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Silene maritima

Silene maritima
Silene maritima
Leaves are grayish green, distinctly pointy

Synonym(s) Silene uniflora
Common name catchfly
Family caryophyllaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z2)
Flowers white (spring-summer)
Size 6" tall x 20" wide
Light full sun-part shade
Cultural notes well-drained soil
From seed germinate at room temperature
Flowers first year from seed sown indoors early.
detailed seed-starting info below

Billowing foliage covered in flowers in late spring, with sporadic rebloom. Bloomed sparsely for us in its first year.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '03 trade. Baggy 70F (at least 53%G, 3-8d)

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