Plant type

Herbaceous perennial

Height & spread

10-45cm x 45cm

Wildlife benefit

Bird (seed, foliage), bee and butterfly nectar plant

  • A native plant.
  • Introduce as plug plants.
  • Good for a spring or summer meadow, flowering from May to September.
  • Prominent, rose-pink clustered flowers.
  • Excellent bee and bumblebee plant both for pollen and nectar. Also good for adult butterflies.
  • Leaves can be pecked at by Bullfinches and Woodpigeons. Finches will take the seeds.