COMING IN 2022
This low-mounding flowering perennial lightly resembles woodland phlox, but prefers a sunnier location. Wild pink is best grown in well-drained, sandy soils, this perennial does well in areas where it won’t be disturbed, so think carefully where you want to place it!
Good companions include other plants that do not like being disturbed such as Baptisia tinctoria, and Amsonia spp. The bright pink blooms entice butterflies and hummingbirds. Drought tolerant once established, this is a plant you will want for your water-wise pollinator garden.
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Silene carolinia (Wild pink)
COMING IN 2022 type: herbaceous perennial sun needs: full sun, part sun/part shade water needs: dry to average soil height: 1' plant spacing: 1/sq ft bloom time: May, June bloom color: pink
good plant companions
yellow false indigo, Pennsylvania sedge, spotted bee balm, little bluestem
salt tolerant. Some salt exposure should not be fatal to the plant but some leaf burning may still occur. deer resistant (please note that does not mean deer proof) semi-evergreen