Natives / Wildflowers
Garden Myrh, Anise€3.54
Out of stockSweet Cicely is in flower before most other umbellifers are even thinking of it, in the garden it is a really useful precursor to the Ammi genus. As a culinary herb it is a valuable sweetener for people who are trying to reduce their sugar intake. It also smells divine. Organic Seed.
Globeflower, Wildflower of Britain and Ireland€2.16
Trollius europaeus is a beautiful native wild flower of Europe and Western Asia. Found in damp ground in shady areas, it is a most attractive plant with dark green, deeply cut leaves and bears flowers, best described as egg-yolk yellow in colour.
Gorse, Whin, Furze, Prickly Broom.
Wildflower of Britain and Ireland€2.34
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Gorse are usually associated with western Britain and Ireland. At its best in spring, it blooms with an explosion of yellow, the flowers have a distinctive strong coconut scent. Gorse bears some flowers year round, hence the old country phrase: “When gorse is out of blossom, kissing is out of fashion”.
Valerian, Wildflower of Britain and Ireland€1.98
Valeriana officinalis is a graceful wildflower that is native to Europe and Western Asia. The tall, branched flower stalks are held atop a low mound of foliage, the densely clustered flowers are sweetly scented and usually white with a hint of pink.
Verbascum nigrum is one of the most reliable and long-flowering verbascum, it is also one of the truly perennial species. This European native bloom profusely with masses of golden-yellow flowers. First thing in the morning, the flowers are alive with bees getting on with their day’s work. Take time to stand and admire them for a few minutes. They will pay you no heed, they’re far too busy.
Aaron's Rod, Wildflower of Britain and Ireland€2.34
Several Verbascum species are prized garden ornamentals, but the species best-known among wildflower enthusiasts and herbalists is the homely but useful common mullein, Verbascum thapsus. This fuzzy mullein is a gardener’s friend, an herbalist’s delight and an engineering marvel all on its own.
Sweet Violet, Wildflower of Britain and Ireland€1.74
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The legendary fragrant sweet violet: Viola odorata is often referred to as 'The King of Violets', with a beautiful fragrance and also several herbal uses. An excellent wild/woodland garden plant, it can be found near the edges of forests or in clearings.
Sweet Violet. 'Snow Queen'
Also marketed as 'Scheekonigin' and 'Eismeer'.€2.34
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Cultivated in Switzerland in 2004 from the famous 'Queen Charlotte', One would think that 'Reine de Neiges', or 'Snow Queen' would be a white bloomer. The flowers are almost white, a clear crisp ice-blue. Long blooming and upward facing, their fragrance is intense.