Silene vulgaris

Regular price $5.50

Tax included.

Seeds per packet : 150

A common American wildflower but native to Europe where the leaves are commonly eaten. An intriguing variety with a balloon shaped calyx which opens in summer.

Nectar rich.

Common name : Bladder Campion, Maidens Tears
Family : Caryophyllaceae

Type : Perennial

Position : Full Sun - Part Shade
Soil requirements : Average/ Dry to medium moisture
Height : 60cm
Spread : 45cm

Sowing method : Direct
When to sow :  Early spring or early autumn
Depth : Surface sow and cover lightly
Germination : 14-21 days 
Ideal germination temperature : 20°C

Plant spacing : 60cm
Flowers : December - April