Please note, orders for potted plants will be shipped starting Late September.
Sculpit (Silene inflata) potted plant, organic
Family: Pink (Caryophyllaceae)
Generally considered to be a self-seeding annual, these will nonetheless perennialize in Zones 7 and up. 60 days to harvest, 100 days to flower.
(Stridolo) An Italian heirloom, with toothsome, lance-shaped leaves giving rise to sprays of delightful, inflated flowers to a height of 18 inches. The inflated calyx is pink to green, and the flowers are purely white. The fresh leaves are used to flavor risotto, omelettes and sauces. The flavor is mild and may be likened to tarragon. Given the unobtrusive nature of Sculpit, it works very well to companion with highly colored flowers such as Echinacea, violets, etc. Harvest the leaves with scissors–they will soon regrow for another pick! Space plants 1 foot apart.
potted plant, certified organically grown