|'Compacta' Bladder Campion|
Silene uniflora (maritima) 'Compacta'
Low-growing mats of gray-green foliage bear upright stems with interesting solitary flowers of 5 petals and an inflated, bladder-like calyx, which is a darker pink/rose.
Plant Type: perennial
Plant Form or Habit: cushion mound or small clump
Plant Use: In the front of borders, in troughs, and in alpine and rock gardens.
Width: Minimum: 8 inches Maximum: 8 inches
Foliage Texture: fine
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4
Water Requirements: average
Additional Comments: Native to western Europe and North Africa. A delightful little plant. If you like the look of the bladder calyx, plant this cultivar and stay away from S. vulgaris.