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Silene parishii

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Silene parishii

Species Name: Silene parishii
Common Name: Parish's Campion

Interesting late summer bloomer with interesting pale yellow flowers. Shade from midday and afternoon sun in hot gardens.

Plant Family: Caryophyllaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 6-20 in. H
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Winter deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining, rocky
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 9000'
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Pale yellow
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: San Gabriel and San Bernardino Mountains, Peninsular Ranges
Natural Habitat: Open rocky to gravelly slopes, coniferous forest, alpine. 6800-9000'

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