California Indian Pink
Colorful choices for front of border or rock garden. Flowers are typically single. Many species; some are erect, others cushionlike. Need well-drained soil.Silene californica
Native to the foothills of California and southern Oregon. Loosely branching plant to 1 ft. tall and wide. Blooms in spring, producing flaming red, 1/2-in. flowers with cleft and fringed petals in clusters of few to many. Gray-green, hairy, lance-shaped to ovate leaves to 3 in. long are somewhat sticky. Occasionally sold in seed packets. In its native range, it receives no moisture during the summer months, but it can take water then if given excellent drainage.
Native from Kansas and Colorado south to Texas and Arizona. Mounding plant to 6–8 in. tall and 1...
Native to the desert regions of California and Southwest. Yellowish to rich green foliage. Grows to 10...
Native to Sierra Nevada and west of the Cascades from Northern California to British Columbia. Gr...