Variegated Catchfly (Silene dioica 'Clifford Moor')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Spread: 12 inches
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Inflorescence Height: 18 inches
Foliage Mound Height: 12 inches
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Pollinators: Flies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Comments:
Posted by valleylynn (Dallas, OR - Zone 8b) on Mar 23, 2012 1:59 PM

This is a wonderful plant to add to your alpine garden. It will appreciate some summer watering during a dry spell. Does well in full sun in milder summer climates and can be sited in filtered shade/sun in warmer summer climates.
Lovely plant even when not in bloom.

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