Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Starry Campion, Widowsfrill

Starry Campion, Widowsfrill

Silene stellata

Part sun to light shade, medium to moderately dry moisture level, prefers sandy or clay loam soils, acidic pH.  2-3 feet height, blooms summer into fall, white flowers, will naturalize.

Germination Code:  C(60)

Native Region:  Statewide

Short-lived plant with delicate, attractive flowers.  Tolerates some drought.  Excellent drainage is essential for growth.  Stems may flop over when grown in fertile soil in flower gardens.  Attracts butterflies and moths.



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