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.