Bee Mix Seedballs
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Bee Mix Seedballs contain 5 native wildflower species, all recommended by the Bumblebee Conservation Trust for their easily accessible pollen and nectar. This carefully selected wildflower mix is designed to attract solitary bees, honey bees and bumblebees. Each special edition gold tin contains 20 balls, each with ~50 wildflower seeds in!
Red clover (Trifolium pretense). Perennial with trefoil leaves and pinky red flowers. Adds vital nitrogen to the soil. 10 - 45cm tall, flowers May to September.
Birdsfoot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus). A perennial with clusters of yellow/orange pea like leaves. 15-25cm tall, flowers May to October.
Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea). A tall biennial (flowering stem grows in the second year) with pink and purple flowers on spikes. 60 - 150cm tall, flowers May -June.
Viper's bugloss (Echium vulgare). A tall biennial (flowering stem grows in the second year) with incredibly blue flowers emerging from pink buds. 30 - 90cm tall, flowers June to September.
Wild marjoram (Origanum vulgare). Aromatic perennial with dark purple buds and pinkish purple flowers. Leaves are edible and can be used to flavour Italian dishes. 30 - 60cm tall, flowers April to November.