Silene catesbaei

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Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:

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Fringed Campion


Plant Specifics

Size:0.5-1 ft tall by 2 ft wide
Life Span:Short-lived perennial
Flower Color:Pink
Phenology:Winter dormant
Habitats:Slope forest. On calcareous soils.


Recommended Uses:Groundcover.
Light: Part Shade,  Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Not wet but not extremely dry ----- to ----- Somewhat long very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil/Substrate:Clay, Loam, Sand


Visited by small insects including bees but the specific pollinators are apparently not known.