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White Campion | Silene latifolia

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1x 15cm plug plant

Bring the charm of White Campion (Silene latifolia) to your garden! Our wildflower nursery proudly presents this graceful perennial with elegant white blooms. Easy to grow and adaptable to various settings, White Campion adds a touch of natural sophistication to any outdoor space. Explore our collection, discover simple care tips, and let the beauty of White Campion transform your garden into a haven of tranquility. Shop now and bring home the enchantment of this lovely wildflower, perfect for both beginners and seasoned gardeners alike.

Description

Botanical Information: White Campion

White campion is a stunning perennial plant that graces gardens with its elegant white flowers. The name “Silene” comes from the Greek forest god Silenus, emphasizing the plant’s natural beauty. With its slender stems and radiant blooms, White Campion stands tall, adding a touch of sophistication to any garden.

Habitat

White Campion feels most at home in sunny spots with well-drained soil. You’ll often find it along roadsides, in meadows, and even popping up in neglected corners of gardens. This adaptable wildflower can handle both sunny and partially shaded areas, making it a versatile choice for different garden settings. Its ability to thrive in various conditions means you can enjoy its beauty no matter where you decide to plant it.

Benefits to Wildlife

White Campion is not just a treat for the eyes; it’s a haven for wildlife too. The nectar-rich flowers attract busy bees and butterflies, turning your garden into a buzzing hotspot. Additionally, the plant provides shelter for small insects and their larvae, creating a lively ecosystem right in your outdoor space. By inviting this species into your garden, you’re not just beautifying it; you’re creating a habitat for essential pollinators.

Conservation Status in the UK

The good news is that it’s a common sight in the UK and faces no major conservation threats. Its ability to thrive in a variety of environments, from urban spaces to natural habitats, contributes to its stable status. By nurturing White Campion in your garden, you’re not just enjoying its beauty – you’re also celebrating a wildflower that’s doing well in its native land.

Ease of Growing

Now, let’s talk about why White Campion is a gardener’s delight. It’s incredibly easy to grow, making it an excellent choice for both beginners and experienced gardeners. Here’s how to ensure your White Campion thrives:

  1. Planting: Choose a sunny or partially shaded spot with well-drained soil.
  2. Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during dry spells.

With these simple steps, you’ll have a garden adorned with the elegance of this species. It’s a fantastic plant for those who want a beautiful garden without the fuss.

White Campion is a delightful addition to any garden, offering elegance, wildlife benefits, and easy maintenance. By welcoming this graceful wildflower into your outdoor space, you not only enhance your surroundings but also contribute to the well-being of essential pollinators. Explore the joys of gardening with this plant and let its natural beauty bloom in your garden. Happy planting!

More Information

The Wildlife Trusts

Wild Food UK

Species From the Same Habitat

Nottingham Catchfly | Silene nutans

Sea Thrift | Armeria maritima

Valerian | Valeriana officinalis

Vipers Bugloss | Echium vulgare

ALL WILDFLOWERS

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
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Soil moisture

Dry, Extremely Dry, Normal

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