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Silene dioica ‘Firefly’


Double-flowered Catchfly

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.492.270


An easy-to-grow perennial for the middle of a sunny border, this features small fully double round blooms of bright magenta-pink in early to mid summer. Nice as a cut flower. Trim back to 6 inches after flowers are finished. Also known by the name Campion. From Blooms of Bressingham®, originally developed in England. USPP#20041: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

Further details for
Silene dioica ‘Firefly’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Cut Flower
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Small
Height
   60-70 cm
   23-27 inches
Spread
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.













Silene dioica ‘Firefly’


Double-flowered Catchfly

USDA Zone: 4-9

Plant number: 1.492.270


An easy-to-grow perennial for the middle of a sunny border, this features small fully double round blooms of bright magenta-pink in early to mid summer. Nice as a cut flower. Trim back to 6 inches after flowers are finished. Also known by the name Campion. From Blooms of Bressingham®, originally developed in England. USPP#20041: unlicensed propagation prohibited. Registered with COPF.

Further details for
Silene dioica ‘Firefly’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Full Sun
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Border
  Cut Flower
  Massed
Flower Head Size
  Small
Height
   60-70 cm
   23-27 inches
Spread
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
   None

Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.