Lychnis Chalcedonica

Lychnis Chalcedonica

Lychnis chalcedonica, sometimes referred to as the Maltese or Jerusalem cross, is a majestic summer perennial plant that excels within the border. Flowering from June through to October, they produce bright red-orange flowers on tall 80-100cm stems. Supplied as UK-grown 5cm module plants. A winner of the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit.
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Flowering Time

  • J
  • F
  • M
  • A
  • M
  • J
  • J
  • A
  • S
  • O
  • N
  • D

Key Product Information

Season Interest Summer
Flower Colour Red
Foliage Colour Green
Delivery Delivery from early September
Season Interest

Summer

Flower Colour

Red

Foliage Colour

Green

Delivery from early September

Plant Size

  • Part Shade
  • Sun
  • Perfect Plant for Pollinators
  • Container
Planting

Plant on arrival in well drained and prepared soil.

Soil Type

Well drained, alkaline, chalky and sandy soil

Plant on arrival in well drained and prepared soil. Add a little organic matter when planting and protect from strong winds.
Deadhead regularly to encourage further growth spurts. Will tolerate full sun and partial shaded areas.
  • Information
  • Flowering Time

    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

    Key Product Information

    Season Interest Summer
    Flower Colour Red
    Foliage Colour Green
    Delivery Delivery from early September
    Season Interest

    Summer

    Flower Colour

    Red

    Foliage Colour

    Green

    Delivery

    Delivery from early September

    Plant Size

    • Part Shade
    • Sun
    • Perfect Plant for Pollinators
    • Container
    Planting

    Plant on arrival in well drained and prepared soil.

    Soil Type

    Well drained, alkaline, chalky and sandy soil

  • Instructions
  • Plant on arrival in well drained and prepared soil. Add a little organic matter when planting and protect from strong winds.
  • Cultural Instructions
  • Deadhead regularly to encourage further growth spurts. Will tolerate full sun and partial shaded areas.