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RED CAMPION seeds (silene dioica)

RED CAMPION seeds (silene dioica)
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RED CAMPION seeds (silene dioica)RED CAMPION seeds (silene dioica)
RED CAMPION seeds (silene dioica)RED CAMPION seeds (silene dioica)
RED CAMPION seeds (silene dioica)RED CAMPION seeds (silene dioica)
RED CAMPION seeds (silene dioica)RED CAMPION seeds (silene dioica)

RED CAMPION seeds (silene dioica)

  Our ref: ST91_1
  • type - perennial
  • colour redpink
  • height - 50 to 75cms
  • Sowing rate 1 gm sq m.
  • on RHS list of plants for bees
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RHS perfect for pollinators
Perfect for pollinators

Red Campion- Silene dioca Red Campion is a plant that will grow well in full sun but is normally associated with areas of semi-shade such as woodland edges and clearings, hedgerows and orchards. It is normally included in wildflower mixtures for woodlands and shaded areas and grows best on dry, fertile soils. Red Campion plants have showy flowers that vary between very pale pink to almost full red. The blooms appear from April to July, with peak flowering in May, but it is not uncommon for a few plants to retain flowers until very late in the year, occasionally even to November. In the wildflower garden Red Campion can be planted along the semi-shaded side of a wall, or hedge and can also be introduced into meadow grass.Red Campion plants look stunning when flowering alongside Greater Stitchwort and Bluebells both in the wild or in a wildflower garden. An alternative name for Red Campion is Red riding hood.

How to grow Red Campion from seeds:
Sow Red Campion seeds in spring or autumn either outside where it is to flower, or in seed trays and cover lightly with compost. It is usually easy to germinate and the seedlings, which are quick to develop, can be pricked out and grown on, for planting out later in the year.

RHS Perfect for Pollinators.
The RHS Perfect for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects in gardens. Bees, butterflies, moths, hoverflies and many others visit flowers to feed on nectar and pollen; while doing so they transfer pollen and increase seed set and fruit development. Find out more at: rhs.org.uk/plants

To discover more plants for Bees, simply enter the word "pollinators" into the search box above.

To buy Red Campion seeds
To purchase Red Campion seeds, please select a quantity above and click add to cart. To ensure the best chance of success, we sell all of our wildflower seeds by weight, which ensures each wildflower seed packet contains a good quantity of seeds. The recommended sowing rate is 1 gram per square metre, and the number of Red Campion seeds per gram is approx. 5400. All of our Wildflower seed packets contain seeds of Native British provenance.

Summary:
type - perennial,
colour red/pink, height - 50 to 75cms,
flowering months - May, June,
habitat - Deep Shade (Dense Woodland), Semi-Shade (Orchards, Hedgerow, Banks, Open Woodland),
Attracts Butterflies, Bees
Printed 22/10/2017 22:10:59
st91_1 type perennial colour red pink height 50 to 75cms flowers may june habitat deep shade dense woodland semi shade orchards hedgerow banks open woodland attracts butterflies rhs perfect for pollinators pollinating insects bees butterflies moths hoverflies
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