White Campion Seeds – Silene Alba - Naturalised Wildflower

Type: Perennial
Approximate height: 30 cm to 1 metre
Flowering Time: May to September
Site and soil type: Any soil type as long as it is well-drained, in full sun or partial shade. This plant does not like being too wet in winter.
When to sow: Spring to early autumn.
Where to sow: Outside, direct into soil or under cover, into modules or pots.
Packet contents: Approximately 440 seeds / 0.56g

White Campion, also known as bull rattle, white cockle and white robin,  is an attractive wildflower that grows on verges and along hedgerows.

Its white flowers produce their perfume at night and provide food for many different species of moth.

White Campion attracts / provides food for the following creatures:

  • Moths including Marbled Clover moth πŸ› and Small Elephant Hawk-moth πŸ¦‹
  • An "RHS Plants for Pollinators" plant **

All our seed packets include sowing instructions.

Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.

Key to symbols:

πŸ› A food plant for the caterpillar

πŸ¦‹ Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly

πŸ¦‡ Listed in: Bat Conservation Trust Encouraging bats, A guide for bat-friendly gardening and living

πŸ¦‡ (RHS)  Listed in the RHS Plants for Bats list

** RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at rhs.org.uk/plantsforpollinators

** The Royal Horticultural Society, and its logo, are trade marks of The Royal Horticultural Society (Registered Charity No 222879/SC038262) and used under licence.