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Silene dioica 'Inane'


Silene dioica 'Inane' has attractive burgundy-flushed foliage and bright magenta-pink, pinwheel-like flowers from early summer to fall.

Silene dioica is a somewhat old-fashioned garden perennial but beautiful especially in spring and early summer. 'Inane' has attractive burgundy-flushed foliage and bright magenta-pink, pinwheel-like flowers held above the foliage almost constantly from early summer to fall. Popular with butterflies.

Common Name: Catchfly

Family: Caryophyllaceae (The Pink Family)

Zone Hardiness: 5-8

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 12-24"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink

Secondary Bloom Colour: Magenta

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Banks, thickets and woods, New Jersey to Ontario south to Oklahoma and Georgia.


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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