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PlantFiles: Scarlet Catchfly
Silene subciliata

Family: Caryophyllaceae (kar-ree-oh-fil-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Silene (sy-LEE-nee) (Info)
Species: subciliata (sub-sil-ee-AY-tuh) (Info)

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Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive jameso On Jul 12, 2013, jameso from Longview, TX wrote:

One of the prettier wildflowers. Does well for me in the shade or full sun. Each plant produces a lot of seed and the seeds germinate well, Found only in Southeast Texas and Louisiana. Is listed as endangered in Texas.


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

Longview, Texas

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