Scientific Name: Silene coronaria Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:rose campionTexture:Medium
Family Name:CaryophyllaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Weed (horticultural), Biennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Sessile, Opposite, Pinnate venation, Tomentose, Lanceolate, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Cyme, (Floriferous), Magenta, Dark-red, White, Pink, Jun- Jul
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Attract butterflies, Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Perennial border
Key ID Features:Leaves silvery/gray/green with a felted texture, basal and opposite when on the floral stalk; flowers rise above, mostly bright magenta; fruit crown-like, brown