LYCHNIS Maltese Cross

Stock: 295 Available

Lychnis chalcedonica

Family: Caryophyllaceae

Characteristics: Perennial 25-100 cm

Seeds per packet: 100

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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.

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