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spacer Silene dioica 'Firefly'

Common name: Campion

Plant Breeder's Rights: USPP# 20041, Europe PBR


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Gulley Greenhouses, Pioneer Gardens, Skagit Gardens

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Size



Height 30"/76cm

Spread 24"/61cm
Habit Mounded, Upright

Growing



Light Full Sun

USDA Hardiness Zones 5,6,7,8,9 (tested to 5)

Appearance



Blooming time Summer

Flower color Pink
Foliage color Green

Description


An exuberant grower with attractive foliage and high, arching sprays of vividly colored, fluffy blooms. Mid-summer flush of bright magenta-pink double flowers. Many petalled, 1-inch (2.5 cm) flowers slightly resemble carnations, their distant relatives. Blooms are borne on a fountain-like eruption of flowering stems. Mounds of mid-green, lightly haired ovate leaves expand upward with flowers. Comes to Blooms of Bressingham from Mrs. Blake, UK.


Uses: Middle border, Back border, Container
Attributes: Cut flower, Attracts butterflies

Growing advice


Click Growing Guides link at left.