Lychnis Chalcedonica

£4.50

This little beauty is one of the traditional cottage garden plants, carrying congested heads of brilliant scarlet Maltese-Cross-like flowers right from spring into late summer. It is very long-lived and is a bonus in any garden.

Position: Full sun
• Soil: Moisture retentive
• Rate of growth: Moderate
• Flowering period: Mid summer
• Hardiness: Hardy
• Pot size: 1L
• Eventual height and spread: 3ft x 18″

 

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Called Maltese Cross, or Jerusalem Cross, with cross-shaped flowers known since the Crusades. Small, brilliantly scarlet flowers arranged in dense flat heads on tall stiff stems, make sharp accent in midsummer. Needs full sun in retentive soil.Much underrated & should be more widely used.

Position: Full sun
• Soil: Moisture retentive
• Rate of growth: Moderate
• Flowering period: Mid summer
• Hardiness: Hardy
• Pot size: 1L
• Eventual height and spread: 3ft x 18″