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Just Married Seed Packet Wedding Favour Design 1

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Description

RHS Plants for PollinatorsQuirky Just Married seed packet wedding favour, printed on rustic manilla recycled paper.  The seed packet measures 9 x 12 cm and the seeds inside are all wonderful wildflower seeds for butterflies, bees and other bugs.  The seeds will be in a paper sachet inside the packet, not a foil and plastic one.  The packet is also personalised with your wedding details – please advise these in the Personalisation box above.  Sowing instructions are printed on the back.  Store them somewhere cool and dry out of direct sunlight if you are not going to be using them for a while.

Give your guests wildflower seeds and, who knows, you may inspire an interest in nature they didn’t know they had!  Growing both the love and the wildflowers!

About the Seeds

Cornflower

Bee on cornflower

This pretty wildflower was once common in the wild in cornfields but is now very rare in the wild, having been eradicated by farmers.  The flowers are blue and “fluffy” and much loved by bumblebees, honeybees and solitary bees.  All members of the centaurea family are rich in nectar.

Latin name – centaurea cyanus

Height – 60 cm

Habitat – sun

Annual

Flowering time – June to August

Corn Marigold

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Corn Marigold is popular with butterflies, bees and other bugs. Its vibrant yellow flowers are fabulous

Latin name – chrysanthemum segetum

Height – 60 cm

Flowering time – June to August

Annual

Habitat – sunny

 

Poppy

Poppy with hoverfliesFamiliar red flowers sometimes seen in field margins in the wild, or, rarely, abundant in fields.  Poppies are also wild grassland and meadow flowers.

Latin name – papaver rhoeas

Height – up to 60 cm

Habitat – sunny

Flowering time – June to September

Hardy annual.

Poppies produce abundant pollen, which is generally very dark in colour. Bumblebees and honeybees in particular seem to like it.  Some reports suggest that poppies may have a bit of a narcotic effect on bees, someone in Germany noting that when his honeybees had been on poppies, they had trouble finding the entrance to their hive!  Hoverflies also really like poppies.

Corn Chamomile

Corn chamomileAs the name suggests, this wildflower has yellow and white chamomile-like flowers.  Common in fields, meadows and grassland.

Latin name – anthemis arvensis

Height – 40 cm

Hardy annual

Habitat – sunny

Flowering time – May to September

Corn Chamomile provides nectar for butterflies, bees and other pollinating insects.

 

wildflowers

Up to around 60 cm

Hardy annuals

Full sun

Poppy – red

Cornflower – blue

Corn Chamomile – white daisy flowers with yellow centres

Corn Marigold – yellow

Seed sowing instructions

These seeds are easy to sow!  Find a bare patch of soil in a sunny spot and sprinkle on the seeds.  Press them gently into the soil and water.  Water from then on as required.  Can also be sown in big pots and troughs.

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