“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 coronaria

Rose Campion

Garden(s):

Oval

Type:

Perennial

Height:

60-90 cm (23-35 in)

Spread:

40-50 cm (16-20 in)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Low

Zone:

2

Bloom Time:

June, July, August, September

Bloom Colour:

Pink, Red

Foliage Colour:

Green, Gray

Soil:

Average, Sandy

Notes:

Upright plant with scarlet orange flowers located at the end of tall stems. This plant is short lived but will self seed. May require supports to keep the plant upright in windy locations. Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer and rabbit resistant. Good cut flower.