Lychnis viscaria 'Purpurea' 
Sticky Catchfly

Caryophyllaceae

 

Height:  20 - 30 cm.

Flower colour: magenta - purple

Flowering time:   July

Sunlight:  sun

Soil:  well drained, gritty

pH: acid - neutral

Hardiness:  fairly hardy, but can be short lived

Plant range: the species is native to Eurasia

Needs a sunny position
and very well drained soil.

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

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