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Catchfly Seeds

Planted in mass, the vivid pink blooms brighten up the garden, standing out from afar.

Availability: In stock

$2.95
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Details

Also known as None-So-Pretty. Catchfly is an annual wildflower, native to Europe. Planted in mass, the vivid pink blooms brighten up the garden, standing out from afar. The flower clusters also attract hummingbirds and butterflies!

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Silene armeria
Life Cycle Perennial
Min. Time to Germinate 15 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 20 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds Just Cover; barely cover with soil
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
Plant Spacing 6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
Hardiness USDA Zone 5b: to -10F, USDA Zone 6a: to -5F, USDA Zone 6b: to 0F, USDA Zone 7a: to 5F, USDA Zone 7b: to 10F, USDA Zone 8a: to 15F, USDA Zone 8b: to 20F
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade
Danger Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Bloom Color Pink
Bloom Time Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Summer
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall, From seed; sow indoors before last frost, From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 100