Red Campion | Silene dioica

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1x plug plant (approx. 2-5cm above ground, 15cm of root structure below ground)

Enchant your garden with the vibrant hues of Red Campion (Silene dioica). This hardy perennial, with its striking pink to red blossoms, adds a burst of colour to any landscape. Adaptable to various habitats, it thrives in woodlands, meadows, and gardens. A haven for pollinators, its nectar-rich flowers attract butterflies and bees. Easy to grow and maintain, Red Campion brings natural elegance to your outdoor haven. Buy online for delivery across the UK and transform your space into a wildflower haven. Shop now for a touch of vivid beauty in every corner.


Botanical Information: Red Campion

Red Campion (Silene dioica) graces gardens with its vivid blooms, a member of the Caryophyllaceae family. Recognizable by its striking pink to red flowers and opposite leaves, this perennial adds a burst of color to any landscape.


This adaptable plant thrives in various habitats, from woodlands and meadows to hedgerows. Its preference for partial shade makes it an excellent choice for gardens with diverse light conditions. Red Campion’s ability to flourish in both natural and cultivated settings showcases its versatility.

Benefits to Wildlife

Red Campion serves as a beacon for pollinators, attracting bees, butterflies, and moths with its nectar-rich flowers. Its role in supporting biodiversity extends beyond its visual appeal, offering food and habitat for a range of insect species. The plant’s presence in ecosystems enhances the overall health of wildlife communities.

Conservation Status in the UK

With a widespread and stable presence, Red Campion faces no significant conservation concerns in the United Kingdom. Its adaptability and resilience contribute to its continued abundance in both wild and cultivated landscapes. As a native species, it holds ecological value in maintaining balanced ecosystems.

Ease of Growing

Cultivating Red Campion is a delight for gardeners seeking a low-maintenance yet impactful addition. Its tolerance for varying soil types and light conditions makes it suitable for a range of garden settings. Whether nestled in a naturalistic meadow or gracing a cultivated flower bed, Red Campion readily establishes itself, providing enduring beauty with minimal effort.

In conclusion, this species is a botanical delight that seamlessly blends beauty with ecological significance. Its adaptability, benefits to wildlife, and ease of cultivation make it an excellent choice for gardens, woodlands, and wildflower landscapes. Embrace the vibrant allure and positive ecological impact of Red Campion, available for delivery across the UK. Shop now to bring a touch of natural elegance to your outdoor space.

More Information

Woodland Trust

The Wildlife Trusts

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Soil moisture

Dry, Normal, Well draining, Wet


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