Perennial

Silene caroliniana Short and Sweet

Short and Sweet Catchfly

  • Long lived, showy bloom
  • Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
  • Narrow, needle-like green foliage forms a spreading mound
  • Easy to grow and tolerates drier areas
  • Outstanding in spring containers or grouped in the front of a garden

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 

Native
Native
Container
Container
Ground Cover
Ground Cover
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Moist, Well-Drained
Moist, Well-Drained
Average Water
Average Water
Dry Soil
Dry Soil

Characteristics and Attributes