Silene subciliata, Smooth-leaf fly catch

Category: Sun Perennials
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Origin: east Texas, west Louisiana
Evergreen: no
Flower Color: bright red
Bloom Time: summer
Height: 4 ft
Width: 3 ft
Exposure: full to part sun
Irrigation: medium
Cold Hardiness: 5 F
Description: This plant was grown from seed collected in Jasper County, Texas where it is endemic to east Texas and western Louisiana in both dry-mesic woodlands and open disturbed areas. The main attraction is profuse bright red flowers on many three to four foot inflorescences.