Catchfly: None So Pretty (Silene armeria)
None So Pretty Catchfly, also known as Sweet William Silene, Sweet William Catchfly, andGarden Catchfly, is a cool weather annual/biennial that is native to Europe. It reaches the height of 12-16” and produces round clusters of 5 petaled flowers that range from rose-pink to magenta-pink. It attracts beneficial insects such as bee’s, butterflies, and hummingbirds while having no serious pests or disease problems. Try this beauty in your garden beds, containers, or hanging baskets!
Also Known As: Sweet William Silene, Sweet-William Catchfly, and Garden Catchfly, Catchfly.
Native Range: Central and southern Europe
Grown as: Annual/Biennial
Ease of Growing: Easy
Maturity (Blooms): July to August
Light: Full Sun To Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Medium. Should retain moisture.
Attracts Beneficial Insects?: Yes. flowers that attract butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds.
Containers?: Yes. makes an excellent choice for hanging baskets or containers because of its cascading growth habit.
Sow Depth: 1/8"
USDA Zone: 1-12
Produces: Rounded clusters of 5 petaled flowers that range from rose-pink to magenta-pink.