“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 '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.