Lychnis coronaria
Lychnis coronaria
(Rose Campion)

300 seeds   $2.25       
Lychnis coronaria

Lychnis coronaria is a short-lived, self-sowing perennial with vivid, purplish-red flowers and fuzzy, silvery-green leaves. Both the flowers and foliage are very striking. The foliage is great for brightening up a partly shaded garden.

Rose Campion is an heirloom flower. It looks great with old-fashioned roses that bloom in cool tones. Also see Lychnis coronaria 'Alba'.

Lychnis coronaria starts blooming in June and continues for most of the summer. It reseeds where its happy. Deer resistant. Hardy in zones 3-9.

height 30"               

Sowing Lychnis coronaria Seeds

Start seeds indoors 8 weeks before the last frost date. Barely cover with soil. Full sun to part shade. Spacing 15".

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