Common Names: rose campion
Type: Perennial (short-lived)
Size: 2 - 3 ft. high, 2 ft. wide.
Flowers: Brilliant magenta 1 in. flowers, summer; light gray-green hairy leaves to
Uses: Accent, bright color, containers, in heat. Fire resistive.
Wildlife: Deer resistant.
Soil: Endures poor soil; prefers well-drained.
Water: Low water in dry spells.
Sun: Full sun to some shade.
Pruning: Allow plant to appear to die back, as this reseeds surrounding area. Deadhead to prolong flowering.
Pests & Diseases: Generally disease free; slugs may be a problem.
Notes: Self-seeds and may become invasive. Part of carnation family. Hardy to