6g seed, plus buckwheat husks (to cover 2.5m x 1m or equivalent area) 120160-6G £4.50 In stock
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If you're not sure what to do with a shady area or a piece of ground near shrubs or trees, this mix will be just the thing. A pretty and natural looking mix of lilac, mauve and white flowers, including foxgloves, alyssum, malva, forget-me-nots and nemophila.

  • Each shaker contains 18g of seed mixed with approximately 65g of buckwheat husks to aid even scattering. Covers an area of 7 square metres.
Type Biennial, Half-Hardy Annual, Hardy Annual
Border Position Middle
Scent Unscented
Site Part Shade, Shade
Height 20-80cm (8-32in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting March-May direct
Flowering June-September, 10-12 weeks after sowing, and from spring the following year.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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Flowers for Shady Places reviews

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Reviewed 26th May 2018 by Amanda Ricketts

I bought this seed mix last year for a patch of rough ground under some silver birch trees. I was disappointed to have no flowers at all last year, however this spring the area has literally erupted with a mass of beautiful flowers, highly recommended