Silene virginica

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Common Name:  Fire Pink

Part sun to light shade, medium to dry moisture level, prefers a poorer soil, moderately acid pH.  1-2 feet height, blooms spring into summer, crimson flowers, will naturalize.

Germination Code: C(60)

Native Region: Statewide

Short-lived flower.  Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.

Fire Pink - Silene virginica 2
Photo Courtesy of John Hilty
Fire Pink - Silene virginica 1
Photo Courtesy of John Hilty