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Catchfly Plant

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SKU:
461
$14.99
Bloom Color
Red,
Bloom Season
Summer,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Zone
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
Height AT Maturity
Under 3 Feet
Ships
Year Round
Exposure
Sun & Shade, Full Sun, Full Shade,
Exposure
Sun & Shade, Full Sun, Full Shade,
Exposure
Sun & Shade, Full Sun, Full Shade,
Usage
Flower Gardens & Beds,

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Shipping Information

We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.

Shipping Dates
Ships Year Round

Description

Catchfly - Seline will make a statement in any landscape 

Catchfly sometimes called Seline, reaches a mature height of 12"-18". It prefers slightly dry to slightly moist soil that contains solid material, clay loam, or loam. It grows naturally in USDA plant hardiness zones 5-8. While it thrives in these zones, it does poorly in extremely high temperatures. Initially, native to Europe, it was brought to North America and now grows wild. To liven the landscape, pair the Catchfly with other vibrantly colored flowers, like a daisy.

It is also suggested that the Catchfly be placed in front of a viewing area because of the beautiful wildlife it attracts.

While it does require some management as far as preventing pests, the Seline is incredibly low maintenance. For the avid gardener, this is often a highly sought after benefit. Its dazzling bloom occurs from May to September in brilliant shades of pink, white, and lavender. The genus Silene includes over 700 species, but the most popular may be the Royal Catchfly.

This specific species of Catchfly is typical for use in landscapes and blooms are most commonly vibrant red.

The long duration of the bloom is one of the signing bonuses to including the Catchfly in a view; the flowers will last longer and give the area more color than most other flowering plants. The stem of the plant is rich, dark green with silver hues, so it is perfect for adding depth and richness to any flower garden or landscape. The five petals on each flower are thin and in a star-shaped arrangement with several flowers branching all around a stem. This pattern may vary with the specific species of Seline. Some species have flowers or petals that are packed more closely together than others. The nectar of this flower attracts wildlife like the Ruby-Throated Hummingbird and various types of large butterflies.

Catchfly Ships as Bare Root