Bee Wildflower Seed Mix
We've all heard about the desperate state of our native bees.
This special bee seed mix will bring bees and other pollinators into your garden. It's made from 100% native British wildflowers, sustainably harvested in the UK. This mix has been designed to benefit not just a variety of bees, but other pollinators too, as well as to thrive on a range of site conditions. And, of course, you'll have a beautiful wildflower patch.
It has no grasses at all and only needs sowing at 2g per square metre.
- Origin: UK
- Only includes species native to the UK or archaeophytes
- Soil type:Most soils
- From specialist small scale harvesters
- Seeding rate: 2g per square metre
- Approximate flowers: grasses ratio: 100:0
How to create your patch of meadow
There are instructions on the back of the packet but here's a video with guidance on preparation, sowing and maintenance from the experts at Habitat Aid.
This mix contains the following wildflower seeds:
Centaurea cyanus Cornflower
Glebionis segetum Corn Marigold
Papaver rhoeas Corn Poppy
Lotus corniculatus Bird's-foot trefoil
Echium vulgare Viper's Bugloss
Reseda lutea Wild mignonette
Centaurea nigra Common Knapweed
Galium verum Lady's Bedstraw
Knautia arvensis Field Scabious
Origanum vulgare Wild Marjoram
Prunella vulgaris Selfheal
Silene dioica Red Campion
Silene flos-cuculi Ragged Robin
Stachys sylvatica Hedge Woundwort
Trifolium pratense Wild Red Clover
Vicia cracca Tufted Vetch
Vicia sepium Bush Vetch