Red Campion Plant - Silene dioica
Red Campion - Silene dioica - Wildflower
Type: Perennial Wildflower
Approximate height: Up to 1m
Flowering time: Mainly late spring but also summer and autumn.
Site and soil type: Prefers well-drained soil in partial shade.
Uses: Decorative wildflower, good for pollinators.
Plant size: Grown in a 1 litre pot - ready to plant in your garden.
Also known as Hare’s eye and Ragged Jack, Red Campion is a tall clump forming plant, loved by bees.
The flowers are bright pink, (not red), and appear mainly in late spring although flowers may appear through to October. Red Campion is a hedgerow or woodland plant in the wild so prefers some shade.
Peat-free, pesticide-free, plastic-free.
All plants are sent to you in an eco-friendly cardboard POSIpot or fibre pot, (made from wood pulp), together with a wooden ID label and care instructions. In both cases these can be planted straight into the ground in the pot which will biodegrade.
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