Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA


Silene regia - Royal Catchfly

Natural Range of This Ohio Native Plant

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has a wonderful map showing the natural range of this plant

Ohio Department of Natural Resources list classifies Royal Catchfly as threatened
Catchfly - Nodding Onion Garden
yal Catchfly ready to bloom
Royal Catchfly ready to bloom
Wildlife Significance

Nectar Source - Butterflies (Black Swallowtails)

- Hummingbirds

For more details on this plant visit the Illinois Wildflower site.
Royal Catchfly
Royal Catchfly Jim Wohl
Seed Provenance -Prairie Moon Nursery, Winona, MN 2013 - NOG 2014 - present
Royal catchfly from Michigan wildflower gardens
Kathy's wildflower gardens in Michigan
Cultivation Information

Height - 2-4 feet
Flower Color - Red
Blooms - July - August
Sun - Full Sun
Hardy Zone - 4 - 9
Soil - Well drained
Family – Caryophyllaceae
Silene regia - Royal Catchfly
Silene regia - Royal Catchfly
royal catchfly before it flowers
Royal Catchfly before it flower