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Lychnis coronaria (Rose campion)

We have this excellent plant edging the main Oast garden path on both sides. It’s a brilliant value, long-flowering perennial.
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500 seeds

1 x 9cm pot

3 x 9cm pots

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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Biennial or Short-lived Perennial
Position
Border (Middle)
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - August
Height
90cm (36in)
Group/Species
coronaria
Common name
Rose Campion
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
45cm (18in)
Cultivation
Sow under cover February-May and/or September-November. Sowing: Surface sow onto moist well-drained seed compost. Press seeds lightly into soil. Do not cover as light is needed for germination. Ideal temperature 20°C. Sow direct April-July.

Description

We have this excellent plant edging the main Oast garden path on both sides. It’s a brilliant value, long-flowering perennial, quick to flower from seed and gently self-sows.

Care Tips

If you do not want plants to self seed, deadhead as the flowers fade. This should also prolong blooming. Lift and divide in spring.