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Lychnis coronaria

For sale by Darren

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0.5 litres

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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


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.


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 | Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, BS23 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Stockport, Cheshire, SK2
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