“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Lychnis chalcedonica

Maltese Cross

Garden(s):

Border, Eagle, Border, Owl

Type:

Perennial

Height:

90-120 cm (35-47 in)

Spread:

30-45 cm (12-18 in)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Moderate, Heavy

Zone:

2

Bloom Time:

June, July, August

Bloom Colour:

Orange

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Average, Sandy, Clay

Notes:

Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer and rabbit resistant. Good cut flower