Cornfield annuals are species from the most an endangered ecosystem. They provide a splash of colour and are easy to grow. This is the ideal mix for new gardens & great fun for children to sow as it flowers within 6-10 weeks from planting. 


  • 100% flower mix: no grass seeds
  • Seed Sowing Rates: 1.5-3 grams per metre no grass seeds
  • Optimal sowing period: March to June or August to October
  • Flowering Period:  If autumn or early spring sown = Late May to August. If spring sown = July to November
  • Life Cycle: Annual 


Species List: Corn Marigold, Corn Poppy, Corncockle,
Cornflower, Scented Mayweed, Scentless Mayweed
Other annuals may be added when available


Sowings instructions: remove all grass and weeds. Alternatively mow grass on shortest setting and rake out as much as possible exposing bare soil. If sown into grass you will need to add yellow rattle seeds into seed mix that will suppress grass growth and allow wildflowers to grow. Sow seeds in 2 direction for even distribution. Rake lightly and roll or walk over seeds to achieve better contact with soil. If sowing in spring water regularly in first 2-3 weeks during dry weather until you see successful germination.


Maintanance: reseed every year or let the flowers self seed. Cut and remove all vegetation to avoid enriching te soil, wildflowers thrive in poor soils.

Irish Native Wildflowers: Annual - Cornfield Mix

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