Puriri Lane | Silene dioica | Red Campion
Puriri Lane | Silene dioica | Red Campion
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Silene dioica | Red Campion

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perfect for pollinators

Very pretty and super low maintenance, Silene diocia red campion is a semi-evergreen perennial that will form bold clumps of spoon shaped downy leaves from which tall stems waft above, with each stem bearing pretty delicate pink flowers.  Silene diocia will flower profusely from late spring right into early summer and sporadically up until autumn. 

Each delicate flower is about 2.5 cm in diameter and features five deeply notched petals.  The flowers are very attractive to both bees and butterflies. This is a very pretty wildflower that is great in rockeries  as well as moist but well drained areas of the garden, so a good all rounder. 

The plants are not bothered by any pests and it is a fantastic drought tolerant plant once established.  Plant is a partly sunny site as the plants appreciate some respite from the hot afternoon sun.  Once planted these plants are best left undisturbed. 

Loved by flower farmers so an excellent cut flower and of course you will get a second flush of flowers where using for picking or by deadheading.

The perfect choice for perennial borders, cut flower gardens, cottage gardens as well as rock gardens and the popular wildflower garden look. Loved by bees and butterflies.

Perennial | Semi deciduous 

Height 60-90cm x 40-60cm Wide

Plant size PB2 | Equivalent 1.5 litres

If you are ordering plants you can get up to 12 plants or a selection of plants, gifts and garden-wares into a box for the below rates 
    • Auckland City | $10
    • Upper North Island | $18 (Northland)
    • Middle North Island | $15  (Bay of Plenty & Waikato)
    • Lower North Island | $18
    • South Island | $29
    • Waiheke or outer lying islands, please contact for a quote
Smaller items such as books, stationery and other items can be sent for a lesser rate which you will see at checkout

Upon checking out, the freight charged is applied based on your location.  If you are rural please select the rural option as rural delivery is an additional $7 Please note the courier will not release your order for delivery if the incorrect option has been selected and we will email you re settlement of the outstanding amount.  

  • All of our orders are dispatched using Aramex (formerly Fastways) fully tracked service   
  • Our freight is calculated by weight and volume.  For plant orders, you may wish to order the maximum number of plants that will fit in a box to make freight more cost-effective or perhaps share an order with a friend
  • Plant orders will only be dispatched on Monday's and Tuesday's this will ensure that your order is not held in a depot over the weekend
  • All parcels are set at "Authority to leave" which means if you're not home at the time of delivery the courier will leave your parcel in a safe place on your property
  • Most Aramex deliveries are a two-day service with the exception of rural delivery which may add up to two days.
  • If you are wanting more than twelve plants, get in contact with us for a quote for freight
  • Corten steel garden stakes are considered over size for rural delivery so these can be sent but you will need to collect these from your local depot 

All rates detailed are for parcels up to 15kgs

Please note that on occasion Aramex may deem an area to be rural where other companies may not, this unfortunately is outside of our control as Aramex are the preferred courier for live plants, as other couriers will not transport them. Where this occurs we will need to get in touch to get you to deposit the additional rural fee

QUESTIONS RE DELIVERY?

Please get in contact with us here or email us at hello@puririlane.co.nz

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