Red Campion – Buy wildflower plants

£2.50

Lots of bright pink flowers in the summer to cheer up a dark corner.

Fairly easy plant to grow.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

Only 6 left in stock

Description

Red Campion description:

A good show of pink flowers in the summer and is excellent for brightening up a shady corner.

A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
A bat friendly plant.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.

Excellent for wildlife, border or rough area.How easy is it to grow:
Can put it in the middle of a plant border, or a wildlife garden and it is very easy in most soils, including heavy or clay soils, provided it’s not too dry.

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Other common names: Known as Red Catchfly in the USA.

Botanical name: Silene dioica

Red Campion flowering in April
Red Campion in April

The best position in the garden:

Semi shade or shade.

Semi shade or shade

Is it useful as a ground cover plant?

Yes, it will fill small spaces.

What type of soil:

Any reasonable soil, also tolerates clay soil and chalky soil.

How much moisture:

Moist to normal.

Hardiness and, or, lifespan:

Hardy.

Care and maintenance:

When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.

Size of plant:

Height 70 cm.
Spread 30 cm.

Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:

Allow 10 plants per square metre.

Purchase wildflower plants from Boundary Nursery.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg

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