Pre-order now for September/October sowing
These colourful dwarf flowering plants will fill in the spaces between paving stones and they’ve been specially selected because their root systems won’t enlarge the existing cracks as they grow.
Average height: 20cm
Aspect: Sun or semi-shade
Soil type: Stony, Dry, Cracks in solid surfaces
Sowing period: September-October or March-June
First signs of blossom: 6 to 8 weeks after sowing, and from April in the second year
Average flowering period: 3-4 months
Coverage: 7 square metres
Main colours: Multicoloured
A colourful collection of cottage garden favourites, chosen for their value to wildlife and combined to create drifts of meadowy blooms. Successive flowering over several months will provide a continuous food source for pollinators. Sow directly onto prepared soil. Perfect for wildlife gardens, community spaces and urban ecology.
24 annual & perennial species including: Arabis alpina (Alpine rock cress), Armeria maritima (Sea thrift), Aurinia saxatilis (Basket-of-gold), Bellis perennis (daisy), Cheiranthus cheiri (Wallflower), Cerastium tomentosum (Snow in summer), Dianthus amurensis, Dianthus gratianopolitanus (Clove pink), Helipterum humboldtianum (Humboldt’s sunray), Linaria maroccana (Moroccan toadflax), Lobularia maritima (Sweet alyssum), Thymus pulegioides (Broad leaved thyme), Thymus serpyllum (Creeping thyme).
Our packaging is made from FSC recycled cardboard and environmentally friendly inks. The seed bags are waxed paper or compostable starch to keep seeds in the best condition during storage. Seed packs are supplied ready-mixed with organic husks for ease of distribution.