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Silene nutans

For sale by Mike Hill

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Mat-forming native wildflower of shingly beaches with delicate heads of nodding scented flowers

Silene nutans
Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre

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Plant Finder: about Silene nutans

Common names

Nottingham catchfly, Catchfly


Silene nutans (Nottingham catchfly). This species grows as a wild flower in Britain & Northern Europe.


They are fully to frost-hardy plants, they like fertile, well-drained soil with full or partial-sun. You can propagate from seeds in the spring or early autumn or from cuttings in spring.

Interest and use

Grown for their mass of 5 petalled flowers.

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  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

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