Silene regia (Royal catchfly)

$7.00

Type: Forb

Area: Prairie

Height: 2′ – 4′

Bloom Months: July, Aug

Color: Red

Sun:  Full Sun

Moisture: Dry, Mesic

Soil:  Loam

Attracts/Benefits: Various Moths, Larger Butterflies including Papilio polyxenes asterias (Black Swallowtail), Hummingbirds

Photo credit: Prairie Moon Nursery and Sharon Yiesla

9 in stock

SKU: 992 Category:

Description

Description from Possibility Place: Royal Catchfly is an upright prairie plant.  It produces large spikes of bright red flowers on top of a single flowering stalk.  The blooming period occurs mid to late summer and lasts about a month.  The flowers are a powerful attraction for large butterflies and hummingbirds.  Loss of habitat has made this plant rare in Illinois, and it is currently on the Illinois Endangered Species list.

Click here for more information: https://www.possibilityplace.com/our-plants/silene-regia

 

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Silene regia (Royal catchfly)”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *