For the bedding plant season, Sibella Carmine is a new color boost! This Silene can be grown as a spring-flowering biennial for early baskets and containers, or as a traditional annual to add variety to the regular bedding collection. Sibella Carmine is a bright color addition to the bedding plant array.
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Scientific Name: Silene Pendula
Common Name: Nodding Catchfly
Plant Type: Annual or Biennial
Zone: 5 to 8
Native Range: Europe, North America
Full Growth Height: 6-12 "
Width in Across: 8-16 "
Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Blooming Season: April to June
Flower Characteristics: Showy with 5 Petals
Pollinators: Butterflies, Bees
Flower Color: Purple-Red
Tolerate: Drought, Dry Soil, Clay Soil
Water Requirement: Dry
Soil Type: Chalk, Sand, Loam, Well-Drained
Soil pH: Neutral, Alkaline
Uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Flower Arrangements