Common name: Campion

Silene is a perennial that is suitable for rock gardens and borders, flowering from July to late September.
Pink Variety
Blue Variety


Week 10:

Sow the seeds in trays of seed compost and germinate at a temperature of 20°C (68°F).

Germination should take up to a week.

Week 13 - 14:

Prick out the seedlings into cell trays / boxes and gradually harden off in a cold frame.

Week 21:

Plant out 150mm (6") in a sunny or partially shaded position.

Week 27>:

If required, collect seed and sow immediately.

Week 36;

Prick out seedlings and grow on in a cold frame until planting out time the following year.

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