Lady’s Bedstraw – Buy wildflower plants


Lots of hazy yellow flowers in summer and early autumn.

An easy plant for the inexperienced gardener.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

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Lady’s Bedstraw description:

Surprisingly attractive fragrant, hazy yellow flowers in summer and early autumn.

In the past it was used to curdle milk into cheese, and to create both red and yellow dyes.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.

Excellent for wildlife, border or rough area.How easy is it to grow:
This is good for a wildlife garden, front of a plant border or rough area, and it is easy provided it is in a well drained soil.

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Other common names: Yellow Bedstraw, Maid’s Hair, Cheese Renning or Cheese Rennet.

Botanical name: Galium verum

Lady's Bedstraw
Lady’s Bedstraw

The best position in the garden:

Prefers sun.

Prefers sun.

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will keep on spreading and fill quite a large space.

What type of soil:

Any free draining soil.

How much moisture:

Normal moisture.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:


Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.

Size of plant:

Height 90 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 2 plants per square metre.

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Additional information

Weight .25 kg


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