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Showy perennial often found growing in hill sides and grassy balds. This small plant has very large showy flowers. Most plants have very bright, hot pink flowers. Small plants can get lost among more robust or taller plants. Attracts flies, small bees, and bumblebees. (Mother plants are from Douglas County)


  • Height 6-8”
  • Width 4-8”
  • Water: moist to very dry
  • Sun: full sun to partial shade
  • Bloom time: May
  • Direct sowing: Best sown in fall. Seed need exposure to 2 months of winter temperatures before they will germinate in early spring.
  • Growing transplants: Seeds are dormant and require 70 days of cold moist stratification before they will germinate.


Hookers silene

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