Silene Mount Snowdon – Buy rockery plants

£2.50

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

Grown in handy 9 cm pots:

Only 2 left in stock

Description

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:

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.

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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