Campion
Silene falcata

Family: Caryophyllaceae (kar-ree-oh-fil-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Silene (sy-LEE-nee) (Info)
Species: falcata (fal-KAY-tuh) (Info)

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Jul 1, 2008, altagardener from Calgary, AB (Zone 3b) wrote:

According to the Beaver Creek Greenhouses website entry for Silene falcata: "Tight cushions of softly pubescent slim grey-green incurved leaves; long tubular buds open to large pure white flowers"; "limestone screes, Ulu Dag, Turkey".