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Rose Champion lychnis

Lychnis Coronaria
HOW TO GROW LYCHNIS

Start indoors 8 to 10 weeks before last frost, then transplant out. Direct sow a group of 3 to 4 seeds every 12 to 15”. Germination improves with cold stratification. Easy to grow, requires little maintenance, needs only occasional water. Will grow in rock soil, self sows, may spread. Surface sow, press into soil, do not cover. Soil pH 6.1–7.8. Hardiness zones 3–9. Perennial.

Usual seed life: 3–4 years.

Planting Depth surface requires light
Soil Temp. Germ. 68˚F stratify
Days to Germ. 21–30
Plant Spacing 8–12”
Row Spacing 18”
Full Sun, Moist Well Drained Soil
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  • 150 Seeds$3.50
Short-lived perennial to zone 4, grow to 2–3”. Common in early American gardens including those of Thomas Jefferson. Loved for is for its striking magenta spring flowers, year-round rosette of wooly gray foliage, blooms June-July. Also known as Campion, shared with Silene and Catchfly, the latter name based on the s...
Short-lived perennial to zone 4, grow to 2–3”. Common in early American gardens including those of Thomas Jefferson. Loved for is for its striking magenta spring flowers, year-round rosette of wooly gray foliage, blooms June-July. Also known as Campion, shared with Silene and Catchfly, the latter name based on the sticky stems. Tags: Color: Pink Purple, Specialty: Deer Resistant, Specialty: Drought Tolerant, Season: Summer, Certification: Organic.

The Lychnis is also the common name of Hadena bicruris, a species of noctuid moth. The larva of this moth feeds on Lychnis species, as do some other Lepidoptera including Cabbage Moth.
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  • Rose Champion lychnis image####

  • Rose Champion lychnis image####

Rose Champion lychnis

Lychnis Coronaria
Short-lived perennial to zone 4, grow to 2–3”. Common in early American gardens including those of Thomas Jefferson. Loved for is for its striking magenta spring flowers, year-round rosette of wooly gray foliage, blooms June-July. Also known as Campion, shared ...
Short-lived perennial to zone 4, grow to 2–3”. Common in early American gardens including those of Thomas Jefferson. Loved for is for its striking magenta spring flowers, year-round rosette of wooly gray foliage, blooms June-July. Also known as Campion, shared with Silene and Catchfly, the latter name based on the sticky stems. Tags: Color: Pink Purple, Specialty: Deer Resistant, Specialty: Drought Tolerant, Season: Summer, Certification: Organic.

The Lychnis is also the common name of Hadena bicruris, a species of noctuid moth. The larva of this moth feeds on Lychnis species, as do some other Lepidoptera including Cabbage Moth.
Learn More
HOW TO GROW LYCHNIS

Start indoors 8 to 10 weeks before last frost, then transplant out. Direct sow a group of 3 to 4 seeds every 12 to 15”. Germination improves with cold stratification. Easy to grow, requires little maintenance, needs only occasional water. Will grow in rock soil, self sows, may spread. Surface sow, press into soil, do not cover. Soil pH 6.1–7.8. Hardiness zones 3–9. Perennial.

Usual seed life: 3–4 years.

Planting Depth surface requires light
Soil Temp. Germ. 68˚F stratify
Days to Germ. 21–30
Plant Spacing 8–12”
Row Spacing 18”
Full Sun, Moist Well Drained Soil
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