Ladybirds Seed Mix

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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. 

    • 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, 7 and 30 square metre pack sizes
    • Main colours: White, yellow, red and blue
    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. 

    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.

    TOP TIP from our experts - The month of May is the optimum time to sow the Ladybirds mixture. Sow on warm soil to allow a broad diversity of species to grow rapidly.

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