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COWSLIP native plugs (primula veris)

COWSLIP native plugs (primula veris)
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COWSLIP native plugs (primula veris)COWSLIP native plugs (primula veris)

COWSLIP native plugs (primula veris)

  Our ref: IP25_1
type - perennial
  • native british plant plugs
  • colour - Yellow
  • RHS perfect for pollinators
  • Dispatched May-September
  • Plant at approx 1-4 plugs per sq. m
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Recommended planting density 1-4 plugs per sq. meter. If you require 200 or more plugs in total, special pricing may be available, please contact us or call 01452 311525 for a quotation. Plugs are available for dispatch May to September when at their best and more receptive to outdoor planting.

RHS perfect for pollinators
Perfect for pollinators

RHS Perfect for Pollinators.
The RHS Perfect for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects
in gardens. Bees, butterflies, moths, hoverflies and many others visit flowers to feed on
nectar and pollen; while doing so they transfer pollen and increase seed set
and fruit development. Find out more at: rhs.org.uk/plants

To discover further wildflowers for Bees and other insects, simply enter the word "pollinators" into the search box above.


Native Cowslip– Primula veris is a familiar and popular plant useful for creating a spring flowering meadow. The nodding yellow flowers of the native British variety appear on short stems in April and look delightful blowing in a spring breeze. Flowering is just before the start of the season’s main grass growth, which make cowslips particularly suitable for a flowering lawn.

Native Cowslips will grow in sunlight or semi-shade and are suitable for open woods, orchards road verges. They have preference for chalk and limestone but will tolerate a wide range of other soils. Cowslips produce a strong scent and will attract bees. They look best grown with alongside other spring flowering plants such as Red Campion, Lawn Daisy, Bluebells and Greater Stitchwort.


How to grow native Cowslip Plants

Native Cowslip plug plants can be introduced to their permanent planting positions from late spring through to October. Initially they are sensitive to drying out, and should be kept well watered for 2 or so weeks then and left to develop for several months. When planting into established grass it is advisable to first cut the areas where the wildflower plants are to be introduced and create a small bare area up to several inches around each planting position to reduce initial competition. A few Yellow rattle seeds sown around each plug may also be of benefit in the long term by reducing competition from grasses. Once established cowslip plants can be divided up in the autumn and then replanted.


Summary:

type - perennial, colour - Yellow, height - 0 to 25cms, flowers April, May, habitat - Semi-Shade (Orchards, Hedgerow, Banks, Open Woodland), Moist Grassland (Clay, Loams), Dry Grassland (clay, loam), Very dry Sandy Soil, Chalk and Limestone Grassland, Caterpillar Food Plant, Attracts Butterflies
Printed 21/11/2017 14:02:54
ip25_1 type perennial colour yellow height 0 to 25cms flowers april may habitat semi shade orchards hedgerow banks open woodland moist grassland clay loams dry grassland clay loam very dry sandy soil chalk and limestone grassland caterpillar food plant attracts butterflies rhs perfect for pollinators pollinating insects bees butterflies moths hoverflies
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