Silene Mount Snowdon – Buy rockery plants


Minute pink flowers on and off through the summer over very compact foliage.
Picture shows it in June.

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

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Silene acaulis Mount Snowdon description

Very dense, flat ground hugging plant that has miniature pink flowers on and off through the summer.

This plant is good for a rockery, tub or raised bedHow easy is it to grow:
This is good for the front of a border, alpine bed, rockery, by a patio, in a tub and for planting in pathways and paving and it can be a little tricky in that it does need a soil that is well drained, but it mustn’t be too dry.

Common name: Mount Snowdon Moss Campion.

Silene Mt Snowdon flowering in September
Silene Mt Snowdon in September

The best position in the garden:

Requires sun.

Requires sun.

Can it be used for planting amongst paving?

Yes, it doesn’t mind being trodden on sometimes.

What type of soil:

Well drained soil, also tolerates chalky soil.

How much moisture:


Hardiness and, or, lifespan:


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.

If there is any die-back where whole branches are not green – then cut all lifeless ones out and it should grow and fill out the ‘hole’.

Size of plant:

Height 3 cm.
Spread 20 cm.

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

Allow 25 plants per square metre.

Buy rockery plants and alpines for your container, raised bed, rockery, patio’s and borders.

Additional information

Weight .25 kg


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