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.
Deciduous in coldest areas, nearly evergreen elsewhere. This species originated in cultivation (not in...
Onion relative from the Mediterranean region and western Asia that creates an attractive silhouette. S...
Valuable for form, foliage, fall color, easy culture. Moderate growth rate. Young and middle-aged tree...