Red Campion (Silene dioica) is a medium size perennial that is loaded most of the growing season with rose-pink flowers.
|Plant Type||Wild Flowers, Perennials Hardy|
|Sunlight||full, mostly sunny, part sun|
|Soil & Site||average, doesn't tolerate wet water logged soils|
|Flowers||bright rose pink, 5 cleft petals joined the base, forming a tube surrounded by a purple brown calyx, dioecious (male and female plants)|
|Dimensions||up to 30 by 30 inches in warmer climates and ideal growing site, smaller otherwise|
|Maintenance||will reseed, can be divided if it gets to large|
|Misc Facts||(syn Lychnis dioica, Melandrium rubrum)AKA: Morning Campion, Red Catchfly, Red Champion, Red Cockle, English Maiden|