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Cuckoo Flower

Cardamine pratensis

Average Seeds per Packet
20
Packet Price
£2.99
Information

Hardy Native Herbaceous Perennial, usually of Meadows, Pastures, Damp Grassland; with multiple flowered heads of pale pink flowers on tall stems in April to June. It has a number of regional names, including “Lady’s Smock” and “Milkmaid”.

Height x Spread:

12 in(30 cm) x 9 in (23 cm)

Wildlife Value:

Attractive to Butterflies, Moths, Bees and Flies; food plant of the Orange Tip and Green Viened White Butterfly caterpillars.

Other Interest:

Young leaves are used as a salad vegetable; and are rich in Vitamin C.

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