Rose Campion - Silene coronaria
An attractive plant with silver woolly leaves and bright magenta flowers.
Casual garden escape that may establish in waste places or on disturbed ground.
Flowers July to September.
Hardy short lived perennial.
Widespread but infrequent casual in Britain.
Uncommon casual in Leicestershire and Rutland. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.
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