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Silene dioica 'Firefly'

#PP20041, COPF

Also called Catchfly


More About Silene dioica 'Firefly'

  • Clump forming. semi-evergreen foliage
  • Erect, branched flowering stems
  • Magenta-pink, double flowers (2.5cm across)
  • Flowers rise on leafy stems from early to midsummer
  • Mounds of mid-green, ovate, basal leaves

Zone:

4

Height:

60-70 cm

Spread:

50-60 cm

Colour:

Magenta
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Campion Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers average to moist, well drained soils in full sun to part shade. Provide good air circulation. Dead-head regularly to prolong flowering.


Silene dioica 'Firefly' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial sun/shade
Partial sun/shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Evergreen
Evergreen
Rock garden
Rock garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well Drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer

Foliage Color

Green

Suitable Substitutions for Silene dioica 'Firefly'

Campion Campion
(Silene x robotii 'Rolly's Favorite')