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Species Datapage No 24   

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Species Common Name: Red Bartsia
Species Botanical Name: Bartsia viscosa
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Management:   Likes compacted ground
Tolerance of cutting: Low, 
Cutting time: None, 
Edible / Medicinal:  
 

Life Cycle (Form): Annual, 

Flower Height: 10 to 40 cm

Foliage Height: 5 - 10 cm

Flower Colour:  Pink

Flowering period: July, August, 

Time to Flower: 12, 24 months

Soil Type: Will grow in most soils, 

pH Type: Acid, Neutral, Alkaline.

Moisture: Dry, Moist, 

Aspect:  Full sun, 

Wildlife Value: Low, 
 

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Species Common Name: Red Campion     
Species Botanical Name: Silene dioica   see also BSBI
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Management: Easy to grow, providing colour just as the Bluebell are finishing and great for early summer.  Allow to set seed.
Tolerance of cutting: Low, 
Cutting time: None, 
Edible / Medicinal:  
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Life Cycle (Form): Short lived Perennial

Flower Height: 20 to 60 cm

Foliage Height: 5 - 30 cm

Flower Colour: Pink

Flowering period: May, June, 

Time to Flower: 12,  months

Soil Type: Will grow in most soils, 

pH Type: Neutral, 

Moisture: Moist, 

Aspect:   Partial shade, Deep shade.

Wildlife Value: Low, 

 

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Species Common Name: Red Clover
Species Botanical Name: Trifolium pratense
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Management:   
Tolerance of cutting: Low, Medium, High
Cutting time: None, Spring, Summer, Autumn.
Edible / Medicinal: Edible, Medicinal, Do not consume unless advised. Probably contain poisons

Life Cycle (Form): Perennial

Flower Height: 20 to 40 cm

Foliage Height: 5 - 10 cm

Flower Colour: Pink

Flowering period: July, August, 

Time to Flower: 12,  months

Soil Type: Will grow in most soils, 

pH Type: Acid, Neutral, Alkaline.

Moisture: Dry, Moist, 

Aspect:  Full sun, 

Wildlife Value: Medium, Attracts Bees, Bumblebees, Hoverflies and Insects.

 

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