Silene armeria* (Catchfly)

Low to moderate water requirement; full sun or partial shade. Annual with pink flowers, blooms summer to fall. Naturalized throughout North America on a wide range of soils. There is a dwarf variety.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Duration: Annual

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Introduced

Growth Form: 

Mature Height: 12-24 in.

Bloom Color: Pink

Bloom Period: June-July

Annual Precipitation:  in.

Drought Tolerance: Moderate

Shade Tolerance: Intermediate

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Fire Resistance:

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SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

Salinity Tolerance:

CaCO3 Tolerance:

pH Range: 6.6-7.8


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 3,900,000

Seeding Rate:  PLS lbs/acre

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VARIETIES

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