Silene Rolly Favourite
0.45m ht x 0.3m sp
2-5 years until maturity
‘Rollie’s Favorite’ is a mound-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with ovate to oblong, dark green leaves and, in late spring and early summer, branching, semi-trailing stems bearing clusters of pink flowers with white eyes.
Silene dioica 'Rollie's Favorite'
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Variety or Cultivar
'Rollie's Favorite' _ 'Rollie's Favorite' is a mound-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with ovate to oblong, dark green leaves and, in late spring and early summer, branching, semi-trailing stems bearing clusters of pink flowers with white eyes.
Trailing, Cushion or Mound Forming
Although no toxicity has been mentioned it does contain saponins: toxic substances which are very poorly absorbed by the body and so tend to pass through without causing harm.
Pink in Spring; Pink in Summer
Dark-green in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Slugs , Snails
Cut back by half after flowering to encourage repeat blooming. Cut back in autumn.
Basal cuttings, Division, Seed
WHERE TO GROW
Silene dioica 'Rollie's Favorite' (Red campion 'Rollie's Favorite') will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.
Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Rock, Underplanting, Wildflower, Wildlife
Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun or light shade. Dislikes winter wet.
Chalky, Loamy, Sandy
Partial Shade, Full Sun
South, East, West