Lychnis chalcedonica

(Maltese cross)

Growth: Bushy, clump-forming with erect, unbranched stems. Grow in the herbaceous border, cottage garden or in a naturalized setting. 

Characteristics: Blooms early to mid-summer. Deadhead to encourage flowering. Self-seeding. Performs best in full to part sun and moist, well-drained soil. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Excellent cut flower.

Colours: Round clusters of scarlet red flowers atop sturdy stems. Fresh green foliage.

Size:   Height 24-36” (60-90 cm); Width 18-24” (45-60cm)

Zone: 3  

On site:  1 gal  $13.50