Red Campion


Red Campion

Silene dioica

Common Name: Red Campion

Latin Name: Silene dioica

Ultimate Height: 1 meter

Flower Colour: Red / Pink

Type: Annual

Soil: Sand, Chalk, Clay, Alkaline, Neutral PH

History, uses and notes:

Once worn as a buttonhole by young unmarried men, Red Campion can provide a proud burst of pink and red to any meadow garden. 

Considered a highly attractive plant to humans, it is also popular amongst our pollinating friends.  

It can be found on the RHS list as 'Perfect for Pollinators' and will help us all #bringbackthebees