Cat's Ear seeds - Hypochaeris radicata - Native Wildflower

Type: Hardy Perennial
Approximate height: Up to 50 cm
Flowering Time: Summer to early autumn
Site and soil type: Prefers well-drained soil in sun or partial shade, acid, alkaline, or neutral soil
When to sow: Spring, summer or autumn
Where to sow: Outside, direct into soil or under cover, into modules or pots.
Packet contents: Approximately 150 seeds / 0.15g

Cat’s ear is a rosette-forming plant with hairy long leaves and bright yellow flowers similar to Dandelion in summer through to early autumn.

It is very popular with Hoverflies and Bees, particularly the smaller solitary bees.

Cat's ear attracts / provides food for the following creatures:

  • Bees 
  • Hoverflies

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 paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.


RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at

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