Silene flos-cuculi (Ragged Robin)

One of our most glamorous, starry wild flowers which makes the perfect upper-storey to a back-lit area of grass. More
500 seeds 120007 £1.95 Now £1.56 In stock
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When in stock, please allow 2-3 working days for despatch. Orders placed prior to 21st May will be despatched by Friday 22nd May if the items were in stock at the point of order.
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One of our most glamorous, starry wild flowers which makes the perfect upper-storey to a back-lit area of grass, or wild garden and brilliant in just the same role in almost any arrangement. I love it.

Genus Silene (syn. Lychnis)
Group/Species flos-cuculi
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Ragged Robin
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist, Moist but Well-drained
Height 70cm (28in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow direct outdoors March-May or August-October. Sowing in curves, rather than straight lines, for a more natural feel.
Flowering April - June
Vase Life Sear stem ends in boiling water for ten seconds to maximize vase life.
Harvesting Flower production: 3 months
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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Silene flos-cuculi (Ragged Robin) reviews

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Reviewed 25th January 2020 by Deanna

Good

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Reviewed 25th January 2020 by Deanna

Good