Wild Pink

Wild Pink

Silene caroliniana

Bloom Time: April to May

Bloom Color: Pink

Featured Plant Category: Pollinator Plants, Rain Gardens, Shade Tolerant

Container Size: Quart

Height: 1-2'

Light Requirements: Full sun to part shade

Hardiness Zone: 5,6,7,8

Soil Moisture: Dry to Medium

Soil Type: Average, well-drained; Tolerates wide range including dry rocky or sandy soils.

Other Common Names: Carolina campion or catchfly

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Wild Pink is a low, mounded wildflower that gets nice clusters of pink flowers in mid to late spring. These have a high wildlife value as they are an important early nectar source for butterflies and other insect pollinators. They are fairly low maintenance with no insect or disease problems, however they are not tolerant of wet or poorly drained soils. They are stunning in rock gardens, border fronts and wildflower/native plant gardens.

Additional information

Bloom Time

April to May

Bloom Color


Container Size




Light Requirements

Full sun to part shade

Hardiness Zone


Soil Moisture

Dry to Medium

Soil Type

Average, well-drained; Tolerates wide range including dry rocky or sandy soils.

Other Common Names

Carolina campion or catchfly

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At Direct Native Plants, we take many precautions to make sure your plants will arrive in the best condition possible.

Our perennials are grown in a 4” quart-sized pot. These plants are then cut back to fit our packaging, placed in a protective clamshell container (made from recycled materials), and then shipped to you in a cardboard box.

Trees and shrubs are grown in a 7” tall container (referred to as a 1-gallon pot), and depending on the species will be between 12” and 36”. We bag the root section of these plants to prevent them from drying out in transit and ship them in a tall cardboard box. PLEASE NOTE: These boxes can be shipped in bundles up to 6. After that we start a new package, so keep this in mind if you’re trying to get the best shipping rates.

Direct Native Plants supports the United States Postal Service, so your plants will ship via USPS Priority Mail. Orders ship out Monday through Wednesday of each week, and depending on how close you are to our nursery in Maryland, shipping will take anywhere from 1-4 business days.

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