Lychnis coronaria Lychnis Coronaria 9cm
Rose Campion - 9 cm
Lychnis coronaria the Rose campion or Dusty miller, is a grey-leaved perennial with a long succession of bright magenta-pink flowers on stiff, slender, silvery-woolly stems in summer. Height and spread 80cm by 45cm. Tends to be short- lived, but self-seeds freely. Associates well with Cistus, lavenders, sages and other silver and grey-leaved plants, thriving in any well-drained soil, including poor, dry soils, in sun.
This plant has an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Botanical name||Lychnis coronaria|
|British nursery grown||Y|
|Common name||Rose Campion|
|Flower colour||Pink, Purple|
|Flowering time||Summer, Autumn|
|Season of interest||Summer, Autumn|
|Time to maturity||2 - 5 years|
|Ultimate height||0.6m - 1m|
|Ultimate spread||0.1m - 0.5m|