Where & How to grow White Campion Silene Alba

White Campion ( Silene Alba) Establishment

Silene Alba has delicate white flowers. The flowers give off a fragrant scent in the evening

It is related to Red Campion and they are sometimes grown together. Where they are grown together they may crossbreed and produce flowers with varying shades of pink.

To create a good effect it may be grown in a large block maybe as a background for smaller more colourful flowers. It will also look stunning when grown amongst other flowers and grasses in a wildflower meadow mix

Site;                           Likes some Sun

Soil;                            Prefers fertile conditions

Flowering season;  May to August

Height                        30 cm to 1 m

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It is a short lived perennial which is easy to grow. Sow the seeds in early Autumn in the Spring. Sow them where you want them to flower and cover lightly with soil. White Campion self seeds easily.

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White campion Seeds

White Campion plug plants