Lychnis chalcedonica 'Rosea'

Maltese Cross

Garden(s):

Oval

Type:

Perennial

Height:

90-120 cm (36-48 in)

Spread:

30-45 cm (12-18 in)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Moderate

Zone:

2

Bloom Time:

June, July, August

Bloom Colour:

Pink

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Clay, Sandy

Notes:

Upright clump of bright green leaves, with taller stems in summer that bear large clusters of pink flowers. Excellent cutting flower. May need to be stalked. Attracts bees and hummingbirds.

“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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