Lychnis chalcedonica plants -( Maltese Cross)

This is a popular, easily grown plant which is hardy and reliable. It has many bright orange-red flowers.

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Description

There are just a few of these plants in 8cm pots – $7 each. Available from 449 Sandringham Road Tues – Thurs 10- 2 pm.  Please email us on info@owairakaseeds.co.nz to reserve a plant and arrange a time to collect.

This is a very popular hardy and easy to grow perennial cottage border plant, which flowers the first year from seed. The plant bears large clusters of 5-10 cm fiery scarlet-orange flowers on tallish stalks in summer, above attractive bright green leaves. it is a good cut flower, and is an easy care, long lived plant. It can be divided quite easily in spring or autumn. It is attractive to butterflies and bees. It has won the award of Garden Merit from the RHS.

Additional information

Classification

Hardy Perennial

Common Name

Maltese Cross

Family

Caryophyllaceae

Maximum Height

approx 120 cm with flowers