White Campion


White Campion

Silene latifolia

Common Name: White Campion

Latin Name: Silene latifoliar

Ultimate Height: 1 meter

Flower Colour: White

Type: Biennial

Soil: Sand, Chalk, Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral PH

History, uses and notes:

References abound for uses for White Campion and others in the campion family. From snack bites, to corns. White Campion was also historically used as a soap. 

White Campion can cross breed with Red Campion to produce a delicate pink flower. Butterflies and Bees are equally attracted by White Campion and it's bright petals are a great addition to your wildflower meadow. 

It can be found on the RHS list as 'Perfect for Pollinators' and will help us all #bringbackthebees