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Bladder Campion Wildflower Seed

Product Code: 130JC1285-pro

Bladder Campion Wildflower Seed is a medium height semi-sprawling grassland perennial with distinctly waxy grey-green foliage. The flowers, which are white, consist of five cleft petals joined at their base to form a tube, surrounded by a bladder-like calyx, hence the common name of Bladder campion. Flowering occurs from May to August.

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Bladder Campion Wildflower Seed is a medium height semi-sprawling grassland perennial with distinctly waxy grey-green foliage. The flowers, which are white, consist of five cleft petals joined at their base to form a tube, surrounded by a bladder-like calyx, hence the common name of Bladder campion. Flowering occurs from May to August.

Latin Name

  • Silene vulgaris

Life Cycle

  • Perennial

Flowering Time

  • May to September

Bladder Campion Wildflower Seed Max Flowering Height

  • 80cm

Bladder Campion Wildflower Seed Approx Sowing Rate

  • 2.75kg/Acre

Wildflower Site Preparation

The site should be weed free. Annual weeds should be controlled by mechanical means or by the use of contact based herbicide. Perennial weeds, for example docks thistle, nettles and couch grass can be dealt with using a translocated herbicide such as Round-Up. Cultivate to achieve a fine seed bed, sow seed mix and then roll to ensure firmness. The best results are obtained when there is good contact between the soil and the seeds.

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Sowing can best be achieved by mixing the seed with dry sand, dry sifted topsoil or sawdust and evenly broadcast. It is important that the seed is in contact with moisture in the soil so the seedbed should be lightly raked and then rolled.

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Wildflower Site Preparation The site should be weed free. Annual weeds should be controlled by mechanical means or by the use of contact based herbicide. Perennial weeds, for example docks thistle, nettles and couch grass can be dealt with using a translocated herbicide such as Round-Up. Cultivate to achieve a fine seed bed, sow seed mix and then roll to ensure firmness. The best results are obtained when there is good contact between the soil and the seeds. Sowing Times Sowing can best be achieved by mixing the seed with dry sand, dry sifted topsoil or sawdust and evenly broadcast. It is important that the seed is in contact with moisture in the soil so the seedbed should be lightly raked and then rolled.