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Lychnis coronaria

To swap with Christine Bates

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A small delicate spreading flower. Gives good coverage but needs to be tamed at times.

Pot Size
0.5 litres

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Plant Finder: about Lychnis coronaria

Common names

Rose campion, London pride, dusty miller, Bridget-in-her-bravery, corn rose, crown of the field, garland flower, mullein pink, pink mullein, red bird's eye

Description

Lychnis coronaria (Rose campion). Also known as Agrostemma coronaria, this species has silver to white foliage and red, pink, coral or cream flowers. It is not long-lived but will self-sow.

Cultivation

They are frost hardy and easily grown in cool climates. They prefer a sunny site with well-drained soil.

Interest and use

Border, cutting bed, foliage

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Lychnis coronaria | Longnor, Buxton, Staffordshire, SK17 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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