Silene regia (Royal Catchfly)
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Silene regia

Royal Catchfly

Standing straight up, this brilliant red flower attracts Black Swallowtails and Ruby throated hummingbirds. One of few silver- leaved plants that does not like drought

Height: 24-36 in
Width: 8-12 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Time: July,August
Hardiness Zone: 5 TO 8
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Characteristics & Attributes for Silene regia

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun to Part Shade

Native Plant Community

Mesic Prairie
Savanna

Bloom Time

July
August

Flower Color

Red

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Type

Head

Foliage Color

Silver

Leaf Texture

Medium

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Average