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wild flower

1. any flowering plant that grows in an uncultivated state
2. the flower of such a plant
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Many wildflowers have reputed medicinal properties - ox-eye daisy, selfheal and plantain to name just a few - so there's the potential for many different types of animal to benefit from grazing on the wild side.
Bidens, goldenrod and black-eyed Susans are wildflowers that bloom up and down the East Coast, Schiller says, "but the tropical wildflowers that are grown in Florida can't be grown anywhere else.
Merseyside charity Landlife, which founded the National Wildflower Centre in Knowsley, has set up an historic new conservation agreement in Kunming, South West China.
Spring ephemerals are wildflowers that bloom on the forest floor before the trees completely leaf out.
With this in mind, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is playing its part during National Gardening Week (April 15-21) as its gardens across the country host talks, demonstrations and events to get gardeners growing wildflowers.
If you have sandy or welldrained soils, wildflowers can be sown during the autumn, but if you have wetter, colder soils, you're better off sowing in the spring.
If you have sandy or well-drained soils, wildflowers can be sownin the autumn, but if you have wetter, colder soils, you're better off sowing in the spring.
If you have sandy or well-drained soils, wildflowers can be sown during the autumn, but if you have wetter, colder soils, you''re better off sowing in the spring to avoid seed rotting off.
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is encouraging those taking part to sow wildflowers as part of a nationwide celebration to mark the Queen's diamond jubilee.
We've teamed up with The Co-operative to help promote the importance of wildflowers and the part they play in sustaining bees and butterflies.
Mountain Wildflowers, An A to Z Guide for Young Explorers
This colourful chart features photos of the most common wildflowers that can be found growing wild on the Great Orme.