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Silene caroliniana

Wild Pink

Description:

Brilliant pink, phlox like clusters of flowers from May to July. Semi evergreen narrow foliage. To 1 foot tall. Prefers dry to moist, well drained soils in full sun to partial shade. Tolerant of dry, shallow, rocky soil. Great in rock gardens.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Sticky Catchfly
Plant Family:Caryophyllaceae
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Plant Duration:Perennial
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies
Bloom Time:April through June
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?Yes
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Loam
Soil Moisture:Dry, Moist
Soil pH:Slightly Acidic, Neutral, Slightly Alkaline
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry, Moist

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