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Kent Wildflower Seeds - Common Knapweed (Centaurea nigra)

£4.00

King of the wildflower meadow, knapweed's ragged, pinky-purple flowers give the appearance of a thistle without the prickles. Knapweed's tousled flowers are rich in nectar and pollen, attracting bees, butterflies and moths. In winter, the architectural seed heads are popular with seed-eating birds such as goldfinches, so be sure to leave them intact!

  • Best grown in full sun in heavy clay or chalky soils. Dislikes damp, acid soils.
  • Sow February to March or October to November into a prepared seedbed
  • Packet dimensions: 8.5 cm x 14 cm
  • Pack contains enough to fill a plot measuring 1 square metre
  • High pollen and nectar availability to support native insects and other wildlife
  • Grown in Kent, England

    For a comprehensive guide to growing an abundant flower meadow from seed, read my handy guide.

    I aim to pick and pack your order within 24 hours of receipt and you should expect your parcel to arrive within 3–5 working days under normal circumstances. Orders placed on a Friday may not be sent until the following Monday. All delivery charges are calculated and displayed at the checkout.

    • If your order can safely be sent in an envelope or small parcel, it will be sent by Royal Mail via a tracked service for £3.50. This doesn't require a signature but does let you know where your parcel is.
    • Larger orders will be sent either with Royal Mail or a premium courier service for £4.95. Tracking details will be sent via SMS and/or email, if these contacts are provided.
    • Extra large or heavy items will be sent for £20 via a premium courier service with tracking provided. Delivery is normally the next working day after dispatch.
    • For deliveries to Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, Channel Islands and international addresses, please drop me a line at atyourservice@dancoopergarden.com letting me know where you are in the world and what you'd like to purchase. I will check the items are allowed to be shipped to your location and get a cost for your approval.

    Should you need to return an item, drop me a line at atyourservice@dancoopergarden.com within 14 days of receiving your purchase, providing your name, order number and the reason for your return. I will let you know how to return your item.

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    Kent Wildflower Seeds

    The Denne family has been farming in the beautiful Kent countryside for almost 150 years. Their wildflower seeds, harvested from established mixed meadows across the North Downs and Weald of Kent, will fill your garden with colour and act as a magnet for pollinating insects.
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