But corn marigold
- chrysanthemum segetum - was found at a single location, while sharp-leaved fluellen - kickxia elatine - was found at only three different locations.
Plants such as Corn Marigold
, Corn Cockle, Camomile, Cambridge Milk Parsley, Field Scabious, Field Poppy, Greater Knapweed, Ox Eye Daisy, Ragged Robin, Teasel, along with meadow turf are ideal for attracting insects, with the added benefit of helping to ensure good pollination of flowers.
The report by Plantlife said flowers such as the cornflower, corn marigold
and prickly poppy are under threat because current policies are failing to conserve them effectively.
But the border is repeatedly sown with corn chamomile, corn marigold
, corn cockle, corn flower and corn poppy.
The one I am trying from its collection is the cornfield annual mixture, which contains six species including campion, white chamomile and also corn marigold
For ultimate flower-power choose a seed mix that includes red field poppies, yellow corn marigold
, white scentless corn camomile, purple corncockle, blue cornflower and white campion.
A wildflower meadow blooms with poppies, cornflowers, corn marigold
and corn crockel through the spring and summer.
And the flowers provide a fantastic splash of colour for the garden - cowslip, corn marigold
, teasel, primrose, royal ensign, ragged robin, ox eye daisy.
Dr Jill Sutcliffe, botanical manager at English Nature, said the common blue cornflower and golden corn marigold
wildflowers might also become a regular sight.
For real flower power sow red field poppies, yellow corn marigold
, white corn camomile plus blue cornflower and white campion.
There is a five-inch pot, growing medium, cornflower seeds, corn poppy seeds, corn marigold
seeds and coloured pencils along with a butterfly activity booklet.
TRUE BLUE: The fate of cornflowers is a major concern; BEAUTY: Sam Alston, of Defra, admires Corn Marigold
Other flowering plants which are decreasing included the corn buttercup and the corn marigold
While wood pigeons have prospered from a switch to autumn sowing, which has provided more reliable winter food, the loss of ponds has hit great crested newts, and increased herbicides have caused a huge decline in corn marigolds
There are usually seeds of corn poppies, corn marigolds
, cornflowers and corn cockle in annual "cornfield" mixes, vividly coloured flowers all excellent for pollinators.