Common name: Sweet William Catchfly, None-So-Pretty, Garden catchfly. Scientific name: Silene armeria. Family: Caryophyllaceae. Genus: Silene. Species: S. armeria. Plant type: Herbaceous perennial. Height: 12-18 in. (30-45 cm). Flower color: Pink. Flowering time: July - August.
Sweet William Catchfly (Silene armeria) is a plant of the family Caryophyllaceae. Upright stems clad with oval to lanceolate gray-green leaves, flat-topped cymes, Each flower has 5 shallowly notched petals.