It’s easy to grow your own flowers from seed. Here’s beautiful flowers, growing information & seed collections for gifts.

Gillian McCullochWelcome to Country Garden Seeds!

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 September 2021

Woo Hoo! September is the perfect time to sow Hardy Annuals so they can grow and develop into healthy plants throughout autumn. Many Perennials and Wildflowers can be sown now too. There are some seeds that need a cold spell to germinate so autumn is brilliant for getting them off to a good start.
There’s nothing like growing your own flowers from seed. If you want flowers for cutting or a beautiful wildlife garden then a few minutes spent sowing seeds this month will bring wonderful things for you in 2022. It’s good to plan ahead!
Christmas Collections are available now! Seed collections make the perfect gift for keen gardeners and there’s some exciting new products coming soon too… so watch this space.
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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Trifolium pratense

SKU 00369
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Trifolium pratense Seeds

Trifolium pratense is wild Red Clover. A compact, low growing perennial plant with masses of small oval deep pink/red flowers from May to September. Classified as Perfect for Pollinators by the RHS, Red Clover is excellent for a wide range of insects including Bees which are attracted by its nectar and Butterflies, some of which lay their eggs on this plant.

Red Clover is lovely in wildflower meadows and also grow really well in grass verges and less manicured areas of lawn where they scramble and mingle amongst other wildflowers. They love full sun.

Genus Trifolium pratense
Common name Red Clover
Plant Type Hardy Perennial. British Wild Flower.
Height & Spread 15-30cm tall x 15-30cm wide (6 inches-1 foot tall x 6 inches-1 foot)
Sow Seeds Sow indoors in modules in late winter from February to April or in autumn from August to September. Alternatively sow direct in either spring or autumn. Please note that Clover seeds need scarification to germinate best.
Plant Out Plant out after the last frosts from May onwards. Once plants are established they are hardy all year round and they will flower year after year.
Conditions Required Trifolium pratense will grow in most soils but prefers well drained soil in full sun.
Lovely for meadows, roadside verges and wildflower patches/mini meadows within existing lawns.
Flower Production Masses of blooms produced from May to September.
Maintenance Mow over meadows after flowering to encourage new foliage growth and a second flush of flowers.
Planting Combinations Red Clover is lovely growing with other summer flowering wild flowers such as White Clover, Oxeye Daisies, Birds Foot Trefoil, Yellow Rattle, Meadow Cranesbill and Field Scabious.
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