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SILENE armeria - Sweet William Catchfly 100g

Stock: Available

SKU Code: F 503-100g


Family: Caryophyllaceae
Characteristics: Hardy Perennial is often grown as an Annual 40-60cm

Seed per packet: Approx. 2,000
Seed per gram: Approx. 7,800

The Sweet William Catchfly is a slender annual European wildflower that produces bright pink flowers with 5 notched petals. 

Catchfly work well in wildflower mixtures, cut flowers and the pollinator garden when they attract butterflies and other beneficial insects. 
Looks spectacular when grouped in cottage gardens, at the front of borders or in drifts in a meadow garden. Takes either full sun or partial shade.

Grow notes:

Tropical: Autumn to Early Spring.
Mid-spring and summer.

1mm deep.
Sow direct or in trays. If sowing in trays transplant when large enough to handle avoiding excessive root disturbance.
 10-14 days.
Plant space: 
Row space:
 14 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for more vigorous plants.

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