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SKU
b529
As low as €2.70
CRIMSON SILENE
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    Germany: 3-5 days

    Delivery times abroad
    EU: 5-10 days

    EEA: 7-12 days

    €2.70 Price per 100g: €539.28
incl. VAT, excl. shipping
Bag (0.5 g)
(€539.28 /100g )
incl. VAT, excl. shipping
€2.70

CRIMSON SILENE

b529 (Silene asterias)

Rosette-forming plant that flowers in the second year. Grows to a height of about 30cm, with burgundy, almost spherical flower heads with blue stamens and a faint scent. Popular with bees and butterflies, drought tolerant. Nice for designing natural gardens using native wild perennials.

Comment: good for pollinators
Lifespan: perennial
Positive for pollinators: Yes

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Explanations

ProSpecieRara: This variety has been awarded by ProSpecieRara as a rare or old variety. ProSpecieRara is a foundation dedicated to preserving the diversity of rare plant varieties. In long-term cooperation with ProSpecieRara, Sativa is active in the important preservation and cultivation of these traditional varieties.

Bee-friendly: This plant has a good nectar or pollen supply, which is especially good for honey and wild bees, as well as other pollinating insects. There are 500 different kinds of wild bees alone. Some crops are best approached by specialists, others by generalists.