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Joel’s Damp Soils Pack – WYG Special!

This special pack recommended by Joel contains the following species, either as a pack of 3 or 5 x 9cm pots, ready for planting straight into your garden. Pack of 3 - 1 x Common Fleabane, 1 x Ragged Robin, 1 x Sneezewort Pack of 5 - 1 x Common Fleabane, 1 x Ragged Robin, 2 x Sneezewort, 1 x Hemp Agrimony Pack of 7 - 2 x Common Fleabane, 2 x Ragged Robin, 2 x Sneezewort, 1 x Hemp Agrimony  

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For a little more information on each of Joel’s recommended species, please read as follows…

Common Fleabane

Daisy like golden yellow flowers about 1.91 cm across. Common Fleabane is often found on the banks of streams, as it has a preference for marshy or at least permanently damp soil. grows to a height of 50 to 90 cm and has downy stems and very downy wavy-edged Lanceolate leaves. The narrow linear rays and the disc florets are golden yellow and form compound flower heads. Common Fleabane grows to medium height.

Common Fleabane

 

Ragged Robin – OUT OF STOCK AT PRESENT – COMING SOON – A SUITABLE REPLACEMENT PLANT WILL BE SENT IF ORDERING NOW

A lovely perennial with dainty pink flowers with ragged petals. Looks terrific in a wetland meadow with meadow buttercup. Found along roads and in wet meadows and pastures. In Britain it has declined in numbers because of modern farming techniques and draining of wet-lands and is no longer common. This is a tough and reliable but well behaved perennial for the damp border, bog garden, edge of a pond or damp wildflower meadow.

Ragged Robin

 

Sneezewort

Greyish leaves. Creamy white flower heads, rather yarrow like but larger. Sneezewort is also known as sneezeweed, bastard pellitory, European pellitory, fair-maid-of-France, goose tongue, sneezewort yarrow, wild pellitory, or white tansy it has loose clusters of showy white, flower heads that bloom from June to August. Leaves can be eaten raw or cooked. Sneezewort will also yield an essential oil that is used in herbal medicine. The leaves are used as an insect repellent. Can be poisonous to live stock. It is a hardy, drought-tolerant plant that prefers full sun and moist but well-drained soil.

Sneezewort

 

Hemp Agrimony

A tall stately plant with masses of white-pink flowers, an excellent butterfly plant attracting large numbers in late summer. Also known as Holy Rope and Raspberries and Cream, Hemp-agrimony is a tall, perennial plant found in damp grassland, marshes, fens and wet woodlands and along riverbanks. The frothy, pinkish flower clusters appear from July to September and are very attractive to all kinds of insects.

Hemp Agrimony

 

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