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Budget prices:
Our minimum order for home delivery is £20 

Quality care:
We deliver ourselves to safeguard the quality of your herb plant purchases

Staying local:
We deliver within a ten mile radius of our nursery shop at Walton, Wakefield (see map)  Online sales and delivery available to Saturday 03 July. Re-open March 2022


Please find below a list of the herbs we usually have available. Please note, to ensure we are environmentally friendly, we have seasonal availability only. We add to our list throughout spring as more herbs become available. 


 

 

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Basil (Ocimum basilicum

Uses: Culinary 

Description: Annual. Prefers a well-drained sandy soil and sunny position. Great in pots by the kitchen door. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Sweet Basil sold out

Uses: Culinary and medicinal

Description : Growth up to 30cm. Tender aromatic annual. Flowers in late summer. Plant in a sunny well-drained site when all danger of frosts has passed. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot)

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Kitchen Bay (Laurus nobilis)  

Kitchen Bay - waltonherbs.co.ukUses: Culinary

Description: To 6m. Hardy evergreen shrub. Small yellow flowers. Enjoys full sun or shady position in ordinary garden soil. Ideal for tubs and pots. 

Price: Medium £6.50 (1L pots )

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White Borage (Borago officinalis) sorry sold out

 

Uses: Culinary

Description: 60–90cm, hardy annual, white star shaped flowers from early summer to mid-autumn. Young leaves in spring and early summer. Light, well drained soil, sunny position. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot)

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Caraway (Carum carvi) sorry sold out

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Uses: Culinary and medicinal 

Description: Up to 90cm. Hardy biennial. Distinctive green feathery leaves with small white flowers. Plant in a sunny spot in well-drained soil. 

Price: £2.50  (8cm pot) 

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Catmint (Nepeta racemosa)

Uses: Culinary and medicinal 

Description: Hardy perennial. 30-90 cm. Pale mauve flowers from mid-summer to autumn. Enjoys moist soil and a sunny position. Parts used – leaves and flowering stems – dried or fresh.

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Medium is £4.50 (1L pots ) available soon 

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Lawn Chamomile ( Chamaemelum nobile Treneague

Uses: Culinary, medicinal.

Description: Perennial evergreen. Non flowering form. Used in lawns, paths. Does not require mowing. Plant in well weeded non stony soil, growth to about 10cm. 

Price: £2.50 ( 8 cm pot)  

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Chervil ( Anthriscus cerefolium ) sorry sold out

Uses: Culinary

Description: Annual. Used in French ‘Fines Herbes’. Growth to 45cm approx. Plant in well drained soil in partial shade. Great in window boxes. Ideal for tubs and pots. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Chives (Allium schoenoprasum

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Uses: Culinary

Description: 30cm, hard perennial, purple-pink globe shaped flowers in late spring, early summer. Rich moist soil and sunny position. Tolerant of most soils and conditions. Great in pots and as hedging.

Price: £2.50 (8cm diameter pot) sorry sold out

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Medium is £4.50 (1L pots)

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Coriander (Coriandrum sativum)

Uses: Culinary

Description: 60cm, hardy annual. Small umbels of white flowers in mid-summer. Well-drained, fertile soil in sunny position. Leaves through spring and summer, seeds in late summer to autumn. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot)

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Curry Plant Helichrysum italicum )

 

Uses: Culinary

Description: Shrubby perennial. Growth to 18 in. Plant in well-drained soil in full sun. Ideal in tubs and pots. Strongly aromatic leaves.

Medium is £4.50 (1litre pot)  

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Dill ( Anethum graveolens) sorry sold out

Uses: Culinary, Medicinal

Description: Growth to 90cm, hardy annual, with thin blue green leaves and rich yellow flowers. Plant in full sun in fine well-drained soil. Ideal for tubs and pots. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare

Uses: Culinary and medicinal 

Description: 1.5–2m. Hardy perennial. Large umbels of yellow flowers in late summer. Fertile well drained soil in sunny position.

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Bronze Fennel ( Foeniculum vulgare Purpureum

Uses: Medicinal, culinary

Description: Growth to 1.5m aprox.  Bronze feathery leaves with yellow flowers. Herbaceous perennial. Plant in well drained loamy soil in full sun. Ideal for tubs and pots. 

