2023 Yellow Rattle plugs (Rhinanthus minor): for delivery April 2023

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.

Likes Sun. Height  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 depending on the season, 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.

Suggested planting density: 10 per square metre


QuantityBulk Purchase Pricing
25 - 49£1.2000 Price Per Plant
50 - 149£1.0800 Price Per Plant
150 - 0£0.8000 Price Per Plant



One of our fields of Yellow Rattle, these plants were in flower particularly early.


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