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Silene caroliniana var. wherryi 'Short and Sweet'

Wild Pink

‘Short and Sweet’ Wild Pink blooms heavily in April and May, producing bright pink 5 petaled flowers on short delicate stems above the carpet of leaves. Silene ‘Short and Sweet’ makes an effective groundcover for sunny and shady sites with good drainage. When in bloom, this produces a quantity of nectar for pollinators and hummingbirds. A good addition to rock gardens and green roofs.

Height

8 Inches

Spread

15 Inches

Bloom Color

Pink

USDA Hardiness Zone

5
Current Availability
Qty Avail Description Future Crop Future Crop Ready Date
67 Silene caroliniana Short and Sweet #1 (bright pink)
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes
Green Roof Plants
Groundcover
Native
Soil Conditions
Average
Dry
Sandy
Bloom Time
Spring
Exposure
Full Shade
Partial Shade/Shade Tolerant
Sun
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Pollinators
Tolerance
Drought Tolerant
Foliage Color
Green
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