Silene 'Short and Sweet' Silene 'Short and Sweet'

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Silene 'Short and Sweet'

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  • Low Growing Groundcover,
  • Spring Blooms,
  • Great for Naturalizing,
Common Name:Wild Pinks
Plant Type:Perennial
Brand:American Beauties Native Plants
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7 What is my zone?
Height:6 - 8 Inches
Spread:10 - 15 Inches
Exposure:Full Shade (0-4 hrs.)
Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Flower Color:Pink Shades

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(Wild Pinks) Looking for a low growing native perennial with spring interest? Give Silene Short and Sweet a try. The bright pink flowers nestle above the bright green foliage giving this plant a total height of 8 inches and 15 inches wide. Blooming in the spring, Silene Short and Sweet flowers resemble phlox but are more tolerant of any soil condition from moist to dry. Grown in full sun to bright full shade, Silene Short and Sweet make a great native ground cover perfect for gardens as well as naturalizing. Hardy in zones 4-7, with just the right conditions it has been noted that Silene Short and Sweet has been in bloom for up to 8 weeks!
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Silene Caroliniana var. wherryi 'Short and Sweet'

Common Name Wild Pinks
USDA Hardiness Zone 4, 5, 6, 7
Plant Type Perennial
Brand American Beauties Native Plants
Sun Exposure Full Shade (0-4 hrs.), Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Dry, Moderate
Nature Attractions Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Flower Color Pink Shades
Attributes Cut Flower or Foliage, Deciduous, Drought Tolerant, Native
Design Use Ground Cover, Specimen, Structure
Season of Interest (Flowering) Late Spring or Early Summer
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