Price: £2.50 ( 8cm pot) 

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Garlic Chives (Allium tuberosum

Garlic Chives - waltonherbs.co.uk

Uses: Culinary 

Description: To 15cm. Hardy perennial. Enjoys any well-drained soil with full sun to partial shade. They are frost tolerant and will survive winter. Produce pretty white star shaped flowers in late summer. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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White Hyssop ( Hyssopus officinalis)

Uses: Medicinal, culinary

Description: Growth to 0.5 metres. Herbaceous perennial.  Enjoys full sun/partial shade in moist but well drained soil. Bushy habit.   

Price: £4.20 (1 litre pot) 

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Lavender

English Lavender (Lavendula angustifolia

Uses: Culinary and medicinal.

Description: 30-90cm. Evergreen perennial. Enjoys open sunny situation, light free-draining soil. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Lavender ‘Munstead’ (Lavandula angustifolia Munstead)

Uses: Culinary and Medicinal

Description: An attractive dwarf lavender with fragrant blue flowers. Enjoys full sun in well-drained soil. Growth to approx. 60cm. Flowers mid to late summer.

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

 


Lavender ‘grosso’  sorry sold out

Uses: Culinary and medicinal 

Description:  Up to 3m when in flower. Very hardy hybrid lavender. Many large spikes of heavily scented violet flowers, excellent for drying. Silver grey foliage gives good Winter cover.

Price: £2.50 (8 cm pot) 

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Lavender ‘Hidcote’ 

Uses: Culinary and medicinal

Description: Up to 60cm. Highly scented, plump violet-blue flower spikes, above neat evergreen small bushes with narrow, grey-green aromatic foliage. Enjoys sheltered spot in sun. Ideal for tubs and pots. 

Price: £2.50 (8 cm pot) 

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Lavender ‘Provence’ currently out  of stock

Uses: Culinary and medicinal. 

Description: Up to 60cm. Lavender blue fragrant flowers. Good winter cover with the silvery/grey foliage. Enjoys a well-drained sunny sheltered site. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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LavenderTwickle Purple currently out of stock

Uses: Culinary and medicinal 

Description:  To 60cm. Highly scented deep purple flower spikes above neat evergreen bushy plants. Good for drying. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Lavender ‘Jean Davis currently out of stock 

Uses: Medicinal and culinary 

Description: To 60cm. Attractive medium sized lavender with narrow green leaves and pale pink lilac flowers. Flowers early to mid-summer. Enjoys well-drained soil in full sun. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Lavender ‘Imperial Gem’

Uses: Culinary and medicinal 

Description: To 45cm with an approximate 45cm spread. Outstanding fragrant purple flowers spikes in mid to late summer. Ideal for low hedges and border front. 

Prices: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) sorry sold out

Uses: Culinary and medicinal 

Description: 30-80cm, hardy herbaceous perennial. Creamy white flowers in mid-summer. Tolerant of all conditions. Sun or partial shade. 

Price: £4.50 (1litre pot)  

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Lovage (Levisticum officinale)

Uses: Medicinal and culinary

Description: Up to 2m, hardy perennial. Small clusters of dull gold flowers in late summer. Tolerant of most soils but best in rich, moist, well drained soil. Sun or partial shade.

Price: £4.50 (1litre pot) 

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Marjoram (Origanum majorana) 

Uses: Culinary and medicinal

Description: 45–60cm. Hardy perennial. White or pink flowers in mid-summer. Light well-drained soil in sunny position. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot)

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Mint 

Apple Mint (Mentha suaveolens

Uses: Medicinal and culinary 

Description: Up to 60cm. Perennial. Prefers rich moist soil in partial shade. Leaves aromatic – scent of mint and apples.

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot)  

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Basil Mint  ( x piperita citrata Basil) 

Uses: Medicinal and culinary 

Description: Up to 60cm. A juicy aromatic mint with mauve flowers. Has the summery taste of basil in spring. Enjoys rich moist soil in sun or partial shade. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Chocolate Peppermint ( Mentha x piperita citrata Chocolate) sorry sold out

Uses: Culinary

Description: Prefers a rich moist soil in sun or partial shade. The extra strong peppermint flavour has a hint of chocolate.

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Curly Mint (Mentha spicata Crispa) currently out of stock 

Uses: Culinary

Description: To 60cm approx.. Bright green leaves with a slightly frilly edge and light mauve flowers. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Peppermint (Mentha x piparita

peppermint-herbs - waltonherbs.co.ukUses: Culinary

Description: To 60cm. Hardy perennial. Plant in rich moist soil in sun or partial shade. Purple flowers in summer. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Ginger Mint (Mentha x gracilis Variegata )

Uses: Culinary

Description: To 30cm approx. Golden variegated leaves with a slightly ginger scent. Profers moist soil in sun or partial shade.

