Garden Catchfly (Silene rubella subsp. rubella)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Garden Catchfly
Give a thumbs up Sweet-William Catchfly
Give a thumbs up None-So-Pretty

Botanical names:
Silene rubella subsp. rubella Accepted
Silene armeria Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 16-24 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Summer
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Needs specific temperature: 70F
Days to germinate: 15-25
Depth to plant seed: Surface sow.
Sow in situ
Other info: Direct sow in Spring or Fall.

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Comments:
Posted by robertduval14 (Mason, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Mar 3, 2013 8:27 PM

Pretty flowers, will re-bloom with deadheading. Will gladly self seed if season's last flowers are left on the plant.

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