Lychnis chalcedonica plants – ( Maltese Cross)

$8.00

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Description

Picture thanks for Jelitto Seeds https://www.jelitto.com

There are just a few of these  plants in 8cm pots

This is a very popular hardy and easy to grow perennial cottage border plant, which flowers the first year from seed if sown under cover in early spring. 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

Perennial

Common Name

Maltese Cross

Family

Caryophyllaceae

Maximum Height

approx 120 cm with flowers