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Lychnis chalcedonica, syn. Silene chalcedonica, L. coronaria occulata

Maltese Cross lychnis seeds - Garden Seeds - Perennial Seeds. Maltese Cross, Lychnis chalcedonica, Perennial Flower Seeds. PR08225


Lychnis chalcedonica, syn. Silene chalcedonica

These rugged, easy to grow 2-3 foot perennials produce brilliant scarlet flowers in dense clusters of 20-50 in June and July. Stunning grown alongside plants with gray foliage or white flowers. Likes regular water and will even thrive in boggy conditions. Winter hardy to zone 3.

Lychnis grows nicely with: 'Sunburst' Coreopsis, 'Summer Skies' Delphinium, 'Sundrops' Evening Primrose, 'Amber Wheels' Gaillardia, and 'Royal Wedding' Oriental Poppy.

4,000 Seeds: $2.49 QTY:
Occulata rose campion lychnis seeds - Garden Seeds - Perennial Seeds. PR02483

OCCULATA Rose Campion Seeds

Lychnis coronaria occulata

Easy to grow 2.5 foot tall plants carry attractive, silky, silvery leaves and beautiful, 1-2 inch white flowers with delightful pink eyes. Flowers the first year, bloom is heavier and showier in July and August of the second season. Individual plants are short-lived, however they reliably self-sow to return and flower year after year. Prefers afternoon shade in hot climates. Winter hardy to zone 4.

50 Seeds: $2.25 QTY:
Dusky Salmon Maltese Cross seeds - Silene chalcedonica - Perennial Seeds. PR14481

DUSKY SALMON Lychnis Seeds

Lychnis chalcedonica, syn. Silene chalcedonica

Dense, round 4 inch clusters of starry, light to dark salmon-pink flowers on 4 foot tall, easy to grow plants. 'Dusky Salmon' blooms freely throughout July and August and is an excellent cut flower. Winter hardy to zone 4.

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How to Plant Lychnis Seeds

How to Plant LYCHNIS Seeds

Sow seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 70° F., germination averages 3-4 weeks. Transplant into the garden 12-18 inches apart after all danger of frost.

Lychnis coronaria illustration, circa 1899.