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Lychnis coronaria

Lychnis coronaria
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Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Spiky Foliage / Spiky Upright Form
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Cerise Flowers (Summer), Silver Foliage
Care Regular Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy, Seaside Friendly
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Lychnis coronaria - Cultivation Notes

This attractive sun loving perennial prefers a relatively fertile dry soil in full sun. Choose a sheltered spot in full sun preferably with sandy fertile soils. Cut back in autumn and expect self seeding.


Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage


Strengths of Lychnis coronaria:

  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils

Design & Plant Use for Lychnis coronaria:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
If you like this plant you may also be interested in these:
coastal plants
flowering border plants

View all the plants listed in Genus Lychnis

View other herbaceous flowers with cerise flowers, or herbaceous flowers with silver foliage


Common Missspellings: Linis, Lichnis, Likenis, Licknis, Lyknis

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