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Ragged Robin

Ragged Robin

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Ragged Robin Seeds

Silene flos-cuculi
Crow flower, crow soap, cuckoo flower, cuckoo gilliflower, cuckoo hood, Indian pink, marsh gilliflower, meadow lychnis, meadow pink, wild William

Ragged-robin is a perennial. It has much-divided, pink flowers (hence the name 'Ragged') and narrow, grass-like leaves. It thrives in a moist, moderately fertile soil in sun or part shade. Well suited to moist meadows, bog gardens, marshy ground or wild gardens.


Contents: Approximately 2,000 seeds

Average height: 30-75cm
Aspect: Sun or semi-shade
Soil type: Clay, loam, sand - moist. but well drained
Sowing time: Spring or autumn
Flowering period: Spring and summer
Colour: Purple

An easy to grow plant for any soil in full sun or partial shade. May be considered invasive. Attracts bees and other beneficial insects. Good ground cover.

Our packaging is made from FSC recycled cardboard and environmentally friendly inks. The seed bags are waxed paper or compostable starch to keep seeds in the best condition during storage. 

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