Red Campion

ian June, May

Red Campion – Silene dioica

Plant : Red Campion is a native species and very common in woodland, hedgerows and shrub land.  Its slender stems grow up to 1 m tall.  It is a member of the Caryophyllaceae family and attractive to bees.

Flower : The bright pink flowers are up to 25 mm across and have 5 distinctive deeply lobed petals.  They flower in May and June.

Pollen : Click here to see more about the Silene dioica pollen.

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