Seedball Tin Sky Meadow

  • An all blue mix of five native wildflower species that are great for bees (bees see in the blue spectrum).
  • Forget Me Not, Meadow Cranesbill, Cornflower, Self Heal, Wild Clary
  • 20 balls per tin, 75 seeds per ball.
  • Easy to use, simply scatter on top of soil in a garden bed or planter.
  • Scatter in spring or autumn. Sprouts seen in 4-6 weeks.

Forget me not (Myosotis arvensis).
Short annual with blue-grey flowers occasionally interspersed with pink flowers. 
Height: 10 - 40cm.
Flowers: April to October.
Geeklet: Forget me nots have been used in the past for their astringent properties. The name Myosotis is derivation of the Latin and Greek for mouse and ears.

Meadow Cranesbill (Geranium pratense).
Height: 30-70cm
Flowers: June to Sept.
Geeklet:  The large purple flowers of Meadow Crane's-bill turn into pointed, bill-like seed pods that give the plant its common name.

Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus).
Height: 90cm
Flowers: June to Aug.
Geeklet: Cornflowers are edible flowers. They have cucumber-like taste. Flowers can be consumed in the form of salad and tea or used as garnish.

Self Heal (Prunella vulgaris).
Height: 10-50cm
Flowers: June to Sept.
Geeklet: The common name Selfheal, sometimes written as Self-heal, refers to the plant having been used as a treatment for wounds and bruises until recent times.

Wild Clary (Salvia verbenaca).
Height: 30-90cm
Flowers: June to Sept.
Geeklet: The name ‘Clary’ comes from ‘clear-eye’, because the seeds were soaked in water to produce a jelly (“rather like frogspawn”) that could soothe and cleanse the eye.