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Mini Meadow Bamboo Pots – Garden Meadow by Seedball

Ideal gift set with all you need to grow wildflowers and welcome bees butterflies and other wildlife. Just add water.

Each gift set contains:

  • Cardboard box of 12 native wildflower seed balls (approx 600 seeds)
  • 3 Bamboo pots and saucers
  • 2 peat-free coir discs
  • Full instructions on packaging

Sowing Times – Outdoors in Spring or Autumn for best results

Flowering times – Spring to Late Summer

Plants from later spring sowings will flower later than described

Wildlife value – Valuable sources of nectar for pollinators.

The Main Plant Species Included

A mix of beautiful native wildflowers to prime your garden for pollinators. Each seed ball contains approximately 30 seeds from a mix of:

  • Common Toadflax
  • Cornflower
  • Cowslip
  • Meadow Cranesbill
  • Musk Mallow
  • Oxeye Daisy
  • Red Campion
  • Plus a sprinkling of pollinator-friendly annuals Chamomile, Cornflower, Corn marigold, and Night-flowering catchfly.

Common Toadflax (Linaria vulgaris)

Perennial.
Height: 10-150cm
Flowers: June to October
The Toadflax is related to Snapdragons, both of which are bee pollinated, you can spot quite a hefty bumblebee land on the lower lip of the flower to force it down to open and crawl inside to receive it’s nectar reward.

Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus)

Annual.
Height: 90cm
Flowers: June to August
Cornflowers are excellent for allkinds of pollinators and flower for a long time. Once the flowers are over allow them to go to seed as birds like Goldfinches and small mammals love the seeds.

Cowslip (Primula veris)

Perennial.
Height: 20-30cm
Flowers: April to May
Tiny beetles, bumblebees to brinstone butterflies love the Cowslip flowers, it is important spring nectar for many insect species.

Meadow Cranesbill (Geranium pratense)

Perennial.
Height: 30-70cm
Flowers: June to September
The Meadow Cranesbill is not only beautiful and drought tolerant but is much beloved by bumblebees and honey bees along with other insect pollinators.

Musk Mallow (Malva moschata)

Description: A tall perennial with large rose pink petals.
Height: 40-70cm
Flowers: June to August
The old cottage garden standard with scented leaves and flowers that are attractive to butterflies and moths.

Oxeye Daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare)

Perennial.
Height: 30-90cm
Flowers: May to September
Inside the yellow disc on each flower are tiny yellow flowers full of nectar, the white ‘petals’ are called ray florets and they surround the composite yellow flowers. Together these create a large flat platform for pollinators to land, feed and rest.

Red Campion (Silene dioica)

A perennial with rose pink petals.
Height: 20-60cm
Flowers: March to November
Red Campion is an ancient woodland indicator which means areas of woodland that have been around since 1600 in England and Wales, and 1750 in Scotland. It love woodland edge and hedgerow spaces and provides a valuable source of nectar for many pollinators.

Recycling

All cardboard packaging are made from 100% recycled card and vegetable inks and can be safely composted.

The coir discs are made from the natural fibres found on the outer shell of coconuts which expand when water is added, turning into a great growing medium.

All our wildflower seed is for garden use only, not for scattering in the wild.

Free UK standard delivery on all items - Royal Mail 2nd Class which usually takes 3-5 days, you can also choose Royal Mail 1st Class (1-3 days delivery) or next day delivery for £7.60

Returns - We work hard to ensure you will be delighted with every purchase, but if not, we will offer you a replacement or a refund.

Please visit our delivery and returns page for further details.

 

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