Botanical Name: Silene regia
Height: about 1 m
Season of bloom: Late summer
Growing Conditions: Full sun. Good, well-drained soil.
Wildlife benefits: Pollinated by hummingbirds.
From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: No. From US mid-west.
Remarks: A late summer hummingbird flower for gardens which are too dry for Cardinal Flower. Our experience has been that the foliage of Royal Catchfly is like crack cocaine for groundhogs.
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