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PlantFiles: Silene, Lychnis
Silene x robotii 'Rollies Favorite'

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Family: Caryophyllaceae (kar-ree-oh-fil-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Silene (sy-LEE-nee) (Info)
Species: x robotii
Cultivar: Rollies Favorite
Additional cultivar information: (PP17392; aka Rolly's Favorite)
Hybridized by Oudshoorn; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2005

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pink
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Blue-Green

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Soil pH requirements:
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Patented

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

, (2 reports)
Gaylesville, Alabama
Calistoga, California
New Lenox, Illinois
Washington, Illinois
Waukegan, Illinois
Des Moines, Iowa
Sioux Center, Iowa
Dracut, Massachusetts
Marlborough, Massachusetts
Marquette, Michigan
Kasota, Minnesota
Hamilton, Ohio
Clarion, Pennsylvania
Clarksville, Tennessee
North Richland Hills, Texas
Huntington, West Virginia



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