How to grow wildflowers from plugs

Add some low-maintenance colour to your garden with wildflower plugs – Monty Don shows you how to plant them.

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In this practical video from Gardeners’ World, Monty Don shows you how to create a wildflower patch from a selection of plug plants. All of them will thrive in his heavy stony soil, and include coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara), lesser knapweed (Centaurea nigra) and devil’s bit scabious (Succisa pratensis). Watch now to pick up planting tips, including spacing, and discover the advantages of plug plants over growing wildflowers from seed.