The CATCHFLY, Silene, the only one known here is the small red, S. rubella, having a very pretty pink flower appearing in the cold weather.
"Flowers and Flower-Gardens" by David Lester Richardson
The double form of the red German Catchfly.
"Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Flowers" by John Wood
Among these are some kinds of sedges, chickweeds, and catchflies.
"Seed Dispersal" by William J. Beal
The Nottingham Catchfly (Silene nutans) is a very interesting case.
"The Beauties of Nature" by Sir John Lubbock
Royal catchfly Deep scarlet Western prairies.
"Harper's Young People, July 13, 1880" by Various
The third week in March is the time to sow sweet peas, poppies, catchflies, and all the hardy annual plants.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
A Catchfly which is not viscid, with the flowers collected into a tuft.
"Lachesis Lapponica" by Carl von Linné
We may hire a fresh horse there, perhaps, and let them bring home Catchfly to-morrow.
"A Rich Man's Relatives (Vol. 3 of 3)" by Robert Cleland