Royal Catchfly
Silene regia

Royal Catchfly - 'Silene regia'

Brilliant red, 2 in. flowers bloom June-August providing nectar for butterflies and hummingbirds. The sticky flowers trap small insects, giving the plant its common name. This plant is similar to Fire Pink (Silene virginica) except Royal Catchfly is taller and blooms later in the season.

Growing Conditions
Grow in full sun in very well-drained soil. Will grow in sandy soil and gravel.
An excellent garden plant and a great addition to a perennial border, butterfly garden, naturalized area, prairie or wildflower meadow.
24-36 Inches
12-18 Inches
Bloom Color
Bloom Period
July, August