Saxapahaw, NC

The Flower of Carolina


  • Product Info

    Starry Campion (Silene stellata)
    Pink Family
    Blooms: White, 3-4 Weeks, July-Aug
    Leaves: Sage green, ovoid leaves whorl up the stem
    Height: 1.5-2.5
    Space: 12-18"
    Soil: Average-dry, tolerates rocky/sandy soil
    Exposure: Part sun-Part shade
    Fauna: Moths are the primary pollinator, some bees
    Seeds: Ovoid capsule containing several small seeds, not showy
    Deer Resistance: Medium
    Zone: 5-8
    Native Status: NC native, common in the Piedmont & Mountains, rare in the Sandhills
    Provenance: West Virginia, seed grown