• Quite hardy and can tolerate dry and wet conditions
  • Great in containers for late winter or spring
  • Easy to grow

Botanical name Silene caroliniana var. wherryi Short and Sweet

Height 45cm
Spread 60cm
Full sun
Full sun/part shade
Frost hardy

Botanical name Silene caroliniana var. wherryi Short and Sweet

Plant uses

  • Container displays for late winter and spring
  • Small gardens, patios and courtyards
  • Mass plant for dense splash of colour
  • Rockeries, embankments or narrow spaces

Cultural care

WATER REQUIREMENTS:
Low. Once established, quite dry tolerant requiring only occasional long soaks during extended periods of heat.

CARE:
Plant in most soil types which are well draining. No pruning generally required although trim off spent flowers to keep tidy. A single application of slow release fertiliser in spring will improve overall performance.