Lychnis chalcedonica
Maltese Cross

Caryophyllaceae

 

Height:  90 - 100 cm
Flower colour: red

Flowering time:   late July - August

Sunlight:  sun - part shade

Soil:  well drained, fertile, moist

pH: acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness:  hardy

Plant range: Russia, Mongolia and China

 

Tall, needs support.
Fairly hardy.

Photos and experiences of growing this plant in Iceland are welcomed  in the comments below.

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