Silene Plankii

Silene Plankii

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Description

Also know as Plank’s Campion or Plank’s catchfly.

With fine foliage and stems this is a rare addition for the keen alpine gardener. With red flowers in mid summer this is ideal for a sheltered sunny position with free draining soil. We have only tested this plant down to -5c so can not advise if it will tolerate our winters beyond this.

Flowering: Summer

Hardiness: Hardy to -5c

Height: 15cm

Spread: 15cm

 

Common Name: Plank’s catchfly

Life Cycle: Perennial

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Foliage:  lanceolate

Basic Colour: (  red )

Flower Colour: red

Natural Flowering: June – July

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 15cm

Soil Requirements:  well-drained / average / moist

Soil ph:  acid / neutral

Location:  border / cottage garden / rock garden / container

Usage:  ornamental

Pruning: cut back after flowering

Tolerates: Drought tolerant / rabbit tolerant

Origin: North America

 

Additional information

Weight 250 g
Climate

Flower Colour

Flowering season

Height

Planting area

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Position

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Description

Also know as Plank’s Campion or Plank’s catchfly.

With fine foliage and stems this is a rare addition for the keen alpine gardener. With red flowers in mid summer this is ideal for a sheltered sunny position with free draining soil. We have only tested this plant down to -5c so can not advise if it will tolerate our winters beyond this.

Flowering: Summer

Hardiness: Hardy to -5c

Height: 15cm

Spread: 15cm

 

Common Name: Plank’s catchfly

Life Cycle: Perennial

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Foliage:  lanceolate

Basic Colour: (  red )

Flower Colour: red

Natural Flowering: June – July

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 15cm

Soil Requirements:  well-drained / average / moist

Soil ph:  acid / neutral

Location:  border / cottage garden / rock garden / container

Usage:  ornamental

Pruning: cut back after flowering

Tolerates: Drought tolerant / rabbit tolerant

Origin: North America

 

Additional information

Weight 250 g
Climate

Flower Colour

Flowering season

Height

Planting area

,

Position

,

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