400 seeds $3.00
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 with Nigella damascena.
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" spacing 12"
Sowing Silene orientalis Seeds
Start silene seeds indoors 8 weeks before the last frost date. Barely cover the seeds with soil. Full sun to part shade.