Nodding Campion (Silene uralensis subsp. uralensis)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Apetalous Catchfly
Give a thumbs up Nodding Campion

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Plant Height: Less than 5 cm in bloom
Plant Spread: 10 cm, usually much smaller
Flowers: Other: Large, inflated and veined calyces; petals are very reduced.
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Foliage Mound Height: 2 - 3 cm
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Seeds germinate at room without requiring pretreatment.
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

credit: denalinps

Photo gallery:

« Add a new plant to the database

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by Fleur569 and is called "Textures"