Wild Flower Plug Plants
Wild Flower Shop plug plants should be treated the same as any
ordinary garden plug plants.
recommend that your plug plants are planted immediately for best
not let the plants dry out - keep them moist, but not soaked.
they can't be planted immediately, keep the plants in a sheltered,
cool location preferably in light shade to await planting.
well before planting.
foliage may be trimmed.
plug plant gently out of packaging by holding the leaves.
planting hole should be the same shape and size as the plug, i.e. an
to keep the soil loose around the sides of the planting hole to make
it easier for the roots to grow into the surrounding soil.
plants can be planted into cultivated soil or into established
planting into existing grass, the grass should be mown down to 5 cm
(2"), the clippings
removed and the thatch scarified before planting.
planting into existing grass, success is improved by reducing
immediate competition while the wild flower establishes itself. This
can be achieved by raking Yellow Rattle seed
(Rhinanthus minor) into
the grass. This is a
semi-parasite on grass and once established it will reduce the
vigour of the original grass by up to 50%. All ancient meadows have this plant.
Wild Flower Plug Plant Collections