Silene armeria

Silene armeria

Sweet william catchfly

Low to moderate water requirement; full sun or partial shade. Annual with pink flowers, blooms summer to fall. Naturalized throughout North America on a wide range of soils. There is a dwarf variety.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
24 
in.
Life Form: 
Annual
Native or Introduced: 
Introduced
Precipitation: 
Low - Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Average
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
45.90 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
3,900,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No
Bloom Color: 
Pink
Blooming Season: 
Summer
Fall