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Catchfly 'Short And Sweet' - 1 Gal.


Silene caroliniana 'Short And Sweet'

Narrow, needle-like foliage along trailing stems forms a spreading mound that comes alive with deep pink flowers in late spring. It loves bright shade and full sun and is a wonderful native substitute for Dianthus tolerating a wider variety of garden situations. Perfect for containers and grouping 

Plant Details

Zone: 4 - 8

Mature Size: 6-8in High x 10-15in Wide

Growing Tips

Silene caroliniana prefers full sun, part shade or shade, though blooms are less numerous in shade. Soil should have average to good drainage and not be wet for extended periods. Though often found in limestone outcrops, S. caroliniana is not particular about pH.

Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Availability and quality confirmed as of Sunday, November 17 2019

Wondering what the #1, #2, #15 mean? The nursery industry uses these numbers to identify pot size. Wondering what size to buy? Check out this handy container comparison picture below. 

Plant Size Guide

Below is the most current USDA hardiness zone map. All of our products can be found by your particular winter hardiness zone shown below.


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