Our Ribwort Plantain plug plants for sale are priced per individual plant. This product has a minimum quantity of 10 plug plants. For orders over 500 plug plants please contact us.
All our plants are native British wildflowers grown in Peat free compost in our sustainable nursery.
Common name: Ribwort Plantain
Latin name: Plantago lanceolata
Description: Ribwort plantain is found across a wide range of habitats, such as meadows, upland grasslands, rocky ledges, sand dunes and cliffs, as well as gardens and roadsides. The spear-shaped flowerheads are distinctive, and provide a good source of food for birds in the winter; throughout the year, it is a good attractant of small butterflies, moths and hoverflies.
Height: up to 45cm
Flowering: June to August.
Colour: Brown with white stamens
Management: Ribwort plantain grows best in dry to moist, well-drained soil and full sunlight. It is relatively resistant to drought and to trampling, but not to waterlogging.