Where to plant in my garden?


A beautiful wildflower for shady corners, at the bottom of fences or hedgerows. 


Flowers: April-June

Habitat: Woodland and hedgerow 

Height: 15-60cm

Growth Type: Perennial

Position: Shade to semi-shade

Soil Preference: Wide range 


RHS Perfect for Pollinators 

Greater Stitchwort

  • Stellaria holostea


    Producing masses of white flowers, it is an excellent early nectar source for emerging pollinators.

    Food plant of the Plain Clay Moth and Large Yellow Underwing Moth. 


    Advised to plant in informal groups to encourage recognition and attract bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects.