Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 0.5-1 ft Width: 2 ft
Flower Color: pink
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers
Recommended Uses: Groundcover.
Propagation: Seed, division.
Availability: Seed, Friends
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, clay, loam
Soil pH Range: Calcarious
Native Habitats: Slope forest. On calcareous soils.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in:
Other Comments: Rare and listed as endangered. Please obtain this plant only from reputable native plant nurseries or friends -- do not harvest from the wild. Little is known about the culture of this species. Other Silene species do well if divided at the crown during the winter every few years.