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Flower Seeds for your garden, for cut flowers and for wildlife.

Do you dream of a beautiful garden full of scented flowers and buzzing with wildlife?
Just sow a few packets of seeds for gorgeous flowers that your wildlife will love too.

In this shop you will find flower seeds for your garden, for cut flowers and for wildlife. Here are some of the best, most beautiful and easiest plants for you to grow.

News July 2021

July is a great time to sow all sorts of flower seeds. This is a great month to sow Biennials such as Forget-me-Nots, Wallflowers and Sweet William for early flowering next Spring. You can carry on sowing Perennials and Wildflowers in July too. You can also sow quick growing Hardy Annuals such as Poppies and some Half Hardy Annuals such as Sunflowers. Get them going now and they’ll go on flowering until the winter cold sets in and the frost arrives.
There are so many lovely flowers to grow now. Do feel free to have a browse if you’d like some inspiration. You’ll find growing information for each flower here in the shop too.

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Anethum graveolens Mariska (Dill)

SKU 00070
£1.95
In stock
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Product Details

Anethum Graveolens 'Mariska' Seeds (Dill)

This is florists Dill. It has sturdy ridged stems and flowers early making quite a statement in the garden. Anethum has feathery foliage and lots of lovely lime green flower heads for cutting. The flowers are unscented but the foliage is aromatic (aniseed) and is often used to flavour fish, soups, salads and pickles.

Dill is easy and rewarding to grow so is great for beginners. It’s also good for container planting and has masses of pollen and nectar which attracts beneficial insects into the garden.

Genus

Anethum graveolens

Variety

Mariska

Plant Type

Hardy Annual

Height & Spread

60-90cm/2-3 feet tall x 30cm/1 foot wide

Sow Seeds

For best results sow Dill several times from mid-spring to autumn directly where you would like it to grow and flower.

Thin/Plant Out

Thin seedlings to 20-30cm /8-12 inches apart and grow on.

Conditions Required

Dill produces a long taproot and prefers deeper fertile soil than most other annuals. Plenty of sunshine will encourage flower production although these plants will tolerate dappled shade.

Flower Production

Each batch of plants will produce flowers for 6-8 weeks from July to October.

Picking

Pick when it’s cool either early morning or in the evening.
Dill flowers last 7 -10 days in a vase.

Planting Combinations

The acid green flower heads of Dill compliment most brightly coloured annual flowers and also contrast well with cool blues and whites.

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