Lychnis chalcedonica 'Alba' Seeds (White Maltese Cross)
Lychnis chalcedonica 'Alba'
(White Maltese Cross)

350 seeds   $2.75     

Lychnis chalcedonica 'Alba' is the white-flowered form of Lychnis chalcedonica. The large clusters of white flowers go with nearly everything in the garden.

White Maltese Cross is a rare perennial. Most people are only familiar with the scarlet-flowered version. Lychnis chalcedonica is an heirloom flower that has been grown in American gardens since the 18th century.

Also known as Lychnis chalcedonica 'Rauhreif'. Hardy perennial in zones 4-10.

height 3-4'  spacing 15"

Sowing Lychnis chalcedonica 'Alba' Seeds

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

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