Silene robotii 'Rolly's Favorite' PP17,392

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USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Rich pink, star-shaped blooms with a white center rise above mounds of dark green foliage. Very floriferous, will bloom all summer if deadheaded. Wonderful trailing habit, making it a perfect choice for containers and rock gardens.

Height

15-20 Inches

Spread

15 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Interesting Notes

This is a cross between Lychnis and Silene. Silene, in Libya, could be a location for the legend of Saint George and the Dragon.

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Deadhead after bloom to continue all-summer sensation!

Good Companions

Hyssop (Agastache ), Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum ), Tickseed (Coreopsis Big Bang), False Indigo (Baptisia ), Blue Fescue (Festuca glauca), Bellflower (Campanula ), Coneflower (Echinacea Big Sky), Beardtongue (Penstemon digitalis)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Ground Cover
Containers
Cut Flowers
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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