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Lime Mint ( Mentha citrata ‘Lime’) currently out of stock 

Uses: Culinary

Description: Perennial. Up to 60cm. Attractive vigorous mint with dark green foliage and purple flowers. Pleasant lime fragrance when rubbed and brushed against. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot)  

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Orange Mint ( Mentha x piperita citrata

Uses: Culinary

Description: Small orange scented evergreen shrub with upright bush habit. Attractive to bees and butterflies. Height to 60cm. Plant in rich moist soi in sun or partial shade. Ideal for tubs and pots. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Strawberry Mint (Mentha x piperita ‘Strawberry’) currently out of stock

Uses: Culinary

Description: To 50cm approx. Vigorous easy to grow perennial with delicious aromatic slight strawberry flavour. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Spearmint ( Mentha M. spicata)

Uses: Medicinal, culinary, 

Description. Growth to 100cm. Herbaceous perennial. Flowers July to September.  Plant in rich moist, welll draining soil in sun or partial shade. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) sorry sold out

Uses: Medicinal, cosmetic, culinary

Description: Enjoys sunny aspect. Long brownish pink racemes in late summer. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Myrtle (Myrtus communis) 


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Uses: Culinary 

Description: Perennial evergreen. Shrub with glossy leaves and foamy white flowers, followed by bluish berries. Dry for use in pot pourri. Requires very sheltered site in full sun. Protect from frost. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm diameter pot) 

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Oregano (Origanum vulgare

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Uses: Culinary and medicinal

Description: To 40cm. Perennial. Purple flowers. Enjoys a sunny well-drained position. Ideal for tubs and containers. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Greek Oregano (Origanum vulgare ssp. Hirtum Greek)

Uses: Culinary and medicinal 

Description: To 60cm. Warm, spicy oregano with white or pale pink flowers. Enjoys any well drained soil in a sunny site. Ideal for tubs and pots. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Parsley  

Parsley - Waltonherbs.co.ukUses: Culinary 

Description. Biennial. Enjoys a rich, moist and well drained soil. Growth to 0.1- 0.5 metres.  

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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French Parsley ( Petroselinum crispum French )

 

Uses: Culinary and medicianl

Description: Plain leaf,  strongly flavoured form of parsley. Enjoys a rich, moist soil in a sunny partially shaded location. Growth to 60cm. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)  

Uses: Culinary, medicinal, cosmetic

Description: Growth up to 2m, frost hardy evergreen perennial. Pale blue or pink (depending on variety) flowers in early summer. Well-drained soil in sunny sheltered position.

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Pink Rosemary ( Rosmarinus officinalis Roseus

Uses: Culinary and medicinal

Description: Unusual pink-flowered rosemary with bright green leaves and an upright habit. Growth to 90cm. Flowers mid to late spring. Upright habit. Needs a sheltered site in full sun. Protect from frosts. 

Price: £2.50  (8cm pot) 

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Rosemary ‘Tuscan Blue’  (Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Tuscan Blue’

Uses: Culinary and medicinal

Description: Growth to approx. 1m, flowers mid to late spring. An upright habit with bright green broad leaves and mid-blue flowers. Slightly tender. 

Price: £2.50  (8cm pot) 

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Rosemary ‘Blue Lagoon’ (Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Blue Lagoon’ 

Uses: Culinary and medicinal 

Description: Profusion of deep blue flowers along branches. Bushy evergreen with greyish-green felted foliage. Plant in well-drained soil in a sheltered sunny position. Flowers mid-spring to early summer. Growth to approx. 1.2m. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Rosemary Barbeque (Rosmarinus officinalis Barbeque) 

 

Uses: Culinary and medicinal 

Description: Profusion of mid-blue flowers along branches. Bushy evergreen. Enjoys well-drained soil. Suitable for borders, banks and containers ion a sunny position. Flowers mid-spring to early summer. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot)  

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Sage (Salvia officinalis)

Uses: Culinary and medicinal

Description: 60–70cm, hardy evergreen perennial, violet blue flowers in early summer. Light, well-drained soil. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Purple Sage (Salvia officinalis Purpurascens

Uses: Culinary and medicinal 

Description: Perennial, purple leaved form of the common broad leaved sage. Growth to approx. 75cm, enjoys a well-drained soil in full sun.

