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Silene armeria Seeds...Sweet William Catchfly...Seed from Silene armeria

Common Names: Catchfly
Height: 18" to 24"
Spread: 6" to 10"
Flower color: Pink
Bloom time: Summer
Light: Full sun to part shade
Zone: 5-8
Water: Average
Soil: Average to Rich
Other info: Makes an nice cut flower.   Very similar to Silene orientalis, except shorter, which I like because it doesn't flop.   Short-lived perennial often grown as an annual.   Often acts as a biennial in my garden.

SILENE armeria
Sweet William Catchfly
** Silene armeria flower **

#0783a Silene armeria:
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[50 seeds per packet]
Germination: Easy germination. Start indoors 6-8 weeks prior to last spring frost. Sow seed in container on good seed starting mix -- cover seed lightly with mix (or just press seeds into mix). Moisten mix and keep mix moist until germination begins. Place container in location at 68-70°F. Seed should begin germinating in 7-10 days.

Informational/Photo Links:
1) Silene armeria at Dave's Garden
2) Silene armeria at Wikipedia
3) Silene armeria at USDA

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