Silene orientalis - Diane's Flower Seeds
Silene orientalis
(Moss Campion)

200 seeds   $3.50 
Silene orientalis 

Silene orientalis blooms in early summer with clusters of hot pink flowers on top of narrow stems. It's a rare plant, but easy to grow.

The tall, bright pink flowers of Silene orientalis look stunning with blue flowers. It's shown here blooming with Nigella damascena in front of a hardy hibiscus, which will bloom later in the season.

Silene orientalis is a biennial or short-lived perennial that self sows where it is happy. Mine has spread itself around the garden, where it looks great with the other June-blooming perennials and annuals. Hardy in zones 4-8.

height 24"                           

Sowing Silene orientalis Seeds

Start seeds indoors 8 weeks before the last frost date. Barely cover with soil. Full sun to part shade. Spacing 12".

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Silene orientalis Moss Campion