University of Illinois Extension
Starry Catchfly, Starry Campion (Silene stellata) - Wildflowers

Directory of Wildflowers

Starry Catchfly, Starry Campion
Silene stellata

Staffy Catchfly
Staffy Catchfly

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
2 - 3 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
5 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Dry
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
White
 
Bloom Season
July - September
 

Features

White flowers with fringed petals. Leaves are in whorls of four.

Culture

Full sun to partial shade. Moist, well drained soil (needs excellent drainage).

Notes

Found in open woods. Listed as threatened in Michigan.