California Indian Pink
Many species; some are erect, others cushionlike. Good choices for front of border, rock garden. Flowers are typically single. Need well-drained soil.Silene californica
Native to the foothills of California and southern Oregon. Loosely branching plant to 1 ft. high 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.
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