemum segatum – Yellow flowers – up to 30 cm tall

Corn Chamomile, Anthemis arvensis – White flowers – up to 30 cm tall

Corn Cockle,**Agrostemma githago – Pink flowers – up to 1 m tall  

** Warning: All parts of this plant and particularly the seeds are toxic. Do not ingest and keep away from pets and children.

 

This wildflower mix attracts / provides food for the following creatures:

  • Moths including Chamomile Shark Moth πŸ›
  • Bumble bees
  • Honey bees 
  • Solitary bees
  • Butterflies  
  • πŸ¦‡
  • πŸ¦‡ (RHS)
  • "RHS Plants for Pollinators" plants **

All our seed packets include sowing instructions.

Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.


Key to symbols:

πŸ› A food plant for the caterpillar

πŸ¦‹ Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly

πŸ¦‡ Listed in: Bat Conservation Trust Encouraging bats, A guide for bat-friendly gardening and living

πŸ¦‡ (RHS)  Listed in the RHS Plants for Bats list

** RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at rhs.org.uk/plantsforpollinators

** The Royal Horticultural Society, and its logo, are trade marks of The Royal Horticultural Society (Registered Charity No 222879/SC038262) and used under licence.