Pink Catchfly Flower. The bright red flower of silene virginica have attracted an insect who may struggle to separate from the tacky exudate on the petals and stems. It is generally referred to as fire pink.
Thesephotographs were taken in the algarve, southern. Catchfly is a sea coast native that thrives. Sticky catchfly are great plants for the rock garden and for the hillside garden.
Catchfly Is A Sea Coast Native That Thrives.
Each flower garden candle comes packaged with a plantable seed disc infused with a blend of wildflower seeds including black eyed susan, bird's eye, clarkia, catchfly. It is a member of the pink family (caryophyllaceae). Wild pink, american pink, carolina campion, sticky catchfly.
Unlike Fire Pink, Royal Catchfly Prefers Being Planted.
Another name, catchfly is due to the sticky nature of the stems and leaves. It is native to eurasia and north africa, but it can be found throughout much of the temperate world as a common roadside weed The spacing is also species dependent, plant larger silene plants 45 cm (18 inches) apart, medium.
The Sticky Flowers Trap Small Insects, Giving The Plant Its Common Name.
The genus name, silene, is derived from catchfly or campion. the plants in this. We are closed for family vacation from july 9th through the 16th. Blooming from late spring to early summer in red, white, pink and rose, the garden catchfly stands 12 to 18 inches tall and between six and nine inches wide when fully grown.
Long, Slender, Often Reclining Stems.
How to grow campion and other silene plants in the garden. Read here how you can properly plant and care for the flower. Annual silene plant species can be sown at the start of spring for summer flowering, or in autumn for spring flowering.
Sow Perennial Silene Varieties In Early Spring.
Check out our catchfly pink flower selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our shops. These leaves are up to 4 long and 2 wide, light to medium green. Thesephotographs were taken in the algarve, southern.