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USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 15 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Typical inventory plug

Silene caroliniana

Wild pink

Silene caroliniana displays clusters of pink flowers with semi-evergreen narrow foliage. Lovely early blooming color. Grows in dry to moist soils in full sun to partial shade, good drainage a must, drought tolerant. 


Height:

1 ft

Spread:

9-12 in

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Bloom Color:

Pink

Silene caroliniana Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Well-Drained
  • Dry to Moist

Attributes

  • Drought Tolerant

Flowering Months

  • June
  • May

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SICA6