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Royal Catchfly
Silene regia

Royal Catchfly's bright red, trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom in the summer and attract hummingbirds.

USDA symbol: SIRE2

General Information

Plant TypeForb
Height3 to 4 feet
Light ExposurePart Sun
Soil MoistureMedium
Bloom ColorPink
Royal Catchfly (Royal Catchfly<div><em class="small">Silene regia</em></div>)
Photo credit: United States Department of Agriculture (Click to enlarge)


Flooding / Inundation ToleranceModerate
General Resilience7
Salt ToleranceUnknown
Stress ToleranceDrought Tolerant, Fire Tolerant

Pollinator Value: Low

Bloom MonthsJuly to August

Project Planning

Project TypeRestoration
Coefficient of Conservatism6
Herbivore SensitivityLow
Rate of SpreadSlow
Soil StabilizationDeep