Botanical name: Silene laciniata 'Jack Flash'
Other names: Mexican catchfly 'Jack Flash' , Red Catchfly 'Jack Flash', Silene laciniata 'Starburst'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Jack Flash' _ 'Jack Flash' is a clump-forming perennial with lance-shaped, slightly hairy, grey-green leaves and, from summer into autumn, slender, erect, branching stems bearing orange-red flowers with deeply-cut petals.
Silene laciniata 'Jack Flash' is: Semi evergreen
Flower: Orange-red in Summer; Orange-red in Autumn
Foliage: Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn
Habit: Mat Forming, Spreading
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Silene laciniata 'Jack Flash' (Mexican catchfly 'Jack Flash' ) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Coastal, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Rock, Wildlife
Cultivation: Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun or light shade.
Soil type: Sandy, Loamy, Chalky
Soil drainage: Well-drained
Soil pH: Neutral, Alkaline
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Exposure: Sheltered, Exposed
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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