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Silene latifolia / White Campion / British Wildflower / Seeds

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Silene latifolia / White Campion / British Wildflower / Seeds

An appealing wildflower often seen in hedgerows and field boundaries.  White Campion has clusters of pure white flowers, appearing over a long period from May to October.  Plants grow to a height of 60-80cm and look good in informal and wildflower gardens. 


White Campion grows best in full sun to part shade and most well drained soils.  They self seed in the right conditions. 

 

Pack of approx 300 seeds.  Sow anytime, typically spring to autumn.  Germination can take up to eight weeks.  Sowing instructions and a colour photo are printed on the packet.

 

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Hardiness Hardy semi-evergreen short-lived perennial (RHS Hardiness H6)
Flowers May to October
Height 60 - 80cm
Spread 10 - 20cm
Conditions  Sun to part shade and most well drained soils
Sow Sow the seeds anytime, typically spring to autumn.  Sow them into a tray of compost and cover lightly with compost.  Keep the tray at 15-20C and seedlings emerge in 2-4 weeks, sometimes up to 8 weeks.  Pot on and grow until the plants are ready to plant out after the last.  Or sow the seeds in an unheated greenhouse in autumn and seedlings emerge in the spring.
Grow Plants are semi-evergreen and short-lived and reproduce mostly from seed. Clear away any plants that have died back in the autumn after flowering.