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Silene Petersonii   

Said to be one of prettiest of the Silenes, this species has slow spreading, elongated foliage with unique, pinkish purple flowers blooming late spring-summer. Grows to 6" tall and 8" wide. 

    Common Name:Catchfly
    Hardiness Zones:5-9
    Deer Resistant:No
Growing Tips: Plant in well drained, gritty soil.

About Silene: Silene is very easily grown. Dwarf forms lend themselves to groundcover use, at the front of borders or in rock or alpine gardens, while the taller varieties do well mixed in the border.