Sculpit (Silene inflata) potted plant, organic

$7.50$19.95

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.

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    Alpa

    Will this self seed in MN zone 4?

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    • Richo Cech

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      Yes, these are good self-seeders in almost any zone.

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    • twyla

      I’m Canada in Northwestern Ontario north of MN. Zone 2b 3b. And I have this growing here and there every year without me having a thing to do with it. Imagine my happiness a couple of years ago in learning it’s a great edible.

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    • Tammie Winkler

      I know you guys are swamped, but any clue when you might have this one in stock again? Thank you so much!

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      Richo Cech

      Richo Cech

      Hi Tammie,
      I didn’t know it was out of stock, I’ll check stock and re-enable if possible.
      Richo

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