Beam Parklands

Dagenham, Essex, RM10 9EH

Tel: 0208 227 2332

Wildflower Meadow

In the Spring and Summer months this area is full of colour from our wildflowers.  Some of the flowers you are likely to see include:-

Cornflowers – Centaurea cyanus

Cornflowers

  • Annual flowering plant
  • Other names include Bachelor’s button, cyani flower and hurtsickle
  • Grows 40-80 cm tall
  • Used to grow in crop fields as a weed
  • Flowers June-August

Corn Poppy – Papaver rhoeas

Corn Poppy

  • Also known as corn rose
  • Tall upright plant
  • Grows 20-60cm
  • Flowers May-October
  • Is thought to be the first flowers to grow in Flanders field after WW1

Corn Chamomile – Anthemis arvensis

Corn Chamomile

  • Very common throughtout Britain
  • Leaves are broad and segmented
  • Often found growing in close proximity to dandelions
  • 15-60cm
  • Flowers July-September

Corn Cockle – Agrostemma githago

Corn Cockle

  • Pink-Purple flower
  • Found Solitary
  • Grows between 30-90cm
  • Flowers June – August

Meeting Point

The Meeting Point for all events is on the bridge by the entrance off Oval Road North unless otherwise stated. See Map.

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Booking events

Booking opens two weeks before each event. To book your place call 0208 227 2332. If you have any access requirements please let us know and we will make the necessary arrangements.