Lychnis chalcedonica 'Carnea'
(Pink Maltese Cross)
200 seeds $2.50
Lychnis chalcedonica 'Carnea' has large clusters of salmon-pink flowers from June to August. It's wonderful for attracting hummingbirds. It also makes a good cut flower.
Lychnis chalcedonica 'Carnea' is an heirloom flower that has been grown for centuries. It is often introduced by nurseries under new names, as if it were a new flower. Also known as Lychnis chalcedonica 'Dusky Salmon', 'Dawn Sky', 'Dusky Pink', 'Pinkie' and 'Margenrot'. Hardy perennial in zones 4-10.
height 3-4' spacing 15"
Sowing Lychnis chalcedonica 'Carnea' Seeds
Start lychnis seeds indoors 8 weeks before the last frost date. Barely cover the seeds with soil. Full sun to part shade.