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Silene 'Short & Sweet' is a compact and charming perennial prized for its masses of delicate pink flowers that bloom profusely from late spring to early summer. This low-growing plant is perfect for edging sunny borders, rock gardens, or containers, providing a splash of color and attracting pollinators such as bees and butterflies. It thrives in full sun and well-drained soil, requiring minimal maintenance once established.

Ships as a Landscape-Ready Plug    6 Plant Minimum


Silene 'Short & Sweet'

Common Name: Silene 'Short & Sweet'

Type: Perennial

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Native Range: Europe

Zone: 4 to 9

Height: 6 to 8 inches

Spread: 12 to 18 inches

Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer

Bloom Description: Pink

Sun: Full sun

Water: Low to medium

Maintenance: Low

Suggested Use: Edging, borders, rock gardens, containers

Attracts: Bees, butterflies

Tolerate: Deer, drought, dry soil

Silene Short & Sweet

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Short And Sweet Wild Pink is covered in stunning clusters of pink star-shaped flowers with white eyes at the ends of the stems from mid to late spring. Its narrow leaves remain green in color throughout the season.

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