Silene


 

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


Cultivation


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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