Silene dioica
Early Pink Campion
Caryophyllaceae or Carnation Family
18 to 30 inches tall - hot pink
Full sun to part shade
Ordinary garden soil
Mid-Spring through Early Fall
Propagate by seed or cutting (easy)
Photos by Jane Hendrix

Early Pink Campion produces separate male and female plants. The male plants are more floriferous and bloom about 6 weeks longer than the females - 3 weeks earlier in spring and 3 weeks later in early fall.