Lychnis flos-cuculi 'White Robin'

If I had to name my top five favourite wild flowers, Ragged Robin would be up there and with this pure white form, what could be nicer? More
1 x 9cm plant 200695-1 £4.95 Delivery late September
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If I had to name my top five favourite wild flowers, Ragged Robin would be up there and with this pure white form, what could be nicer? This was all over the Chelsea flower show 2017 and 2018 in the many wild flower meadows, spread throughout the show. It makes a pretty and elegant cut flower too.

Genus Lychnis
Group/Species flos-cuculi
Variety White Robin
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Ragged-Robin
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Heavy Clay, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist, Moist but Well-drained
Height 75cm (30in)
Spacing 75cm (30in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Thrives in a moist, moderately fertile soil in sun or part shade. Well suited to moist meadows or wild gardens
Care Tips Requires poor to fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. If you do not want plants to self seed, deadhead as the flowers fade. This should also prolong blooming.
Flowering June - August
Vase Life Sear stem ends in boiling water for 10 seconds.
Harvesting Flower production: 3 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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