This rugged, easy to grow 2-3 ft. tall perennial produces brilliant scarlet flowers in dense clusters of 20-50. Bloom is in June and July. Maltese Cross is 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.
Growing Maltese Cross 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 in. apart after all danger of frost.
U.S. Shipping Rates
Free shipping on U.S. orders over $60.00.
Free priority shipping on U.S. orders over $150.00.
Standard U.S. shipping is $5.99.
Priority U.S. shipping is $9.99.
International Shipping Rates
Shipping to Canada is $13.99.
International shipping to all other countries is $15.99.
We guarantee all the seeds we sell for one full year from the date of purchase. If you are unsatisfied with any seeds purchased from Swallowtail Garden Seeds, we will issue a refund. For customers in the U.S., we can send one-time replacements or issue a refund.