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Silene acaulis 'Mount Snowdon' (Moss campion 'Mount Snowdon')

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0.05m
Max height
0.2m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

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Botanical name

Silene acaulis 'Mount Snowdon'

Other names

Moss campion 'Mount Snowdon'

Genus

Silene Silene

Variety or Cultivar

'Mount Snowdon' _ 'Mount Snowdon' is a dwarf, cushion-forming, evergreen perennial with tiny, linear, bright green leaves and, in summer, stemless pink flowers, sometimes with notched petals.


Silene acaulis 'Mount Snowdon' is: Evergreen

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming

Flower

Pink in Summer

Foliage

Bright-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails Slugs , Snails

General care

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings


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Where to grow

Silene acaulis 'Mount Snowdon' (Moss campion 'Mount Snowdon') will reach a height of 0.05m and a spread of 0.2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Containers, Gravel, Greenhouse, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun or light, dappled shade. Alternatively, grow in an alpine house in equal parts loam-based compost and sharp grit. Tends to flower less in cultivation. Dislikes wet winter condi

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Silene acaulis 'Mount Snowdon'

Other names

Moss campion 'Mount Snowdon'

Genus

Silene Silene

Variety or Cultivar

'Mount Snowdon' _ 'Mount Snowdon' is a dwarf, cushion-forming, evergreen perennial with tiny, linear, bright green leaves and, in summer, stemless pink flowers, sometimes with notched petals.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming


Colour

Flower

Pink in Summer

Foliage

Bright-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs , Snails

General care

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Silene acaulis 'Mount Snowdon' (Moss campion 'Mount Snowdon') will reach a height of 0.05m and a spread of 0.2m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Containers, Gravel, Greenhouse, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun or light, dappled shade. Alternatively, grow in an alpine house in equal parts loam-based compost and sharp grit. Tends to flower less in cultivation. Dislikes wet winter condi

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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