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Ladybirds Gift Box

Ladybirds Gift Box

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Gift Box with Greetings Card

Every gardener’s favourite friend, the ladybird is a first-rate beneficial insect, whose larvae exclusively eat aphids, and can consume up to 150 per day. This meadow mixture has been systematically developed to be attractive to ladybirds. 



    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.

    Average height: 80cm
    Aspect: Sun or semi-shade
    Soil type: Loam, Dry, Clay
    Sowing period: March-June
    First signs of blossom: 6 to 8 weeks after sowing
    Average flowering period: 3 to 4 months
    Coverage: 3 square metre pack size
    Main colours: White, yellow, red and blue

    28 annual & perennial species including: Achillea millefolium (Yarrow), Calendula officinalis (Pot Marigold), Bidens aurea, Borago officinalis (Borage), Centaurea cyanus (Cornflower), Chrysanthemum leucanthemum (Oxeye Daisy), Cosmos bipinnatus (Garden Cosmos), Delphinium consolida (Forking Larkspur), Echium plantagineum (Viper’s Bugloss), Hyssopus officinalis (Hyssop), Linaria maroccana (Moroccan Toadflax), Linum grandiflorum (Flowering Flax), Coreopsis tinctoria (Dyer’s Tickseed) and Zinnia dahlia.

    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 husks for ease of distribution. 
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