Silene acaulis

Silene-acaulis

Silene acaulis, moss campion, is a diminutive, mat-forming perennial 1-2” X 8” with pink flowers in summer. Sun to part shade, gritty, sharply drained soil with moderate water. Nice in a trough or rambling among rocks in the alpine garden. Does very well in our scree beds. Hardy to –30 degrees F. Arctic-alpine with a circumpolar distribution. Caryophyllaceae

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