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Lychnis coronaria

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

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


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Lychnis coronaria
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