Silene dioica

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Related to Silene dioica: red campion, Melandrium
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Noun1.Silene dioica - biennial European catchfly having red or pink flowersSilene dioica - biennial European catchfly having red or pink flowers; sometimes placed in genus Lychnis
genus Silene - large widely distributed genus of plants having mostly showy flowers of various colors: campion; catchfly
campion, catchfly, silene - any plant of the genus Silene
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I love the delicate pink flowers of Silene dioica and ornamental grasses give flower beds a wilder feel, with some delicate irises planted among them.
To the front will be a grass verge planted with wild flowers such as primula vulgaris (cowslip), geranium pratense (meadow cranesbill), silene dioica (red campion) and leucanthemum vulgare (ox-eye daisy).
Pink Campion is unusually strongly coloured for a wild flower and deserves a place in a wild garden, but I'll go for the double version Silene dioica Flore Plena with its blowsy rose carmine flowers that last longer than the wild single.