Nottingham Catchfly seed packet

£3.60

Silene nutans

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Description

Nottingham Catchfly (Silene nutans)

  • 80 cm
  • 200-500 seeds per packet
  • perennial

 

Nottingham Catchfly is a rare plant in Scotland, occurring on dry calcareous coastal grassland. It’s most northerly site is the wonderful St Cyrus Nature Reserve in Aberdeenshire.

A perennial plant with long elegant, often reddish, stems and delicate drooping sticky night-scented pale flowers that attract insects and, as a result, bats.

Sowing: Can be sown at any time of year, but best in early autumn or in spring. Choose a sunny open site with a light dry soil, or grow in a container. Scatter the seed directly onto a fine raked seed bed, firming down well, or sow in trays and transplant seedlings when large enough to handle. Water well and keep young plants weeded.

  • 80 cm
  • 200-500 seeds per packet
  • perennial

 

As with all our wildflower seed packets, the seed is of wild Scottish origin.

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Nottingham Catchfly (Silene nutans) flower

Nottingham Catchfly (Silene nutans) flower

Nottingham Catchfly (Silene nutans) plant

Nottingham Catchfly (Silene nutans) plant

Nottingham Catchfly (Silene nutans) flowers

Nottingham Catchfly (Silene nutans) flowers

Nottingham Catchfly (Silene nutans) flowers

Nottingham Catchfly (Silene nutans) flowers