Syn. Lychnis flos-cuculi
Native Region: Europe, Caucasus, Russia
Zone Range: 06-10
Preferred Climate: Temperate
Harvest Date: Sunday 12 June, 2016
Seed count: 75-100
This slender perennial has blue-green basal leaves and produces loose terminal cymes of star-shaped purplish-pink flowers. Height and spread is 30 inches. Suits a wild garden.
For maximum freshness, please keep seed refrigerated in its original packaging until it is time to plant. Sow seed in containers in a cold frame in autumn or spring. If sowing in spring it is possible that cold stratification could help improve germination. Grow in any moderately-fertile well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.