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Silene uniflora 'Compacta'

Also called Rock Campion, Double Bladder Campion


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More About Silene uniflora 'Compacta'

  • AKA Silene maritima 'Compacta'
  • Cushion-forming, trailing, semi-evergreen foliage
  • Fleshy, gray-green, lance-shaped leaves, 2 cm long
  • Leaves are fringed with fine hairs
  • White to pale pink flowers with deeply cut petals
  • Suitable for along walkways or between flagstones
  • Can handle light foot traffic
  • Bloom Time: Early to late summer

Zone:

3

Height:

10-15 cm

Spread:

20-30 cm

Colour:

Pink (pale)

Sea Campion Growing and Maintenance Tips

Plant in an average to moist, or average to dry, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade. Drought tolerant once established, and if flowers are trimmed when spent, it will help maintain a tight, compact habit. 

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Silene uniflora 'Compacta' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Trailing
Compact

Foliage Color

Green
Gray

Landscape uses

Border/edging