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Germination will take 14 – 28 days with full light.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 84 - 91 days\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 3 – 9\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e Press 3 – 4 seeds into soil with covering\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 12\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e 18 – 24” tall upright shrub with 12 – 16” spread stemming in ½” florets\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Average, medium moisture, well-drained\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun – partial shade\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDiseases\/Pests\/Troubleshooting:\u003c\/strong\u003e Catchfly wildflowers do not perform well in hot and humid summers. Avoid overwatering because plants will not perform well in wet and poorly-drained soil. And avoid overhead watering by watering soil directly to minimize moisture and wetting foliage which makes plants susceptible to crown rot, mold, and mildew.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Florets with shades of fuchsia, lavender, and pink with rich green foliage\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSilene Catchfly wildflower seeds can be sown directly outside 3 weeks before final frost in spring. Silene seeds may also be sown in fall and will remain dormant for early spring color. For early blooming annuals, start Catchfly wildflower seeds indoors 8 – 10 weeks prior to final frost before transplanting. Germination will take 14 – 28 days with full light. For direct sowing, press Catchfly wildflower seed into soil without covering 12 – 16” apart in average, medium moisture, and well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Silene Catchfly wildflowers do not perform well in hot and humid summers. Do not overwater because silene plants will not perform well in wet and poorly-drained soil. Avoid overhead watering by watering soil directly to minimize moisture and wetting foliage which makes silene Catchfly susceptible to crown rot, mold, and mildew. Catchfly wildflowers have no serious pests or diseases and mature in 84 - 91 days as 18 – 24” tall upright shrubs with 12 – 16” spreads stemming in ½” fuchsia, lavender, and pink florets.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003eSilene armeria\u003c\/em\u003e is native to the temperate climates of Europe but has been domesticated and widespread here in the United States since the 1800's. Silene is also commonly known throughout the world as Catchfly, Wild Catchfly, Campion, None-So-Pretty, and Sweet William Catchfly.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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84 - 91 days. Catchfly wildflower silene is brilliant, easy to grow from seed, and perfectly suited for many dry and temperate gardens across the country. Catchfly seeds will excite your home, patio, and garden with robust 18 – 24” tall wildflowers bursting with ½” fuchsia, lavender, and pink florets. Catchfly wildflower seeds are vigorous garden performers and promise a bright and colorful accent to flower beds, fences, and walkways. Catchfly seeds grow a fresh cut seasonal favorite ideal for complementing wildflower baskets, arrangements, and bouquets.

Growing Catchfly Silene Garden Seeds

  • Taxonomy: Silene armeria
  • Other Names: Catchfly, Wild Catchfly, Campion, None-So-Pretty, Sweet William Catchfly
  • Seed Type: Annual
  • Sow Indoors or Outdoors: Catchfly wildflower seeds can be sown directly outside 3 weeks before final frost date in spring. Seeds may also be sown in fall and will remain dormant until spring. For early blooming annuals, start Catchfly seeds indoors 8 – 10 weeks prior to final frost before transplanting. Germination will take 14 – 28 days with full light.
  • Days to Maturity: 84 - 91 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 3 – 9
  • Planting Depth: Press 3 – 4 seeds into soil with covering
  • Plant Spacing: 12"
  • Growth Habit: 18 – 24” tall upright shrub with 12 – 16” spread stemming in ½” florets
  • Soil Preference: Average, medium moisture, well-drained
  • Light Preference: Full sun – partial shade
  • Diseases/Pests/Troubleshooting: Catchfly wildflowers do not perform well in hot and humid summers. Avoid overwatering because plants will not perform well in wet and poorly-drained soil. And avoid overhead watering by watering soil directly to minimize moisture and wetting foliage which makes plants susceptible to crown rot, mold, and mildew.
  • Color: Florets with shades of fuchsia, lavender, and pink with rich green foliage

Silene Catchfly wildflower seeds can be sown directly outside 3 weeks before final frost in spring. Silene seeds may also be sown in fall and will remain dormant for early spring color. For early blooming annuals, start Catchfly wildflower seeds indoors 8 – 10 weeks prior to final frost before transplanting. Germination will take 14 – 28 days with full light. For direct sowing, press Catchfly wildflower seed into soil without covering 12 – 16” apart in average, medium moisture, and well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Silene Catchfly wildflowers do not perform well in hot and humid summers. Do not overwater because silene plants will not perform well in wet and poorly-drained soil. Avoid overhead watering by watering soil directly to minimize moisture and wetting foliage which makes silene Catchfly susceptible to crown rot, mold, and mildew. Catchfly wildflowers have no serious pests or diseases and mature in 84 - 91 days as 18 – 24” tall upright shrubs with 12 – 16” spreads stemming in ½” fuchsia, lavender, and pink florets.

Silene armeria is native to the temperate climates of Europe but has been domesticated and widespread here in the United States since the 1800's. Silene is also commonly known throughout the world as Catchfly, Wild Catchfly, Campion, None-So-Pretty, and Sweet William Catchfly.

 
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