White Campion – Silene Alba - Wildflower
White Campion – Silene Alba
Approximate height: 30 cm to 1 m
Flowering time: May to September
Site and soil type: Most soil types, well-drained or moist but well-drained, in full sun or partial shade. This plant does not like being too wet in winter.
Uses: Attracts moths
When to sow: March to April or August to September
Also known as bull rattle, white cockle and white robin.
White campion is an attractive wildflower that grows on verges and along hedgerows.
Its white flowers produce perfume at night and provides food for many different moths.
Sow in spring or early autumn. Prepare the soil by removing any weeds and raking lightly. Scatter the seeds thinly on the soil surface where they are to grow, and gently rake them in or cover lightly with soil.
Contents: Approximately 440 seeds / 0.56g
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