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One of my favourite wildflowers which is definitely garden worthy for introducing (as plugs) into your lawn, in dappled shade under shrubs, trees and in the base of hedges.

I love it cut and arranged on its own, or in a jumble of wild flowers such as wild carrot, foxgloves and ragged robin. It flowers on and off for months.

Genus Silene
Group/Species dioica
Type Short-lived Perennial
Common Name Red Campion
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Part Shade, Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 80cm (32in)
Spacing 40cm (16in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow direct outdoors March-May or August-October. Sowing in curves, rather than straight lines, for a more natural feel.
Care Tips Deadhead regularly to encourage more blooms.
Flowering May - November
Harvesting Flower production: up to 7 months, keep picking and it keeps sporadically flowering.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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