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LYCHNIS Maltese Cross

Lychnis chalcedonica

Stock: Available

Product Code: F 5

$3.99

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Characteristics: Perennial 25-100 cm

Seeds per packet: Approx100

Long popular in cottage gardens this is a rugged and easy perennial for any sunny border. Plants form an upright clump of bright green leaves, with taller stems in summer that bear large clusters of scarlet-orange flowers.

Excellent for cutting.

Prefers a damp soil in a protected partially shaded position. Clumps can be divided in spring and autumn.

TropicalAutumn and Winter.
Temperate: Spring to Mid Summer.
Cool climate: Spring to Early-Summer.

Sow: 1mm deep. Do not bury deeply.
Sown direct or sow in trays and transplant when large enough to handle.
Plant in a well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: 30cm
Germination: 14-21 days
Flowering: 10-12 weeks

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