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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

Evergreen
Evergreen
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer

Foliage Color

Green

Soil Moisture

Well Drained
Moist to Average

Suitable Substitutions for Silene dioica 'Firefly'

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