Cottage Garden collection
cottage garden collection
- Position: full sun
- Soil: poor, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flower colour: yellow, blue, purple, mauve, pink and white
- Other features: includes: Centaurea cyanus (cornflower), Oenothera biennis (evening primrose), Digitalis purpurea (foxglove), Lupinus polyphyllus (lupin), Leucanthemum vulgare (ox-eye daisy), Dipsacus fullnum (teasel) and Malva moschata (musk mallow) All parts of the Digitalis and Lupinus may cause severe discomfort if ingested and contact with the foliage may irritate skin.
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Create your own cottage garden with swathes of purple, blue and white wildflowers topped by flowering spikes which will last throughout the summer months.Chosen for their colour and beauty, these flowers attract birds, bees, butterflies and moths.
- Garden care: After flowering cut back the faded flower-stems down to the ground and add them to your compost heap.
- Sow: March - October
- Flowering: June - September
- Approximate quantity: 2200seeds.
- Harmful if eaten