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot)    

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Broad-Leaved Sage ( Salvia officinalis broad-leaved) 

Uses: Medicinal and culinary

Description: Evergreen compact perennial herb with large oval green fragrant leaves. Enjoys well-drained soil in a sunny position. Growth to approx. 1m. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot)  

 


Tricolour Sage ( Salvia officinalis ‘Tricolour’) 

Uses: Culinary, medicinal

Description: To 45cm. Half hardy perennial evergreen. Pretty leaves splashed with pink, white and green. Plant in well-drained soil in full sun. Ideal for tubs and pots.

Price:£2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Common Sorrel (Rumex pseudo acetosa

Uses: Culinary and medicinal 

Description: Up to 60cm. Perennial with bright green and subtle red brown flowers. Flowers in early summer. Best grown in rich moist acid soil in sun or part shade. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Alpine Strawberry (Fragaria vesca) sorry sold out

Uses: Culinary

Description: Bright green leaves and white flowers followed by delicious red fruits. Growth to 50cm. Plant in borders, tubs, hanging baskets in humus rich, moist but well draining soil. Sun or partial shade.

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Fuller’s Teasel ( Dipsacus fullonum ssp. fullonum

Uses: For hundreds of years used for raising the nap on woollen cloth, and still used for some special cloths. Seed heads loved by finches.

Description: Striking large biennial with tough serrated leaves and large globular flower heads. Tiny mauve flowers open in bands in mid to late summer – attractive to bees and butterflies. Growth to approx. 1.8m. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot)  

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Thyme 

Common Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)

Uses: Culinary and medicinal 

Description:  Up to 30cm. Attractive small evergreen shrub with bushy upright habit. Enjoys well drained soil in full sun. Flowers early summer.

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot)    

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Lemon Thyme (Thymus x citriodorus) 

Uses: Culinary, medicinal

Description: Perennial. To 30cm. Upright bushy thyme with dark green leaves and strong lemon scent with pink flowers. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Doone Valley (Thymus ‘Doone Valley’) currently out of stock 

Uses: Culinary and medicinal

Description: To 7.5cm. Creeping evergreen with bright green and gold variegated leaves and scent. Purple flowers. Happiest in well-drained soil in full sun. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Broad Leaved  ‘Foxley’  (Thymus pulegioides

Uses: Culinary and medicinal

Description: To 25cm. Low growing thyme with large rounded dark green leaves and spikes of deep pink flowers. Prefers light, well drained soil in a sunny position. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Wild Flowers 

 

Bluebell ( Hyacinthoides non-scripta) nursery grown sorry sold out

Description: A native bulb, common throughout Britain in woods and shaded hedgerows. Scented violet-blue flowers, April – June, attracts bees and butterflies. Height to approx. 45cm. Plant in full or partial shade on light soils.

Price:  £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Oxeye Daisy  ( Leucanthemum vulgare) nursery grown sorry sold out 

 

Description: A native perennial common in grassland and on rich soils. Large daisy flowers are produced singly on long stalks from June to August. Attracts butterflies and bees. Plant in well drained soils, moist, full sun. Growth to approx. 70cm. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot)  

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Fritillaria uva-vulpis nursery grown sorry sold out 

Description: Gorgeous chestnut-brown, yellow edged, narrow bell flowers, with glossy green foliage. Enjoys sun in well drained soil, ideal for borders, rockeries and pots. Growth to approx. 40cm, flowers mid to late spring. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot) 

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Field Forget-Me-Not  nursery grown sorry sold out 

Description: Enjoys well-drained soil in sun or shade. A native annual/biennial, commonly found on bare or disturbed ground. The plant forms a neat rosette of basal leaves with small, pretty grey/blue flowers. Flowers April – October. Loved by bees. Ideal for wildflower borders and meadows. 

Price:£2.50 (8cm pot)  

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Honesty (Lunaria annua )  nursery grown 

Description: A widely naturalised biennial with striking reddish-purple flowers which provide a valuable nectar source for butterflies and bees. Growth to approx. 1m. Suitable for sunny borders. 

Price: £2.50 (8cm pot)  

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Cornflower ( Centaurea cyanus)  nursery grown sorry sold out 

Description: A once common annual weed of cornfields and waste places, now rarely seen. Bright blue flowers are produced on tall wiry stems with narrow leaves from June – August. A butterfly and bee plant.   

Price: £2.50 ( 8cm pot) 

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