Maltese Cross

Lychnis chalcedonica Open Pollinated

  • Perennial to 80cm
  • Large scarlet flower heads

Standard seed packet, 150 seeds

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'Maltese Cross' seeds

Lychnis chalcedonica

  • Perennial to 80cm
  • Large scarlet flower heads

Perennial to 80cm. Heirloom flower with green upright foliage and a clump forming habit. Flower heads are held on tall stems above the foliage forming dense clusters of small scarlet red flowers. Great for cottage gardens, beds and borders. Low maintenance once established. Great for attracting bees & butterflies. Makes an excellent cut flower. Also known as "Burning Love", "Flower of Bristol", "Jerusalem Cross", "Palavarakkaus" and "London Pride".

Seeds per gram: 2000
Product code: F6-19

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 1mm
Season Spring
Germination 7-21 days @ 20-22°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing 60cm
Plant Height 80cm
Position Full sun to part sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 160 days


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Parcel Delivery Capped rate of $8.99
Express Delivery $15.00

BULK seed, garden supplies, tools, or accessories -

Parcel Delivery

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Express Delivery

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(Calculated by weight)
Live Plants - Live plants Capped rate of $10.00

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**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.


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