Lychnis coronaria

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Lychnis coronaria, also known as Rose campion, is a delightful herbaceous plant adding a bright splash of wine-red flowers to garden beds and borders.
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Pack Content: single plant / 3 pack
Size: 1.5 - 2 Litre pot
Availability: Pre-order
Due back in: Spring 2019
Delivery: £9.95 P&P
Price: From £10.50
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RHS Award of Merit LogoLychnis coronaria, also known as Rose campion, is a delightful herbaceous plant adding a bright splash of wine-red flowers to garden beds and borders.

The plants are very hardy being able to withstand temperatures as low as -20°C (-4°F). This plant is a biennial or short lived perennial which has oval to lance-shaped silvery-grey leaves. Basal leaves grow to 18cm (7in) long, stem leaves to 10cm (4in). The flowers are produced in a few-flowered terminal clusters about 3cm (1¼in) across and open singly but in long succession.

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  • Lychnis coronaria - very hardy, herbaceous biennial or short-lived perennial
  • Also known as Catchfly, Dusty miller & Rose campion
  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Pretty purple-red or wine-red flowers thoughout July & August
  • Wildlife plant with nectar and pollen for insects
  • Self seeds freely
  • Originates from southeastern Europe
  • Keep an eye out for slugs
  • Very hardy -20°C (-4°F)
  • Height - 80cm (32in) Spread - 45cm (18in)
  • Prefers partial shade in a fertile well drained soil
  • Supplied in 1.5-2 Litre pots
  • Please allow up to 14 days for delivery

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