Silene uniflora Druett’s Variegated description
Very impressive yellow and green variegated foliage.
White bell flowers in the summer.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border, on a bank, by a path, in a rock garden or by a patio and is undemanding in any reasonably drained soil.
Common name: Druett’s Variegated Sea Campion, or Druett’s Variegated Catchfly, or Druett’s Variegated Rock Campion.
The best position in the garden:
Sun or semi shade.
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, it will fill a largish gap at the front of a plant border.
Can it be used for planting amongst paving?
Yes,it doesn’t mind being trodden on sometimes.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable 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.
pick out completely white reverted shoots.
Size of plant:
Height 15 cm.
Spread 50 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 4 plants per square metre.
Buy alpine plants, herbs, wildflowers, perennials and ornamental grasses.