Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

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Fire Pink

Fire Pink

Silene virginica

Part sun to light shade, medium to dry moisture level, prefers a poorer soil, moderately acid pH.  1-2 feet height, blooms spring into summer, crimson flowers, will naturalize.

Germination Code:  C(60)

Native Region:  Statewide

Short-lived flower.  Attracts hummingbirds and butterflies.


One response to “Fire Pink

  1. Judi Talley January 20, 2018 at 7:15 pm

    These are beautiful sparks of red, and one of my mother’s favorites, so I’m very sentimentally attached to them. I’m hoping to establish them under my dogwoods on a sunny hill.

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