Plant ID forum: Silene

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Name: Rob
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania (Zone 6b)
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plantrob
May 18, 2015 8:49 PM CST
Last year's seed exchanges brought some seeds labeled Polemonium viscosum. The seedlings were obviously not that, but I kept the plants out of curiosity. A year later, they are blooming, and appear to be some kind of lychnis/silene. Is it an identifiable variety?

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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)

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plantladylin
May 18, 2015 8:59 PM CST
It does look like Silene, maybe Ragged Robin (Silene flos-cuculi) ?
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Name: Rob
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania (Zone 6b)
Ever looking for new plants to kill
Seed Starter Frogs and Toads Celebrating Gardening: 2015
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plantrob
May 20, 2015 6:49 AM CST
yeah, that looks about right. Thanks plantladylin!
Rob from Pennsylvania - robsplants.com
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)

Region: United States of America Region: Florida Charter ATP Member Million Pollinator Garden Challenge I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Procrastinator
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plantladylin
May 20, 2015 4:18 PM CST
I tip my hat to you.
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