Guest Author - Hellie T.
Here are some wild flowers you could try growing in your garden
Bladder Campion - Silene vulgaris
This has pinky white flowers from May to September. It is a perennial that grows to 30-40cm.
Common Mallow - Malva sylvestris
Traditional cottage garden wild flower. It has lovely bright pink saucer like flowers and will grow to about 100cms - one of my favourites.
Cornflower - Centaurea cyanus
An annual that flowers from June to late August. Gorgoeus blue flowers that reach 70 - 100cms
Feverfew - Tanacetum parthenium
Has white daisy like flowers from June to late October. The leaves smell rather pungent but are a great shade of lime green. Self seeds readily.
Harebell - Campanula rotundifolia
Grows from 20 - 30cm tall and has blue flowers from August to September. Found throughout England a really lovely plant with delicate bell flowers.
Lady's Bedstraw - Gallium verum
A yellow perennial,grows from 60 to 125cms. Flowers throughout the summer months.
Oxeye Daisy - Leucanthemum vulgare
Or 'moon' daisy. Lovely white flowers which go well with all the flowers in an English Garden. Reaches 55 -75cm
Red Clover - Trifolium pretense
Much loved by bees and butterflies. It has red flowers from May to September. Grows approx 40cm tall
Rosebay Willow Herb - Chamerion angustifolium
A tall spreading perennial plant that can be invasive. 1.5m tall, It has Magenta flowers in July and August.
Maiden Pink - Dianthus deltoides
A 10 20cm tall perennial herb, which has lovely mounds of grey green foliage. It has deep rose pink flowers from June to September.
Meadow Cranesbill - Geranium pratense
Another traditional English cottage garden plant. It has bright blue geranium flowers June onwards. Grows to approx 40cm
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Enjoy your garden