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Bat Conservation Trust Charity Wedding Favour

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We love bats and are so pleased that Bat Conservation Trust are working with us! Our Bat Conservation Trust charity wedding favour will raise funds for their fantastic work in helping bats.  The charity strives for a world where bats and people can thrive together in harmony, so their work focuses on gathering information about bats and how they use their landscapes, taking action to both protect bats and enhance the landscape they rely on, and to inspire people about bats and their conservation. Registered charity number 1012361.  60p from every Bat Conservation charity wedding favour bought will be donated to the charity.

These seed packets are made from recycled manilla paper and measure 9 x 12 cm.  The front is personalised with your wedding details – please advise in the box above. The seeds inside are British-grown British wildflower seeds that are great for attracting the insects that bats feed on – Red Campion and Ox-eye Daisy.  Each pack will contain about a gram of seeds.  They are also very easy to sow:

Seed sowing instructions

The seeds can also be sown in a tray of compost by sprinkling the seeds on top and pressing into the soil, no need to cover.  Water.  Once the seedlings are big enough to handle, carefully remove them and grow on in small pots until ready to plant out in the garden.

Red Campion

Red Campion wildflower

Also known as Adders’ Flower, Jack-by-the-Hedge, Red Mintchop, Soldiers’ Buttons and Scalded Apples, Red Campion is a hardy perennial, growing 1 – 3 ft (30 – 92 cm) high. Pretty, bright-red/pink flowers with divided petals, which close at night, and sticky leaves. Great favourite of the long-tongued bumble-bee and good nectar plant for butterflies and other insects.  Food plant of the Rivulet, Campion, Lychnis, Twin Spot Carpet, Marbled Clover and Sandy Carpet moths.

Red Campion generally flowers May to September but sometimes goes on longer. Will thrive in semi-shade or full sun.

 

Ox-eye Daisy

Ox-eye Daisy wildflower

Hardy perennial wildflower that looks like a big daisy. Also known as Moon Daisy, Marguerite and Maudlin Daisy. Ht 2 – 3 ft (60 – 90 cm). It is a native grassland wildflower, found in meadows and open woods. The word “daisy” comes from two Anglo-Saxon words – daeyes and eayes = day’s eye.  It has many herbal uses – but please seek advice before using!  Great plant for insects.

Ox-eye Daisies are long-flowering, from May to October, and often later.

Perfect for pollinators