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Silene laciniata

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Silene laciniata

Species Name: Silene lacinata ssp. major
Common Name: Indian Pink or Campion

Native to the Verdugo Mtns especially Sunland/ Tujunga. A relative of the well-known carnation. Stunning red flowers. Combine with Orange Bush Monkeyflower and Dudleya. Hummingbirds love it.

Plant Family: Caryophyllaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1-2' H x 2' W
Growth Habit: Tall, narrow
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining, rocky
Water Requirements: Moderate
Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
Flower Season: Year round
Flower Color: Red - Pink
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Southern Outer South Coast Ranges, Southwestern California, Baja.
Natural Habitat: Chaparral, Oak woodland.below 4000'

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