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Nodding Catchfly Seeds

Nodding Catchfly Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $13.69
1/4 Pound $38.89 29% Savings
1 Pound $94.49 ($5.90/ounce) 57% Savings
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  • Drooping flowers signify this plant is perfectly healthy
  • Annual, lovely in open meadows
  • Easy to grow pollinator attractor
  • Summer Blooming; Prefers partial, or filtered sun
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color Pink
Growth Habit Upright
Plant Height 6 to 10 inches
Bloom Season Summer

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Fragrant
Use Container Garden
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Outdoor
Plant Resistance Deer, Rabbit

About Nodding Catchfly Seeds

Silene pendula

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Silene, Campion

Now here's an unusual wildflower. Nodding Catchfly - also called "Drooping Catchfly" is an esoteric Silene variety that originated in Europe and is rarely seen in North America. A conversation starter as well as a very attractive flower, we recommend Nodding Catchfly to any wildflower enthusiast.

Planting Information

Planting Nodding Catchfly Seeds

Planting Season Spring
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 8 to 10 inches
Plant Height 6 to 10 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 11, 12
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 Days
View our Catchfly Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 275 Up to 80 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 39,000 Up to 625 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 156,000 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 624,000 Up to 10,000 Sq. Ft

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