Nottingham Catchfly | Silene nutans

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1x plug plant (approx. 2-5cm above ground, 15cm of root structure below ground)

Transform your garden into a haven of grace with Nottingham Catchfly (Silene nutans). This enchanting perennial, with delicate nodding flowers, adds a touch of elegance. Standing at 30-60 cm, it thrives in well-drained soil and partial sunlight. Nottingham Catchfly is a favourite of butterflies, enhancing the natural beauty of your space. Easy to grow, it’s a perfect choice for both new and experienced gardeners. Bring the allure of Nottingham Catchfly to your garden – shop now and let the delicate charm of this perennial create a mesmerizing floral display!


Botanical Information: Nottingham Catchfly

Meet the charming Nottingham Catchfly (Silene nutans), a perennial beauty known for its delicate nodding flowers. Standing at 30-60 cm, this plant is like a floral ballerina gracing your garden with elegance.


Nottingham Catchfly is a versatile friend, thriving in well-drained soil and partial sunlight. Whether in meadows or your garden, it adapts easily, bringing a touch of grace to any space. It’s like having a natural artist painting your surroundings with delicate blooms.

Benefits to Wildlife

Now, let’s talk about its role in supporting wildlife. It’s a butterfly magnet, turning your garden into a vibrant hotspot for these winged wonders. By welcoming Nottingham Catchfly, you’re not just growing a plant; you’re creating a haven for pollinators.

Conservation Status in the UK

While not considered endangered, it is a species threatened species of conservation interest in the United Kingdom. Habitat loss and changes in land management practices have led to declines in its population. Conservation efforts focus on preserving and restoring the diverse habitats where this species thrives, ensuring its continued presence in the local ecosystems.

Ease of Growing

Here’s the exciting part – Nottingham Catchfly is incredibly easy to grow! Whether you’re a budding gardener or a seasoned pro, this perennial is like a low-maintenance companion. Plant it in your garden, and it will thrive with minimal fuss. Nottingham Catchfly is the perfect choice for those who want a stunning display without the hassle.

Once Nottingham Catchfly finds its spot in your garden, it’s like having a graceful dancer adding elegance without any demands. Regular watering, a bit of sunlight, and your garden will be graced with the natural beauty of this species.

Nottingham Catchfly (Silene nutans) is a botanical delight that brings simplicity and elegance to your garden. With its delicate nodding flowers, adaptability, and role in supporting butterflies, this perennial is a wonderful addition to any outdoor space. Whether admired in the wild or cultivated in a garden, it invites us to appreciate the simple beauty found in nature. Embrace the charm of this delightful plant, and let your garden bloom with the graceful presence of this lovely campion.

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Additional information

Weight 1 kg

Flowering Months

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Light levels


Soil moisture

Dry, Extremely Dry, Waterlogged


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