Wildflower Seedball Tubes
Beautifully illustrated Seedball Tubes: Cornflower, Oxeye Daisy, Red Campion and Forget-Me-Not, all of which are super for bees, butterflies and other pollinators.
Dimensions of each: H 9.3cm, D 3.7cm.
Every tube contains 20 seed balls, each packed with wildlife-friendly wildflower seeds (see below for plant details). These make for lovely gardening gifts, bee and butterfly gifts, eco friendly gifts or mother’s day gifts. They will work well in window boxes, balcony pots, garden beds and wildlife gardens. It’s time to rewild!
One tube of seed bombs will cover 1 square metre in a garden bed or 3-5 medium sized pots (leave at least 10cm between each ball). Best scattered in Spring or Autumn.
A perennial with rose pink petals.
Flowers: March to November
Silenus the merry god of the woodlands in Greek mythology, gave his name to Silene dioica. The second part of its scientific name, dioica, means 'two houses', and refers to the fact that each Red Campion plant has flowers of one sex only, so that two plants are needed to make seeds.
Flowers: June to August
Cornflowers are edible. They have a cucumber-like taste. Flowers can be consumed in the form of salad and tea, or used as a garnish.
Short annual with blue-grey flowers occasionally interspersed with pink flowers.
Flowers: April to October
Forget me nots have been used in the past for their astringent properties. The name Myosotis is derivation of the Latin and Greek for mouse and ears.