Flower / Plant:

Common name: Red Campion, Catchfly, English maiden. Family: Caryophyllaceae. Genus: Silene. Scientific name: Silene dioica. Height: 12-18 in. (30-45 cm). Flower color: Pink. Flowering time: May to October. Flower diameter 1.8-3 cm. There are five petals.

Red campion (Silene dioica) is a herbaceous biennial or perennial plant in the family Caryophyllaceae. They are common wildflowers throughout Europe and elsewhere.