University of Illinois Extension
Royal Catchfly (Silene regia) - Wildflowers

Directory of Wildflowers

Royal Catchfly
Silene regia

Flowers of Royal Catchfly
Flowers of Royal Catchfly

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
2 - 4 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
4 - 9 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Missouri
Ohio
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Red
 
Bloom Season
June - August
 

Features

Red, star-shaped flowers.

Culture

Full sun; moist, well drained soils. Good drainage is essential.

Notes

Found in prairies and dry woods. Listed as endangered in Illinois and Indiana.