Fire Pink (Silene virginica)

Fire Pink

Scientific Name: Silene virginica
Common Name: Fire Pink
Description of facts and concepts: A wildflower with 5 distinct notched red petals. Growing 20” tall, this plant blooms during early summer.
Seed or division information: Seeds
Date of flower’s bloom (Month and week): June W1
Garden Name: Shady Woodland Garden
Color of Flower: Red
Height: 1-2′
Spread: 12″
Family: Pink
Soil Type: Base to Acidic Neutral Woodland Soil
Soil: Dry to Wet Sand, loam
Light: Sun to Shade Part sun to shade
Zone 4-10 Zones 4-8