2018 Yellow Rattle plugs (Rhinanthus minor) – Dispatched April 2018

Rhinanthus minor. Also known as Hay Rattle. An annual root hemi-parasite that requires grass to grow, the plants here come supplied with fescues within the plug cells as host grasses. Yellow flowers, seeds rattle in inflated seed pods.

Sun. 7-30 cm Flowers May – July. Slows the growth of grass down substantially allowing both greater quantity and variety of wildflowers when used within a meadow. Plants are supplied from the start of April on wards, however seed is available all year round.

Plugs are best planted in groups of 3 after mowing grass. please do not remove the grass out of the plugs. Ensure plugs are well firmed in. It is always better to plant directly into the ground and not pot on.

Yellow Rattle Plugs Will now be Available for Delivery From April 2018 Minimum Order of 10 Plugs 


QuantityBulk Purchase Pricing
10 - 49£0.6600 Price Per Plant
50 - 149£0.5400 Price Per Plant
150 - 0£0.4000 Price Per Plant


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Photo taken 24/05/12. One of our fields of Yellow Rattle, these plants were in flower particularly early.