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Silene fimbriata (Fringed campion)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Silene fimbriata

Other names

Fringed campion

Genus

Silene Silene

Species

S. fimbriata - S. fimbriata is an herbaceous perennial with rosettes of soft, bright green leaves. In late spring and summer, it bears feathery white flowers backed with fat light green calyxes.


Silene fimbriata is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Silene fimbriata (Fringed campion) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Rock, Underplanting, Wildflower, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in sun or shade in free-draining soil. Will tolerate dry shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade, 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 fimbriata

Other names

Fringed campion

Genus

Silene Silene

Species

S. fimbriata - S. fimbriata is an herbaceous perennial with rosettes of soft, bright green leaves. In late spring and summer, it bears feathery white flowers backed with fat light green calyxes.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Silene fimbriata (Fringed campion) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Rock, Underplanting, Wildflower, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in sun or shade in free-draining soil. Will tolerate dry shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Shade, 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 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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